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June 2012

Summer Recipes for a Crowd

I am delighted to participate in the Hearts at Home blog hop today ( 
When I learned the theme was summer recipes, these instantly came to mind. But first, I have a confession to make:  I don't like to cook. 
Now that I've come clean, though,  I want to share a few of my favorite go-to recipes and secrets for the cook who doesn't like to cook (but has to cook regularly for a small army).  First, while I enjoy the elegance of Giada and the hominess of Pioneer Woman,  no one has helped me more in the kitchen than Rachael Ray (

For the Father of Ten

It goes without saying that my husband, aka Captain Fun, deserves a tribute  on Father's Day.
It's hard to find a man who will have ten kids with you.  But from the beginning, it was no secret that I wanted a brood.  And from the beginning he has been on board.
Children are a blessing, a gift, a reward according to Psalm 127. 
But some would say that children are also expensive, messy and a lot of work.
Enter Captain Fun.  He is, first of all, fun, which I am not.
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