Posts Tagged ‘ what’s cookin ’

Getting Kids to Eat Healthy — Compilation

Tuesday January 11, 2011
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Getting Kids to Eat Healthy — Compilation

I want to thank everyone who participated in the “Getting Kids to Eat Healthy” giveaway  and apologize for the delay in announcing the winners.    It took BlogHer a while to get back to me with the name of the winner, and then it took me a while to get it updated on the blog....

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Christmas Cooking

Thursday January 6, 2011
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Christmas Cooking

Christmas is looking like a distant memory, but I wanted to journal about what we ate for Christmas this year, if for no other reason than to help me remember for next Christmas. Christmas Eve was at dad’s house and I only had to bring appetizers and a salad.   For apps, we made a...

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Monkey Bread

Thursday January 6, 2011
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Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread It is our tradition to have this delicious sweetbread Christmas morning.  I can think of no sweeter way to start Christmas day! Ingredients: ½ cup Sugar + more 1 Tsp Cinnamon 3 Cans Reg size refrigerator biscuits 1 Tsp Cinnamon 1 stick butter Steps: Combine 1/2 cup Sugar and 1Tsp Cinnamon and...

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3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Party

Tuesday December 21, 2010
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3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Party

Last night, I hosted my third annual Christmas Cookie Exchange party.  It’s become a tradition that I look forward to each year. I always host the party the Monday before Christmas — it gives me the weekend to cook and clean, and once I’ve gotten everything ready for the party, I feel like my...

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Decisions Decisions…

Monday December 13, 2010
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Decisions Decisions…

It’s one week til my annual Christmas cookie party and I can’t decide what to make. The Contenders: Amish Ginger Cookies I like the idea of a ginger cookie, I also like that these look fairly simple to make. Gingerbread Cookies I’m definitely making these with the kids this year, the question...

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Alien Eyes

Friday October 29, 2010
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Alien Eyes

Halloween is almost upon us, and it seems every class in school is having a Halloween party today.  I signed up to bring a treat, but wanted to think of something somewhat healthy, knowing that the kids will be overloaded with sugar during the next 72 hours. I searched the web for things that...

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The Great American Apple Bake-off

Sunday October 24, 2010
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The Great American Apple Bake-off

Our Sunday school class had a women’s fellowship event this weekend and it was too sweet to miss:  an apple bake-off. We gathered a gal’s home and divided into “teams”, selecting two recipes to make.   I joined team “Apple Pie Squares” and we squared off against team “Apple Crisp“. The Pie Squares were sort...

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Friday Food Fails

Friday October 15, 2010
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Friday Food Fails

With the turn of cooler weather, I’ve been doing a lot more cooking.   When it I get into my cooking groove, sometimes I bite off more than I can chew (so to speak).   So, in light of a few cooking disasters this occurred in the last 24 hours, it seemed like a good time...

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Delicious Apple Crisp

Saturday September 18, 2010
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Delicious Apple Crisp

Last night, I had some ladies over to enjoy a night out (in) and check out some fine jewelry.  Since the air has turned cool, it seemed like a good night to make this delicious apple crisp.  I got the recipe from a friend from my mom’s group and I love it because it...

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Buying a Better Lunchbox

Wednesday August 4, 2010
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Buying a Better Lunchbox

Last year, I bought this lunchbox for my daughter, when she was starting kindergarten.  It was being sold through the PTA as a fundraiser and it looked pretty good on paper.  A year later, with another kiddo slated to start kindy, I began to revisit the lunchbox options. The old lunchbox wasn’t bad, but,...

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The Meanest Momma
A mom of three, living in Northern Virginia, who loves her kids and enjoys chronicling their semi-frugal adventures.

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