Raincoast Books – The Beach House Cookbook!

You might remember awhile ago that I reviewed a book by Mary Kay Andrews, called “The Weekenders” It was quite a good book and so I checked on the Raincoast website to see what other books she had out. Naturally, my interest was piqued by the cookbook that she published in May of this year! It’s […]

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Raincoast Books – 101 More Things to Do With Bacon!

Bacon. Some say it’s good for us, some say it’s not. My opinion is that animal fats are very healthy for us and we need them in our diet and my firmest belief is “everything in moderation”. So you better believe I’m going to enjoy my bacon! Oh, and now that I cook it in […]

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Power Up in the New Year!

The new year is here, the resolutions have been made….now it’s time to act on those resolutions, right? 🙂 When it comes to New Year’s resolutions a lot of them include eating healthier or having healthier lifestyles in general. So to help get you on the right track this year, I want to share one […]

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Cook it Quick & Healthy!

When you ask my kids what one of the things is that I do, usually their first response is: “Make food in the kitchen!” It is true that I spend a fair amount of time in the kitchen…usually with a child or two by my side. 😉 Although I enjoy cooking, it is not always […]

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Robert Rose – 150 Best Recipes for Cooking in Foil! ~Giveaway!

Some days when you have kids it feels like for every five recipes you try, they only like one. And some weeks, zero. Ever feel that way? And I don’t really even have what I would consider to be picky kids! We have a rule in our house – everyone has to try *everything* every […]

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200 Best Smoothie Bowl Recipes! ~Giveaway!

I do love a smoothie for breakfast some days. But, if you’re anything like me, after awhile you need some new ideas! Much as I love my bananas and frozen fruit mix, I love to try new smoothies. And since some of the ones I “throw” together taste….well….less than stellar – I was excited to […]

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The Farmhouse Cookbook! ~Giveaway!

So you all know I’m a cookbook hoarder. Maybe I should start capitalizing that? A Cookbook Hoarder. Yup. See, I’m even admitting it! But I don’t have to change, do I? I was excitedly telling my Mother about another cookbook I had received to review and she asked me “What are you going to do […]

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Raincoast Books – Grilled Cheese Kitchen!

I have always loved grilled cheese. For me it’s one of those comfort foods. Bread, butter, and melted cheese. Does it get much better?? Ah yes, but it does! All you have to do is look at the cover of the Grilled Cheese Kitchen from Raincoast Books www.raincoast.com and you realize that you have been […]

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Raincoast Books – Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook!

There are some companies around that have been making cookbooks for decades! One that you’ve probably heard of before is the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook. It’s now on its 16th Edition. That’s pretty amazing! That means it’s been a very successful series of books over the years. I had to go look it up […]

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Robert Rose – The Complete Coconut Cookbook!

Coconut has become a very popular alternative food. If you’re avoiding dairy – try coconut milk. If you’re avoiding gluten, try coconut flour. So it’s not a surprise that we now have plenty of cookbooks out there to help us transition to a new way of cooking with new ingredients! I sure appreciate it when […]

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