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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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Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2014

Do you have some of those yucky brown bananas lying around. So do I ... or so DID I. Once they start to turn a little brown and spotty the kids won't…

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Best Blueberry Muffin

Best Blueberry Muffin

Posted on Jun 11th, 2014

I cannot say enough good things about these blueberry muffins, I really cannot. Really. When I think of blueberry muffins, I think of overly…

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Buttermilk Pancakes

Buttermilk Pancakes

Posted on Mar 25th, 2014

Buttermilk pancakes, an all-american classic breakfast. I remember as a kid going to restaurants and eating pancakes. I wanted to love them, but as…

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Peanut Butter Bar

Cafeteria Peanut Butter Bars

Posted on May 14th, 2014

When I was in grade school, there were few things that rivaled the excitement of french dip sandwich day. No, not because of the french dip sandwich,…

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Classic Waffle with Syrup 2

Classic Waffles

Posted on Jun 18th, 2014

Today marks the one week anniversary or weekaversary of my first earthquake. Last week at 10:30 pm, I was making a batch of cookies (who would have…

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chick fil a style chicken nuggets

Crazy Good Chick-Fil-A Style Chicken Nuggets

Posted on Jun 6th, 2016

I have a slight love affair with  Chick-Fil-A. Mostly it's their lemonade. I can't get enough of the stuff. It's my liquid weakness. But, I…

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Frushi- Fruit Sushi

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016

A couple months ago some of my friends posted a "Pinterest Fail" type photo when they tried to make fruit sushi.  They had found a recipe on…

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Pepperoni Pizza Salad

Grace’s Pepperoni Pizza Salad

Posted on May 18th, 2015

Shawna has lots and lots of stuff to keep her busy. Eight kids will do that.  I'm really not sure how she accomplishes the very basics in life, let…

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healthier banana crumb muffins

Healthier Banana Crumb Muffins

Posted on May 23rd, 2016

School is almost out for summer, and can I say, I'm just done. Getting kids ready for school that is. It is a battle I'm done waging. I don't want to…

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homemade pizza dough

Homemade Pizza Dough

Posted on Jan 19th, 2015

  Pizza is a usual occurrence around here. It's easy and let's face it, who doesn't love pizza? There are a ton of different toppings and…

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Macaroni Cheese

Macaroni Cheese

Posted on Jan 1st, 2014

I just finished reading a book that took place in Scotland. They called this dish Macaroni Cheese instead of Macaroni & Cheese. I think it makes…

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Mix It Up kid friendly Sushi

Mix It Up-Kid Friendly Sushi

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

Earlier in the week I shared a recipe that Shawna's daughter Grace entered into the PBS Lunchtime Challenge. During that post, I also told you to…

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Neighborhood Cupcake Wars

Neighborhood Cupcake Wars

Posted on Jul 21st, 2016

Yesterday evening was our first ever neighborhood Cupcake Wars. A cute neighbor girl begged her mom to have a cupcake decorating contest for all her…

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Rainbow jello easter eggs

Rainbow Jello Easter Eggs

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

Rainbow jello has a special place in my heart.  My mom would make it for special occasions when I was younger. It was like a unicorn; not seen very…

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Simple Sloppy Joes

Simple Sloppy Joes

Posted on May 5th, 2014

Go ahead sing it. "Sloppy joe, sloppy sloppy joe." Maybe nobody remembers that Adam Sandler song. It came out during his Saturday Night Live prime. I…

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I like them because they feel like a total treat, but have something healthy hidden in there.

Trader Joes Gone Bananas- Copy Cat Recipe

Posted on Mar 7th, 2016

I belong to a produce co-op. Every couple of weeks we get a delivery of produce. It is pretty awesome. Well last week, the produce guy (that's his…

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