5 Summer Ice Cream Recipes to Beat the Heat!

5 Summer Ice Cream Recipes

I don’t know where you are, but where I am (St. Louis) we’ve had some weird weather the past month. One week it’s so hot and humid you can barely breathe and the next week you start wondering if Fall is around the corner.  It’s definitely been a strange summer, but I am not complaining because I enjoy the fact that we haven’t hit temps like we did last year. But even with the “cooler than usual” temps, it’s still hot and we are still finding ways to beat the heat.


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10 Tips for Picky Eaters

Anyone who has followed me on my blog for any length of time, knows I have a few picky kids, and I also happen to have the pickiest kid I’ve ever met in my life. So do you have a picky eater in your family? If you do, there are a few tips that can… 

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AOL Owned Seed.com – New Site for Freelance Writers

Calling all freelance writers. Have you seen the new Seed.com owned by AOL? I am always skeptical of any and all new endeavors, however based on ownership and the ever popular AOL, it definitely has my curiosity peaked. Here is a blurb from their website: You might be a writer. A photographer. A filmmaker. Or all… 

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Examiner.com – St. Louis Frugal Family Examiner

Very excited!! I applied to be the examiner.com St. Louis Frugal Family Examiner after noticing that the previous writer had not published anything since April of last year. I waited for awhile before applying to see if she would post again, but she never did. I took the chance about two weeks ago and went… 

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A Happy Ending

I figured with Adgitize I finally found the silver lining. If you read the previous post, about how I won the grand prize for this blog back in September ’09 and I just discovered it yesterday, then you realized I didn’t have high hopes for Adgitize to still award me the prize money. Honestly, it… 

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Story of My Life…

After being completely aggravated by my hosting company and the merging of the hosting accounts (which didn’t quite work the way it was supposed to), I had to restore everything on my blog. While I was restoring everything … suddenly my “links” updated and I could see who was saying what about my posts. So… 

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Black and Decker CM5050 12 cup coffee maker

Product Review: Black and Decker Home 12 Cup Programmable Coffeemaker – Model CM5050

I love my Keurig. I won’t lie. Absolutely adore both of them. I have the Keurig Elite K-Cup and the Keurig Vue. But sometimes, when I’m working a full day of work, I don’t have time to jump up and brew a cup whenever I want.  The Keurig brews ridiculously fast and I love that, but… 

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sandwich rolls ups Pinwheels

Easy Sandwich Pinwheels

I love easy appetizers! Actually I just love appetizers, when they are easy, well, then that makes it even better. These make great Super Bowl appetizers or Tailgating Party appetizers or whatever kind of appetizers you need. Since I originally posted this recipe, I have discovered these awesome Flatbreads that are designed specifically for this… 

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Writing Inspiration… erm… sort-of!

My mom sent this to me because of course she immediately thought of me when she read it. It cracked me up, and I wanted to share it. Just in case you need some writing inspiration. Every year, English teachers from across the USA can submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors found in… 

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egg salad recipe

The Best, Easiest, Quickest, Most Flavorful Ultimate Egg Salad Recipe on the Planet

Look, I love eggs. More than I should, really. I could eat them seventeen times a day and probably not get sick of them. With that said, I am ALWAYS looking for ‘eggish’ recipes, and I must have a collection of 50 different deviled egg recipes alone. I’m super picky about my egg salad –… 

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Words That Aren’t Words

A couple of years ago, one of the pastor’s of my church left, details aren’t important. He moved to Arkansas and now is the pastor at a church there. There are two things I regret since he left. 1.) I never realized how extremely funny he is. 2.) I never realized what a grammar/word nerd… 

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