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Nick's Picks: Audrey's Strawberries and Cream Squares

07.01.15 | Audrey Smith | Comments[2]

1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) sugar cookie mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 egg Filling 1 cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz) 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened ...

Waffles by Terese

06.30.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

Waffles. The First Graders in my Sunday School class teach me so much; I sometimes wonder who the teacher is.  A few weeks back, a wee one was trembling in the hallway.  I hadn't noticed her when another teacher came in, "Is this little ...

Nicks Picks: Bacon Corn Relish

06.23.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[1]

Looking to change up your grilling routine? Try topping this on your next steak, chicken or fish! 4 ears of corn roasted or grilled 8 oz bacon cooked crispy and chopped 1/2 yellow onion diced 1 red pepper diced 2-3 garlic cloves minced salt ...

Monday Morning Mind Bender

06.22.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

Alexander Graham Bell never called his wife or mother on the phone. Why?   ans)  They were both deaf.

Nick's Picks: Father's Day Burgers!

06.17.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

Perhaps the perfect burger for the perfect dad?   2 Pounds Ground Beef 1 Tbsp Montreal Steak Seasoning 1 Tsp Onion Powder 1 Tsp Garlic Powder 1/2 Tsp Salt 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce   Burger Buns (toasted!) Pepper Jack ...

Nick's Picks: Nick's Coleslaw

06.10.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A classic! From our kitchen to yours! About 8 Cups of Shredded Cabbage (green and purple) 1 Carrot Shredded 2 Cups Mayo 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 Tsp Cumin 1/2 Tsp Celery Seed   Mix it all together! For best results, refrigerate for 4 hours and then ...

Hard Cooked Eggs

06.05.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[1]

How Do You Hard Cook Eggs? Poor Randy can't get his eggs to peel once their hard boiled.  They're fresh from the farm, which may have something to do with it because older eggs peel easier.  In fact, the eggs you buy in the store are ...

Nick's Picks: Audrey's Desserts First Breakfast Cereal Cookies!

06.03.15 | Audrey Smith | Comments[0]

Total Time: 30 minutesYield: 12 cookiesIngredients: 1 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour1 cup rolled oats1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon baking powder1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature1 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla ...

20 Things in 20 Minutes

06.02.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

Take just 20 minutes and rid your house of these 20 things.Your life will be more clutter-free! Grab a garbage bin and donation bag and start tossing,recycling or donating these items: The closet1. Plastic hangers that have lost their shape.2. ...

Nick's Picks: BBQ Baby Back Ribs

05.27.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[2]

The grill is dusted off and ready to fire up! Let's get cooking!!   1 side Baby Back Pork Ribs 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne (if desired)  1/4 tsp garlic   BBQ ...

Nick's Picks: Fire Roasted Tomatoes

05.20.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

Light your grill only on one half. Heat on high. Core the tomatoes, for best results use beefsteak tomatoes. Rub tomatoes with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. For an extra twist, stuff tomatoes with roasted garlic or fresh mozzarella ...

Mosquito Trap

05.15.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[2]

If mosquitoes are already starting to bug you this season, here's an easy trap you can make, with what you already have on hand! Start with a plastic 2-liter bottle that is rinsed and dried.  Cut it in half. In the bottom of the bottle, mix 1 ...

Nick's Picks: Pinapple Salsa

05.13.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A sweet addition to your salsa repertoire! 1 Large ripe pineapple 1/2 a medium red onion diced 1 red pepper diced 2 Tbsp fresh parsley (or cilantro!) 1 Tbsp Honey   Remove rind and core from the pineapple. Roast or grill until the outside is ...

Audrey's Desserts First: Apple Pie Nachos

05.06.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

Apple Pie Nachos(from www.thrillist.com) 1/3 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup apple pie spice1/2 teaspoon sea salt5 (8-inch) soft flour tortillas1 stick unsalted butter, melted1 (21-ounce) can apple pie filling1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese1/4 ...

Sound Smarter: Eliminate These Words

05.06.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[3]

15 words you need to eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter Newsprint is on life support, emojis are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 or fewer ...