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Happy National Jelly Bean Day

What is your favorite Jelly Belly flavor? Living within driving distance of the Jelly Belly Factory, I’ve been there far too many times on school and girl scout field trips. Were they ever making my favorites like lemon, tangerine or … Continue reading

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Happy National Peeps Day

My friend Adrianne (last name withheld to protect the strange) and her sister both love Peeps, but one likes them “fresh” and the other likes hers stale. I put fresh in quotations because I don’t really thinkĀ a Peep could ever … Continue reading

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Happy National Hostess Twinkie Day

Would it really surprise any of you to discover that I don’t like Twinkies? They were never in my grade school lunchbox. My hubby one year did make deep fried Twinkies for a party we were having, which quickly dissolved … Continue reading

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Happy National Oreo Day

To be compeltely honest, I’ve never liked Oreo cookies. While I love chocolate, I’ve never been a fan of chocolate cookies or cake. I’d rather have a chocolate creamy center with vanilla cookies on the outside or chocolate chip cookies … Continue reading

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“Oven Fried” Zucchini Sticks

I recently received a call from relatives in Michigan looking for one of my recipes. Try as I might, I couldn’t find it. Well, they did later that week and sent it to me again so I thought I’d post … Continue reading

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Happy National Chocolate Pudding Day

Do you remember those Bill Cosby pudding commercials. I grew up on those commercials and was a huge fan of chocolate pudding. Jelly instant pudding was a safe and easy recipe we could make when we were little kids. The … Continue reading

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Homemade 100 Calorie Snack Packs

Women’s Health recently did a post on homemade 100 calorie snack packs that fill you up with fiber and protein to keep you from running for not-so-healthy options at 3pm. You get a lot more flavor and more to snack … Continue reading

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