Monday, February 25, 2013

Up-cycled Creamer Bottles

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Do you recycle?

I recycle!

I've actually been recycling for years.  But only as far as in the recycling can and never really trying to re-use any of the stuff I was recycling.

So I decided to try re-using some of my recycling for other uses and LOVED how this project turned out.

Now I'm going to share my new favorite up-cycle project with you and it can become your new favorite too!

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Tasty Creations Bi-Weekly Link Party No. 3

Welcome to Tasty Creations Bi-Weekly Link Party No. 3

I hope you are all having a wonderful week.  I am a day late getting this party posted because I was on a business trip with my hubby and we played hooky for a day and went to Disneyland on Thursday ~ Woohoo!  

Now I'm going to have to get into the "Spring" mode and start making some crafts and recipes for the upcoming months.  I can't believe all the posts for Easter I keep finding on Pinterest and blogs alike.

We had a great turnout over the last couple of weeks with an actual tie for the top three viewed posts!

Here are the last weeks most viewed and featured favorite 
Our Most Viewed posts were:

Chocolate Covered Rolo & Ritz Cracker Sandwiches from: Couponing & Cooking
Perfect Applewood Smoked Beer Can Chicken from: Call Me PMc
Chocolate Apple Dessert from: The Busy Bee's

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Turkey Parmesan Meatloaf

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Do you ever have those days when you feel like you've been working all day but didn't get anything accomplished?

I do!

Those are usually my days when I spend hours a little while browsing the black hole of the universe Pinterest!

I can say that I've gotten quiet a few wonderful recipes from Pinterest though so it's a win-win to me :)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

On the Border Copy-cat Salsa & SRS

It's that time of the month again!  Surprise Recipe Swap is here and boy do I have a great recipe for you!

This month I was assigned Persnickety Plates and if the name alone doesn't reel you in all of Melissa's  wonderful recipes will!  I have already pinned several of Melissa's recipes and follower her on Facebook and Pinterest.  

I was so excited to finally find a homemade salsa recipe via her blog, and couldn't wait to get started making it.  You can find her original recipe here, because you know me and I just had to change it a little bit!

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Monday, February 18, 2013

Bavarian Mint Creamer

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Are you like me and like to have your Chocolate Mint flavored coffee all year round? Do you also HATE to pay $4.00 just for some flavored coffee at the coffee shop?  I sure do, so along with my Pumpkin Spice Creamer, which I drink year round, I have a delicious Bavarian Mint Creamer to share with you.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Muffins

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Do you like muffins?

I LOVE muffins!!!

I especially love muffins in the morning, fresh from the oven when they are still warm, Mmmmm.

Do you have lots of muffin recipes?

I don't!  It seems like I use the same few recipes over and over again.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Sweetheart Brownie Surprise

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Do you still need a treat for the Sweetheart in your life?  Be it your Spouse, Children, Parents, Significant Other, Teacher, Classmates, Friends, etc.  I have the treat for you!

I have a super easy and fast treat that is still homemade and delicious.  Looks gorgeous too!

Monday, February 11, 2013

Country Waffles

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There's not much better for a weekend breakfast than Country Waffles.  If you've never had waffles from scratch you're in for a treat.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Chicken, Bacon, Avocado Wrap with Honey Dijon Dressing

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Everyone could use a few ideas for a quick lunch right?  I know I am always at a loss and feel like I make the same old sandwiches every other day.

I've come up with some great wraps and I thought I would share them with you :)  You can thank me later!

Friday, February 8, 2013

Tasty Creations Bi-Weekly Link Party No. 2

Welcome to Tasty Creations Bi-Weekly Link Party No. 2

Is everyone ready for Valentine's Day?

I would love to get a few more posts up for some Sweet treats so keep an eye out for new posts.

We had some really great posts in the last couple of weeks and It was hard for me to pick my favorites because I loved them all!

I would like to remind everyone to keep coming back because this link party is open for 12 days each time it's posted.

Here are last weeks most viewed and featured favorites
Our most viewed goes to Homemade Mexi-Melts from Love Bakes Good Cakes

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pinwheel Cookies

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Have you ever had one of those recipes that you just can't remember exactly what was in it or what it was called?  That happened to me this past month.

I kept seeing all these great recipes for pinwheel cookies, but none of them sounded like what I remember my Mom making for Christmas every year while I was growing up.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Sweetheart Marshmallow Pops

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Everyone loves getting homemade treats for Valentine's Day.  Do you know what you're making your Sweetheart this year?

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Apple Fritters {Buñuelos de Manzana}

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Don't you just love all the projects that your kids have to do for school these days?  I don't remember having to do half the projects let alone 1/4 of the homework!  It's downright exhausting!

My son is in his second year of Spanish and always elects to do a cooking project for his Cultural Project Research (CPR - and not the life saving kind that my husband always thinks they're doing, lol) and guess who he always asks to help him do the cooking :)