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Oct. 31, 2012 8:15 pm 
Updated: Oct. 31, 2012 9:28 pm
Earlier this week, we took our kids to a Halloween store to desensitize them from the possibly scary things they may see while trick or treating. We slapped the motion activated creatures and touched all the scary masks to see they were just plastic. We put on the things that looked the most… MORE
Premium Pecan Pie
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Mummy Wraps
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Holy Goofy Stare Batman!
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Mummy Wrap Pile
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Jun. 29, 2012 6:15 pm 
Updated: Jul. 12, 2012 6:17 pm
When I think of summer, I think about the heat. I live in Alabama and boy is it hot!! Today the temperature hit a high of 104 degrees and that wasn't even the heat index! Needless to say we ordered pizza today. lol. It was way too hot to cook!! This month we have been using our propane grill… MORE
Made on the Cheap and Tastes Pricey
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Slice of Watermelon and Cream
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Top Notch Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
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Really Awesome Doughnuts
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May 31, 2012 2:03 pm 
Updated: May 31, 2012 8:58 pm
My husband and I work well with each other in every situation... except the kitchen. I see myself as the Chef de Cuisine (Executive Chef and Head Chef) in my kitchen. My husband sees himself as the Sous-Chef (second in command and direct assistant of the Chef). Although he is nice letting me… MORE
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Tags:  Family
May 2, 2012 10:45 am 
Updated: May 28, 2012 2:56 pm
Food is a glue that binds a family. No matter how busy you are, you have to eat. As fast paced as our world has become, we find ourselves eating fast food and carrying on to the next task for the day. When I was a little girl my life was still as fast pased, but we always tried to find time… MORE
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Tags:  Health, Lifestyle, Family
Apr. 23, 2012 12:30 pm 
Updated: Apr. 24, 2012 5:17 am
In our home, butter is a staple ingredient. Butter is extremely versatile and has a sublime flavor no other ingredient can match. You can brown butter for a nutty flavor, clarify butter for high temperature cooking, make compound butter to enhance a dish, bring it to room temperature to make… MORE
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Tags:  Baking, Family
Feb. 24, 2012 8:52 am 
Updated: Feb. 27, 2012 10:07 pm
Saturday February 11th, my husband and I were able to get away from the kids. He gave me the nicest card and took me out for Thai Food. Then we went to see 'The Vow' which is a love story that is based off a real one. It is about a couple that shares an incredible once in a lifetime love but… MORE
Valentine Dinner
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My handmade Valentine's Day Card
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Oct. 25, 2011 10:40 pm 
Updated: Oct. 28, 2011 12:27 pm
I was so excited to see all the comments on my blog! Thank you so very much for taking the time to send some encouragement and advice my way! This journey I am about to take sure seems a whole lot easier since I now know there are a whole lot of members who have already taken… MORE
Pumpkin Gutting
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Apr. 2, 2011 8:55 pm 
Updated: Jan. 18, 2012 4:44 pm
I have been obsessed with cooking ever since I could remember. I stayed with my Grandmother practically every weekend. I never wanted to come home because Granny was always cooking something good and I wanted to learn to do it myself. Boy am I glad I did because I'm here now at an… MORE
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About Me
Mom that enjoys avoiding the microwave
My favorite things to cook
buttermilk biscuits, Spaghetti, Fettuccine Alfredo, Squash, breakfast or sandwich breads, Desserts of any kinds especially ones that are mostly unheard of, pancakes, and cookies
My favorite family cooking traditions
Southern vegetables, casseroles, amazing breads, cookies, and cakes
My cooking triumphs
Beer Bread with olive oil dip, Chocolate chip cookies, and casseroles
My cooking tragedies
Quiche and crepes. Trust me they were horrible!
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