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Mardi Gras Party Recipes

Can I get a big TGIF. I’m ready for the weekend and it’s supposed to be a nice, sunny weekend in “sunny” San Diego. The last few weekends were rainy but...

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Cafe au Lait and Caramels

Friday, February 17, 2012 is National Cafe au Lait Day and a Cafe au Lait is defined as: Cafe au lait is French for “coffee with milk”. The same drink is...

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Thursday Things & LinkUp

Here are this week’s Thursday Things 1. Want really bright white icing rather than icing that’s just slightly off-white or dull? Try Bright White Soft Gel Paste When I saw Cheryl...

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Spicy Baked Eggs and Hash Brown Casserole

While some people go out for fancy dinners on Valentine’s Day night, or cook fancy meals like steak and lobster tails, I made truck stop food humble food. However, my husband...

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Peanut Butter Cheerios Giveaway

I mentioned recently that I was dying to try the new Peanut Butter Cheerios but they unfortunately weren’t yet available in my local grocery stores. That’s all changed and I’ve had...

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Surprised Me

I woke up Valentine’s Day morning to these. Scott clearly doesn’t read my blog because I had mentioned that I’d rather spend money on shoes (or just about anything else) than...

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Baked Orange Coconut Banana Donuts

Today on Valentine’s Day, the reddest and pinkest of days, I give you orange. Clearly I was not baking with Cupid in mind.  That was yesterday, complete with plenty of pink....

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Valentines

Since Skylar started her new school, I feel like I’ve started school, too.  Nearly every week there’s something that needs to be made, brought in for show and tell, supplies to...

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Snickerdoodle Cookie Bars with Pink Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting

I love cookies of all kinds but I have a soft spot for snickerdoodles cookies. However, it’s faster to make bars than it is to make cookies. As I always say...

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Cheater’s Heater

It’s been a rainy and dreary weekend in San Diego, all weekend.  It figures that it was gorgeous all week; sunny and in the mid to high 70sF and then come...