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Funtastic Friday #31

It's that time of the week again - Funtastic Friday is live! Yipee! Woo hoo! This week I made Patriotic Throw Pillows with leftover fabric and Amarena ...

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Patriotic Throw Pillows

I had several pieces of fabric leftover from my Patriotic Rag Wreath. The fabric color scheme didn't match the colors I picked for the wreath, so I ...

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Merry Monday #60

Welcome to the Merry Monday Link Party #60 Planned anything exciting for this summer? I thought it would be a great time to take my two grand kids on ...

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Amarena Cherry Gelato

I recently bought a 2 pound can of Amarena cherries in heavy syrup to make a couple of Italian desserts. I used some of the cherries to make Amarena ...

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Funtastic Friday #30

It's that time of the week again - Funtastic Friday is live! Yipee! Woo hoo! I made Stewed Fava Beans and I started the last of my patriotic crafts ...

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Stewed Fava Beans

Our favorite way to cook fava beans is to simmer them in a spicy Portuguese sauce, but sometimes I like to fix them with a little less heat. Today is ...

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Funtastic Friday #29

It's that time of the week again - Funtastic Friday is live! Yipee! Whomp! Whomp! This week I finally finished my Patriotic Tunisian Crochet ...

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Funtastic Friday #28

It's that time of the week again - Funtastic Friday is live! Yipee! Whomp! Whomp! This week I made Skillet Blueberry Cobbler and I finally finished my ...

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Patriotic Rag Wreath

I finally finished my Patriotic Rag Wreath. I picked up these gorgeous patriotic fabric bundles a few weeks ago at Hobby Lobby thinking that this ...

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Skillet Blueberry Cobbler

I woke up this morning wanting warm cobbler. I had a couple of fresh pints of blueberries in the fridge that I was saving for cereal and snacking, but ...

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Funtastic Friday #27

It's that time of the week again - Funtastic Friday is live! Yipee! Whomp! Whomp! This week I made Grilled Beer Can Chicken and Boston Baked Beans. ...

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Boston Baked Beans

Boston Baked Beans

A cookout is not complete without a hearty dish of Boston Baked Beans. I made a pot of beans this weekend as a side dish to go with my Grilled Beer ...

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How to Make Beer Can Chicken

Grilled Beer Can Chicken

Now that summer's here, we'll be grilling and cooking out most of the time. It will be a summer of grilled meats and vegetables with lots of fresh ...

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Funtastic Friday #26

Welcome, friends. It's that time of the week again - it's par-tay time! Funtastic Friday is live...woot woot! This week I spent my time making one ...

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Baked Ziti Cooling

Baked Ziti

When I was growing up, we cooked and ate what I compassionately call Italian peasant food. What is that you say? It means that we use whatever ...

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Funtastic Friday #25

Welcome, friends. It's that time of the week again - it's par-tay time! Funtastic Friday is live...woot woot! This week I spent my time making recipes ...

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Funtastic Friday #24

Welcome, friends. It's that time of the week again - it's par-tay time! Funtastic Friday is live...woot woot! I've been fairly busy this week. I went ...

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Blueberry Biscuits

Blueberry Biscuits

Blueberries are in full season here in Central Florida. I can't resist the pick your own farms, and I make a point to visit two or three each season. ...

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