Peanut Butter, Honey & Banana Stuffed Almond Crusted French Toast

Peanut Butter, Banana & Honey Stuffed Almond Crusted French Toast

Weeknights can be crazy sometimes they can be downright insane. Many times after a full days work, be it in the office or attempting to clean the house while keeping little ones busy, it’s hard to find that final push to make dinner. All of us are looking for ways to make life easier and… 

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Lemon Pie

Civil War Project – I Should Have Known Better Lemon Pie

After my complete and total failure at Lemon Ginger Bread I though I would give baking from my Civil War Recipes Cookbook another try. I thought I would stick with the lemon theme but, try a pie instead.  I usually have better luck with pies. Also, I LOVE lemon desserts. Overall this recipe was a… 

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White Wine & Lemon Baked Chicken

White Wine and Lemon Roasted Chicken

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! I have used this phrase a few times having really no clue where it came from, so I thought I would do a quick search.  The legend or story is that way back in the day casinos in Las Vegas had a three-piece chicken dinner with a potato and a veggie… 

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My Garden, My Teacher

  February is nearing its end, and while most of the country is buried under ice and snow, here in Oklahoma, we’re coming upon a string of freak 60-plus-degree days. Aside from allowing us to leave the doors to the shop propped open all day, the unexpected warm spell spurred my husband Ryan into getting an early… 

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Chocolate Raspberry Bunt Cake

Valentine’s Chocolate Raspberry Bundt Cake with White Chocolate Glaze

Psst… Valentine’s Day is  around the corner. But don’t panic! You have one of two choices…run out to the corner pharmacy and buy them out of teddy bears and heart shaped chocolate boxes or make this decadent chocolate raspberry cake with white chocolate glaze.  Ok, so you still have time to schedule a dancing gorilla-gram… 

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Civil War Project: Major Fail

I fully intended to write a post on my latest attempt using “Civil War Recipes: Godey’s Lady’s Book”.  In fact,  I would say that I tried my most ambitious recipe yet and tried to bake something. My first baking attempt was a Lemon Gingerbread.  The idea sounds tasty and after looking the recipe over I… 

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Eggplant Parmesan Pasta

Eggplant Parmesan Pasta { Gluten Free }

Why does it always take me so long to get back into the swing of life? Every single time I’ve had the slightest disruption in my regularly scheduled boring life it’s a struggle to get back to business. Which is why I may have slacked a wee-bit with posting. It was all worth it to… 

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Show Us Your Heinz: Hot & Spicy BBQ Oven Smoked Ribs

This post brought to you by Heinz Ketchup. All opinions are 100% mine. The big game is right around the corner. Are you ready for some football!? Are you ready for some awesome Super Bowl commercials?! I watch the commercial as much as I watch the game. Well, let me be really honest. I watch… 

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Birthday Weekend

Birthday Surprise Weekend {Not Mine}

You may have not seen me around much this weekend. It was a black ops weekend. I went on a complete social media black-out in order to ensure my longtime dear friend Shelley would not know that Susan (other longtime dear friend) and I were descending upon Suffolk, VA to surprise her for her (must… 

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Winter Arrangements: I Brought A Little of My Backyard Inside And So Can You

Sometimes I just want to bring the outside in. It really cheers a lady up! With no summer time blooms to raid, I pressed on into my yard to see what I could find. The winter answer to home-grown bouquets? Trees and bushes. Lot’s of variation in shape, color and texture.  Just took my scissors… 

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