Monthly Archives: February, 2012

Myths, Emails and Bananas

I’m participating in the iPPP link up that Liz and KLZ host. My Mother likes to forward chain(ish) e-mails to me. I’m sure many Mothers do. Recently, my Mother forwarded one to me titled “Clever ideas at home worth knowing”. Sounds interesting right? I believe it to be full of myths. So, I’m testing the …

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Deep Fried Avocado

I’m southern. You knew that, right? So, it should not surprise you to know that I like to experiment with deep frying things. I’ve had deep fried avocados at On The Border (a Mexican food restaurant) near me. They’re tasty, greasy, crispy goodness. I wanted to “try” to make them healthier at home. 1. Take …

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My kids are giving up Gambling, for Lent.

My kids are addicted to gambling. They don’t consider it gambling, but it is. Every (E.V.E.R.Y.) time we go to a store with a crane machine, no matter how crappy the toys are, my kids literally drool at the sight of the kid-centric gambling machines. When I was young, we played a lot of video …

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Fat Tuesday

Happy Mardi Gras! I hope you have a fabulous Fat Tuesday. Our dinner for Fat Tuesday Shrimp Creole (via a family recipe) for my daughter and I & Red Beans, Turkey Sausage and rice for the boys! I’m participating in the iPPP link up that Liz and KLZ host. Related articles Mardi Gras! (Happy Fat …

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This week in FAIL, Potato edition

Potato Fail….. again. I have the WORST luck with potato dishes…. This week I tried making a cheesy sausage and potato dish with somewhat Meh results. I peeled and diced potatoes. Then I boiled them for 15 minutes. I drained them and placed them into a greased baking dish. I added cheese, heavy cream, homemade …

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Popping corn

Please pardon my recent absence from blogging. Since Monday I’ve been tending to three sick people. That’s right, I’ve been in a house full of sickies! I’m happy to report that everyone is on the mend! Cooking for people who have bad colds or worse is different than regular everyday cooking. When my family is …

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day. From my blessed, yet currently sick household to your (hopefully well) household. Mother-Son Dinner Father-Daughter Sweetheart Dance

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And the winner is…..

Entry #10 “ Rufus’ Food and Spirits Guide February 6, 2012 at 10:05 am | #10 Reply | Quote | Edit I already follow you here and on Facebook. I’ll throw my name in here though. And I’ll share it too on FB.” Congrats to Greg and Katherine of Rufus’ Food and Spirits Guide.   …

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Butter, Shaken not Churned

If you’re here to enter the MyBlogSpark giveaway I’m hosting click here. Yes, shaking is technically churning. Work with me people, it’s a cute title. I’m a tiny bit addicted to Pinterest. I surf the pins for ideas almost daily. It’s easy since there’s an App for that! Gotta love the iPhone! I re-pinned a …

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What I Bought Recently.

If you’re here to enter the MyBlogSpark giveaway I’m hosting click here. I’m participating in the iPPP link up that Liz and KLZ host. My son and I had dinner at Red Robin on Saturday evening.  It was our special dinner out while my husband and daughter attended a Father-Daughter Valentine’s dance. I picked wines, …

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