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KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand Mixer Giveaway – Winner

My email has never been so full as it has been the past two weeks. There were 2000 entries. Two thousand entries (and emails). The winner of the KitchenAid 7-Quart Stand...

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Vita Coco Coconut Water Giveaway

I recently received a case of Vita Coco coconut water. I love coconut water and could drink it every day. If you’ve never had coconut water, it’s not nearly as strongly...

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Chocolate Protein Fudge

I’m not really a fan of protein powder. Unless it’s used to make fudge. I find most protein powder is either chalky, fake tasting, or devoid of taste. This fudge is...

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Day of the Mushroom

Today is national Day of the Mushroom day. Even mushrooms get their own special day. These are locally grown mushrooms from a San Diego area farmer’s market. I never used to...

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Marshmallow Candy-Stuffed White Chocolate Cupcakes with Fluffy Buttercream Frosting

I normally don’t make cupcakes because they’re a bit of a PITA. Cupcakes require more precision and patience than a pan of bars. Carefully pouring the batter into molds or liners,...

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Blustery

Today was one of those cold, overcast, windy, blustery days that felt like I was living in Cape Cod in November rather than springtime in San Diego. We went for a...

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Yumvelope Healthy Snacks Giveaway

I recently received this envelope full of snacks from Yumvelope What is Yumvelope? Each month the snacks change. See samples of the snacks from recent months here My envelope contained a...

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Crazy Baking

We’re all familiar with the expression Crazy Making. This is Crazy Baking. A few of the ingredients that went into this dough included coffee grounds, potato chips, butterscotch chips, and I...

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Thursday Things: Things Kids Say

This week’s Thursday Things is brought to you in part by Skylar (age 5) and some of the gems that escaped from her mouth on a recent trip to the mall:...

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Golden Nuggets

It felt so good to come home after just being away for 36 hours. Nothing like my own bed, my own hot shower, and my own kitchen to make me happy....