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A New Chapter: Baby Shower Fun


Last year, I had the chance to take the Wilton cake decorating classes, and I fell in love. Now, when someone offers me the chance to bake for them, I jump at it. This baby shower was no different. I … Continue reading

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Dragon Noodles


Mondays aren’t exactly my favorite day of the week.  They’re the first day of the work week, after all, taking me back to the office grind.  And on a week like this, Monday is freezing cold with accompanying sleet and … Continue reading

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Super-Easy Summer Pasta Salad


Now that the Munchkin is getting older and we’re getting more settled down with work and home life, we’re finding time to actually hang out with our friends again.  And with today being a holiday, we all got together for … Continue reading

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Strawberry Daiquiri Cupcakes


I met up with some friends this weekend for a couple of days of hanging out and generally being a bunch of debauched ladies having a good time in the big city.  I’d been toying with the idea of boozy … Continue reading

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Once-a-Month Cooking: The Aftermath


Holy jeebus grits, the cooking is (mostly) done, and I am ready for another weekend to make up for the one I didn’t get.  Unfortunately, I also got sick, so I’m getting a weekend of sorts, just not the kind … Continue reading

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Apologies…


for the lack of updates recently.  We’ve had a few things going on that have pretty well precluded my presence in the kitchen. At the beginning of April, we’ll be welcoming a new member to the family: The Munchkin. The … Continue reading

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PB Rice Crispie Treats


I love summertime.  It’s all sunny and warm and it seems to facilitate groups of people getting together to have a great time. The weekend before Labor Day we went to the lake with friends, seven of us total.  We … Continue reading

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Confetti Pasta


While I was gone last week, our air conditioner decided it didn’t really want to work and didn’t really need to work, so it was just going to…lay down on the job and not work.  That was fine last week … Continue reading

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Non-drinking buzzkills not allowed!


First, a moment of praise: Southern Honey cooked dinner!  I had stopped by WalMart to pick up a few things for a new recipe I want to try, and by the time I got home, he’d popped some chicken and … Continue reading

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400 Mile Pain in the A…


This weekend was the 400 Mile Yard Sale in Kentucky, which stretches along 400 miles of US 68, from Maysville to Paducah.  Guess what stretch of road we live on? Now, I love yard sales.  I grew up going to … Continue reading

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