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30+ Christmas Cookies!

3 comments November 30, 2015

Hi friends! How was your Thanksgiving? Are you still full? Tired of turkey? We had a delicious dinner and a lovely time with my in-laws. But needless to say, I’m […]

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Honey-Orange Glazed Ham

7 comments October 26, 2015

Confession: I don’t really love turkey. (gasp!) I don’t dislike it. It’s just…meh. Oddly enough, I love processed deli meat turkey. But maybe that’s because it doesn’t taste at all […]

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25+ Thanksgiving Recipes

2 comments October 19, 2015

Happy Monday, Gang! Did you all have a great weekend? The kids had a bye week from soccer (woot!), so we took advantage by cleaning the house and running errands. […]

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Easy Ghost Cake

7 comments October 1, 2015

You guys! Forgive me for the back to back posts, but THIS CAKE. I can’t stand it. So cute, right? I saw it in Family Circle and had to make […]

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Over 20 fun recipe ideas for Halloween!

3 comments September 18, 2015

You guys know how much I absolutely adore Halloween – it ranks right up there with buttered bread and white chocolate! Well, this year, instead of giving you 2-3 recipes, […]

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Heart-Shaped Treats for Your Sweetheart on Valentine’s Day!

4 comments February 5, 2015

Valentine’s Day: what say you?…do you love it? Participate solely for your kids? Use it as an excuse to eat all. the. chocolate? Think it’s a dumb holiday? Paul and I don’t […]

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Iced Heart Sugar Cookies

19 comments January 20, 2015

So, let’s talk about royal icing. I was completely intimidated to make an Ombré cake. But I did it for Trevor’s birthday last year. And while a process, it was […]

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Homemade Heart Marshmallows

31 comments January 16, 2015

Chalk this up to another recipe I was intimidated to make, but turned out to be easy. Why do we allow ourselves to be held back? Especially when powdered sugar […]

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A Simple Way To Keep Your Kids Believing in Santa A While Longer!

13 comments December 20, 2014

We’re on the tail end of Haley believing in Santa. She’s 8 1/2 and questioning everything (thank you kids at school!) I’ve been sort of sad about it. I don’t […]

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Peppermint Snowcap Meringues

10 comments December 16, 2014

Every year the kids’ school does several fundraisers (of course) – I have 3 favorites: the Fall Festival, with games, music, and a silent auction for amazing gift baskets. The […]

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{Make-Ahead} Amaretto Brioche Bake Casserole

40 comments December 7, 2014

Oh my goodness, you guys. I can’t stop crying. We put the tree up. I cried. We put the stockings up. I cried. Haley told me she loved me…unsolicited. I […]

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Cumin Seared Pork Tenderloin with Raisin Pine Nut Relish

29 comments December 4, 2014

I love this dinner so much, I made it twice in one week. That was back in October, and I’ve since made it two more times! Unprecedented in the food […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Roll Cake

23 comments November 25, 2014

I was going to share this cake with you 340 days ago. I’m nothing, if not a procrastinator. But really. I think it was in the 11th hour last year […]