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Ho Hos with Cream Cheese Frosting

Today, December 19, is Scott’s birthday.  I did not bake my dear husband a cake. It’s too hot here to turn on the oven. Melting chocolate happens… …without turning on the...

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Just Beautiful

Not to rub it in for those of you in cold weather and at work on a Monday, but it’s beautiful in Aruba today. We had three days of straight rain. ...

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Double Chocolate Caramel Corn & Cocoa Rice Krispies Candy Bars

I could call these everything but the kitchen sink bars. I had all kinds of little bits and pieces of candies, cereals, white and dark chocolate chips, marshmallows, caramel corn, you...

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Sunday Best

My Sunday Best thus far: 1. Cookie Butter Spread.  By the spoonful. It hasn’t just been a best of today.  It’s been a best of the past month. Known as Cookie...

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Fresh In

When you’re traveling and the local supermarket stocked with strawberries in December or oranges in July isn’t just right around the corner or the nearest TJ’s isn’t six blocks away, you...

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Couldn’t Believe My Eyes

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I opened up an email this morning with this link to Martha Stewart’s site. And at the very bottom of that screenshot, there’s a link...

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Coconut Oil Fried Cinnamon Sugar & Ginger Plantains

When in Rome, do as the Romans. When in the Caribbean… …Make plantains. Never had a plantain?  I’d describe it as a heartier banana that almost borders on the texture of...

Coconut Oil Giveaway

I love making things with Tropical Traditions Virgin Coconut Oil   It’s so versatile and I use it in: No Bake Coconut & Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites Chocolate Coconut Kale...

Thursday Things

Time for a few Thursday Things.  A few eye-catching items this week include: 1. Paula Deen sells butter-flavored lip balm Other flavors include banana pudding and key lime pie. And, yes,...

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Meow

It was overcast and rained on and off all day in Aruba today.  Lots of puddles and standing water.  Scott and Skylar tried the beach for an hour but got rained...