Beautiful Girl. Handsome Horse.

November 13, 2013 0 comments
Tween Girl & Horse Photography

Recently, I had the chance to meet up with Victoria and her horse, Luke.  We had fun hanging out on her farm. Luke ran away a few times.  Victoria managed to get him back by bribing him with a little hay.  I think he was hungry. How cute are their knees and matching socks? I [...]

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Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

November 12, 2013 0 comments
Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

My kids request soup quite often.  I’m happy to make it too.  It’s usually very easy and fast.  This one is no exception. I pulled these Hot-Doggy Breadstix out of my freezer to go along with the soup.  Yum! Print Chicken & Wild Rice Soup Author: Dinner Hero Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  1 hour [...]

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What’s the Deal with the Homecoming Mum?

October 25, 2013 0 comments
Texas Homecoming Mum

Confession:  I did not grow up in Texas.  It’s OK, really.  I’m proud of my Arkansas heritage.  And yes, I did earn a high school diploma and even a Bachelor’s degree courtesy of the often made fun of state. And I did it all without ever having a homecoming mum. Believe it or not, high [...]

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Chick-fil-A Wrote Back!

October 16, 2013 0 comments
Chick-fil-A wrote back

Do y’all remember the letter that Cooper wrote to Chick-fil-A?  He asked them to consider making Spicy Chicken Nuggets.  He thought that sounded like a great idea – since he loves their Spicy Chicken Sandwich so much. Well, guess what?  Someone at Chick-fil-A actually wrote him back! When Cooper opened the letter he said, “It’s [...]

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Easy Cheesy Taco Soup

October 8, 2013 0 comments
Easy Cheesy Taco Soup

Ok.  We had our first “cold snap” here in Texas.  And by cold, I just mean that it is finally not sweltering hot with 97% humidity. Hooray for Fall!  Hooray for soup! This is a great soup to make.  It’s easy, fast, and makes a big pot full.  So, this means that you can invite [...]

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When Thrift Store Finds Go Wrong

September 18, 2013 0 comments
Thrift Store Find

On a recent trip to a thrift store, I found this sweet little leaf shape plate.  I’m always on the lookout for cool dishes on the cheap, so I was thrilled with this bargain find at only $2.  Really, you should have been there to see how excited I was when the cashier told me [...]

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Pigs in a Blanket

September 17, 2013 0 comments
Pigs in a Blanket

Here’s a super fast appetizer! This uses just 2 ingredients, Crescent Rolls and Little Smokies.  Click the links to see which brands I prefer. For variety, sometimes I make them with the cheese filled Smokies!  Serve along with some ketchup and honey mustard for dipping. Print Pigs in a Blanket Author: Dinner Hero   Ingredients 1 [...]

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Homemade Granola Bars

September 16, 2013 0 comments
Homemade Granola Bars

These Homemade Granola Bars are perfect for an after school snack! Or for a lunch box treat! Heck, my kids will eat them anytime they are made!  And, so will I. And you want to know the best part about making these?  They are no bake! Print Homemade Granola Bars Author: Dinner Hero Prep time:  15 [...]

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Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2013 0 comments
9/11 Memorial

I took this photo this summer of the 9/11 Memorial with the new One World Trade standing tall behind it. When I think of September 11, 2001, this is what I always remember first: I was a young mom of a one-year-old and pregnant with my second baby.  Just like everyone else, I watched the [...]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

August 21, 2013 0 comments
Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Have over ripe bananas lying around? Here’s a great alternative to banana nut bread.  Plus, this recipe includes peanut butter.  I happen to love peanut butter.  I strive to eat it daily. These muffins are great for breakfast, an after school snack, or dessert! Print Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Author: Dinner Hero Prep time:  15 mins [...]

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