Taco on a Leaf Recipe

Recently I came up with a recipe that my husband calls “taco on a leaf”.  It’s a quick, fun recipe and it’s easy to add or remove ingredients to your liking Ingredients 1 avocado, cut in to small pieces 1 pound ground beef packet of taco seasoning (or make your own) 1/4 cup water green…

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Roasted Red Pepper Dip

If you’re looking for an easy, homemade chip dip, look no further!  Here’s the recipe for roasted red pepper dip. Ingredients 10 oz. can of roasted red peppers 1 package of cream cheese 4 green onions, chopped 1 clove garlic (or 1/8 tablespoon garlic powder) Step 1.  Chop green onions and garlic. Step 2.  Drain…

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Homemade Popcorn

I love sitting down to watch a good movie with a bowl of hot popcorn. Microwave popcorn is okay, but I normally make my own on the stove.  It’s healthier plus I am able to control how much butter and salt goes on it.   Here’s how I make it (yummy popcorn recipes to follow!): Step…

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Oh Rain, You Ruin My Plans

It’s raining today. The lichens on our oak and ash trees look like they’re glowing compared to the brown and orange hues of the trees, so I had to get a picture. I had planned to go to the nearby university today to take pictures of campus, but I can’t because it’s rainy and cold. …

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Pictures of October

I love October.  Blue skies, colorful leaves, comfortable temperatures, pumpkins.  Last night I celebrated Halloween with my family and I woke up early today to get some pictures of downtown. My dad was with me and took some of these pictures (but I won’t say which ones! Don’t want him making me look bad!) 🙂…

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Pumpkin Cookies

I made soft pumpkin cookies tonight!  Let me share the recipe with you.  The ingredient amounts are at the bottom of this post. Step 1. In a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.  Set aside. Step 2. Beat sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until…

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Bathroom Before and After

I’m far enough along on my bathroom to share some pictures with you!  There’s still several things I need to do (hang additional pictures, take down glass shower doors and hang a shower curtain), but I’m really happy with how it looks so far. This is how the bathroom looked when we first moved in…

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A Stroll Around Town

The weather was so nice today, I grabbed my camera and walked around downtown.   Here are the pictures I snapped. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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Checking In

I finally finished painting my bathroom and I’m exhausted.  What a day! 6am: Wake up 7am-7:45am: Sit in traffic 7:45am-4:15: Work 4:15pm-5pm: Sit in traffic 5pm: Eat dinner 5:30pm-10:30pm:  Sand and paint bathroom 10:30am-10:45pm: Clean up and clean paint off hands/nails 10:45pm: Get in bed. Check blog By the way, this is the first time…

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