Mini Chicken & Waffles Appetizer

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Hey yall! Hope you are doing good! It has been fun catching up over on Facebook and Instagram. I'm still in paradise...making my way back to the bluegrass on Friday. Wanted to pop in and share a great hearty appetizer that really is the easiest thing you'll ever put together. I have no idea why these two flavors go together so well. They are … [Read more...]

Fresh Garlic Guacamole

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Readers who have been following MADMEN :Did ya watch the last episode of  Madmen? I thought that the ending was really good way to finish the whole story. I think that it's hard for  a show's producer to end it the way that everybody wants it to end. Regardless of how we said goodbye....I want to see more.  Don...doing yoga at a retreat on the … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Fries

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Fabulous spring summer weekend here!. Our neighborhood had an art festival on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday got rained out a little bit but Sunday was beautiful for the most part. We worked outside a little bit. Had a nice relaxing weekend. I'm thinking of doing a container garden. Anybody have any luck with those? What would you suggest? I was … [Read more...]

Soft Pretzel dip snack bar

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Hey yall....hope you are having a productive week. I have been getting my creative juices out....I listed a few new things in my etsy shop. Go take a peek today....they are perfect for teacher gifts or Mother's day:) I spent a lot of my childhood in a suburb of Philadelphia. Both of my parents and grandparents were born in Philadelphia as was my … [Read more...]

Pasta Soup with sausage

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Thanks for all the love for the Charity Home Playhouse project. I sure did have a blast and I hope to participate again next year:) We had a great weekend of absolutely nothing….Friday was spent with my 70 lb. lap dog on my chest….huddled by a warm fire. Saturday hubs and I had a great date night…and watched the first of season 3 House of Cards….a … [Read more...]

Make ahead Sausage Ball recipe

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Did you watch the SNL Christmas special this past holiday? It is so completely inappropriate but the Alec Baldwin “sweatie balls” scene….makes me laugh so hard. And sadly whenever I make these I think of that skit. Youtube it if you missed it…12 year old humor…but still… These make ahead sausage balls are great for a rowdy hungry crowd. You can … [Read more...]

2 ingredient Queso Recipe

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RO*TEL & VELVEETA for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Don’t ya think queso is the fondue of our time? I remember when my parents had card parties… my mom would pull out her fondue pot and all of the little sticks and the cut up bread and vegetables. Cheese can be so magical don't you … [Read more...]

Crock Pot Tomato Soup Recipe

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Hi all! Happy new year! I hope that your families break was a restful one. We had some really great family time and got caught up! It seems like it flew by. I could have used one more week. But that seems to be the case anymore with how busy life gets. I wanted to start off the new year with a classic soup recipe but this one cooks up all day in … [Read more...]

Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

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I have never met a stuffed mushroom that I didn’t like…and this one for sure doesn’t disappoint. I wanted to pop in and share this…it would be a perfect snack to serve up for your New Year’s Eve celebrating….even if that is just you in your pj’s:) The hubs and I are beach bound for the new year. A nice little getaway before we get back into the … [Read more...]

Bacon wrapped chicken appetizer (easy hearty appetizer recipe)

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Good hearty appetizers are always a good choice to serve up to your favorite holiday crowd. When the spirits are flowin….folks need something easy and hearty to pop in their mouths in between stories:) These spicy sweet chicken bites are perfect for that occasion. They can be made ahead of time…baked up and keep warm (gently…don’t want to dry them … [Read more...]