Monthly Archives: September 2015

Cranberry-Orange Quick Bread

I’m not bashful about it – I love quick breads! Combining your favorite flavors and in an hour have warm, delicious bread. They are easy to mix up, easy to freeze, and easy to eat! On Monday I posted about … Continue reading

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Cinnamon-Raisin Quick Bread

I’m a huge fan of cinnamon-raisin bread! It was always such a treat when I would bring a loaf home from the store. I had tried to make loaves at home, but never reached the right consistency. My problem was … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #47

Katie’s plan: Quiche with carrots, broccoli, and bacon, homemade bread, salad with fixings, honeydew Frozen pizza, steamed carrots, red grapes (prepared by my 9-year-old!) Italian-style sloppy joes on homemade rolls, steamed green beans, watermelon, apple crisp Leftovers Wraps: meat (pepperoni … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Chick-fil-A

It’s often hard for me to justify taking my kids out to any restaurant, mostly because I find Kid’s Menu items to be expensive for what they are, and also my kids are very hit or miss on whether or … Continue reading

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Baked Spaghetti

I grew up in a family that served spaghetti with the pasta sauce already added to the spaghetti. (My mom, in fact, claims that it tastes even better reheated the next day.) When I had my first spaghetti dinner with … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #46

Katie’s plan: Pizza, leftover tortilla soup, grapes Pizza crackers: mozzarella, pepperoni, and Ritz, served with grapes and baby carrots Brunch with family: eggs, bacon, toast, honeydew Dinner with family: spaghetti with meat sauce, veggies (corn, mixed veggies), grapes, assorted muffins, … Continue reading

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Bagel Showdown!: homemade v. store-bought

I’m all for baking homemade goodies, but sometimes a deli- or store-bought item is simply better. When Katie and I were trying to decide on another Showdown, I brought up bagels. We both wondered, though, is this a case when … Continue reading

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