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When I was a kid, we had a neighbor that would always make Homemade Root Beer for the 4th of July and for Halloween (if it wasn’t too cold)!  It was my favorite and I still think back to those childhood memories with a smile on my face! A few weeks ago I got thinking…

I get excited for Zucchini season, but my boys…They die for their first loaf of warm zucchini bread! This recipe is easy and its especially perfect for those “Holy Crap! How did that zucchini get SO big zucchinis!” First blend the zucchini. You may have to add a little water to make it easier to…

Happy Monday! Today we are so excited to be a part of the 30 Day of Halloween series with Alli from Cupcake Diaries. Everywhere I look I see delicious Fall recipes. There is only one problem – I live in the desert and it’s still over 90 degrees here! So, I came up with this…

Hey everyone, this is Lauren from Tastes Better From Scratch and I’m so excited to share my favorite breakfast potatoes recipe with you! My husband and I love making a big yummy breakfast together on Sundays. I usually want something fancy/easy like Eggs Benedict or Strawberry Lemon Ricotta Pancakes, but he always wants a “grand…

I have an amazing recipe for you today. Its a simple and delicious Italian spice mix. It is great for sprinkling over olive oil and balsamic vinegar to dip bread in. It can also be a great gift for a friend or new neighbor! Here is what you need to make it: 1 Tbsp. dried…

Last month we were lucky enough to Guest Post over on Kim’s cute blog Today’s Creative Blog!  I shared one of my favorite dinners ever – Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas!  I’ve been making this recipe for years and was shocked when I realized I’d never shared it! Who doesn’t love a good Enchilada?  The thing…

I have such a hard time menu planning in the summer! This is one of my stand by meals for those days when I have no idea what I should cook for dinner.     We almost always have green onions and tomatoes in our garden so its super convenient. Here is what you need:…

I have to be honest with you – when this Donut Blog Hop came about, I had full intention of doing an amazing bowl of Donut Holes.  But, I had a major KITCHEN FAIL!  Like… they tasted AWFUL.  I am excited to take another shot at them though, now that a few of my pro…

Hey everyone, this is Lauren visiting from Tastes Better From Scratch, and I’m excited to share this simple, delicious California Hot Dogs recipe with you! I’ve got to be honest right up front–hot dogs have never been my favorite. They’re usually the last thing I’d choose at a barbecue. HOWEVER, these California Hot Dogs are the huge…

I am so happy to be participating in this 101+ Friend Gift Ideas Blog Hop to help Kristen Duke in her Birthday Celebration Week.  There are over 100 talented bloggers sharing lots of inexpensive gift ideas and free printables! All week long, Kristen is sharing birthday tips and giveaways, so be sure to check out her…