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Deep Fried Ice Cream

Good day!  Well, the crazy continues as we wrap up a year of Covid.  I recorded a Cognitive Behavior Therapy session yesterday and a Skills session today, so that concludes year 1 of my Master’s in School Counseling degree. Instead of the spring musical, we are re-making our Mexican restaurant favorite – deep fried ice …

Chicken Soup

White Chicken Chili 2.0

Book Update: Book Club has read a lot of really great books this year!  The latest one I read was Coal River by Ellen Marie Wiseman.  I am a sucker for non-fiction, so the book fit the bill with being historical fiction and gives the reader a “Newsies” kind of story with coal workers instead of …

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Pizza Dough for the Family

Welcome! My family is getting bigger (I mean the kids are getting taller) and the kids will not stop growing!  As a result, many of my homemade pizza dough recipes just don’t make enough.  I like having some leftovers too for lunches the next day, don’t you?  So I tried another recipe for pizza dough …

Side Dish

Instant Pot Spanish Rice

Good morning! My kids made this recipe for Taco Tuesday and I just HAD to post it!  It was that good!  The kids are 9 and 13, so we decided that they will make dinner on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  This frees me up on Tuesday because I have my graduate counseling classes on Tuesdays from …

Craft

DIY Magnolia Wreath

  Good morning! School is out for summer and that means craft time!  I have been trying to come up with a few decorations for my new classroom next year and found the perfect paper to make a Magnolia Wreath.  This paper is in the “Earth” pack from Michael’s Craft Store.  Of course, any dark/medium …

Desserts Fruit

Raspberry Bars

    Summer is officially here!   Raspberry Bars are the perfect gooey summer treat!  This is another bakery inspired recipe that I couldn’t wait to make.  Aldi has raspberries on sale right now and they carry a Simply Nature raspberry preserves that is excellent!   Of course, you can use an raspberry preserves that you like.  …

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