Recipe: Quick-Fix Beef Burrito Skillet

I tried a new recipe tonight and it was quite good, so thought I would share it with you. I got the recipe from Their website is full of recipes. I like them because most of the ingredients are in my fridge and pantry anyway and they are usually quick and easy to make.…
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Mmmmmm Fresh Salsa

As you can see from a previous post, I have been in the mode of using fresh fruit and vegetables in recipes. A few nights ago I made fresh salsa from the tomatoes and jalepenos given to us from friends and neighbors. So, I thought I would share with you how I make fresh salsa.…
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Mmmmm Blueberry Muffins

I purchased a batch of fresh blueberries on Friday and was so excited to eat them this weekend. Yesterday I added fresh blueberries to the pancakes I was making. Then all day, I would grab a handful as I walked through the kitchen and snacked on them all day. Today I made homemade blueberry muffins.…
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A Roberts Recipe

I was fortunate to receive a promotional packet from Roberts Dairy. They are a midwestern company specilizing in dairy products. This is a bit of info about the company: From its humble beginnings as J.R. Roberts’ milk route in Lincoln, Nebraska, Roberts Dairy now has three production plants and 10 distribution plants in Nebraska, Iowa,…
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Chocolate Banana Raisin Muffins

When you have leftover bananas laying around, sometimes banana bread or banana bars just don’t sound good. So, these muffins are a nice change and are a perfect little snack. Chocolate Banana Raisin Muffins2 ripe bananas1 egg, beaten1/3 cup vegetable oil1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (I have used 1 cup white, 1/2 whole wheat)1 cup…
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Project Complete and a Recipe

This winter I chose a few projects that I wanted to complete, one being organizing our photos. I was almost a year behind, so needed to order the prints I wanted and get them all put in their albums for the kids. On Monday, I finished that project! Then today, I tackled AND finished another…
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Triple Chocolate Cookies

I treated myself to a Page-A-Day calendar called The Cookie Calendar. Each day there is a new cookie recipe to try. Since I love to bake, I thought this would be fun! The first one that I tried from the calendar are the Triple Chocolate Cookies and they are taken from the book 500 Cookies.…
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It’s a Snow Day!

Today was our first No School Snow Day of this school year. Our kids didn’t have school on Monday for a prescheduled teacher work day…so this is day 2 of them being home! I decided we needed to be a little more structured today or we might all go crazy! So, this morning Bennett and…
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A Snowman Idea and Storytime

  A few months ago I offered to lead a storytime for toddlers at our small town library. So, in November I held my first storytime with 4 little ones. We learned about leaves and it was a fun hour in my day! This month my theme is “Snow”. So, thanks to my friend Tina,…
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Blessings and a Recipe

Yesterday was our 1st afterschool program at church that I talked and prayed about in a previous post. We knew for sure we would get 8-10 kids, we hoped for more, we planned for 25 and we had 22 kids in attendance! We were blessed by each one of them and excited to have kids…
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