Better-Than-The-Packaged-Stuff Cheesy Rice

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Do your kids like the cheesy rice that comes in packets like this? Mine LOVE it. Their grandma makes it for them all the time. I didn't mind too much until I read the ingredients closely. In addition to all the sodium, there's a whole lotta weird stuff that I don't recognize in those … [Continue reading]

Speedy Homemade Sweet Potato Chips

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There are very few kitchen gadgets I will ever insist you get. In general, I don't like gadgets; I think most are pointless and just take up space in your cabinets. That said, every mom should have a mandoline. A mandoline is a huge time saver for chopping almost any vegetable, with the added … [Continue reading]

7 Ways To Use Leftover Ham

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Is the sky blue? Is chocolate my favorite food? Is there leftover ham after Easter? Yes. The answer is always yes. No matter. Leftover ham is … [Continue reading]

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I'm woefully late in posting today and I don't even have a recipe. If you could fire me, I bet you would. Bad blogger. I spent the last four … [Continue reading]

Butterfinger Cookies

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Is it normal to have cravings post-baby? Ever since Baby C graced us with his presence I've had unsatiable cravings for Butterfinger candy bars. (This … [Continue reading]

More Bunny Bait: Peep Trifles

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Yowza. That's a big picture! Those Peeps are kinda freaky, aren't they? Last year, Kate noted that the Easter Bunny gets slighted on the whole … [Continue reading]

Easter Egg Bird Nests

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Talk about bang for your buck...this is one of the easiest Easter treats I've ever made, but also one of the cutest. And the kiddos can totally … [Continue reading]

Salted Caramel Bunny Bait

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You want to see a real, live miracle? Here it is: The mere fact that my kids kept their paws off this stuff for three minutes while I … [Continue reading]

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies


Wait! Don't skip this post because the picture is bad! It's terrible, I know. But you will be so, so sorry if you don't have these in your life. Let … [Continue reading]

Lemon Cream Cheese Monkey Bread

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Hey y'all! I'm late posting today because I'm in catch up mode from spring break. We spent last week on the sunny shores of Anna Maria Island, FL. If … [Continue reading]