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Summertime Frozen Pies

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Every summer I find myself wanting a dessert but there is only requirement. It must be COLD. I actually prefer FROZEN! It is like cooling yourself from the inside. So, this weekend I had the honor of helping emcee the Tuttle Ice Cream Festival’s ice cream eating contest. It was crazy hot and humid! However, […]

Father’s Day Burgers

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This week I am celebrating all of the Daddy’s out there! I am so blessed to be married to a man who takes being a Daddy very seriously! He loves, plays and parents our children with everything he has to offer. When I married Jack over 20 years ago,  I was thinking about me. Our […]

Mom you were right….

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My mom, Frances Walker, passed away over 10 years ago. There is not a Mother’s Day since that I do not ache for her. However, I have learned to pull up my big girl panties and be the Mom my Momma would have wanted me to be. So in these times when I am filled […]

For Mom…

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In honor of Mother’s Day I am sharing 2 recipes that remind me of my Mommy. Anytime we were having a special breakfast she would make Monkey Bread. Mom would mix it up depending on the holiday. Sometimes she would add jams, cream cheese, nuts, coconut, or chocolate. You just never knew what you would […]

Take-In Instead of Take-Out

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Now, I am not going to say that I don’t love takeout but what I do not like is the price and the teensy portions. When you are feeding 2 teenagers, quantity is a must. So, through the years I have figured out ways to make great Chinese dishes at home. Honestly you can make […]

Breakfast is for Memories

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Every year I am struck with being so sentimental when I see the prom and senior pictures and watching my friends who have seniors prepare for graduation. I can’t help but be overcome with memories of my own children. I think often of the things we have done together, meals we have shared and all […]

Easy Easter Treats

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These are treats any BUNNY would love. I know it is sometimes just easier to go “pick up something” but it is more fun for the kids if you invite them into the kitchen to MAKE a memory! My treats are so so simple to make. The little pretzel bites I have seen posted all […]

Strawberry Fields Forever

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Grilled Chicken Tacos with Strawberry Salsa 1 package mesquite seasoned chicken breast, sliced thin 2 tomatoes 3/4 cup strawberries, chopped fresh cilantro 1 jalapeno chopped salt and pepper 1/2 onion, sliced thin 1 green pepper, sliced thin Queso Fresco Mexican Crema flour tortillas In a medium sized bowl mix together the tomatoes, strawberries, green onion, […]

It’s My Birthday! My favorite meal…

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When I was a kid, my Mommy always made me my favorite meal. I grew up with a Dad who hated fried foods. So we never ate them. Unless it was my BIRTHDAY! You see, my Grandma, made the best fried comfort food on the planet. So, she was the one who introduced me to […]