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NatureBox Healthy Snacks Giveaway

I recently received this box of goodies and snacks from NatureBox. What is NatureBox? NatureBox focuses on sourcing delicious, healthy snacks and sends them directly to you each month. New all-natural...

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Thursday Things

Here are this week’s Thursday Things: 1. Free Coffee-Mate on Friday. I love Coffee-Mate, so this makes me very happy. It also makes me very happy to see Peppermint Mocha featured...

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Strawberries and Cream Smoothie

It’s springtime, strawberry season is upon us, and the weather is sunny and gorgeous in San Diego. I had a great run this morning outside and came in and took a...

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How To Make Balsamic Reduction In 10 Minutes with Tempeh and Cucumber Skewers

This is the fastest party appetizer known to man. Or the fastest and most flavorful snack known to busy woman. It’s a slice it ‘n spear it special. Make the brown...

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Five Dollar Finds

I love thrift stores and thrift shopping especially for cute little dishes and one-of-a-kind kitchen items. Once you can get past the visual overload and hodge-podge, there are usually some gems...

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Microwave Strawberry Vanilla Mug Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Glaze

 Ready, set, go. Let’s make cake. In the microwave. In 90 seconds.  Who doesn’t love cake, with strawberries woven into it, with a puddle a bit of vanilla buttercream glaze added...

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Baking Supplies Giveaway – For Two Winners

I recently received these bakery emulsions from LorAnn Oils. You may be wondering what is a bakery emulsion?   Emulsions are water-based, alternatives to extracts.  The flavor is micro encapsulated in...

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Coconut Peanut Butter Magic Cake Bars

Recently I was asked by FoodBuzz to become a Brand Ambassador for Frigidaire. My first task was to highlight one of my favorite recipes for spring. These bars are what I...

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Rainy Day

It’s been a miserable Saturday in terms of weather. But a delightful one in terms of baking. Recipe coming up next but it would be like if Magic Eight Bars… and...

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Green & Chocolate Drizzled Banana Smiley

What do you get when you take green sprinkles… A square of my favorite baking chocolate… And drizzle one square of melted chocolate over a sliced banana? You get a very...