Rainbow Chip Gooey Butter Cookies

This recipe comes directly from Betty Crocker™ and I haven’t made any changes. I decided to make Rainbow Chip Gooey Butter Cookies because I haven’t done much baking this summer. But I didn’t want to have to do too much work!

Rainbow Chip Gooey Butter Cookies

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Moving Forward on the Duck Cabin

Things have been moving forward on the Duck Cabin. In spite of some rainy days Mr. Comfortable has been able to get a lot done. I feel terrible about not being able to help but most of the things he’s been doing are things I can’t do anyway. The important thing is that he’s still moving forward on the Duck Cabin so Freckles and Penguin can move in soon!

Moving forward on the Duck Cabin

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Cranberry Red Pepper Jelly

I found this recipe in Southern Living and fell in love with it! Cranberry Red Pepper Jelly is great on meats and just as good poured over cream cheese and spread on crackers. The original recipe makes about 3 cups so I halved it so I could use it all up in a timely manner.

Cranberry Red Pepper Jelly

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30 Minute Pork Tenderloin

Imagine you’re having one of those days. You suddenly realize it’s almost dinnertime and you haven’t started cooking. 30 Minute Pork Tenderloin is the perfect go-to recipe. It’s fast, versatile, and delicious. Paired with a simple side dish you can have dinner ready in no time!

30 Minute Pork Tenderloin

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Herbed Peas with Shallots

Peas are a pretty versatile vegetable. You can simply get them hot and serve them with a little butter or you can make them into something fancier. An easy-to-make dish that makes peas really special is Herbed Peas with Shallots.

Herbed Peas with Shallots

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In Everything Give Thanks

While I was spending so much time sitting in bed with my legs wrapped in cold, wet towels I realized something. This summer felt like I was cursed with injuries and illness. Yet I noticed that I was spending a lot of time thinking about the things for which I was grateful. It made me think of 1 Thessalonians 5:18; In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.

In Everything Give Thanks

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Rash Decision

I’m so happy today! Yesterday I was ready to pull my hair out. The rash was spreading everywhere and I knew it would reach my face by today. But I made a rash decision (get it? A rash decision?) and called the doctor.

Rash decision

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Orange Creamsicle Bars

I posted this recipe in June of 2016 but it’s so good I wanted to share it again. Being an adult has its advantages but being a kid is a lot of fun! Summertime means long evenings playing outside and getting special treats. Orange Creamsicle Bars take me back to long ago summer evenings and there’s no baking involved! I think they’ll be a summertime favorite for your family, too!

Orange Creamsicle Bars

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Construction Continues

While I’ve been whining about my rash Mr. Comfortable has been working on the Duck Cabin. He hasn’t been able to spend as much time on it as he’d have liked. There were a few days of rain, our granddaughter’s birthday party, and my need to be babied 24/7 because I itch. Yet construction continues!

Construction continues on the duck cabin

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Fungus Amungus with Creeping Crud

This summer has been absolutely wonderful and, at the same time, not the best summer of my life. A perfect example of this is happening right now. The weekend began seemingly innocently. Friday night I got a sore throat. It was no big deal, really. On Saturday we attended our granddaughter’s 12th birthday party. It was so much fun and we stayed through the bonfire that evening. About 30 minutes after getting home I found I have Fungus Amungus with Creeping Crud.

Fungus Amungus with Creeping Crud

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