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Vanilla Bean Sampler Pack and Glass Jar Giveaway

I am a serious vanilla fanatic and these vanilla beans from Beanilla are simply the best I’ve ever used. High quality, fresh, soft, supple, fragrant, and perfect for any of my...

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

I love the scent of vanilla in anything from candles to soap and the flavor of vanilla in baked goods and desserts is second to none. If a recipe calls for...

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Cranberry Bliss Bars

Update: Make sure to also check out the Cranberry Bliss Cake and Cranberry Bliss Cookie Recipes I love Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars but they’re a seasonal item and as fast as...

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October 2012 Recipes

It’s the end of the month and time to recap the noteworthy recipes and events from the month: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake with Chocolate Ganache – My favorite cake recipe...

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Outback Steakhouse Wheat Bread {Copycat Recipe}

 When Scott and I first started dating and were newly married, I loved going to Outback Steakhouse on date nights. Not for the steak because I haven’t had steak in over...

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Nanaimo Bars

I’ve been wanting to make Nanaimo bars for ages and finally got around to it. If you’ve never heard of Nanaimo bars, that’s okay. Now you may just crave something you...

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South Beach Bars Sampler Pack Giveaway

The South Beach Diet wants to be sure you’re not deprived of great sweet treats this holiday season and has been busy formulating new bars that are delicious, nutritious, and that...

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Cuisinart for Keurig Single Cup Coffee Maker Giveaway

I recently received this Cuisinart Single-Cup Home Brewing System Designed for Keurig K-Cup Beverages Keurig has partnered with Cuisinart, one of the most trusted names in culinary appliances, to create a...

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Blueberry Yogurt Cake with Lemon Vanilla Glaze

I used to live dangerously close to a grocery store with an in-store bakery and they made the best yogurt cakes. Dense, rich, sweet, moist, and everything I could wish for...

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Thursday Things

Time for this week’s Thursday Things: 1. I’ve become obsessed with researching, making, and baking bread. I’ve ordered books, including this one that was just delivered earlier today. With 1000+ nearly...