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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    We All Scream for Ice Cream!

    Who doesn’t love a batch of their favorite flavor of ice cream?  In honor of Ice Cream Day, we wanted to find an easy way for you to make your own! Remember Melanie’s post about ice cream making in May? http://bit.ly/LHUqyA  Well, I’ve found a couple methods that don’t require a big fancy machine (if you […]

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    Independence Day!

    Happy Fourth of July to our 236 year old country!  Whew, we are getting old!  What better way to celebrate our country’s freedom than with good people, good food, and good drinks?  I took the liberty (see what I did there) of finding some fun recipes to try for your Independence Day celebrations!  Enjoy your […]

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    Red Velvet Cake Balls

      Ever made cake pops? They’re balls of cake on a Popsicle stick. The balls of cake are made by this basic recipe – mixing crumbled baked cake with frosting, and then dipping them in melted chocolate. Try making these red velvet cake balls, with or without the Popsicle stick. This is a simple and […]

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    Oreo’s 100th Anniversary Recipe

    Today, March 6th, Nabisco is celebrating the 100th year anniversary of their Oreo cookie. In tribute to the wonderful chocolate and creme cookie, try this easy Oreo truffle recipe. Happy 100th year Oreo!       What you will need:   1 – 8oz package of cream cheese   1 pack of Oreo cookies   […]

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    Valentine’s Red Velvet Cupcakes

    Happy Valentine’s Day! For this Valentine’s Day, skip going to the bakery and make your own delicious dessert. Red velvet has always been a favorite of mine, and now it may become a favorite of yours. The cupcakes are red, like the flavor implies, and have a rich, almost chocolate flavor that goes great with […]

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    Winter Citrus Salad

    It has been a bit chilly in most areas of the country lately.  It seems that when the air gets brisk, cold and flu season is right around the corner. My elders always taught me to ward off the germs by digesting plenty of citrus and Vitamin C.  I have included a satisfying fruit salad […]

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    Less is More

        When it comes to New Year’s Eve, everyone is inclined to think big. That’s great, but when it comes to food, thinking small is a better bet. A New Year’s Eve menu full of appetizers or entrée items served bite-sized is the way to go because it gives guests the ability to chow […]

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    Pies in a Jar

    Christmas is only a few days away, and if you are still scrambling to find a thoughtful gift for the friends in your community, keep reading. I came across this idea from my friend, Amber. As a party favor for the guests at a baby shower, she made homemade pies in a jar.  This dessert […]

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    How to make Ramen Noodles Taste Good

    When eating for college students comes to mind, you typically think of two words: Ramen Noodles. I know my freshman year ramen noodles definitely wore out their welcome on my menu. Ramen was probably on my dinner menu at the least of 3 times a week, and we all know how healthy that is… There […]

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    Mini Caramel Apples

    This is a treat that I can’t wait to try! This recipe is extremely simple and a great way to spend time with the kids. You know it’s becoming that time of the year where kids have a class party just about every other week, and this recipe is awesome to send them to school […]

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