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Irish Soda Bread & Dubliner Cheese for St. Patrick’s Day

St Patricks Day

Irish Soda Bread is an easy quick bread to fill the bread basket with. It mixes up effortlessly and bakes up beautifully. We are creatures of habit in these here parts. Once I find a theme meal that works for us, we tend to stick to it. Buche de Noel on Christmas, finger foods for […]

Lemon Meringue Pie

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Homemade Lemon Meringue Pie is not complicated to make, but it feels like a million dollars. It’s tart and sweet, buttery and creamy, a perfect pie to celebrate a special occasion or enjoy any day. When I was about 10 years old, I decided I wanted to learn to make Lemon Meringue Pie. We had […]

Irish Stew & Other St Patrick’s Day Recipes

Irish Stew recipe from Life as Mom

A classic Irish Stew is simple and flavorful. It comes together easily with meaty chunks of beef, potatoes, and carrots. And it brings ultimate comfort. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. […]

Aunt Peg’s Scotcharoo Bars

Scotcharoo Bars Life as Mom

Scotcharoo Bars are crunchy and sweet and chocolatey, perfect for dessert or afterschool snacks. Or sneaking out of the pan when your aunt is looking the other way. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks […]

Denver Scramble Makes for a Great Breakfast

Denver Scramble

The Denver Scramble is an easy, filling breakfast. Ham, onions, and peppers are tucked into pillows of scrambled eggs for a dish that’s just as good as the namesake omelet, but a lot quicker. Yum! When I was growing up, my parents made omelets often on the weekends, especially in the summer. Mom would chop […]

Cranberry Christmas Cookies

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Cranberry Christmas Cookies, featured in the children’s book, Cranberry Christmas, are amazingly, surprisingly good. Tart and sweet, they’re packed with flavor.  This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for supporting this site! I may just […]

Chocolate Cookie Recipes

Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate Cookie Recipes are always a hit on the dessert table. Choose one (or five) of these easy cookie recipes to bake. They taste great and freeze well. Have you entered into Chocolate Christmas mode yet? We are on the verge. I’ve been baking this week, letting folks taste test, and then scurrying to the […]

Italian Style Hot Chocolate and Help for IBS

Italian Style Hot Chocolate

Enjoy this recipe for Italian Style Hot Chocolate. It’s so rich and creamy! This post is sponsored by VSL#3 in conjunction with Tap Influence. I have no personal experience with VSL#3, however, I know the frustration of IBS. All opinions are my own. Italian-Style Hot Chocolate sounds delicious, doesn’t it? Well, it is! And for folks suffering […]