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Baseball Treats

 If you have a little one in sports (or WERE ever a little one in sports) you know well enough that snack time after the game is the favorite part. Tears have erupted if there aren’t enough Capri Suns to go around, of this I am well aware. Another memory...
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How to make Marshmallow fondant…2.0

I did a post about marshmallow fondant a while back. But sometimes you don’t get things quite right the first time around. While that recipe DOES work, there is room for error… SO, I am going back to basics today. Here is the tweaked recipe and step by step process....
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French Toast Stick Bread Pudding

 You know one of my favorite all-time movies? Please don’t judge me, mmmkay? Can’t Buy Me Love. Seriously. Maybe one day I will share with a you a list of all my other favorite movies, but I can only stand so much humiliation right now. So, today we will focus...
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Smore’s Pie

This S’mores Pie will be the hit of your next BBQ! I hope you don’t mind if I share this deliciousness with you.   This is big girl pie. Big Girl S’mores Pie. This is the kind of pie that will bring you to tears. Yes, you’ll cry for pie....
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Party Hat Cupcakes

  I feel like there have been so many birthday parties lately… That’s probably why I have party hats on the brain. And while we are on the subject of parties…let’s talk RSVPs, shall we? DO IT! If you have an invitation that you haven’t RSVP’d to yet…take a moment,...
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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread is a favorite in my house! A new season on The Real Housewives of New Jersey has started. I live in New Jersey and wasn’t asked to be part of the cast…which is, I know, I know, really unbelievable. I think it might be because I...
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Party in a Mix

Making cute stuff is fun, isn’t it? I’m not gonna bore you with a story today. Probably because it’s Sunday evening and my brain is weekended out. And because I know some of you might not feel like reading right now…I get it. But, that’s cool…the fact that you even...
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Black and White Cookie Bars

These Black and White Cookie Bars start with a cake mix! So easy and yummy! I’m all about a short cut. Don’t you love driving with someone and you take a detour and they’re all, “Where are you going?” and you’re all, “oh, it’s just a short cut”. You get...
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Mashuga Nuts

These Mashuga Nuts are SO good, they are candied nuts and can be served right out of the oven or room temperature! Just like the NYC street nuts! A few weeks ago my friend and I spent a whole day baking together. We made all sorts of yummy treats for...
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Mini S’more Pies

So, today I am doing another guest post. I know you won’t mind. You know how I know? Because I feel like we have a relationship, you and I. I feel like I know you and you know me. So I think you will like where I am taking you....
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Peanut Butter Cup Blondies – A Guest Post

Hi guys! Hoping to entice you with the picture of these delicious, buttery, white chocolaty, peanut butter cup blondies. I’m doing a guest post over at Add A Pinch today. Robyn’s site is pretty great and I feel kinda fancy posting over there! Hop on over now, check out my...
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Cookie Dough Fudge

This Cookie Dough Fudge is guaranteed to put a smile on your face! It’s rich, chocolaty and loaded with homemade cookie dough!  Well, I hope everyone out there either had a great Mother’s Day and/or spoiled your Mom endlessly. I had a very low-key, but completely enjoyable day. My husband...
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Mother’s Day Flowers – A Cupcake Bouquet

 Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday. Have any plans? I got an early present on Sunday, which I am super excited to start using! So my Mother’s day will consist of me learning how to use my new toy 🙂 Beyond that I will be keeping it pretty low...
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Bark

 Did I ever tell you about the time I almost got arrested? Thought that’d get your attention!! ok, let me break it down for you… My long-time best friend came up to NJ for a visit from Austin, like she does once or twice a year. We were freshman college...
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Lemonade Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

This Lemonade Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting is an all time favorite recipe!  So Easter is over…did it seem like the holiday that would never get here? Although I had, what seemed like, endless time to prep of course there I sat at 9:30 Saturday night stuffing eggs for...
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Rice Krispie Treat Pizza

So, I was told to “act my age” this morning. The disher of the advice was my 7 year old son. He told me this as I was playing air guitar. That’s normal, right? Air guitar in the morning? It’s a strange phenomenon when you go from being the only...
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Stuffed Brownie Truffles

Ok, you need make these. Not because they’re yummy. Not because they’re cute. But because they are EASY! I promise.  The hardest part here is the dipping in the candy coating.  But lucky for us, these truffles are wearing a cover up…pretzels. The pretzels are like your favorite beach sarong…there...
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Pretzel Crusted Key Lime Squares

I went to my first ever karaoke party on Saturday night. It was an…experience. I learned there are karaoke “types”: Type 1: The practiced songstress.  She sings beautifully, has clearly done this before and even has a “signature song” Type 2:  The “in-on-the-joke” singer.  This person gets up, knowing that...
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Eye Candy

I’m gonna keep the verbiage to a minimum here because there are going to be lots of pictures. Pictures of stuff I have made and haven’t posted. Enjoy… Here are some tries at fondant… A baseball cake for a little guy’s birthday.  The hat is made from rice krispie treats...
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Snickerdoodle Pie

This Easy Snickerdoodle Pie is so easy and delicious! Can be whipped up in just a little bit of time!  I’m gonna gripe. If you don’t want to hear it, please fast forward to the tasty recipe below. If you’re on-board to listen to my diatribe, please carry forth.  Today’s...
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Counting Sheep

 There comes a time in your life when you realize you’re “older”.  Not gonna say “old”. But “older” is accurate. My time happened a few weeks ago at the birthday dinner for my very dear friend. After a dinner soaked with wine she decided that it would be fun to...
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Pudgy Cake

Pillsbury Cake Redux. This cake was inspired by a few different things…first and foremost by the cool Pillsbury products I received in the mail (that you can get too) AND by haters. I have to admit to you, I kinda love haters. I mean if you have people who take...
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Funfetti Brownie Cake

Here’s a little video on how to make and decorate a Funfetti Brownie Cake! Here are the details of the cake I just made in case you’re super lame and didn’t watch my Emmy Award winning clip: Bake 1 box Funfetti cake mix in 2, 9″ round pans according to...
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