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26 April, 2012

Thanksgiving Day Menu

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I know what you’re probably thinking. Thanksgiving isn’t for 2 1/2 more weeks.  Not so at our house.  We celebrate Thanksgiving the first Sunday in November.  I started this tradition about 5 years ago after some of our kids got married.  It seemed like they were always having a tough time dividing  their day between
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26 April, 2012

Thanksgiving Day Leftovers

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Is there really anything better than Thanksgiving Day leftovers?  Whether it’s later that evening after the big meal has settled, lunch the next day or dinner a couple days later I don’t know anyone that doesn’t like these.  My husband isn’t a big fan of leftovers as a rule.  But turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy,
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26 April, 2012

True Inspiration is a Piece of Cake

True Inspiration is a Piece of Cake
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  I think we all have some nagging inspiration that we never really plan to follow through with. For me, it has always been when I’ve seen a wedding cake, I would think to myself, ‘now that’s something I should try to make one of these days,’ and then I would go about my life
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26 April, 2012

Tour of My Dream Kitchen

Tour of My Dream Kitchen
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Recently I have received questions about what my kitchen set up looks like and maybe having a virtual tour of it. I thought it was a great idea because my kitchen is really the central hub of my home. Something you hear a lot about when learning to cook is the French phrase ‘mise en
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26 April, 2012

An ICCKy guest post with delicious results!

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Today I’m going to talk about a blogger I really love. Cajun Chef Ryan is a great site that I really enjoy visiting. If you haven’t been over there, he has some amazing recipes for you to try. Many that can fit into the Weight Watchers, Curves, and Eat To Live dieting programs so the calorie count
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26 April, 2012

Valentines Dinner

Valentines Dinner
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I know it’s the morning of Valentines so you’re probably wondering how I have a picture of my dinner already.  Well I prepared this meal over the weekend to celebrate early.  I find that I have more time on the weekends to plan and prepare a romantic meal so I make the holiday on the
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24 April, 2012

Brownie Cake Pops

Brownie Cake Pops
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Like in my previous posts on Cake Pops, I love making these for special occasions but there’s nothing I can really say that is healthy about them.  And today’s version is no exception.  I made these with brownies, frosting and covered them in milk chocolate.  My grandson, Eric, was turning 2 and he loves chocolate.  So
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24 April, 2012

Easter Egg Cake Pops

Easter Egg Cake Pops
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If you’ve followed my blog at all you know that my grand kids love cake pops.  So I feel it is my duty as their grandmother to make them for any special occasion (and there are a lot of special occasions at my house).  So it would only be natural for me to do some
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