Banana Cream Pie

With summer officially upon us, I have been scouring my cookbooks for dessert recipes that have a sense of summer something fruity, light, and creamy.  Recently I have been making a blueberry cream cheese tart that my family loves.  Yet, I wanted a second option that I could put together for summer picnic’s, or canyon…

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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup with a Soda on the side

Soups and stews have long been favorites during wintry months, and for good reason. They keep us warm, smell delicious, and with so many varieties there is one bound to please even the pickiest of eaters.  Chicken noodle soup is a classic, and has recently become one of our families favorite recipes.  Something that is…

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Celebrating the Irish with Corned Beef and Cabbage, and for Dessert A Black and Tan Guinness Cake!

  How did you Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?  We started the day by putting our corned beef in the crock pot, in my opinion this is a full proof way to make a moist, tender and ow so delicious corned beef and cabbage meal.  Since this recipe called for the meat to be cooked low…

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Chicken and Waffles, a Fun Family Meal

Chicken and waffles the all american comfort food!  It was only a few years ago that I had chicken and waffles for the first time.  I wish I would have known of this delicious meal sooner.  Locally, we have a little place called A Pig and a Jelly Jar where the chicken and waffle portions…

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Homemade Donuts

On a cold and snowy Monday, I decided it was the perfect day to surprise my kids with homemade donuts after school.  Recently, I tried the hot mini donuts recipe out of the Fall 2018 issue of The Magnolia Journal.  These were a real hit my kids and husband, something different than my oldie but…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving

Celebrating Thanksgiving with a handmade table runner and our Thanksgiving Menu. Last week when I went into the front office of Elle’s school, I was chatting with a gal that works there, she said, “I can’t believe Thanksgiving is next week”, I couldn’t believe it myself!  Does it seem early this year?  I guess by…

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