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Go-To Recipe: French Bread

Go-To Recipe: French Bread

French Bread from this Chickens In The Road recipe has become an expectation for any pasta meal in our home.  Luckily, it is quick and easy to put together, especially with a mixer.  It has also kept that foresaken Texas Toast out of our grocery cart. I have made several...

Go-To Recipe: Plant-Based Meatballs

Go-To Recipe: Plant-Based Meatballs

Even though I choose to not eat meat for ethical and environmental reasons, I am not ashamed to admit that I love the taste and texture of meat! My dad has always worked for a beef farmer so ground beef was a staple in our home.  Most meal preparations started...

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Pins and Things

I had a really hard time giving my “K” away when I got married.  I went back and forth for a long time debating whether to change my name.  There were so many varieties to choose from.  Should I not change at all? Second middle name? First last name? Hyphen?...

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Bruce the Yellow Lab Puppy: 11 Weeks

We just got back from vacation and were so surprised to be greeted by this big guy! His legs are much longer and he is noticeably heavier.  It is harder to give him a time-out because he is so heavy to hold! Luckily he is getting to be a (fairly)...

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Try It Out Tuesday: The Sock Knitter’s Handbook

Check out my mom’s blog, Jo’s Country Junction, for my guest Try It Out Tuesday post.  I am giving a rave review of The Sock Knitter’s Handbook, generously gifted to me by Martingale Publishers.   Mom sometimes gives away the books she reviews but I am keeping this one.  It...

Go-To Recipe: Refried Beans

Go-To Recipe: Refried Beans

Dad Cooks Dinner is a great resource for simple, delicious, meals and this refried beans recipe is no exception.  I love that it uses my pressure cooker because I never remember to soak beans. I cook a pound of beans and freeze the extras.  We like to eat refried beans...

Bruce the Yellow Lab Puppy: 10 Weeks

Bruce the Yellow Lab Puppy: 10 Weeks

Thankfully the point of this series is to chart growth, not to demonstrate how well Bruce can sit.  He’s in the chair, he’s with the sock monkey, so we can consider this week a success.

More Funny Antique Baby Pictures

More Funny Antique Baby Pictures

Text message from my friend Liz this morning: This made me thing of you and your collection of awkward baby pictures collection:) http://9gag.com/gag/aOqmWmr?ref=mobile It’s true, I love awkward antique baby pictures.  I’ve recently added to my collection: With digital cameras people just delete the bad pictures!  That is why I...

Go-To Recipe: Pizza Crust

Go-To Recipe: Pizza Crust

Spencer and I have managed to avoid our Happy Joe’s habit since I found this pizza crust recipe from MomAdvice.  It uses baking soda to make a light, fluffy crust like our favorite pizza restaurant.  It is also quick to get together unlike other yeast breads. This recipe makes a...