Apples Brats and Onions – An Easy Fall Favorite!

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Apples Brats and Onions

  Apples Brats and Onions for an Autumn Meal Fresh apples and onions are hitting the stores and farmer’s markets.  Autumn is finally here, and with it, beautiful produce.  I love fresh brats in the summer, but in the fall, they are fantastic in so many ways.  A while ago, I started simmering my brats with apples and onions, taking them from my backyard cookout to a fall favorite.  Now my family can’t wait for the first apples of the {Read More}

The $250 Neiman Marcus Cookies Recipe {Urban Legend}

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$250 Neiman Marcus Cookies

  $250 Neiman Marcus Cookies?  Seriously? There’s been an urban legend going around for as long as I can remember.  A woman and her daughter were eating lunch at a Neiman-Marcus in Texas, and ate the most remarkable chocolate chip cookie.  It was so good, she asked for the recipe, which the worker agreed to give to her for “two-fifty”.  Later in the month, she received a credit card bill for $250.  To get back at the store, the woman {Read More}

22 Back to School Lunchbox Ideas

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Back to School Lunchbox Ideas

  It’s Almost Time Again for Back to School Lunchbox Ideas! It seems like just yesterday that the kids were getting out of school, and now it’s time to go back.  With lots of school supplies to buy, kids to get organized, and schedules to memorize, who wants to think about lunches too?  ME!  We’ve rounded up the best Back to School Lunchbox Ideas, and also added a linky at the end so you can add your favorite recipes!  Let’s {Read More}

27 Fabulous Cookie Recipes Roundup

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It’s back to school time and that means time for after school treats!  Here are 27 fabulous cookie recipes that will wow kids from 4 to 24.  They would make great surprises for care packages for kids going to college too!  The ideas are endless.  Here are our favorites, in no particular order: 1.  Brown Butter Pecan Cookies by Jen’s Favorite Cookies 2.  Caramel Appledoodles by Life and Kitchen 3.  Cream Cheese Meltaways by Alida’s Kitchen 4.  Vanilla, Almond, Preserved Lemon Ghriba by MarocMama {Read More}

36 Enticing Pasta Recipes Round Up

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  Pasta is a staple food for many families.  It’s a great inexpensive way to feed a crowd, but pouring a jar of plain old pasta sauce over the top gets boring after a while.  So, I’ve rounded up 36 recipes that will take your pasta from everyday to fit for company!  As I’m looking over all of the recipes, I have a list of them in the order I’m going to make them in.  Check them out.  I’ve put {Read More}

Bacon Guacamole Deviled Eggs

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What an exciting week last week!  First, let’s get started with this week’s recipe:   Bacon Guacamole Deviled Eggs? Bacon Guacamole Deviled Eggs are a new take on an old favorite.  In looking for a substitution for mayonnaise, I came across several people that use mashed avocado.  I love avocados because they take on a lot of the flavor of whatever you pair them with, making them a great healthy addition to just about any dish.  In deviled eggs, they {Read More}

Homemade Slime

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  Homemade Slime: Easy to Make and Fun to Play With! I remember as a kid, loving to play with Slime.  The squishy feel, the odd noises it made, just about everything about it.  I remember getting it as a special treat, for Easter, or maybe if I got really good grades.  When I found out I could make it at home for my kids, I was ecstatic!  Not only was it easy and fun for them to make, it was a {Read More}

Adorable Easter Chick Cupcakes

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  Adorable Easter Chick Cupcakes are Easy These adorable Easter Chick Cupcakes are an easy way to bring smiles to faces. Cute little chicks made from candies are a great topper to your favorite frosted cupcakes.  You can even cheat if you like and buy frosted cupcakes at the store and add these little chicks.  Easter Chick Cupcakes are a great dessert for Easter or just to celebrate the return of spring and they make an adorable centerpiece, placed on {Read More}

Peeps Jell-O Cups

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Peeps Jell-O Cups

Peeps Jell-O Cups Peeps are synonymous with Easter for me.  These Peeps Jell-O Cups make a great dessert for your Easter Dinner, or anytime!   They basically combine Jell-O, Pudding, Reddi Whip and Peeps.  I used the Yellow Peeps for this, so I used yellow Jell-O.  However, you can easily swap out to the Pink Peeps and use Strawberry Jell-O.  Who doesn’t love Strawberries and Chocolate, right? PrintPeeps Jell-O Cups Ingredients1 chocolate snack pack jello cup Lemon Jello (made mine from {Read More}

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs ~ A Great New Tradition!

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  Traditional Peanut Butter Easter Eggs Made Easy Peanut Butter Easter Eggs are one of those traditional treats during the Easter season.  But why buy them from the store when you can have a fun afternoon with your kids making these delectable treats?  Grab your favorite peanut butter, some cream cheese, and chocolate candy coating and make some memories. Creamy or Crunchy for Peanut Butter Easter Eggs? Well, that’s a good question for you!  If you like the peanut butter, {Read More}

Easter Crafts and Treats Round Up

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  Easter is soon going to be here and I have your quick guide to some easy crafts and ways to decorate your Easter eggs.  I even included my easy peasy way to bake your eggs hard instead of boiling them!  Surprise your kids with easy crafts they can help you with, and treat them with some Peeps Jello Cups!  There are so many fun things you can do at Easter. 1.  Hard Baked Eggs – Don’t boil those eggs! {Read More}

Hard Baked Eggs ~ Just in Time for Easter!

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You Can Make Hard Baked Eggs? Hard Baked Eggs was not something I had thought of doing.  I love hard boiled eggs, and all that can be made from them, like egg salad, deviled eggs, and the like.  But honestly, I greatly disliked boiling them.  They are so touchy.  One minute extra and the yolks turn green.  One minute less and the yolks aren’t quite done.  This method however, makes perfect eggs without the mess, and in less time.  And {Read More}

Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe

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  Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe There are a few things that I miss about living in Louisiana.  One of them is King Cake at Mardi Gras time.  Now that I have moved to Phoenix, I have had to learn to make them for myself.  I have been working on my recipe over the past 3 years to get it to where I know we will LOVE it every time. The basics of King Cake are pretty simple, you are {Read More}

Easy Oven Fried Chicken

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  Easy Oven Fried Chicken Oven Fried Chicken is a great way to have a favorite dish yet avoid not only all the mess, but a lot of calories too!  By using boneless chicken, you cut the time it takes to make this favorite in half at least, making it perfect for weeknights or a quick weekend dinner when you’re busy.  I keep the ingredients for Oven Fried Chicken handy for nights that I need something fast that my family {Read More}

No Bake Energy Bites

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No Bake Energy Bites

Yummy No Bake Energy Bites No Bake Energy Bites are amazing little bites that you can make up ahead of time and have on hand for those times that you don’t have a moment to make a snack or even breakfast.  I love No Bake Energy Bites for camping breakfasts, especially when I’ve got a full day planned and I just want to get up and go.  It’s a wonderful combination of oats, chocolate, and peanut butter, and reminds me {Read More}

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

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  Chocolate Covered Strawberries The one thing I ask from Jerome each Valentine’s Day is Chocolate Covered Strawberries.  I love them, and they make me feel happy just eating them.  They are really, really easy to make, so I have stopped asking for Jerome to buy them.  Instead, now, we just buy the best strawberries we can afford and a couple of trays of almond bark.  (one Milk Chocolate and one White Chocolate). Would you believe that my girls made {Read More}

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