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    Buttermilk French Toast with Strawberry Syrup

    An upside to being in the midst of yet another winter storm… I’m home with my babies… and get to make them a big ole homemade breakfast. Breakfast just may be my favorite meal of the day. During the weekdays it’s a boring Greek yogurt and banana, but when I’m home, I love to do it up big! ┬áThis morning, Brogan requested some strawberry syrup (just like Ihop, mommy). Okay. What to go with syrup… French Toast! Sounded good to Brogan so it was decided! As I started pulling out the ingredients, I was a little hesitant to use a lot of my milk (because we’ll likely be iced in…

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    Food on the Fourth of July

    My husband’s birthday is July 4th, and every year his mom and stepdad throw a big party for him and his twin brother. I helped to make a couple of dishes – a 7 layer Mexican dip and what started out as a Blueberry Angel Food Delight (and ended up much closer to a blueberry and strawberry cheesecake). Of all the parties I’ve had and of all the appetizers I’ve made, I have never made a cold 7 layer Mexican dip! For whatever reason I was craving the fresh lettuce and tomato on top, and so I did a quick Pinterest search and took some ideas from a couple of…