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Photo Friday: Mom’s 60th

My sweet Momma is 60 today! I know, I know…she totally doesn’t look (or act) that old. Last Saturday night we managed to pull off a major surprise Fiesta for her. I’m still not quite sure how we did it without someone spoiling the surprise but somehow we did…and it was GREAT! Here’s a few… Continue reading Photo Friday: Mom’s 60th

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Sweet Sunday: Easy Banana Bread

Today I had a few very ripe bananas and decided to make a little tasty treat for the family. My Grammy mailed this recipe to me when I was in college, along with $5 to buy a pound of butter and a loaf pan. Great memories and pretty great recipe too. It seems like we never end… Continue reading Sweet Sunday: Easy Banana Bread

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Sunday Sweets: Blonde Brownies

UPDATE: So I guess I really am blonde (pun soooo intended).  I just realized that I’ve already posted this recipe. I guess I thought it was just that good. The post is pretty much the same thing but maybe a little better photos if you want to check it out. Sorry ’bout that folks! Happy… Continue reading Sunday Sweets: Blonde Brownies

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Mommy Review Monday: Munchkin Snack Catcher

I would give the Munchkin Snack Catcher a solid 7.  Here’s what I like: They come in a two-pack with two different colors. Great for twins. Kate uses pink and Clara orange. In reality, they get mixed up quite a bit, despite our efforts.  They have easy to grip handles.  The bottom is non-slip, rubbery… Continue reading Mommy Review Monday: Munchkin Snack Catcher

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Overnight Blueberry French Toast

This is a recipe that I traditionally make for our Christmas breakfast at home because I can make it the night or day before and also because it’s super easy. It leaves me free to enjoy some coffee before the kids get up while it’s baking. As if that’s not enough, it’s also very versatile.… Continue reading Overnight Blueberry French Toast

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Repurposing Food: Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle 

This is another repurposing recipe. When I say recipe, I really mean more like guidelines for making something you need to get rid of look good. See another post for another similar trifle.  I had some leftover pound cake in the freezer and wanted to fix something with it and incorporate cheesecake….because who doesn’t like… Continue reading Repurposing Food: Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle 

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Last Minute Gifting: Family Movie Night

Have I ever mentioned that I am the queen of procrastination? Well, they say the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. So I’ll admit it: I wait until the last minute sometimes. Disclaimer: I did buy the almost all gifts early, mostly thanks to Amazon.  Wrapping…now that’s a whole other story.… Continue reading Last Minute Gifting: Family Movie Night