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December Recipes & Link Up

Our time in Aruba in December was fabulous.  To say it was the best three and a half weeks of our year would be a very true statement. While I was...

Thusday Things: Baking Things

Time for a few Thursday Things.  A few eye-catching items of the baking variety that I saw included: 1. Mini Non-Contact Laser Candy Thermometer I am the worst when it comes...

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No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Squares

If you happen to have just returned home from a vacation… And realize that your cupboards are sort of bare and that even your freezer stash of desserts is looking pretty...

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Made It Home

We made it back to sunny San Diego about 1am Wednesday morning, which translated to 5am Aruba time for my brain and body. I stayed up until about 6am here unpacking,...

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DAHlicious Giveaway

We made it back to San Diego after leaving Aruba. It was a very long day of traveling (18+ hours) but everything went smoothly with our journey; it’s just a long...

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Headed Home

We are leaving Aruba after spending most of December here in paradise and are flying home to San Diego. San Diego is wonderful, too, but Aruba is one-of-a-kind.  The pace, the...

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No-Bake Cookie Butter Spread Ginger Molasses Cookies

When I realized just how much I love cookie butter I knew I had to make something with it. Rather than just eat it by the spoonful straight from the jar....

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Twas The Day After Christmas

‘Twas the Day After Christmas here in Aruba. And it’s been another spectacular one. We have been blessed with the best weather of our trip the past couple days and I...

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Christmas and Santa Cheer

I hope you’ve had a Merry Christmas today and if you’re not celebrating Christmas or Chanukah, I hope you’ve had a wonderful Sunday. We did. Santa came. He made it all...

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Merry Christmas Quiz

Merry Christmas Eve! I’ve seen this little diddy on various blogs such as Gina’s and Katie’s.  They wrote out their answers in full sentences but I prefer spending more time at...