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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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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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Slow Cooker Monday, Breakfast Style

Hello! Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I am happy to report that we did take down Christmas over the weekend. Yeah! Please join Allie and me for Slow Cooker Monday. You can add your slow cooker recipe to the link up. Today, I have a great winter breakfast for you. …

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This week in FAIL….fishy edition

I had one heck of a week last week. 3 visits to the doctor’s office, an x-ray, an MRI and a shot. One doctor’s office visit was for my daughter, who stayed home most of the week with a sinus infection.The other 2 doctor’s office visits, the x-ray, the MRI and the shot were mine. …

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Breakfast Casserole

This French toast like breakfast casserole is a favorite in my home. I make a large batch so it can be munched on for a few days. I used whole wheat bread, but you could use French bread or any other type of bread. 9 pieces of whole wheat bread 1/2 cup of brown sugar …

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Slow cooker Monday

Pot Roast is a big favorite in my house. I’ve made roasts in the oven and in my slow cooker, I much prefer the taste and texture of the roast when it is slow cooked. I used my slow cooker to make a wonderful roast, then I took the roast to a whole ‘nother level …

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Slow Cooker Apple-Pear Butter

Apple-Pear Butter Slow Cookers are wonders when it comes to cooking beans, chili, roasts, soups and stews. Slow Cookers are also wonderful for making apple sauces, cranberry sauce and apple-pear butter. I hope you’ll join Allie and me for this week’s slow cooker link-up. Apple-Pear Butter, slightly adapted from a Martha Stewart recipe Wash, seed …

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Slow cookin’ Monday

We had a super-duper busy weekend. Two full days of family and friends. So, I’m exhausted and I’m sorry, this post isn’t my best. I’ve only got two pictures and they are not great, but the meatballs I made for our party Saturday night were amazing. I love parties! We hosted a party with a …

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Cra-mazing dipped pretzels

Cra-mazing: (adj.) something both crazy and amazing. also known as Freak-tacular I bought these super duper long pretzels. As soon as I saw them, I knew that I had to buy them intended to dip them in melting chocolate A few days later, while picking up some yarn from Michael’s, I found candy cane flavored …

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Gifts in a hurry

Sometimes you have time to make a special homemade gift for your friends or coworkers or teachers, sometimes you don’t. Today, I want to talk about options for gifts that are microwavable. Yes, I said microwavable. Using your microwave to help you shave time off of making homemade gifts is a wonderful option for those …

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