Denise’s Fruit Smoothie Popsicles

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Whenever we have fruit that doesn't get eaten before it starts to droop we store it in the freezer until we can use it at a later date.  Bananas are super easy to freeze right in their own peel and we store strawberries, blueberries, cantaloupe and other leftover fruit in plastic freezer bags for use in breads, pancakes, smoothies and these fabulous popsicles.  They taste like … [Read more...]

Denise’s Cream Puff Recipe

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These Cream Puffs are a family favorite recipe and they're deceptively easy to make!  The thing I love most is that the recipe calls for simple ingredients that are typically always on hand so we can make these in a pinch if needed for a last minute get together, school party or to cure a sweet tooth. Ingredients 4 eggs 1/2 c stick margarine 1 c boiling water … [Read more...]

Chocolate Turtle Cookies & Printable Valentine Pillowbox

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My five kids were really wanting to do something nice for their friends and teachers for Valentine's Day, and I was looking for something easy to make that they could help out with, but that would be presentable enough for gift giving.  Because these cookies are made using a waffle iron they're super quick and easy and the kids absolutely loved getting to help out with pouring … [Read more...]