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Skippy peanut spread with dark chocolate taste test

After trying whipped peanut butter with s’mores flavoring recently, and because we’re huge peanut-butter-and-chocolate fans here, we tried Skippy peanut spread with dark chocolate.  It sounded great, right? This time, the taste test was on our own dime too.  It … Continue reading

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At my house

I’m a really good cook, not a fancy cook.  I can be very creative at cooking.  I write about food, cooking, and recipes, and have done so for years now. That doesn’t mean that every meal is a gourmet experience … Continue reading

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Grandchildren & the Cool Grandparent Badge

Being a grandparent is a lot different than it was being a parent.  Parts of it are a lot more fun, some things are a lot more frustrating, but it is just as much an adventure as it was being … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday, so here’s a gift for YOU!

My birthday is the 19th of this month, and while I’m going to leave my age a bit mysterious (ladies are like that…) I am going to be celebrating it with family and friends on a camping trip.   So … Continue reading

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SNAP (aka food stamp program)

On social media, I see a lot of commentary about the SNAP program and its recipients.  Most of these are assumptions that have no basis in truth.  Here are a few: Food stamp recipients are lazy and don’t want to … Continue reading

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55 Fantastic Fudges

Fudge.  Who doesn’t love it?  It’s everything we aren’t supposed to eat, laced with sugar and fat.  It’s rich, creamy, and oh, so sweet. Fudge vanishes at bake sales and buffet dessert trays faster than money out of my bank … Continue reading

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What’s up with that anyhow?

It seems that Walmart now supplies a substantial percentage of America’s groceries.  While I am all for free enterprise, I hate to see any company become a giant among the stores.  It creates a situation where they can control prices, … Continue reading

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