Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Streusel Muffins

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Streusel Muffins are just amazing. I know it’s not pumpkin season but I just couldn’t resist after stumbling upon the recipe.  And with the buttermilk and whole wheat flour they are healthy, right? That’s what I keep telling myself at least. Joel doesn’t like pumpkin. I think he may have been dropped

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Cherry Dump Cake

This Cherry Dump Cake is the easiest dessert you could ask for, it has 4 ingredients that you literally dump in a 13×9 and bake.  My husband always requests this cake for holidays and I’m always glad to make such a simple dish on busy days.  I highly recommend topping this fruity, delicious cake with whipped cream.

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Easter Sugar Cookies

These are my absolute favorite cookies ever.  They have graced birthday parties, bridal showers, holidays and the arrival of my son. This recipe is from my mom’s best friend (and a second mom to me) Kathe.  Every Christmas I go to her house and we stay up all night baking these amazing cookies.  It is

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Peanut Butter Eggs

Peanut butter eggs are an absolute must for Easter in our house!  I have to say that the combination of peanut butter and chocolate is one of my all time favorites.  This year, I decided to change it up a little after seeing these adorable eggs at Picky Palate.  Rather than using chocolate, pastel candy melts

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Sweet Corn Cake

This sweet corn cake tastes like a sweet cornbread that has a creamier, softer texture (like a spoon bread). I first had this delicious side dish at a Mexican restaurant in my husband’s home town.  I feel in love with it at first bite and have finally made an attempt to make it myself.  It was

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Homemade Poptarts

I think many of us can admit that we have gone to poptarts for a quick, on-the-go breakfast more than once in our life.  While they may not have the healthiest ingredients and sometimes resemble cardboard more than a pastry I have eaten my fair share of them. When I came across this recipe for homemade poptarts

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Lasagna Roll-Ups

This has been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week.  Noah has been teething so life has been rough for us all.  I feel so bad for my poor little guy.  Plus it’s snowing….on April 15.  Yep, that’s right. Luckily, these lasagna roll-ups brightened up our week a little.  I wish little man could enjoy

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Blueberry Muffins

Best.Blueberry.Muffins.Ever.  Cooks Illustrated, where the recipe originated, claimed this first and I am here to say they were totally right!  These beauties are bursting at the seams with blueberries, just the way I like it.  When I saw this recipe at Sweet Pea’s Kitchen I could not resist making them as soon as possible.  And I’m so glad that

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Steak Marinade and Grilled Smokey Cheddar Potatoes

There is nothing like steak and potatoes…can you tell I’m from the midwest?  These are two simple and delicous recipes with ingredients that most everyone has in their fridge or pantry.  I found this marinade recipe several years ago on the internet (I do not have the specific website).  It states that it is for steak

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