Jan 022013

Top Posts and Recipes of 2012

I think everyone takes a look back at the passing year at the start of a new one.  It’s good to see where you’ve been and where you want to go.  In the near future I’ll be sharing some of my 2013 goals, but right now, as I look back on 2012, I wanted to share with you our Top 5 Views and Top 5 Recipes in case you missed any of them!

These are the five posts that were visited the most often last year.

2013 Top 5 Posts and Top 5 Recipes

Top 5 Posts of 2012

Spring Cleaning Ideas

Birthday Party Suggestions

Free Printable Activity Sheets From Disney/Pixar’s BRAVE

DIY Felt Christmas Tree Activity for Kids

Spring Cleaning Checklist (Part 1)

And for you foodies, here are the top five recipes from 2012.  Expect to see a lot more this year!

Top 5 Recipes From 2012

Top 5 Recipes of 2012

Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes

Chicken Piccata

Peanut Butter Buckeyes

Pizza Casserole Bake

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Which post or recipe was your favorite from 2012?  What would you like to see more of in 2013?


Apr 102012

Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes

Most people only associate Maine with lobsters (and occasionally blueberries and whoopie pies), but Maine is one of the top ten states in terms of growing potatoes.  Idaho gets all the name recognition, but let me tell you as someone who grew up in Maine and worked every potato harvest until I left for college: Maine potatoes kick some serious butt.

As you can probably imagine, when a food item is so widely available and tied into the economy, you eat a whole lot of them.  I was pretty sure I’d had potatoes served in every way imaginable.  Baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, french fries, crash potatoes, potato cakes, tater tots, hash browns: seriously, this could turn into the Bubba Gump moment of the potato world.

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