Category Archives: The Recipe Box

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Bubble Gum Ice Cream

Some foods scream “childhood” like Bubble Gum Ice Cream. While, I admit I wouldn’t eat this every day, I think my kids would… and I definitely couldn’t help scooping a spoonful into my mouth as I served it to my … Continue reading

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Jello Shot Orange Slices

Are you familiar with Pinterest? It’s an on-line/virtual bulletin board – in other words, when you come across a really cool idea on-line, rather than bookmarking the site – if it has a photo, you can “pin” the site to … Continue reading

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Frosted Animal Cookies

What’s not to love about mini pink & white cookies with sprinkles? They look a lot like Mother’s Circus Animal Cookies don’t you think? I’m a bit partial to the Mother’s Cookies’ brand because my Grandfather used to work for … Continue reading

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Berry Banana Smoothies

I’ve been drinking these smoothies practically every day for the past two months. Why? Besides the fact that they taste delicious, are quick & easy, my children like them and they are healthy… my husband and I have adjusted our … Continue reading

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Pork Tenderloin with Orange Glaze

My family is definitely not as critical about homemade treats as I am… however, when it comes to dinner entrées, my four children are not easy to please. Ranging in age from 8-14 their taste buds are at various stages … Continue reading

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Heavenly White Cake

I learned a lesson today that I hope finally sinks in~ I keep finding, making, and trying “new” recipes on-line, looking to improve recipes that I already LOVE. I have been disappointed time & time again. Not that the recipes … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sundae Cupcakes {No Melt}

My 5th grade daughter requested 1 dozen flooded sugar cookies for a lunch recess picnic with her friends TOMORROW – the thing with royal icing flooded cookies is DRYING time. She felt bad because she had told everyone she would … Continue reading

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Lemon Cream Cheese Pastries {Elenor’s Secret}

My recipe card is dated Dec. 1990… Have I really been making these for over 20 years? Actually, I’ve been making this recipe slightly longer than that. When I was in college, my mom would mail me recipe cards from … Continue reading

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DIY PopTarts (Kelloggs makes the real PopTarts)

I came across a blog post about making pop-tarts and I’m not sure what intrigued me about it – perhaps it was the “crust” and I was motivated to make it because my 3 younger children, especially the 2 youngest always … Continue reading

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The EASIEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I’ve made very good, and according to “other” bloggers, possibly The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever before, but unfortunately the recipe is both a bit time consuming & somewhat ingredient intensive; definitely not good for last minute or when the … Continue reading

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