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Cowgirl Cookies

It’s January…you may think cookies were so last month. Spoiler alert! They aren’t. They are as now as now can be…especially when you mix in all sort of oats, raisins and of course a little chocolate. Cowgirl Cookies are a spin on the super popular “Cowboy” Cookie. I’ve made a...
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Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole

Leftover dinners are the best dinners. Earlier in the week I made a big batch of Instant Pot Salsa Verde Chicken, which is great because it will feed us all week usually! This Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole is one of the easiest dishes and one that I love. It’s a...
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Fruity Pebble Party Hats

Fruity Pebbles are one of my favorite all-time sweet treats and definitely my favorite cereal. What’s not to love? They’re crispy, colorful and can double as sprinkles. Plus, they’re my favorite addition to marshmallow squares.

Happy Holidays

Hi friends! I want to wish all of you a very Happy Holiday! That picture is a version of our Holiday Cards for 2015…

Banana Cookies with Salted Caramel Frosting

These Banana Cookies with Salted Caramel Frosting are kind of perfect. Nope, there’s no melty chocolate, no chocolate chips, no sprinkles to make them pretty. They are all beige and unassuming…rather boring looking, if you will. But oh. Don’t let their rather average looks fool you.

Soft Chocolate Sugar Cookies

I will be honest here…I had never eaten a Chocolate Sugar Cookie until I made this recipe. I don’t really think that’s too weird…right? I do consume my fair share of cookies, but a Soft Chocolate Sugar Cookie was never on my radar.

Win a Baking Chat with Me!

I so wish I could be on your kitchen with you baking. I get questions, comments, emails, facebook messages with little questions, big questions and all sorts of tips and tricks from you guys all the time. I love it!

Snowman Cake

I have had the idea for this Snowman cake for a few months… Of course getting around to MAKE the actual cake has been a bit of a struggle in motivation. You see, I am not a huge cake-making fan….specifically layer cakes. I mean, I LOVE to eat a gorgeous...
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Oreo Cheesecake Cookies

I am so excited it’s officially cookie season! I feel like I wait for this moment all year long… it’s like my personal Superbowl. You know, if the Superbowl lasted a whole month…

My Favorite Things 2015

Another year of gifting season is upon us! I LOVE giving gifts and fancy myself quite the good gift giver, if I do say so. So today I’ve put together a whole bucketful of awesome stuff. Everything on this list I have and LOVE..and am quite sure you will love...
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New West Knifeworks Giveaway

I know it’s gift giving season so I wanted to do something fun as a gift to you! I recently received a GORGEOUS knife from New West KnifeWorks…and when I say gorgeous I mean the holy grail of knives. And since all you lovelies like to cook I thought you...
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M&M’S Wreath Cake

I am always looking for an easy cake to serve to guests for the Holiday Season. This M&M’S Wreath Cake is not only easy, but it doubles as a dessert table centerpiece! Double duty for a dessert is always a win. And not only is it adorable, but it’s delicious…there...
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Nutella Hot Fudge Sauce

Nutella Hot Fudge Sauce is over the top decadent. Creamy, rich and full of Nutella flavor! The whole topic of conversation today is really over the top. Some may say excessive or unnecessary. I will politely agree to disagree.

Honeybun Cake

This Honeybun Cake is ridiculously moist, simple to make and coated in a sugary-honey glaze that makes it extra delicious! I took a poll on Facebook a few weeks ago asking what types of cakes you (as readers) want recipes for…either ones that are made in a 9×13 pan, a...
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Buttermint Cookies

Buttermint Cookies are so supremely soft, delicious and creamy! There are a few “secret ingredients” in the batter to make them extra rich and delicious! I have a hardcore obsession with creamy, buttery peppermint. I’m not talking about a peppermint hard candies, although they’re all well and good. I’m talking...
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Earthquake Cake

Earthquake Cake. It’s gooey, it’s rich, it’s completely over the top ridiculous…and it’s crazy easy to make.

Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Scones

Chocolate Chip Cram Cheese Scones are soft and tender…like the perfect muffin/biscuit hybrid! I have not always been a scone person. They seem a bit fancy, like a crumpet or some other British pastry that should only be consumed with tea and your pinky in the air. And let’s be...
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Cruising Aboard the Ruby Princess Pt 4

So I’m getting to the best part of my 5 day Princess Cruise…the FOOD! If you’ve missed any of my other trip recaps check them out here and here and here! So yes, my favorite part of the cruise was MOST DEFINITELY the food. And that’s a huge statement, seeing...
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Thanksgiving Leftovers Chopped Salad

Use up all your leftovers in this Thanksgiving Leftovers Chopped Salad with easy Ranch Vinaigrette! So many people think the days after Thanksgiving are the best days of the year…all the leftover food, it’s the meal that keeps on giving.

Thankful

Hello my people… Fall is upon us and winter is not too far off. The days are so short. So short. Most of the leaves on my trees have fallen and Thanksgiving is only next week…how did that even happen? This year has been quite the busy one for me…I...
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Slow Cooker Garlic Ranch Mushrooms

Slow Cooker Garlic Ranch Mushrooms will quickly become your new favorite go-to side dish!! So every year I host “Friendsgiving” at my house on the Saturday following Thanksgiving. It’s become a tradition I have grown to love over the past 6-ish years. What’s so great about having all my friends...
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My Weekend in Chicago

Hi friends! Popping in today to share the fantastic weekend I had in Chicago last week! This is my second trip to Chicago and I have to say it is one of my favorite cities! There is so much great food, amazing shopping and pretty sites to see. If you...
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