Tornado Pie

How are everyone’s weight loss/healthy eating resolutions going? Still hanging in there? I guess my Resolution Busting Brownies failed then, huh? Well that’s ok. We’re 5 months in and I’ve got you this time…

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Brussels Sprouts Recipes and Catching Up.

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I’m still alive.

March was a busy month. A fast, busy month. And April is proving to be no different. Between some crazy weather, meetings, birthdays, and everything else March 1st came and we hit the ground runnin’. We haven’t come up for air yet either, but I’m not going to lie: I enjoy the hustle and bustle. It’s a nice change of pace from being cooped up all winter. So anyways, here are a few highlights from last month: Continue reading

One Skillet Beef Stew

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This weather has the kids and I in all sorts of confusion. One days it’s spring and the next day it’s winter. The forecast says this and then the wind make it feel like that. It’s been a crap chute lately on three different aspects of our lives: our daily outfits, our moods, and supper plans. Luckily our daily outfits are easy to amend thanks to the idea of layers and the ever handy jacket. Our moods…not so easy. We are all getting cabin fever, and those nice spring-like days are making the wintery ones that much more unbearable. Continue reading

Homemade Corn Dogs

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Homemade Corn Dogs

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Who doesn’t like a piping hot corn dog smothered in mustard and ketchup? De-lic-ious! Take me back to the days of the county fair where heaven is fried on a stick. I think it’s safe to say I am yearning for warm weather. Continue reading

Resolution Busting Brownies

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Warning: to all of you who have made a resolution of either cutting sweets, carbs, calories or what have you-do not continue reading.
I give you: Resolution Busting Brownies…at least a pan worth of busting. Once the pan is gone you can resume your former plans.

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The Best Dang Chicken Tacos. Ever.

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In case you didn’t know, I love Mexican food. And by Mexican food I don’t mean just any Mexican food. Growing up in southern Arizona makes you develop a particular palette for good Mexican food. Not that Mexican food from other areas isn’t good…it’s just Continue reading

Greg’s Favorite Pasta

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There is only one way that Greg will gladly eat pasta: smothered in a creamy, cheesy white sauce.  After I moved to Oklahoma I developed an obsession of buying Taste of Home Magazines. One of which happened to be the “best of” edition which held one of the many keys to my man’s heart. Continue reading