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Happy Easter!

What a glorious day it has been. Sometimes I think Fall is my favorite season, but now that we’re enjoying Spring…it really might be my favorite. Spring is so easy to be excited about. When it’s a beautiful day you … Continue reading

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Easter Dinner!

Saturday evening my brothers and I all got together at my mom’s for an Easter dinner. A perfect ending to a pretty perfect day! My mom baked a ham, made a new baked macaroni and cheese recipe, green bean casserole … Continue reading

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Great Weather, Great Grilling

Last weekend we had fabulous weather…highs were in the 80’s and it such a reprieve from the freezing temperatures and snow we had just 4 days earlier. Of course we got the itch to grill and I had a flank … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ben!!!

Ben is celebrating the last year of his 20’s! Friday he turned 29 and we started off the day with cake and presents. He always requests such unique cake ideas for his birthdays and this year was no different. He … Continue reading

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Snowy Baking Day

Well, it was not so much snowy, but rainy and the snow was on it’s way. After a somewhat quick and crowded trip to the grocery store Sunday morning I got the urge too cook up a few yummy things. … Continue reading

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Quick Shrimp…

I received the newest copy of Cooking Light last week and this quick and easy Shrimp Scampi dish caught my eye. We’ve had a bag of frozen shrimp in the freezer that’s been begging to be used up. This recipe … Continue reading

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A Mexican Fiesta

In honor of the Oscar’s tonight and my Mexican craving…we made a Mexican themed dinner complete with Margaritas! I found a simple recipe for Chicken Enchiladas with a 5 star rating and tons of reviews. I have a recipe we’ve … Continue reading

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A Little Work…A Little Play!

As usual with the New Year, I’m in an organizing mood after the dreaded thought of de-Christmasing the house. Plus, we’ve been in our house for 8 months and are finding out how our routine works with where things are … Continue reading

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In Your Face….Banana Cake!

Ben and I are obsessed with that phrase and I’m not sure which one of us started it, but it inspired us to have a Banana Cake at our wedding and I’ve found a recipe that is pretty close to … Continue reading

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The 3rd Annual Stafford Cookie Swap!

The 2008 Holiday season has officially begun with our 3rd Annual Cookie Swap. Ben and I were so excited to be hosting it again this year since we’ve moved into our new house. Not only did we have a ton … Continue reading

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