I love dessert.  Truly.  I'm a dessert kinda gal.  Growing up there was always, yes I mean every single night, dessert after dinner.  It's one thing I have been seriously slacking on around here for a while, but I'm getting back into the swing of it in hoping to keep with my mum's tradition.

On Saturday I baked lemon meringue pie, one of my favorites … you'll hear me say that a lot.

I picked up a really cute pie baking dish at Michaels for $2.99 before Halloween.  It had the recipe printed on it.  It sounded delish.  It WAS delish.  Even if the rest of my family don't eat desserts, you can always count on me to eat them and it only took 3 nights for me to polish off this one.  Randy and Jay don't really like dessert, they are chocolate chip cookie kinda guys.  The babies like cake, pudding, cookies, jello … you know, the basic stuff, but aren't used to eating the yummy desserts that I love so much.  All the more for me I say.

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Tomorrow I'll be posting all of the delicious pumpkin, apple and fall related recipes I've been baking over the past week, along with my turkey recipe for those who have been asking for it. 

I'd do it tonight but my knitting and a few DVR'd shows are beckoning me (as I try to avoid laundry mountain and dishes city).  The twins have gone to bed earlier than usual … daytime naps are a thing of the past in our house.  Marisol gave them up a week ago and Flynn was gradually stretching his nap time later and later thus interfering with his bedtime, so I've decided that if they have a catnap while we are out then that is fine, but I won't be putting them down in their cribs for structured naps anymore.  Today they only had a 1/2 hour nap in the stroller while we were out running errands and meeting up with a friend for coffee late this afternoon.

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Shannon November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

How can they NOT like desserts?! It is mind-boggling! 🙂 Glad you still enjoy baking them for yourself though, that lemon meringue pie sounds divine…I’ve never made one myself but you may have inspired me to try! YUM!

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danielle November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Yum that pie does look delish!!! Oh no please don’t say those dreaded three words “no more nap” uuhh just typing them scares me 🙁

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breelyn_faith November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

I love Lemon Meringue Pie. And I love the way that meringue looks on that pie. Beautiful! I have a gift for you on my website. It’s a blog award. I love your blog and have been following for a while and wanted to give this to you. Hope you like. Take care!

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Lori November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

dessert…love it…we all do in our house.in fact one night a few weeks ago, we let the kids have dessert before dinner…noone ate dinner!and the naps…our 4 year old still takes a 2 hour nap every dayour daughter, at that age, would have scoffed at the suggestion of a nap!ps love the pie plate!

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Lisa amp; Gerald November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

mmmm sounds yummy! I love any kind of Desserts!

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Alliegatorfables November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

Yum! Can you come and live with me??? I will supply the wine and you can supply the food.

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Smart A$$ Mom November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

sweet mary! That actually made my mouth water.

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rayraygirls November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

OMG!! DO you know how delish that looks to me? I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE lemon merengue pie. You are fabulous, tonya!

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Barbara Manatee November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

mmmmm…I am so hungry and that sounds soooo yummy right now! Better go find something for lunch!

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The Burger Blog November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

yummy! I am drooling, I don’t like many pies, but I love lemon meringue and key lime!As for pumpkin, no thanks. Apple is good as long as there is lots of cinnamon and sugar on the top.

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Mom Taxi Julie November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

That looks delish!

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Peta G November 24, 2008 - 4:00 pm

yummo..I love dessert aswell., so does my hubby and kids so I tend to make dessert two nights a week.p.s I put your button in my sidebar come and have a look…..

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