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Guinness Gingerbread

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I love Guinness.  It’s delicious and wonderful.  For those of you thinking, “Ewww!” right now, I think we need to have a little talk.  Guinness has less calories and a lower alcohol content than regular beers.  So?  So!  You can drink more and you won’t get fat or drunk…sort of.  Win-win!     This year Guinness is hosting The World’s Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Party to be entered into the

Guinness Chocolate Pudding

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I love that you can meet bloggers in the most unexpected places.   Friday night Mike and I went out to a really nice dinner Mike’s work provided to a group of the top performing reps from last year.  When we arrived I was making small talk with one of the wives, and I mentioned I should have brought my camera because the menu sounded amazing.  She asked why, I

15 St. Patrick’s Day Drinks


I love a good drink for St. Patrick’s Day.  While I’m not always into the GREEN drinks, sometimes they are can totally delicious.  But let’s not forget that Guinness, Irish cream, and some good Irish whiskey can give any one a wee bit o’ the green on St. Patty’s Day.  After years of bartending, Mike and I have been around the block and know our liquor combos.  What does and


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Featured on These Sites Guinness Gingerbread : Guinness US Facebook Page (December 2012) 8 Creative Pancake Ideas : (April 2013) featuring Carrot Cake Pancakes with Maple-Cream Cheese Drizzle Chocolate Jack Daniel’s Cupcakes : Jack Daniels Blog (April 2013) Easy Summer Fruit Pizza : Smart & Final Community (August 2013) Fresh Vegetable Salad : Shamrock Farms (August 2013) 7 Sweets for Your New Year’s Eve Soiree : (December 2013) featuring Champagne & Hibiscus Cookies 17 Reasons Why Cheese

15 Delightful Desserts

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Baileys Caramel Pecan Fudge from The Sweet Chick Blueberry Swirl Pound Cake from Kleinworth & Co. Cake Batter Oreo stuffed Cheesecake Bars from Club Narwhal Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake with Cookie Dough Glaze from This Silly Girl’s Life Chocolate Hazelnut Dessert Ravioli from Heather’s French Press Chocolate Pretzel Pecan Shortbread Bars from The Bitter Side of Sweet Chocolate Sugar Cookies from Chocolate, Chocolate and More Chocolate Toffee Bars from Your

Marie’s Crock Pot French Dip

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I have the best friends.  Seriously.  The people I’ve held onto all these years – after high school, changing jobs, becoming a mom – they are the ones that matter and make me happier person.  While I love my boys, sometimes I just need girl time.  My friend Marie is one of my favorite people to hang out with.  She’s funny and gorgeous and can sing like no one’s business.

GYCO Shrimp: Winner & Features

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I l-ov-e reveal day!!  Even though I was down for the count (see: no internet) for this round of Get Your Chef On, I still perused all the amazing entries and we’ve picked a winner! I seriously need to start scheduling blog posts again.  I used to always be good to go for a week out.  Lesson learned. Jen popped her shrimp cooking cherry (can you believe that?!?) with some Shrimp

Car Bomb Pudding

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day kids!  Today is one of our favorite family holidays.  Mike is German/Irish and his family is from Cleveland.  I’m Scotch-Irish, English, and French.  So we’re big fans of Guinness, Jameson, and Bailey’s.     {Men in kilts are so sexy!}   This morning we packed up the boys and went up to our local pub for pints and lunch with some friends.  It was a great

Wednesday Whatsits (80)

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- This week on the blog we kicked off Crocktober Fest 213, I started 3 blog designs, and our friends had their baby this morning!!!  He’s beautiful.  I’m just so freaking excited for them.  I need to hold a little baby.  I’ve been jonesing. I wrappe up our Pepper Party with some Shrimp & Garlic Rice Stuffed Peppers.  They are the most wonderfully delicious, perfectly

50 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts, Recipes & Ideas

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Bailey’s French Toast from Beyond Frosting Andes Triple Chocolate Mint Pudding Cookies from Mom on Timeout Bialey’s Spriked Ice Cream Cake from Beyond Frosting Bailey’s Kiss Cupcakes from Cooking with Curls Free March Printables from A Little Claireificaiton Blackberry Irish Whiskey Sour from Kleinworth and Co. Grasshopper Brownie Cups from A Little Claireification Cabbage Rolls with Turkey Sausage and Farro from It’s Yummi Caraway Pull Apart Rolls from True Blue Baking

