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Dessert in a Jar

Dessert in a Jar

  Dessert in a Jar These easy to make fruit parfaits are as delicious as they are pretty. My kids like them because they can customize their jars with their favorite ingredients. I made these with pound cake, lemon curd, assorted berries and whipped cream. As an added bonus, simply screw on the top . . . → Continue reading Dessert in a Jar

Berries, Berries and More Berries

Berries

Berries It’s going to be a great weekend. I have a number of recipes (most making use of seasonal fresh berries), that I’ve been meaning to whip up, and this weekend, they’re finally going to get pushed to the top of my to-do list. One thing I’ve been thinking about for a long time is . . . → Continue reading Berries, Berries and More Berries

An Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Happy Earth Day     Happy Earth Day Everyone! This morning, as I was enjoying my first cup of coffee and relaxing in the solitude that comes before the kids start to stir, I came across an interesting article. It was about recipes that make the most out of leftovers. Sure, on Earth . . . → Continue reading Happy Earth Day

Nutella Filled Strawberries

Nutella Filled Strawberries

  Strawberries and Nutella   Here’s a perfect combination – Strawberries filled with Nutella!   Make a quick and delicious snack for that the kids and adults will love. This is an easy recipe that the kids can do on their own or with a little help from an older sibling. Just put some . . . → Continue reading Nutella Filled Strawberries

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

       

Slow Cooker Taco Soup

    When fall arrives, I know it’s time to bring out the slow cooker. The kids are busy with school and sports, so there never seems to be enough time to sit down with the family for a hot meal. Fortunately, my trusty . . . → Continue reading Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Restore Your Cast Iron Pans

Restore Your Cast Iron Pans

Restore Your Cast Iron Pans   My cast iron pans are my go-to pans for just about everything. They are great for making delicious Dutch Babies to frying bacon or even grilling salmon. I’ve had my cast iron pans for many, many years; in fact, one of them is a hand-me-down from grandma and . . . → Continue reading Restore Your Cast Iron Pans

Grilled Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches

Sea Asters

  April 11, 2015 (Saturday)   Sea Asters   It’s a beautiful day and I’m hoping to make it a very productive. I’ve got a long list of recipes I’ve been working on and many of these I’m hoping to get posted in the next couple of weeks. Four of my kids are off to Washington . . . → Continue reading Quick and Easy Lunch

Happy Easter

Happy Easter

 

HAPPY EASTER!

I hope everyone is having a very happy Easter. I’m spending today with my kids. Enjoying a quiet morning reflecting on this beautiful day and looking forward to a scrumptious ham dinner this afternoon. We enjoyed a wonderful church service as well as a delicious Easter morning breakfast buffet. . . . → Continue reading Happy Easter