I love this blogging life! Maybe it’s because I love sharing my passion for cooking, crafting, party planning, and life? Maybe it’s because I love meeting new people and interacting with friends who share the same passions for life I do? (Mars tells me all the time I’m a VERY social and open person! I’m sure he wishes I wasn’t quite so open! lol)  Maybe it’s all of the above! One of the things I really, really, really love is when a reader asks me for a recipe, tip, or idea!

If you’re looking for a tip…pick my brain! If you’re a new mommy struggling and want to know how I dealt with it when my kids were little,…just ask me! (I’m no Pro but…my kids are all still alive and I’m not in prison! WTG me!!!) If you’re a new Empty Nester struggling with the adjustment…I’m here for ya! So please don’t ever hesitate to post a comment or shoot off an email to me! I’d love to hear from you!

Today I had a friend, in the comment section, ask me to share my Guacamole recipe. I decided to celebrate our upcoming new “Talk Ta’me Tuesdays” I’d do just that. It’s super simple and really easy!

Guacamole Preparation

I’ll admit I didn’t start out a Guacamole lover! That changed really quickly though when I dipped my first chip! My husband’s family had a 20 acre Avocado Ranch! It was kind of a given that at some point I was going to learn to love the stuff! Honestly I can’t believe there was ever a time I didn’t like it. It’s SO good!

For my guacamole, I use 2-3 Avocado’s. I cut them in half, pit them, and peel them. Then I place the halves into a large bowl. I do this really “weird” thing to “mush” my Avo’s. (Yep, I do weird things!) I take a sharp pairing knife and I cut, cut, cut, cut (whew that’s a lot of cutting) that avocado while it’s in the bowl. I just keep slicing through the beautiful creamy green meat until it’s diced up teeny tiny. (If I’m doing a super large batch I use the potato masher!) Then I use a regular dinner fork to finish the “mushing” process! ( I may love the word “Mush” too much. Thus the over use of it! lol) Once I have the consistency I want, which is somewhere between smooth, yet slight chunky, I add about 1/2 tsp garlic salt, 1/4 tsp cracked pepper, and a big heaping spoonful of my fresh salsa! Then I stir it all together.


Ta-Da!!! That’s it! This picture perfectly illustrates what I mean about the texture. It also depicts how it should look when you are finished. The onions, cilantro, tomato, bell pepper and seasonings from the fresh salsa add such a heavenly flavor to this Guacamole you’ll want a straw to slurp it down!

Guacamole in the bowl

Now all we need is a great big bag of our favorite corn chips! I could seriously just eat chips and this dip for lunch, dinner, or a snack! Enjoy!

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Norine Rogers

  • 2-3 ripe Avocado's
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked pepper
  • 1 Large heaping spoonful of Fresh Salsa

  1. Pit and peel the avocados. In a large bowl mash up the avocado's until they are slightly chunky in texture.
  2. Add the garlic salt, cracked pepper and the Fresh Salsa. Mix until well blended. Eat immediately or Cover and Refrigerate until ready to serve.


  1. Carrie | 7th Jul 16

    Norine, you are so sweet to share this simply delicious recipe with me, thank you! I love guacamole and usually just make it with garlic salt and pepper but the addition of salas is divine. Can’t wait for talk ta’me Tueadays! Sounds like fun.

  2. Paige | 7th Jul 16

    Looks delicious! Can’t wait to try

  3. The Better Baker | 8th Jul 16

    Great post…look forward to reading more tips. I think you and I are a lot alike…my hubby would probably love for me to ‘tone down’ some too, but he lovingly puts up with my outgoing ways. I ‘make up’ for his inward ways I guess. =) Have a great weekend.

    • | 8th Jul 16

      Thanks Marsha! I know I’m in good company! 🙂 Love your website and I’m excited to try some of your diabetic friendly recipes as my husband is also diabetic. Hope you have a great weekend too!

  4. Gennyfere | 8th Jul 16

    I love this recipe

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