Super Bowl Pepperoni Cheese Ball

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Super Bowl Pepperoni Cheese Ball What is not to love about a cheese ball? Nothing! I promise you, this one does not disappoint. It has the simplicity that you need in a recipe, with just five ingredients, and it is the quick fix that will make any party prep a breeze. Don’t let the simplicity fool … [Read more...]

Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

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With the weather getting colder this week, it feels like soup weather to me!  This Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe is one that both kids and adults seem to like, and it's fairly simple to prepare.  To simplify things even more, I usually use the broccoli that steams in the microwave.  I sometimes throw … [Read more...]

New Year’s Appetizer Recipes!

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After all the sweets available at Christmas time, I look forward to some of my delicious savory favorites for New Year's Eve! Our annual party is a little unconventional, since it includes at least 15 kids ranging in age from infant - 10!  We start our party around dinner time, have a fake … [Read more...]

Christmas Morning Recipe Roundup!

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Christmas Morning Recipe Roundup! Need something special to serve the family on Christmas morning? We love recipes that you can make ahead, so there's minimal prep work when you'd rather be hanging out with the family. Here are some of our favorite ideas for the special … [Read more...]

Disney Frozen Birthday Party – Homemade Marshmallows

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We had Meghan's 5th birthday party. She wanted a Disney Frozen Birthday themed party. I have to say this was the most fun to plan and to decorate of all the parties I've planned!  I made homemade marshmallows (so delicious) to set out on the table and to go with the hot chocolate (I'll do another … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Noodles

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How to Make Homemade Noodles Recipe My husband says I’m a Thanksgiving snob…and he might have a point.  It’s not that I’m stuck up about Thanksgiving food, but I have a couple of Thanksgiving side dishes that I’ve adapted the recipes for over the years to the point that I like them the way I make … [Read more...]

Made-from-Scratch Brownie Recipe

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As much as I want to make sure my kids have a well-balanced, healthy lunch, I also like to send a little something sweet.  We've all had days when we could use a little chocolate, haven't we?  These brownies are one of my favorite made-from-scratch treats to send with the kiddos. This was one of … [Read more...]