Archive for Holidays

July 8th, 2014

Crockpot Refried Beans

Crockpot Refried Beans

Seriously Refried Beans.  Beans don’t seem that appealing I know.  Refried beans were never one of those things that I really wanted to dip in a spoon and just eat. The refried beans out of a can just don’t seem that appetizing. However, since I have started making my own I can’t get enough of them. These beans are seriously AMAZING!  I can’t even describe the difference between homemade and the canned ones.  They are not even really the same thing at all.   I’d be happy with a bowl of these Refried Beans and a bag of tortilla chips –

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July 3rd, 2014

4th of July Recipe Favorites

July 2nd, 2014

Strawberry and Cream Cake

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If I had to list an all-time favorite dessert of my family, this Strawberry and Cream Cake would be right up at the top of the list.  This is the cake my oldest son always requests for his birthday, and it just isn’t summer without it!

This amazing dish combines a white cake layered with a mixture of whipped cream and cream cheese {yum} – then it’s finished off with a strawberry pie -type topping {double yum}.


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The beautiful red color and fresh berries makes it a perfect finish for your 4th of July celebration or it

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July 1st, 2014

Easy 4th of July Strawberry Sticks

Strawberry Sticks

Today is July 1st and that means on Friday people around the country will be celebrating the 4th of July. There will be picnics and barbecues going on all over the county and fireworks will light up the night skies. Hopefully, it will be a day filled of family, friends, good food and a whole lot of fun.

Every celebration needs great food, and these Easy 4th of July Strawberry Sticks are festive. Decorated in Red, White and Blue they are perfect for all those picnics and barbecues; or how about while watching fireworks.

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If you are planning to make

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June 27th, 2014

Red Velvet Brownie Cheesecakes

Red Velvet Brownie Cheesecakes


We’ve got one week until the fourth of July!  What an amazing holiday when the entire country comes together and celebrates with family, friends, good food, and fireworks!  Such a celebration definitely needs a special dessert.   These Red Velvet Brownie Cheesecakes would be a all-star finish to the day!

A red velvet brownie topped with cheesecake and fresh berries, and of course it’s always cuter served in individual jars!


Red Velvet Brownie Cheesecakes


Note:  If you want to put a lid on these little cakes be sure to leave room at the top for the berries.  If you want to share

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Caramel Potatoes

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