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What’s for Breakfast – Blueberry Ricotta Muffins

I had some ricotta left over from the panzarottis we had for dinner the other night, as well as some blueberries from the pie I baked on the weekend, so I looked for a recipe to combine the two and found ricotta blueberry muffins. I baked them up this afternoon and they are so good! Definitely a keeper recipe. I haven’t changed any of the contents of the recipe, but I did reorder the ingredients list so that you use them in order (it’s the Virgo in me). This makes 18 normal-sized muffins. Ricotta Read more […]

Friday giveaways

I just found out that I won a copy of “Make Ahead Meals for Busy Moms” from The Life of a Modern Housewife. I love cookbooks so I’m looking forward to getting some new ideas from this one!Green Mama’s Pad has a huge post of “Green Giveaways” that goes up on Fridays, so there’s lots of great stuff to check out there!Win a CPR Teddy Jr at My Organized Chaos (ends March 5)10 Canadians can win copies of BitDefender Total Security 2010 at My Organized Chaos (ends March 5)That’s all that’s new so far today Read more […]

Thursday Giveaways

Lots of good reviews and giveaways today – good luck!Win a 2010 myAgenda Desktop from momAgenda at My Organized Chaos (ends Feb 26)Five winners will win a pair of Dockers Soft Khakis in their choice of carmel or red at Feisty, Frugal and Fabulous (ends Feb 19)One Canadian will win a set of WristSHOOTERS from Storz & Associates at Feisty, Frugal and Fabulous (ends Feb 27)Win a Keurig Platinum brewer and 4 boxes of K-Cups at Natural Mommie (ends March 17)Win a Diaper and Wiper Clip & Go bag Read more […]

Wordless Wednesday

On Sunday, I decided to get in the kitchen and bake a blueberry pie, from scratch. Not because it was Valentine’s Day, although that would have been a good enough reason; not because it was anyone’s birthday, because it wasn’t; just because. I think it turned out pretty well :) Read more […]

What’s for dinner – panzarotti

Tonight we’re having a staple recipe in our house: panzarotti. Basically, it’s a pocket of pizza dough filled with whatever you want. I use our bread maker to make the dough and it’s a fast, easy, always satisfying meal that makes enough for lunch the next day…until our daughter gets big enough to eat her own, then we’ll be out of luck!I found the dough recipe at Recipezaar at it’s always turned out perfectly; I’ve left it with the instructions for making pizza, keep reading for how to make the Read more […]

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