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Gift Ideas, Recipes

Herbed Beer Bread

Love bread but don’t have time to make a traditional yeast bread with all the mixing and kneading and waiting for it to rise? Then I’ve got the perfect quick bread recipe for you! The recipe for this Herbed Beer Bread was given to me by a friend when Dave and I were first married. It’s one of our family…

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Broccoli Salad with Balsamic Mayo Dressing

During the hottest days of summer, the last thing most of us want to do is spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking. We want quick. We want easy. And we want something light tasting. At least, that’s what I was looking for when I came up with this recipe for Broccoli Salad with Balsamic Mayo Dressing. It…

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Cooking for Two – Beet and Edamame Salad

When cooking for two it can be challenging to find recipes where you don’t end up with enough food that you’re eating leftovers for a week. Our family’s all time favorite salad is Potato Salad to Feed a Crowd followed closely by Hawaiian Macaroni Salad but both recipes make a huge salad which is a lot for two people to use up without having…

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20 Delicious Ways to Use Up Hard Boiled Eggs

Do you have boiled eggs in the fridge that need using up? Perhaps from all those eggs that you colored for the Easter Bunny to hide. Or maybe you boiled up a bunch on the weekend, intending to use them throughout the week but now need to get them used before they go bad (boiled eggs should only be stored…

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Christmas on a Budget, Gift Ideas, Hexie Turtle Adventures, Recipes

Leftover Cranberry Sauce Drop Cookies

Welcome   It’s been a long time since Sue let us come visit with you! We’re the Hexie Turtles. I’m Lexie. Sue made me first, so that makes me the oldest. Lanie’s the next oldest. She’s my BFF! Rexie is the youngest. He’s my other BFF. Since I’m the oldest, I get to be the one to tell you about all…

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Gift Ideas, Recipes

The Best Ever Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Sometimes when you’re getting ready for a big holiday meal, it can be tempting to buy ready made cranberry sauce in a can. After all, it’s one less thing to worry about preparing, right? I know I did it for years! Then several years ago, I decided to try making our own. I was shocked! Not only was it super…

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Easiest (and Tastiest) Dip Ever!

Monday, August 1st is a Civic Holiday here in Ontario. Not everyone will have the day off, but luckily Dave does. That makes it a mid-summer long weekend for us! We don’t have any set plans. But I can guarantee with almost certainty that sometime this weekend when our family gets together for a bbq, this dip will be on…

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Hexie Turtle Adventures, Recipes

A Hexie Turtle Valentine

Hello Everyone! We’re the Hexie Turtles! And we’re here to tell you about what we did to get ready for Valentine’s Day. Well… actually I’m going to tell the story because Sue made me first, so that makes me the oldest. Lanie is next oldest. She’s my BFF. And then Rexie is youngest. He’s my other BFF. Sue was super…

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