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Crafting the gnome party

Around June of this year (2012), I was talking to my friend Niki and someone the topic of garden gnomes came up, and she said, “that’s what you should do for Jacob’s party!” I loved the idea. It is not … Continue reading

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Dinner! BBQ Meatball Sandwiches

This dinner started with this recipe: BBQ Meatball SlidersBBQ Meatball Sliders I made a ton of meatballs and froze enough for several other dinners. I made sandwiches instead of sliders using ciabatta rolls. Instead of the cole slaw I made … Continue reading

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Dinner! Artichoke and Spinach Pizzas

I made this delicious recipe from the September Real Simple magazine. They were great!! Recipe here

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Dinner! Fresh marinara and chicken Parmesan

Fresh Tomato Marinara and Chicken Parmesan My dad gave me a bunch of homegrown tomatoes and I have been enjoying them all summer. If I had more than I could eat at any given time, I boiled them and froZe … Continue reading

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Dinner with shopping list

This post will give you a meal idea and shopping list. This is a more “special occasion” meal–not because it’s difficult but because of the calorie count. I definitely don’t cook like this every day! All recipes from Pioneer Woman … Continue reading

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Sweet potatoes

I made sweet potatoes for baby j. Delicious and nutritious! This was his second food and he was so happy eating it! It was easy, too! Pierce the potatoes and place them in your chosen baking dish. Roast at 450 … Continue reading

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Easy weeknight dinner

It is so hard to thinking quick weeknight dinners, so I’ll make it easy for you: copy this one! Chips and guacamole Soup (i used TraderJoe’s organic butternut squash soup with a dollop of herbed goat cheese) Turkey melts with … Continue reading

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Mmmm s’more waffle

For my birthday, up in Big Bear, Linda brought a recipe and the ingredients for this delicious treat! Basically you take frozen waffles, toast them, and add Nutella (or peanut butter!), chocolate chips, and marshmallows, then toast in the broiler. … Continue reading

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Greek Night

I have posted some of these recipes before…but this is a great weeknight dinner! Start with a Greek salad: lettuce, cucumber, beets, feta cheese, tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion if you’d like, and Greek dressing (you can also use Italian … Continue reading

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Dinner

This was one of the best dinners I’ve had in a long time, and as all the recipes are my own, I will share them with you! A great Sunday dinner or special occasion meal. (or Wednesday night!) *this meal … Continue reading

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