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If a granola bar and a rice crispie treat had a baby…

It would be this:  Doesn’t it look yummy? Let me just tell you- it is This is what I came up with one week when I couldn’t find a decent deal on granola bars at the grocery store so instead I played with the idea myself. I didn’t want it to be too fussy or […]

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Kitchen Sink Rice Crispie Treats {Guest Post for Mine for the Making}

Here is the guest post that I did last week on Kara’s blog, Mine for the Making– I love guest posting on her blog! Let me tell you, if Kara and I could get our daughters together and the four of us have a craft day it would be a MESS of glittler, glue, paint […]

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Coffee Playdough

Truth time!  The hubs and I used to be addicted avid drinkers of energy drinks. BUT, we quit… go us! Now we drink coffee, much cheaper and less heart attack inducing.  Plus, now we have a steady supply of coffee grounds! (You know I wouldn’t throw those things away right?!… I think I see a […]

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Supper Sunday

Time to sit down and plan this weeks meals! I am feeling a bit chaotic lately, not surprising- aren’t we all at this time of the year? So, this planning and scheduling is helpful to my feeling like I have a handle on something. Plus it helps me save some money in the store by […]

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Supper Sunday

In efforts to inspire me to try some new recipes, I want to play around with a Supper Sunday post where I will share my meal plan and links to some new recipes I am going to try. We’ll see how this works LOL! Sunday– Oven Roasted Breaded Chicken Tenders with Corn and Potatoes   […]

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Chocolate Pops

Chocolate is good.  Cookies are good.  Cookies dipped in chocolate are even better.  Don’t you think?    And marshmallows- mmmm    Click “Read More” to see how I made them! First my cookies, these are those healthier cookies that I was able to score with coupons for a dollar something, and marshmallows, yummy and just […]

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Making Ice Cream and Radical Reptiles

Last week was a fun week in baby class. We all made homemade ice cream and there was a reptile presentation that the children, especially Avery, got a kick out of. First we worked on the ice cream. It was a simple recipe of 1 cup milk, 1 tbsp sugar and a splash of vanilla […]

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Embellished Can Cakes ….err Can Muffins?

Did you see my 10 New Uses Tuesday post this week on tin cans? Well, one of those ideas was can cakes and I tried them for the first time this week! I had come up with the ideas for my new uses over the weekend and I had remembered them from the holidays, I […]

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Homemade Onion Rings

I know I don’t post a lot of recipes but that isn’t because I can’t cook, just that I don’t think I am always doing the most new and innovative things in the kitchen.  This recipe, however, will save you money and we know I am all about that! Oh. My. Goodness. Onion Rings have […]

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NEVER Buy Stock AGAIN!

Vegetable and various other cooking stocks are a great thing to have on hand… but they are expensive!! I am one of those people who watches prices, I know when something has been raised and for the most part I know what is cheaper and where. I find that stock is one of those super […]

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