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Pina Colada Monkey Bread

9 comments February 27, 2015

22 pounds, you guys. Paul has lost 22 pounds in six weeks from running every day and watching what he eats. No crazy diet fads or pills. Just routine, hard […]

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No-Churn Ice Cream with Toffee and Chocolate Bits

21 comments February 18, 2015

We went to bed with the windows open last night. It’s been in the mid-70’s all week. Oh, California. You slay me. I swear if the pool was done, we […]

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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

29 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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Lemon Gooey Bars

10 comments December 28, 2014

First time I ever ate (or even heard of) a gooey bar was last summer at Dorothy’s house, and Trish brought these. Trevor came running from the other room (the […]

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Cannoli Dip

25 comments December 18, 2014

Aaaaaand my pants are tight. Mid-December. Ya. Seems about right. The last couple of weeks have seen copious amounts of cookies, fudge, and chocolate bark coming out of my kitchen. […]

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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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Deep-Dish Chocolate Caramel Cookies

December 2, 2014

Every once in a while a product comes along that sort of blows your mind. And at the same time, you’re like, “Why didn’t this exist sooner?” Nestlé Toll House®. […]

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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 […]

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Tiramisu Dip

15 comments October 18, 2014

You know a cookbook is awesome when… 1. there are pictures for each recipe 2. prep times are included 3. substitution suggestions are given 4. you want to make every. […]

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Chocolate Spiderweb Sugar Cookies

30 comments October 14, 2014

I am not a crafty mom. So when the kids come home with art-related school projects, I immediately hand it off to Paul and say, “have fun!” I get equally […]

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Cinnamon Whipped Cream

16 comments October 4, 2014

So, I had dental surgery. That was fun. #sonotfun Tissue grafting on my lower gums, to be exact. Soft foods for an eternity 2 weeks and only food requiring a […]

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Halloween Ghost Meringues

17 comments October 2, 2014

Haley thought these looked like ghosts, Trevor thought they looked like blobs, and Paul thought they looked like mounds of poop. Lovely. I’m going with Haley on this one. Regardless, […]