Category: recipes

chocolate chip pancakes

It’s a chocolate chip morning here today.  Every so often, you just need chocolate chip pancakes.  I decided to share the love and let you in on my super-simple-not-so-secret recipe. Sometimes I make pancakes from scratch.  But I’ll be honest.. most days, especially school and work days, I start with a (just add water) mix. …

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soup season:: potato medley

I love love love autumn. For lots of reasons. Today's reason is soup. Soup is one of my favorite comfort foods. This morning I found a few potatoes that needed to be used quick, so I cubed and boiled them until soft. Meanwhile, I found a few other things that would make a nice addition …

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special K bars recipe

These are so good. So sweet and not at all healthy. It seems strange to call them Special K bars, since that’s a pretty wholesome cereal. Well that is before adding all the extra ingredients. My philosophy is everything in moderation. These are a nice little indulgence every once in while. My advice: make them …

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fruit pizza

For your springtime sweet tooth pleasure, I bring you…. Fruit Pizza! This recipe was given to me by my mother in law Nancy, who is currently in the hospital in Denver recovering from surgery after breaking her neck last week. She is doing better every day but still has several weeks of recovery ahead. (prayers …

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a warm mug

We sometimes listen to a Christian radio station called the Candle. In the afternoons, they always have a “kid fact” of the day, an interesting bit of information. I have no idea where they get these kid facts, but today as we were driving home after picking Brooklyn up from school, we heard the kid …

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calling all crock pot recipes!

It's that time of year! Soon the cooler Fall weather will be upon us, and with busier schedules that come with back to school season, my crock pot is my friend. I thought I'd share a favorite crock pot recipe with you, and ask that you share some of yours too. I know I'll be …

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omelets

A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting having breakfast with some new friends at a women’s retreat (which I should write about later).  We got on the subject of omelets, and one of the girls offered a new method of making them.  I loved the idea and was excited to try it at home. …

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panakuken

recipe handed down from my mother-in-law, Nancy Swanson (This makes 2 9×13 pans, so you can half the recipe for less people.) 6 eggs, beaten 5 cups milk 3 cups flour 2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp sugar 2 sticks butter Melt butter and add half to batter.  Put remaining batter in 2 9×13 pans.  Mix …

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