Blogging Through the Alphabet

Blogging Through the Alphabet as we Travel Around North America

Every time we begin loading up our vehicle in preparation for our next road trip I somehow get that silly little song from the Muppet Movie stuck in my head. You know the one with Kermit and Fozzie moving right along in a Studebaker? (I found a copy of it on YouTube you might like… Continue reading Blogging Through the Alphabet as we Travel Around North America

Blogging Through the Alphabet

Z is for Zocalo Chicken (Blogging Through the Alphabet)

Here we are at the Letter Z, the end of this session of Blogging Through the Alphabet. Although there have been some late posts, I've managed to catch up and have a recipe for every letter of the alphabet. For this final week, I went back to City Hall at Disneyland and found a delicious… Continue reading Z is for Zocalo Chicken (Blogging Through the Alphabet)

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Y is for Yam Casserole (Blogging Through the Alphabet)

We are definitely a Disney family. All of our friends know it and like to send us ideas for holiday decorating to fit with the theme. With this in mind, our middle daughter, V2, downloaded a pattern for a terrific Classic Mickey pumpkin that she carved with the boys for Halloween. As readers of this… Continue reading Y is for Yam Casserole (Blogging Through the Alphabet)

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X is for Xmas Fruit Cake {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

When I decided to use recipes to blog through the alphabet I kept getting stuck on the letter x. There are just not many recipes that begin with this letter but then one afternoon I was doing some planning for our Christmas trip to Louisiana and it came to me...Xmas is a somewhat common abbreviation… Continue reading X is for Xmas Fruit Cake {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

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W is for Wiggly Worms in Dirt {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

For the past couple of weeks, our littlest grandson has been showing a great interest in helping out in the kitchen. Of course, at 18 months this means eating the ingredients and getting his hands messy for the most part but I thought I would find another recipe that he could sink his teeth (and… Continue reading W is for Wiggly Worms in Dirt {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

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V is for Vicky’s Favorite Spaghetti Pie {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

When our girls were young I was always looking for recipes that were family friendly and easy on the budget. Being easy to prepare ahead of time was a plus as was using up leftovers in a creative way. For our family, Spaghetti Pie hit all of the marks. I have never been able to… Continue reading V is for Vicky’s Favorite Spaghetti Pie {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

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U is for Ursula’s Octopus Cupcakes {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

With it being October all thoughts are turning to Thanksgiving and Halloween. With this in mind, my recipes have taken that turn as well. Here is a fun little recipe I found on the Disney Family website. (I made a few little changes.) Ursula's Octopus Cupcakes Ingredients Cupcakes (we used premade ones from our local… Continue reading U is for Ursula’s Octopus Cupcakes {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

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T is for Turkey and Giving Thanks {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

OK, a couple of things about this post, I'm very late posting it and it's about one of my favorite holidays, Thanksgiving. If you are Canadian this will seem timely since we celebrate Thanksgiving on the first Monday in October each year (this often coincides with my birthday weekend so that may be part of… Continue reading T is for Turkey and Giving Thanks {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

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S is for Shortbread {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

We've been traveling again this week and I am super late with my Blogging Through the Alphabet post! My #3 daughter helped me out by baking some shortbread cookies and sending me the picture. I can just taste them now, buttery, melting on my tongue and flavored with almond extract. She loves this recipe from… Continue reading S is for Shortbread {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

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R is for Rocky Roads Travel Mix {Blogging Through the Alphabet}

There is nothing like cruising down the road with the windows rolled down and a warm breeze blowing through your hair. Your favorite tunes playing on the radio and the sunshine warming your arm as it lays along your driver's door...wait...what warm breezes? Fall is totally creeping into the air and the tunes coming from… Continue reading R is for Rocky Roads Travel Mix {Blogging Through the Alphabet}