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Apple German Pancake

Apple German Pancakes

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2014

German pancakes are a favorite breakfast on weekends. And we also have them when we have breakfast for dinner. I've heard some people call them…

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Baptism soda bar

Baptism Soda Bar – Fiiz at Home

Posted on Nov 16th, 2015

Recently my friend Jamie D. asked for some help planning her daughter's post baptism celebration.  I had been thinking for a while about doing a…

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birthday trip to diagon alley

Birthday Trip to Diagon Alley

Posted on Sep 18th, 2017

It's been a while since I've been around. Sorry! Summer was craaazy. This week it was my daughter's birthday. Her 11th birthday. And she is a Harry…

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chicken Bryan

Chicken Bryan- Carabbas Copycat

Posted on Apr 13th, 2015

Several years ago my sister-in-law Jenni made this dish. It was love at first bite. I now request this dish all the time, even though I have never…

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Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Posted on Sep 8th, 2014

      I don't know why, but I've always thought of chicken salad as food associated with grandmas. Anybody else feel that…

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Creme Brulee

Crème Brûlée

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2014

A couple of days ago I was talking to Shawna on the phone. I was explaining that since I had just gone to the dentist I had to stop at a pastry shop.…

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Grandma Lounsbery's Pie Crust

Grandma Lounsbery’s Extra Flaky Pie Crust

Posted on Mar 19th, 2014

  3.14= Pi. 3/14= Pi Day.  This week we celebrated a lesser know holiday called Pi Day. Pi Day requires celebrating with a pie. Really, we…

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Chocolate Mousse

Heavenly Chocolate Mousse

Posted on Jan 10th, 2014

When I'm feeling in the mood for something sweet (which I am a lot), I run through the list of possibilities: cookies, brownies, ice cream, candy...…

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lemon tarragon pasta salad

Lemon Tarragon Pasta Salad – Perfect for Showers

Posted on Jun 13th, 2016

This salad belongs at every single shower ever held. It is quintessential shower food. It is the definition of shower. I had this salad at a baby…

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Popcorn Bar

Popcorn Bar- Great Party Idea

Posted on Aug 11th, 2014

This week my little sister Melanie is moving to Texas. She is going to study in Austin and earn a Doctorate in Music with an emphasis on Organ…

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parmesan dinner rolls

Super Easy Parmesan Dinner Rolls

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

These parmesan dinner rolls are the best. They taste divine AND they are so super easy to make, you won't even believe it. The rolls are soft…

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Tarta De Santiago

Tarta de Santiago- Gluten Free Almond Cake

Posted on Aug 27th, 2014

Last week at work, my co-worker Todd came to work with news that he has just made a delicious cake. My response was, "Why didn't you bring any for me…

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Terikyaki Glazed Salmon

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

Posted on Feb 10th, 2014

As a child, fish was possibly one of the worst punishments my mom could dole out. Maybe it was because we didn't eat it very often so it was new and…

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