Monthly Archives: February 2013

Homemade Pizza

I couldn’t resist sharing some pictures from the homemade pizza we had this weekend :)

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Meijer Grocery Trip 2/26/2013

Total: $27.62 I haven’t done a post about a grocery shopping trip lately, but I thought I’d share with you all what I got today because I was thrilled. :) One thing to keep in mind about this trip: It’s … Continue reading

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Saturday Upsides: Going out on a limb

Welcome to another week of Saturday Upsides!  You can check out this page for Saturday upsides from previous weeks.  Please join me this and every weekend to share a positive story from your life! ** Braving cold, salty water :) There seems … Continue reading

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First attempt at Homemade Crepes!

I ought to just say, first of all, that I don’t know why I had never made crepes before today.  I think I am now going to turn into a little crepe-making-machine, because I have all sorts of crepe-related ideas … Continue reading

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Green Bean Casserole

This is not an original recipe by any stretch of the imagination.  But sometimes, we need to reminded that old recipes exist… especially when they’re delicious albeit possibly quite calorie-rich. :) I have always loved this recipe but don’t make … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

This week I made my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe into a cookie cake, but adding a little extra baking soda, pressing the dough into a cake pan, and baking it longer than usual. :) It’s fun to change recipes … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Fries + Honey-Spice Dip

I have always enjoyed the baked sweet potato fries my mom makes, but when I tried some deep-fried sweet potato fries with a sweet dip at a restaurant, I knew I had to bring that greasy sweetness home.  Mmm mmm, … Continue reading

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Turtle Cookies (aka Chocolate-Chocolate-Pecan-Caramel Cookies!)

I am really glad that my husband asked begged me to make these cookies!  They are amazing, and I ate far more of them than I expected.  WOW, WOW, WOW… I can not get over them. :) I searched all … Continue reading

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Saturday Upsides: A Fun Valentine’s Day Week

It’s that time again!  It’s Saturday!  You can check out this page for Saturday upsides from previous weeks.  Please join me this and every weekend to share a positive story from your life!  I love to hear what good things you have … Continue reading

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Homemade Granola

I love granola.  Store-bought granola is really overpriced, and often not even that tasty.  Sadly, too many people are of the impression that it’s difficult or crazily time-consuming to make homemade granola. (I think that’s a lie spread by cereal … Continue reading

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