Preparing for the 4th of July

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Tomorrow is the 4th of July! I know a lot of you will be grilling and having people over to share the holiday with. Here are a few tips to help things run smoothly... … [Read more...]

My Most Memorable Life Moment with my Cat

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There are so many things that make a cat an integral part of our home, but if you were to ask me in all sincerity what makes for the most memorable life moments with my cat, it has to be her uncanny way of making us laugh. … [Read more...]

Bacon Caskets. Proof that even death is better wrapped in bacon

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Ashes to ashes, pork to...pork. … [Read more...]

Voting ends in 7 days: Please vote for me a million times!

I get really excited because I have such an amazing audience (that's you) and friend base (that's still you), and it's so neat to be able to be honored as a Mom Food blogger because of everyone (still you). I am so lucky (now that's me).For four … [Read more...]

The LC-Homestyles Chili Bowl Head to Head

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Just a few, short, sweet weeks ago, you might remember I taste tested two of LC-Homestyles Chili in Chicken and Beef. Beef is the fan favorite with the experienced chili veteran, but can the rookie underdog, chicken, come in and surprise the crowd … [Read more...]

Recipes: Did they make the cut or taste like butt?

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OK, so maybe that's a little bit harsh for a title, but there are just some ideas in my brain that don't lend themselves well to actual, edible foodstuffs. I mean, we all try, right? Sometimes trying just isn't good enough when you're talking about … [Read more...]

Wise words from Thomas Jefferson

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Friday Karaoke: Talk Jerky to Me

sourceYou know I neverI never seen you taste so goodYou always dry the way you shouldAnd I like itAnd I know you like it tooThe way that I want youI gotta have youOh yes, I doYou know I neverI never pass the brisket butI'm checking out that … [Read more...]

This is what the USDA left out

Yes, the fork looks like a giraffe. I hear it all the tine. Get it?! Tine?! I picked out a fatal flaw in the USDA plating. They didn't say what the plates and cutlery should consist of. Why not meaty deliciousness? … [Read more...]

Say it with bacon

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Happy Mother's Day

source Whether you're a Mom, a hopeful Mom, a daughter remembering her Mom, a Mom of pets, named Mom, or you're the Mother of Invention, Your Lighter Side wishes you a Happy Mother's Day. … [Read more...]

Low carb meme moment

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The wisdom to not be a dunderhead

Yes. I drew this. You may marvel. There's that old adage: God grant me the serenity to not eat this crap sitting on my counter. OK. Well it's like that. I took a little poetic license. It's called forgetting the adage and making up one far better. … [Read more...]

Oops! Dolly Madison cleanup in aisle seven!

Molly Angel, move over. The b#tch has arrived, and she wants a doughnut.I went to the store the other day and bought my kids a box of those leftover bakery donuts for $2. That's a great price. I figured it'd be a great treat. For them.So, even after … [Read more...]

Napkins, Atkins, what's the difference?

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