Cover (girl) To Cover Project

Hello! Thanks so much for agreeing to participate in the 2014 Cover to Cover Project: Holiday Cookies! We’re thrilled to have you join us in this little baking adventure. Your Assigned Cookie Recipe Is: Lavender Shortbread with Fruits, Flowers and Herbs I was so excited to receive this message a few days ago! I’m participating…

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The Yellow Table Cookbook

Remember this past summer when I was recipe testing for a new cookbook?!  I LOVED cooking the recipes and we all LOVED the food! In exchange for testing her recipes, the author, Anna would give us a free cookbook and our names would be in the book! I made these two recipes. They were EXTRA…


The Price of Butter

I’ve noticed a HUGE rise in the price of Butter these last weeks. Interesting timing….right before holiday season….I did a little research and there was nothing conclusive. I read everything from the shortage of cream due to increased ice cream sales to exporting our butter to other countries! What is the price in YOUR area?…

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The Scary Butterfly

I used my “natural cobwebs” as my decoration this year for Halloween! It was a nice, but chilly evening. We had about 200 kids come to our door….lots of Teenage Mutant Turtles and Elsas…….only ONE scary butterfly

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The Milk Bottles

I love to get our milk in glass bottles from Burbach’s Dairy. The milk is Colder and Fresher and Betterer. But we have to RETURN those bottles! I’m not very good at it. Burbach’s recently called me out, too. They want their bottles back! So, I had to clean out the back of the MomVan…

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Turkey Sammich

We’re watching the Kansas City Royals tonight play in the World Series! I’m making a Turkey Breast and Homemade Rolls so we can have some yummy sandwiches for dinner! I’m using a simple half Turkey Breast and roasting it in the oven with some aromatic vegetables…..a cut up Onion, Carrot and Celery (all old and…