Weekend Things

Time for an installment of Weekend Things: 1. I got a blog makeover! I cannot tell you how thrilled I am about my site’s new look and the functionality. One of...

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25 Desserts for Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day Weekend to all the moms! All moms deserve to be celebrated and what better way to show the special moms in your life your appreciation than baking something...

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Homemade Ginger Ale

I rarely drink soda but if I do, I love ginger ale. There’s something about it that just makes me feel better and more settled if I’m feeling a little off....

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Soft and Chewy Coconut Milk Bread

This bread is like a big, soft, fluffy pillow. A pillow that smells very softly of coconut. The past 6 months I’ve been going gangbusters with coconut oil in breads, muffins,...

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Peanut Butter Caramel Twix Bars

I’ve been wanting to make three different bars for awhile, but they were all so similar, and I couldn’t decide which one to make. So I rolled them into one. Nothing...

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Soft and Chewy Snickers Chocolate Chip Cookies

I had a big bag of Snickers Fun Size candy bars that were begging to be eaten. Or baked into soft, chewy, gooey chocolate chip cookies. Let me start off by...

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All-Natural Snack Foods Sampler Pack Giveaway

Wai Lana Chips are made from nutrient-rich cassava and these gluten-free chips contain 30% less fat than regular potato chips. With an unforgettable crunch and an abundance of tempting flavors, Wai Lana Chips are a...

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25 Cinco de Mayo and Easy Summertime Recipes

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo and rather than focusing only on Mexican-themed food, here are 25 recipes that are fun for outdoor parties and warmer weather. As well as drinks to keep...

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April 2013 Recipes

April came and went in the blink of an eye for me. Here’s what I made, along with noteworthy events, and my reflections on the month. Slice-and-Bake Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip...

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French Almond Cookie Cake with Apricot Cream Cheese Glaze

Almond extract lends the most wonderfully rich, nutty, and sweetly perfumed flavor to anything it touches. And it touched this unique cake plenty in the three tablespoons I used. French almond...