Category Archives: recipes

Lemon Chex Mix

So here’s the yummy snack recipe I was talking about yesterday. This recipe was originally from the Chex website but I found it on this post. Click here if you would like this copy of the recipe. My six year … Continue reading

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De-Lish Oreo Treats

This week we made these Oreo Treats for our friends, neighbors, and teachers. Let me just tell you, they are delicious. The best part? They are simple to make. Ingredients: 2 packages of Oreo Cookies 2 (8 oz) blocks of … Continue reading

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Halloween Party Food

Last year we held our first ever Halloween party and it was a ton of fun for everyone (a ton of work too but let’s focus on the fun for now). My husband and I baked, dipped, frosted, stirred, cooled, … Continue reading

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Undercover Veggie

Shhhh….my kids ate zucchini today but they have no idea. Somewhere I failed as a parent in regards to my kids’ eating. We are not one of those families where the kids eat everything on their plate. “Oh, Johnny just … Continue reading

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A Watched Pot

Last week as Alex was searching for something for lunch he asked me, “Do you know how to make mac n’cheese?” I took it as an insult. While I am admittedly a bad cook, I can at least make mac … Continue reading

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Piano Week

Andrew & Alex started piano lessons last week. In an attempt to add to their excitement, we had PIANO WEEK at our house. What might you ask is Piano Week? Well, it’s just a week of activities I thought up … Continue reading

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Lego Man Cake

Alex had a Lego party for his 9th birthday. Derek suggested making a Lego brick for the cake but I quickly dismissed that suggestion since it did not seem like a challenge. Alex provided me with this figure as inspiration … Continue reading

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Homemade King Cake

We love King Cake around here. Every time we have king cake the boys mention to each other, “Mom got king cake at school every week when she was little.” I try to tell them it only occurred during Mardi … Continue reading

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My Super Bowl Victory

My Super Bowl victory has nothing to do with the Packers or the Steelers. My victory is one between man vs. food. Okay, woman vs. food. I’m talking about the ever elusive perfect potato salad. More specifically…my mom’s potato salad. … Continue reading

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Honey Cornbread

So I was sitting in bed last night watching “The Mentalist” when I mentioned to Derek that I didn’t have a post for today yet. Suddenly a topic popped into my head. I announced, “I should share the cornbread and … Continue reading

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