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Crafty mom and wife.
Interests: cooking, reading, sewing, baking, quilting, anything crafty, spending time with friends and family and uninterrupted sleep. contact me: thepinkpetunia(at)
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Everyone loves Aunt Theresa's spinach balls so I thought I would share her recipe with everyone. This will also stop me from asking her for the recipe a hundred more times (smile). Spinach Balls Recipe Ingredients 2 10 ounce packages... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
It tastes good too. :) Let me know if there is anything else you need me to do for next Saturday. I cannot wait.
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2011 on Bean Salsa Recipe at PinkPetunia's House
Thanks! You should make it. It is yummy although, yours is really good too. :)
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2011 on Super simple salsa recipe at PinkPetunia's House
Thank, Phaneth. It was really good and you should have some. With summer grilling season here, the stores will be having great sales on ribs.
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2011 on BBQ Ribs Recipe at PinkPetunia's House
Daisy, you are welcome. Thank you for stopping by. If you give the recipe a try, please let me know how it turned out. Christine
Toggle Commented Jun 17, 2011 on BBQ Ribs Recipe at PinkPetunia's House
After posting a picture and recipe for the bbq ribs, I got a couple of requests for the recipe for the cucumber salad shown in the picture. It is really easy and a staple at all of our family gatherings.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
Last night, we had the best dinner. I grilled some bbq ribs and served them with a cucumber and onion salad and tomato, mozzarella and basil drizzled with balsamic vinegar and olive oil. It was so yummy. Even Ellie loved... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
As promised in yesterday's salsa recipe post, here is another great recipe to make for a summer party or cookout. You make it a day in advance so no last minute rushing around to finish it. I got this recipe... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
I know...I have been MIA for a really long time. I am sorry but you know what? Life gets in the way some times. I have been super busy cooking, sewing, doing house projects and spending time with my family.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
Hey all. In honor of Earth Day, Starbucks is giving away free coffee or today. All you have to do is take a reusable travel cup to a participating Starbucks and they will fill 'er up. How great is that? Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
I just found your blog and I love it. I have book marked it so my daughter and I can check back at your book suggestions. She is always looking for books to get from the library.
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I woke up the other day and Rob says to me "have you ever had Aunt Annie's pretzels?" I thought this was a trick question. Who has not had them? Really. Who has not had them because you really should... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
Thanks Jeanne. I know you understand first hand. :(
Today, I am thankful for a lot. I am thankful that I was given fifteen years with my wonderful dog Maggie. She was with me for the bulk of my adult life and for all of my highs and lows.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
What is more kid friendly than a PB and J? Nothing that I can think of but I know a simple peanut butter and jelly sandwich can get a bit old. Here is my version of this classic. It is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
It was super yummy and VERY healthy.
Oh you should. I am sure Mae would love them.
So I have heard. Sorry you are in that boat. :(
Awww, shucks. Thanks!
Thanks and yes, they are totally guilt free!
Thanks! You should try them. They were great.
Yesterday, I covered a kid and adult friendly fish sticks recipe and today it is another one of Ellie's favorites...notice a pattern forming here? Yeah, all the recipes have to be Ellie approved. Today, I am making Ellie's favorite soup,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
I am always looking for recipes that I can make that both Ellie and the grown-ups in the house will want to eat so this week I will posting recipes that are kid friendly but that adults will want to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
Hey all. I am always looking for kid-friendly recipes and I am pretty sure other parents are in the same boat as me. Next week, I will posting kid-friendly recipes that you can make for your little ones and depending... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2011 at PinkPetunia's House
Thank you! It was super easy. You could line it if you wanted to but no need if pre-quilted. I am going to make another one with a button rainbow since my daughter is ALL about rainbows right now. Oriental Trading has super cute buttons right now that would be perfect. If you make a St. Pattys day one, please let me know. Love to see it and post a pic.