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Has the baking bug bit you yet?  This house is filled with all the wonderful smells of Christmas!  Tonight I made one of my Daughters favorite treats.  Glazed Coconut Bread is easy to make, and is perfect for your holiday get-to-gethers.  This quick bread is really delicious, and the glaze over the crunchy top is to […]

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I’ve been baking and candy making my fool head off in this house.  After a while, the body reacts to a sugar overload. It’s o.k……it really only happens just once a year, and after all it’s Christmas!  This is another yummy recipe for you to hurry and make this last week before the big day.  […]

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As promised, here is the second part of some of my favorite Christmas Recipes. I usually start my baking and candy making spree with the candy first, because it keeps well if kept in good containers that are sealed well.  After I get all the candy made, I move onto the glazed breads and cookies.  […]

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A little while ago, I received a package on my front porch.  I was very excited to say the least, because I was looking forward to this package.  It was from a Company called POM WONDERFUL. They sent me an entire case of the cutest little bottles you ever did see!  I had received an email from Pom Wonderful, […]

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I hope everyone enjoyed Thanksgiving, and is looking forward to a Merry Christmas!  On the 28th of November, my oldest daughter Brandi welcomed a perfect little boy (Cooper) to our family.  I’ve been a little busy helping with the other children since then.  I did manage to take a few pictures while preparing for Thanksgiving […]

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Oh….is there anything better than Rich Caramel Pecan Pie? I just don’t think so.  Even those who don’t care for nuts, seem to be nuts about Pecan Pie. I tend to make this once a year, since it’s loaded with hip spreading calories.  Pecan pie, is probably one of the easiest pies to make, since […]

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Have you had scrumptious green beans lately? I’m not talking about beans from a can!  You need to make this vegetable side dish for your next Holiday dinner. I first tried these during Thanksgiving dinner last year.  My sister in Law Leslie, brought these to our dinner table.  I knew I would be making them for my family this […]

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Most of you have probably already made this recipe. For those of you who haven’t, you’re missing out. This is a fancy salad or a delicious dessert…..you decide. Whatever it is, it’s perfect! I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love it. Some times, I make Raspberry Danish Pudding Dessert instead of the jello.  You can […]

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Turkey is so easy and delicious to prepare in a slow Cooker. I usually prepare it this way for Thanksgiving Day Dinner and several other times during the year. The Turkey is never dry, and you end up with fabulous stock for the perfect gravy.   If your ovens are over loaded during the holidays […]

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Every Thanksgiving, we have to make a Banana Cream and a Coconut Cream pie for those who don’t think that they will live without it!  This Recipe is still my favorite, after trying several different ones over the years.  It’s simple to make and the pudding is creamy and delicious.  If you are making banana […]

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Yesterday, I picked up my purse and grabbed for my checkbook.  The bills needed paid promptly.  I couldn’t help but notice the weight of that overloaded “catch-all.”  After the weight of the bills were off my shoulders, I flung my purse over one of those same shoulders, and literally gasped!  It was time for….a clean […]

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If you know me, then you already know that I Love pizza! I like it for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I like it hot and I like it cold….in the pot nine days old.  Well, maybe not nine days old….but you get the picture.  Last week I tried Pioneer Woman’s Chicken Fried Steak, from her new cookbook and […]

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