Strawberry Cheesecake Whoopie Pies

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One of my favorite recipes (and yours, judging by the page views) is my classic Whoopie Pie recipe.  Recently it was featured on the Make Bake Create Party by Brandi – The Creative Princess, and she reworked it into a vanilla version.  Amazing idea!  That started my creative juices flowing to see what other flavors I could come up… Read more »

How to Make Blown Eggs for Crafts

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Blown Eggs Collage

When I was growing up, this planter always hung in Nanny’s kitchen.  When she passed away it was one of the things I wanted to be sure would be in my kitchen for my grandkids to see.  The one thing I didn’t like about it when I hung it in my own kitchen were the… Read more »

Scrumptious Pineapple Mango Chicken

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Pineapple Mango Chicken

My family must be the pickiest eaters on the planet.  The worst is Mr. Fix It.  I think I can probably count the number of dishes he’ll eat without complaint on my fingers. (Let’s see: grilled steak, grilled pork chops, hamburgers, ribs, brisket, fried chicken, tacos, stew, chicken pot pie, chili, pot roast.  That’s 11… Read more »

Quick and Easy Stromboli

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Stromboli YUM

Last night I worked too long in the coop doing Spring Cleaning and getting the big coop ready for the chicks to move in.  When I got done I realized that it was well after 5pm, and I still needed a shower and hadn’t even thawed anything out for our dinner. What is your go-to… Read more »

Making My Own Stamped Jewelry

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Stamping - Finished

I’ve been wanting to try making my own stamped jewelry for quite some time.  I have received a few items from The Vintage Pearl as gifts and LOVE them.  But my budget doesn’t really allow for jewelry purchases right now.  So what’s a girly girl to do?  Make it herself, of course! Recently I stopped… Read more »

Chicken Pot Pie

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Chicken Pot Pie

My family loves my Chicken Pot Pie.  I double this recipe and make it in a 9×13 cake pan.  You’d think that since there are only three of us here eating it, I might someday have leftovers, but not with my guys around!  They go back for seconds and thirds, and before I know it… Read more »