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Oat Fudge Bars

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on September 6, 2014 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (0)

i'm not even going to bother with the whole "long time no blog" speach, these bars are too delicious to waste time with idle chit chat.

There is this coffee shop here in our town that makes these AMAZING! oat fudge bars.  I love them.  They are goey and chocolatey and they have oats so they're healthy right? right.  Well I couldn't keep going and buying them for $2.75 a square, so I found them on pinterest and made them for myself!  OMG people.  Thes...

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3 Month's (almost 4) Old!

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on May 28, 2014 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Well this is late.  Sorry (not sorry) sometimes I don't get things done on time.  Which if you know me is so NOT something I would ahve said before this baby!  However, that is just one of the many things that has changed since little David was born!  

I was never the "mommy" type.  Altough if you ask my roommates they may tell you otherwise.  I was always the one who was reminding people to get their coats or not bring their sweatshirt since it...

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on April 14, 2014 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

I may have found a new favorite cookie recipe!  This is the easiest, fastest, most delicious peanut butter cookie I have ever made!  Seriously there are 5 ingredients and they take a total of 18 minutes from pantry to mouth.  Definite winners in my book!  Sorry about the horrible instagram pic, but it's all I could get today.  Enjoy!


1/2 cup granulated sugar

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2 Months Old!

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on April 9, 2014 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

David turned 2 months old yesterday!  We celebrated by going and getting a free ice cream cone at Ben and Jerry's!  He is becoming quite the little man these days.  He has loved talking and "playing" with us more and more!  We are so thrilled and can't wait to see how he does at his 2 month appointment today!

He Loves Tigger this month!

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Banana Crumble Cake

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on March 24, 2014 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

I always end up buying one more banana than I can eat.  It doesn't matter if I buy 6 bananas or 2 bananas I always have one left!  I don't mind though, all it means is that about once a month I have enough over ripe bananas in my freeer to make a tasty confection!  This cake is dense, moist, and delicious.  Enjoy!


for the cake:

2 cups sugar

1 cup coconut milk

2 cup flour

3 teaspoons baking powder

1 stick ma...

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on March 21, 2014 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)

I love chocolate chip cookies.  Like seriously there aren't many things that I like better than a chewy chocolate chip cookie straight from the oven!  Sometimes it can just take too much time!  mix everything, make them into individual cookies, and then you have to bake it in batches!  These days I simly don't have that much time.  I have anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours while my baby naps and I honestly never know how much time i'm going to get.  It's like a ...

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Bacon Wrapped Venison Sausage Meatloaf

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on March 19, 2014 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)

That is quite the title isn't it!  Doesn't it make your mouth water just reading it?  Well it couldn't be easier to make and it's another one you can make ahead of time then just throw in the oven at diner time!  My Favorite.



1 lb Venison Sausage (or if your father-in-law cant kill dear like mine, pork sausage will do)

1 lb Ground Turkey

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First trip to the Property

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on March 16, 2014 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Well our boy went through another right of passage for males in the Summers family this weekend.  We took him to the property!  We walked him around the field, took a hike to serendipity and of course he tried on his Great Great Grandpa's cowboy hat!  Good times were had by all, enjoy the pictures!

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Trip To Maryland

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on March 10, 2014 at 4:25 PM Comments comments (0)

We survived our first out of town trip with David!  He was a real trooper and slept or was happy the whole time on the drive there and back.  He was happy as a clam most of the time while we were meetg everyone and of course loved seeing all of his family!  It was a great trip and awesome to see everyone and spend some time with family!  Here are some snapshots from the trip :0)

David turned o...

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Quinoa Taco Casserole

Posted by Justin and Linda Summers on March 6, 2014 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

One of the things I took away from my time as a diabetic was to love quinoa!  It is an awesome grain that is high in protein and easy to make and delicious, it's a great substitute for white rice in casseroles.  Hence this Taco Casserole was born!  It is an awesome cheap recipe that can be prepared in advance, and can be prepared with one hand!  great for people with no time and no money aka, new moms!

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