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To a bowl add:

3 scoops of homemade vanilla bean ice cream

3 heart shaped brownies

1 spoonful of hot fudge sauce.

At this point you can choose to lock yourself in a closet and eat the entire bowl of goodness by yourself. Or you can share it with your very own Handsome Husband.  The choice is yours.

 

 

 

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If you are a foodie, looking for an exquisite chili recipe, LOOK AWAY! The Girl Who Thinks She’s A Bird likes to cook. Cooking is a good thing, something I encourage.  However, she does have her limits. (more…)

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A few weeks ago I was able to pick up a ham & 3 boxes of rice at Albertsons for $1.97.  My plan was to carefully hide the ham in the back of the fridge until Christmas and cook it then.  My plan worked, the HH never found the ham, most likely because I hid it so well and also it was not at eye level nor did it have Doritos written across the front of it.  Had that have been the case, things would not have worked out so well. (more…)

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When I tell people I only spend one hundred dollars a month on groceries for my family, they instantly assume we live off Top Ramen and cereal. But the truth is, we eat the same foods as everyone else.  We just pay less for it. (more…)

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{I made this edible arrangement last year and brought it to my parents home for Christmas.  I decided to re-post it today because edible arrangements are really easy to make and are so much nicer than flowers}.

I was thinking I would be able to whip this up for under $15…But it’s December…Translation: No Local Fruit.

Here’s what I bought:

2 Pineapples $1.98
2 Cantaloupes $4.40
1 Honey Dew Melon $3.47
4 Apples FREE
1 Orange BARTERED
4 Bananas .68 cents
4lbs. Grapes $6.99
2lbs. Strawberries $7.98 (Major Rip-Off!)
Bamboo Skewers $1.49
Green Floral Foam $1.50
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$28.49 (more…)

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{I posted this recipe back in July but am sharing it again with you today}.

Have you ever made baked eggs before? Me neither… until yesterday.

Seriously… you should try this at home…baked eggs are WAY easier than Quiche. (more…)

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I discovered this amazingly simple crepe recipe from my blogging friend MamaJJ about 2 years ago. These crepes are light, airy and when filled with fruit and whip cream, very filling.

Every time we eat JJ’s crepes the HH says “You should make these with spinach and cheese.”  Every.Single.Time.  And Every.Single. Time. I give an approving nod… and say “Maybe next time.”

Are you kidding me?  I don’t want spinach and cheese… I want sugar and fruit thank you very much.  If I want savory crepes I’ll go to a Sunday brunch at a restaurant. I think crepes should be sweet.  Not savory.  What do you think?

Ingredients

6 Eggs
1 heaping cup of all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk {I use 2%}
Pinch of salt

Directions

In an overpriced blender, mix eggs first, then add flour, salt and milk.  Blend well.  Plug the crepe maker in to let it heat up, spread a thin layer of batter across the top by dipping the surface of the crepe maker into a shallow pie dish of batter.  Watch for indicator light to go off.  Stuff crepes with whip cream and  fresh fruit.  Top with syrup, powered sugar and a little more whip  cream.   Yummalish!

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