My Homemade Chili Recipe


Here is my homemade chili recipe. 3.5#’s lean ground sirloin1 large onion1 jalapeno pepper1 green pepper1 tbls minced garlic4 stalks celery2 29oz tomato sauce1 15oz tomato sauce2 6oz tomato paste4 16 oz kidney beans1 30.5 oz mild chili beans8 14.5 diced tomatoes2 29 oz cans of water (rinsed out tomato sauce cans)4 tbls bacon bits1/2

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W/W – My Spaghetti Sauce


W/W – Wordless Wednesday Here are pictures of my homemade spaghetti sauce. My kids love it.

Happy New Year’s Eve

If you are planning to go out please be careful. Make sure you bring a designated driver if you are planning to bring the new years in with a couple of drinks. I’ll be drinking some wine safely at home.  I’m actually in the process of deciding on a new blog name so I will

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Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie Recipe


These cookies are absolutely awesome! I got the recipe off of but made a change to it. I added white chocolate chips just to make it look nicer. So instead of just a 1/2 of chocolate chips I used 1 cup. Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies This is my entry for the Zanussi Cookers make every

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A wonderful Christmas


We had a wonderful Christmas. My kids were very happy with what they received. The only noisy toys were 2 baby dolls that laugh, coo, and cry. And a My Little Pony that learns how to walk and a couple of games that go to the Leapster 2. Oh, my son also received the Thomas

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From my family to yours


I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas!

Cake Batter Cookie Stackers


Don’t these cookies look awesome?! I will have to try these. Here’s the recipe: Prep Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour 15 minutesServings: 18 Ingredients: Cookies:1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix1/2 cup Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix (dry mix from box)1/2 cup butter, softened1 egg1/2 cup Betty Crocker® SuperMoist®

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Christmas Cookie Pictures


Here are pictures of the girls and I making Christmas cookies! This was our first year making cookies. It was a success and we are planning on doing it again this weekend. Wyatt did help decorate the cookies. He did not want pictures taken of him though.

Mac and Cheese Recipe


Tonight for dinner we had homemade Mac and Cheese along with dehydrated Salmon and Rainbow Trout and fried mushrooms. I handled the mac and cheese and my father in law handled the fish and mushrooms. It all turned out great! Here is the recipe for the mac and cheese. Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Recipe  2

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Cookie Recipes

Here are the Christmas cookie recipes that the kids and I made or will be making. Moldy Mice1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter, softened.1 tablespoon granulated sugar1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract1/2 cup finely chopped pecans1 cup all perpose flourconfectioners sugar Heat oven to 375. Place butter and granulated sugar in a bowl and mix

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Christmas Cookie Recipes

I’m looking for Christmas Cookie recipes. Especially cookies that you can use cookie cutters with. Maybe a good sugar cookie recipe.  The girls and I just made Candy Cane cookies but they did not turn out so great. We had fun though. I’ll post about it later tonight. What’s your favorite Christmas cookie or cookie

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families!  We are staying home and frying a turkey for the first time. We went out and bought a Butterball XL turkey fryer and so far it has worked wonderful for fish, fries, mushrooms, and onion rings. Now we get to try it on a turkey. I will be

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