Sweet Heat BBQ Chicken

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It's been a nice change of pace in my world these days - the studying is over, the paper-writing is history, and I actually have been working on DIY projects around the house.  I have also been catching up on reading material other than for classes - that in itself has been heaven.  Reading because Continue Reading

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #122

Thanks for join us for the Happiness is Homemade Link Party! We can't wait for you to show us what you've been up to. Stop by each other's posts and say "hi" and share your best blog posts. Summer will be here soon - so this week we are featuring posts that focus on summer fun and fresh summer Continue Reading

A Redneck Kitchen Cookbook Review and Giveaway

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I received this book from the Blogging for Books in exchange for this review. The opinions on the book are 100% my own. I'm going to be upfront about this cookbook - I cannot tell you how much I LOVE this Country Cooking from a Redneck Kitchen cookbook!  There is nothing at all to dislike.  If Continue Reading

Double the Chocolate and Banana Cake

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I have been baking this banana bread like crazy the last few weeks and just when I think we've had hit out limit of bananas, I found myself with 3 very ripe bananas. I sure didn't want to throw them out so it dawned on me to make this yummy snack cake.  I called it a snack cake as it is baked in an Continue Reading

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #121

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Ack! I'm late getting this week's party up on the blog! So sorry!! It's been crazy here with the festivities for my graduation this past week. Hope you all enjoy the party!! I know I am!! We are so glad you came to join us for the Happiness is Homemade Link Party! We can't wait for you to show us Continue Reading

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #120

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Happy Mother's Day! We are so glad you came to join us for the Happiness is Homemade Link Party! We can't wait for you to show us what you've been up to. Stop by each other's posts and say "hi" and share your best blog posts. This Week's Features: Teachers Rule: Teacher Appreciation Gift Continue Reading

Easy Breakfast Biscuits

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**This post first appeared in December 2014. The post did not get upload correctly with my switch from Blogspot to Wordpress last year. So, I have updated it and am re-posting it now. Okay, I know this recipe isn't rocket science, gourmet, or anything like that but it is a favorite here for Continue Reading

Easy Taco Salad

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When my youngest daughter was in college, she would request tacos as her "coming home for the weekend" dinner every single time.  We still have tacos on a regular basis now that she's back at home.  Occasionally I change it up and make taco salads for us using my tortilla pan set.  I rarely fall for Continue Reading

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #118

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Can you believe it's May already?  I loved all of the Spring link up's last week and can't wait to see what everyone posts this week on Happiness is Homemade!  If this is your first time joining us, welcome! And - be ready to visit and pin so many great creations from the fabulous Continue Reading

Maple Walnut Glazed Biscotti

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Such a busy week I've been having catching up on things that have neglecting for a bit too long.  First up was the cleaning of the office and all of the paperwork I no longer need for classes.  I accumulated so much this semester so it was a relief to get rid of that. I recently was fortunate enough Continue Reading