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I'm not really the type of person that can just throw things together when baking and magically have it taste good. Cooking, I can make this happen. Baking, well, let's just say one time in college I made out-of-the-box...
You know how you sometimes just get cravings for something minty and indulgent? Other people get these right? Especially around St. Patrick’s Day when you know minty, green food is around every corner? It’s literally around every corner when...
My daughter has become a little obsessed with the color pink. The only color she loves more is "rainbow", which obviously isn't one color at all. When it came time to decide which treat we were going to bring to...
There’s something sort of magical about slushies. They can make you smile no matter what. Maybe it’s the bright, happy colors; the endless flavor options or the refreshing cold on a hot summer day. Whatever the reason may be,...
Everyone knows the piece de resistance of a good party is the cake. And what birthday party would be complete without one? After seeing The Greatest Showman earlier this year my daughter decided she wanted a circus party. We are...
Get your green out this week and add some of it to your foods too.  Just adding a bit of green food to the mix can help make St. Patrick’s Day a wee bit more fun for the important...
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Fall to me is a time for comfort, joy and warm flavors in delicious foods that make me feel good in my belly. I love the scents, the flavors and the colors that dress up mantles, doorsteps and tables. And...
I can’t get enough of the delicious food that is around in the fall. Truth be told this is the hardest time of year for me to control any and all cravings I have for homemade baked goods. Anything...
As much as I try to make sure my family eats a balanced diet and eats well during the week, but I also believe in treats. Valentine’s Day, birthdays or anniversaries are all the perfect time for treats. But,...
I try to make holidays special for us, each one. You never know when kids will stop enjoying them, or stop believing in the magic of each holiday. And of course, special days mean special food. These are a...
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I am a sucker for anything sweet. Make it warm and delicious and I like it even more! I love like to bake. Here is my problem, I like to EAT baked goods but I detest having to be...
I love a good pie heated and topped with some vanilla ice cream. Peaches were on sale last week at the grocery store and I wanted to make a delicious peach pie. However, between having sick kids and not feeling...
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