June 2009

Patriotic Recipes

June 30, 2009
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I love the 4th of July!  It’s one of my favorite holidays.  I just love everything about it.  Summertime, cook outs, friends, family, and fireworks!  My husband and I go to Pops on the River each year.  We’ve made it our own little family tradition.  We look so forward to it each year. Looking for […]

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No Sweeter Name

June 28, 2009

We sang this song this morning at church.  I have heard and sung this song many times, but each time I hear it it touches my heart and blesses me.  The words “You are the light in the darkness around me, You are the hope to the hopeless and broken” were words that I need […]

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Mexican Meatloaf

June 25, 2009
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My dear friend “Dawsovia” gave me this recipe (you know who you are : ) I grew up not liking meatloaf……AT ALL.  I wouldn’t even touch it becuase it had bell pepper in it (to this day I still will not touch anything that has peppers in it!)  A light bulb went off one day […]

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Berry Cheesecake Parfait

June 19, 2009
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This great little dessert is super easy!  It’s perfect for a week night dessert!  I love to have something sweet after dinner but often times don’t want to take the time to bake or put something together that’s going to take a lot of time.  This parfait is just perfect because it’s delicious and it […]

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Teavana Tea Maker & Tea Giveaway!

June 16, 2009
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Up for grabs is a Teavana Perfect Tea Maker (16 oz.), Sour Cherry Serenade Tea (2 oz.), Fruta Bomba Tea (2 oz.), Rooibos Chai Tea (2 oz.), and Sweet Fruit Garden Tea (2 oz.), all courtesy of Teavana! To enter, just leave a comment about which of these teas you would like to try the […]

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10 Desserts to Impress

June 10, 2009
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10 Desserts to Impress Whether you’re cooking for a celebration, a book club, or a dinner party at home, these ten desserts from myrecipes.com won’t let you down.  I easily see myself making at least 6 out of the 10 desserts already!  Here’s a few of my favorites… Angel Food Cake Stuffed with Whipped Cream […]

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My Birthday Dinner at Cantina Laredo

June 7, 2009
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Keith took me to Cantina Laredo, a new (to us) gourmet mexican restaurant for my birthday last night.  It was WONDERFUL!! We had Queso Laredo and chips and salsa for an appetizer.  It was quite tasty.  It was queso that had taco meat, pico de gallo, and tomatoes.  It was a serving big enough for […]

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6 Steps to a Delicious Burger

June 6, 2009
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Real Simple is a great resource for not only household ideas, but for recipes as well!  I ran across their 6 Steps to a Delicious Burger online, and I have to admit…..I learned quite a few tricks for grilling burgers!  Check out how you, too, can make a perfect burger! 6 Steps to a Delicious […]

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Monkey Bread

June 3, 2009
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I love, love, love cinnamon rolls!!!  I could eat them every day for breakfast.  When I came across this recipe, I said to myself, “I have found the ultimate breakfast, oh yes I have!”  Monkey Bread…..I don’t know where it got it’s name, but I love it.  It makes me feel like a kid again […]

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