Category Archives: Good Recipes

a tea kick :)

For as long as I can remember, my husband and I have enjoyed a pot, or a cuppa, hot tea in the evenings. We don’t claim to be tea leaf experts, but we both know what we like. I am … Continue reading

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Homemade lemon cream cheese blueberry layer cake

Today is the annual Baking Treats With Our Girlfriends Day, so I thought it would put everyone in the holiday mood to see some of the treats we will be making today.  If you are out and about, stop by for … Continue reading

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Homemade white chocolate bark

White chocolate bark with walnuts, pecans, dried apricots and cranberries. Doesn’t that sound absolutely divine!! This is a recipe I watched Ina Garten make on the Barefoot Contessa cooking show one year and I have to tell you that it’s … Continue reading

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my jalapeno poppers! HOT STUFF!!

Jalapeno peppers are so easy to grow and one plant can produce peppers all summer long. I always freeze them when I have an abundance. You just take an empty plastic Ziploc bag and throw them in whenever you pick … Continue reading

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Homemade Sugar Cubes

Mix 1 to 2 tablespoons of cold water with sugar and then pat down tight in a pan lined with wax paper or parchment. You have to score the wet sugar so it will break into cubes easier. These won’t be … Continue reading

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let’s Pack a Lunch!

I just did one of my other favorite things to do in the mornings. I packed a lunch for my husband. I love doing this every morning during the week and I strive to pack good lunches that are healthy, … Continue reading

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Hot Pork Tamales!! Right here!

Since we moved away from Texas I have jones’ed for fresh tamales. Unfortunately, there isn’t a restaurant for miles around that makes them and the little Mexican guy that would drive his van through our neighborhood on Saturdays didn’t move … Continue reading

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