50 Recipes for the Grill

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Apple Cheddar Pound Cake Sandwich from {i love} my disorganized life Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Cream Cheese Pork Roast from Miss Information Bangin’ Grilled Shrimp Skewers from Skinny Taste Basil Balsamic Marinated Chicken for Two from Frugal Foodie Mama Beer Can Chicken from Four Marrs & One Venus Bison Burger with Bleu Cheese Spread from {i love} my disorganized life  Burgers with Spicy Bourbon and Peach Chutney from Confections of a Foodie Bride

GYCO Beer: Winner and Features


Are you ready for some BEER RECIPES!?!?!   Well, too late if you’re not because today I’ve got a ton of great recipes to show you from the most recent round of Get Your Chef On.  And the winner.  We have to tell you who the winner is.  Or at least Jen tells me we have to.  Okay, here we go!   As always, first up is my amazingly awesome

Operation 2013


Happy New Year everyone!   I love a brand new start.  It can be a new year, a new house, a new job – new gives me a breath of fresh air.  So let’s have a new set of goals to complete this year.   Resolutions always seem to fall by the wayside.  Thinking of my goals as an Op (army-esque, I know) keeps them as an on going project

Beef and Cabbage Stew


Ladies and Gentlemen…Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!  It’s time for beer dyed toxic green and acting Irish (ie. getting drunk). Here’s our favorite form of anihaltion: The Triathalon Mike came up with this “chug contest,” if you will, four years ago and it’s infamous with our circle of friends.  They are scared and in awe all at the same which I think is pretty healthy.  Okay, ready?  As fast as you can

Wednesday Whatsits (74)

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- There are so many great things happening and I can’t believe I was able to wait all week to tell you! First, here a few things I shared this week. Braised Pork Belly with Polenta  100+ Bacon Recipes to wrap up Bacon Month and celebrate International Bacon Day Scrumptious Sunday Meal Plan {September 2013} Meet GYCO Winner Paula from Call Me PMc ———-

Whiskey Burger


Hi, I’m Lisa from Cooking with Curls and I am so excited to be here! I would like to give a HUGE thank you to Julie for allowing me to take over her blog for the day So just who am I? I am a stay at home mom with two amazing kids. We are originally from California, and moved to Iowa 14 years ago. I felt like I had

On Your Marks. Get Set. Tailgate!


I love tailgating.  Yes, the place to do it is at the stadium, but with little kids around that can be hard.  So we usually “tailgate” at my friend Treena’s house.  Beer, football, friends, food, and fire (the boys love to grill).  What more could you want?   Oh course I couldn’t resist getting in on the fun when I saw Mom 4 Real was co-hosting a big tailgating party.

Jack Daniels Bottle Cake


If I’ve never mentioned it before, Mike works for an adult beverage distribution company.  We end up with all kinds of fun shwag around the house.  Today was the best!  He brought me home a Jack Daniel’s bottle cake mold and label stencil.  How cool is that?!?? I immediately wanted to make the cake happen.  I talked Mike into hitting Michael’s for food coloring.  I didn’t own a nice spatula for

Chocolate Jack Daniel’s Cupcakes

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{photo source}   I’ve been wanting to share that picture forever!  Today is totally the right day.   Today I give you – Chocolate Jack Daniel’s Cupcakes!   You heard me.  After Mike saw this PIN from my cupcake board I was obligated to make these cupcakes.  Being the amazingly wonderful friend that I am, I sent some of these cupcakes – in cups – to my friend Dale in

Minnie Mouse Cake


You won’t believe who is guest posting today.  It’s Stephanie from My Not So Little Guy and My Little Punky Pie.  I miss her so much.  I wish Steph didn’t live across the country.  This girl can sing something fierce and made going to work a little easier everyday.  She’s a very warm-hearted and loving person who I am happy to call my friend.  Loving her post today.  You’ll see why.