July 7, 2009

Let’s Call Him Steve!

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

Little kids crack me up. I find myself laughing uncontrollably at some of the things my campers say more often than not, whether its talking about the “UNORMOUS” spiders on the trees, the “skeetoes” that are everywhere at the forest preserves, playing at the “butt washers” at the pool (those vertical squirting fountains), or today, […]

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July 6, 2009

A Monday Quickie

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

First of all, I want to thank you ALL for your kind words in my moment of insecurity at the end of my last post. I know that I started this blog in the dead of winter, and know not of the downturn that apparently comes when the weather gets nicer. All of your comments, […]

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July 6, 2009

Would You Care for a Hot Pocket?

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

An Eggo? Sorry… Austin Powers moment… Sunday was a day full of just what I needed: relaxation, shopping, sun, swimming, and baking! The relaxation came after the other 4, and I gotta say, after the insane amount of cleaning we did Friday, then the unbelievable amount of cooking I did on Saturday, relaxation was what […]

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July 5, 2009

The Summer’s Over!

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

When I was growing up, we’d spend nearly every 4th of July (or the 3rd or 5th) at my grandma’s house. Oddly enough, I can’t remember much of the food other than blueberry cake and watermelon! My grandma would tell us the story of how, when she was growing up, every 4th, her father would […]

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July 4, 2009

Cute Food Saturday!

by Mara @ What's For Dinner?

Welcome back to the 18th installment of Cute Food Saturday! This is the first (and hopefully not only) Patriotic Edition of Cute Food Saturday. If this is your first time here, you can click here and see allllll the other cuteness! Let’s get started, shall we? Enjoy the Red, White, and Blue! Of course, a […]

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