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Potato Bread

Potato Bread-made with instant potato flakes means you don't have wait for leftover mashed potatoes to make it.

Potato Bread-made with instant potato flakes means you don’t have wait for leftover mashed potatoes to make it. I have to tell you about this bread. First off, it’s good, like addictingly good. So good that you might as well just plan a meal of bread and butter good. You can pretend and make a […]

Homemade Potato Chips

Homemade Potato Chips-so much better tasting than anything you can buy in the store!

Homemade Potato Chips-so much better tasting than anything you can buy in the store! We’re potato eaters in my house. Well meat and potatoes. It’s rare that we’ll have beef and not have potatoes of some sort on the side. A good grilled steak and a baked potato, classic. Meatloaf and mashed potatoes, yes please! […]

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup-perfect for a chilly day.

Loaded Baked Potato Soup-perfect for a chilly day. Can we talk about potatoes? Specifically bags of potatoes. I know there are different grades of potatoes. I know not every potato can be perfect, that occasionally the bad potato will sneak into the bag.  I can live with it.

Mashed Potato Soup

Ok, so Halloween is over, onto the next holiday, and then the next right after that. It seems November 1st hits and we get into a whirlwind of eating,at home,at the office,at school,at church, everywhere you stop,you’ll either be sampling a bite of something or thinking about the next stop where you will be eating. […]

Easy Cheeseburger Soup


Easy Cheeseburger Soup-can be ready in just 30 minutes! When it comes to dinnertime, I want it fast and easy. With 3 teenagers, the time between school and dinner is prime time for the kids. It’s when Mom’s taxi serve gets called in for duty. I don’t have the time (or the want) to spend […]

Spicy Potato Wedges

This is a simple, easy recipe. Found it a few months back at One Perfect Bite.  The first time we made them, I used Idaho potatoes. They were wonderful. Since then, I’ve used red potatoes, yellow potatoes. I think any potato would work well with this recipe. These are a nice change from french fries and […]

Warm Potato Salad

Warm Potato Salad, great as a side dish or as an appetizer served with chips

Warm Potato Salad. Great as a side dish or serve it as a dip with fritos. Potato Salad or Macaroni Salad? It’s always been an age old debate for picnics and BBQs. Either one is good. Chilled and easy to make ahead of time, my family is happy with either. But have you ever had […]

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake drizzled with Chocolate Ganache

Flourless Chocolate Cake drizzled with Chocolate Ganache Being a food blogger has lead to some amazing friendships. It’s really not surprising. Food brings people together. No matter what your politics, your religion, your other beliefs, most people can agree on good food. This is especially true of the food blogging community. It doesn’t matter if […]

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars


Gooey Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars-your favorite pecan pie loaded with semi-sweet chocolate and made into a bar for easy eating! Do you make pecan pie every year? Do you ever feel the need to change things up but know that if you do, you might never be forgiven? Some things are just tradition. You have […]

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Pot Roast-moist and full of flavor, perfect for a weeknight meal

Slow Cooker Pot Roast-moist and full of flavor, perfect for a weeknight meal I’ve always been a fan of Pot Roasts. I can almost taste the one my Grandma used to make for Sunday dinners even now. For us, Sunday Dinner was actually a late lunch, served around 2pm. The only day of the week […]

Cranberry Walnut Vanilla Pound Cake


Cranberry Walnut Vanilla Pound Cake drizzled with White Chocolate-perfect for the holidays! My mom and my kids have a tradition every year. While I’m the baker in the house, cookies, breads, cakes, breakfast, lunch and dinner, my mom does make a few things. One of them is a Cranberry Apple Crumb. That’s not what it’s […]

Thursday’s Treasures link party 99

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Did you see that? This is our 99th link party! That means next week will be 100!!!! Squeee! We have to celebrate. Debi, Christie and I are always so thankful for you all coming each week and sharing your talent with us. That said, make sure you don’t miss next week! My kids started back […]

Fried Zucchini

Fried Zucchini-straight from the garden to the frying pan to the table to your tummy!

Fried Zucchini-straight from the garden, to the frying pan, to the table, to your tummy! Ok, don’t everyone get all nervous on me that this has no sugar involved. It’s summertime and that means wonderful food is coming out of everyone’s gardens. Well everyone’s except mine. I have a black thumb. I’m amazed my herb […]

Homemade Vanilla

Homemade vanilla-reuse mini wine bottles instead of buying bottles!

Enjoy using Homemade Vanilla in all your favorite recipes for a rich vanilla taste. Also makes a wonderful gift! About a month ago, I saw this post from Cheryl-Tidymom about making Homemade vanilla. It reminded me that I’ve always been meaning to do this. I immediately went on line and ordered my beans. Then I went […]

Thursday’s Treasures Link party

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It’s Thursday! We’re going to get right to the party tonight Here are the features from last week Lemon Raspberry Streusel Muffins from Butter with a Side of Bread Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie from Sara Howe Twix Cheesecake Bars from Annie’s Noms Sweet Liberty Cookie Bark from Caramel Potatoes Summer Citrus Shandy from Lemon Tree […]

Thursday’s Treasures Link Party 95

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Can you believe summer is already half way over? Actually for us, we’re pretty much done already. Cassie started band camp this week and for the next 3 weeks, that’s our life. Then one week off and that’s it, we’re back on school time. At least we got in our week at the beach, I […]

Strawberry Round up-25 Strawberry Recipes

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I love strawberry season, plump, fresh, juicy strawberries. Nothing is better than hand picking them. As long as my children have been able to walk we’ve been going to our Favorite U-pick and gathering only the best strawberries. We’ve been picking 4 times already this season and hope to go again next weekend. In the […]

Thursday’s Treasures Link Party

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I’m sorry I’m late again! I think I’m just going to have to get this post done a day ahead of time. Anyway, we’re going straight to the party! here are the features from last week Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Rolls from Annie’s Noms Asparagus Feta tart from The Home Heart 45 Minute Dinner Rolls from […]

Thursday’s Treasures Link Party

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So who’s got kids? When do they get out of school? We’re actually a week behind here due to construction at the beginning of the year so my kids are getting out late, May 31 will be their last day but they’ve already started the countdown  Actually, I think the teachers started it and the kids […]

Sponsor Spotlight-Table for Seven

I’m so excited to get to introduce you to Erin of Table for Seven. Her blog is aptly named, every night she feeds herself, her hubby (Mr. Plain) and five children ranging in age from 2 to 10. I know I have trouble with just five of us, finding something to serve that everyone will […]