Grown-Up Halloween Party Cocktails

Grown-Up Halloween Party Cocktails | The Halfway Homemaker

My favorite holiday, hands-down, is Halloween. I love the scary movies – the fall leaves (that I actually get to experience now) and all the delicious, fun treats of the season. I am knee-deep in preparations for my son’s birthday party. I love to throw him Halloween-themed parties, but wouldn’t it be fun to have […]

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Creamy Lemon Gelato

Creamy Lemon Gelato Recipe. Easy to make perfect for a lazy hot summer day.

I admit, I have a love affair with lemons. From dressing to sweets, drinks and more, I am always looking for more ways to use lemons. But this recipe for creamy lemon gelato is one of my favorites. I miss our huge lemon tree at the house we rented by the beach. The overabundance of lemons […]

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Hartz Treats and Health

Hartz Treats and Heath

  I received free product to evaluate from Hartz Pet Products. The opinions in this post are my own (and my doggies).  Having moved from California (and tiny yards) to a half acre of property in New Jersey, I have learned a lot about the great outdoors and the implications for my pets. In South Jersey, […]

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Lemon Dressing

Lemon Dressing | The Halfway Homemaker

My absolute favorite salad dressing is so simple, but so delicious. I came upon it when I subscribed to Blue Apron, and have been making it ever since. It is deceptively simple, but the depth of flavor and – let’s face it – cheese make it a winning addition to any meal. I also love […]

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Lemon Squares

Halfway Homemaker's Lemon Squares

Ok, these are my absolute favorite. My grandmother used to make them all of the time, they were he go to (besides tortilla rollups!) and they were the best on a hot summer day. I have tried the boxed kind and plenty of recipes over the years, but they never had the right ratio of […]

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Cast Iron Spatchcocked Chicken

Cast Iron Spatchcocked Chicken

This recipe is easy enough for a weeknight dinner, but impressive enough for a small dinner party. My husband loves coming home to the smell of roast chicken, and I love the crispy skin. Preheat Oven to 450 Degrees Heat Cast Iron Skillet High Heat. Add in bacon drippings, olive oil or duck fat to […]

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