Coconut Lemon Cake

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Is it wrong that I post two desserts in a row? Do you hate me? I can’t help it. I have a really good reason. Yesterday, my second born turned fourteen. His requested dessert was a nod to his southern daddy. He wanted a “coconut cake.” I decided immediately that he’d have the honest-to-goodness, big,…

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Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Tacos

Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Tacos from www.foodiewithfamily.com

Every now and then I go and cook myself out. I’m sure you know what I mean… when you’ve gone and cooked so much that you’re only equal to ordering out or tossing something in the microwave. Tell me I’m not the only one who does this. It’s at moments like this when I make…

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Heath Bar Crunch Chex Mix {Sweet & Salty}

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Chex mix is something I only allow myself to make between the day after Thanksgiving and the end of January. I can’t handle myself around it and eat myself to the point where I feel like a turtle stuck on its back. A happy turtle, but a little less capable of moving under my own…

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Jellied Cranberry Sauce {canned or refrigerated}

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My almost 16 year old son (excuse me while I hyperventilate a bit over that one…) has -year after year- requested a giant Thanksgiving style feast on his birthday that falls about a week and a half before Thanksgiving. It’s his favourite meal of the year and he sees no reason to be confined to…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Milkshake

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Disclosure: This post brought to you by Kraft Foods. All opinions, recipes and photos are, as always, my own. Thanksgiving is drawing near so fast my head is almost spinning. I eagerly await it all year long and to think we’re this close? It is far and away my favourite feast of the year. Food,…

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Garlic & Ginger Pot Roast

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    Can you think of many foods that are more comforting than a big, brown, juicy, fragrant beef pot roast? I can’t conjure up even one time in my life when I haven’t eagerly awaited or at least been pleased to see a pot roast. It is -simply put- a powerful dish. There is…

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Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte {real pumpkin}

Pumpkin Spice Chai Latte with real pumpkin | www.foodiewithfamily.com

Four out of five of my kids are sick. Snuffling, sneezing, sore throat, goobery, gloppy, walking-petri-dish, tissue-dropping sick. This comes at the end of a week that was so busy that I didn’t know whether I was coming or going two-thirds of the time. There are five kids in this house, friends, you can imagine…

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