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apple picking.

I am not a summer person.  I do not do well in the heat.  I do not enjoy the beach.  I sunburn easily. I am a fall person.  I love the start of sweater/sweatshirt weather.  I love the warm-ish days … Continue reading

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the recipe box.

Baked Churros – I love churros… love them.   Cream Cheese Crock Pot Chicken – I have been neglecting my crock pot lately.  I will probably already have made this by the time this post goes up. Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes … Continue reading

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the recipe box.

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups – I’m thinking these would make a simple but decadent Valentine’s Day dessert. Lightened Fettuccine Alfredo – I love fettuccine alfredo, but it’s not exactly something that can make a regular appearance on our dinner menu. … Continue reading

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the recipe box.

I spend a lot of time looking for recipes on the internet.  Because of this, I have hundreds of recipes stashed away for a rainy day.  I know that I’ll never get around to making everything, so I decided I … Continue reading

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peppermint pattie cookies.

Oh my. The second I saw these cookies on How Sweet Eats, I knew I had to make them immediately.  That says a lot.  I generally avoid cookies that need extra steps like frosting and a ganache drizzle.  I like … Continue reading

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chocolate chip cookies.

Sometimes you really need chocolate chip cookies. I love chocolate chip cookies, but over the years, I rarely made them.  When I did make them, I followed the old standard recipe on the back of the bag of chocolate chips. … Continue reading

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the best baking tip ever.

We keep our house cold in the winter.  We have oil heat and that gets expensive really quickly.  The wood stove in the living room helps a lot, but our house is still significantly colder than what most people would … Continue reading

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