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July 30, 2014

No Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake

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Happy Cheesecake Day everyone!  Cheesecake is one of my favorite all time, possibly my dessert island, desserts.  I’ve asked my mom for a cheesecake for my birthday instead of regular cake more times than I can remember.  Let’s celebrate today with a No Bake Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake!! This cheesecake tastes awesome and […]

March 14, 2014

Irish Capookie #piday Pie Party

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Happy Pi Day everyone!  Or pie day for all you non-math nerds.  :)  Today is officially the 1 year mark to my wedding.  It’s weird to finally be all like, “it’s one year away.”  Until now I’ve been ahead of the game and all the wedding timelines, and now I’m in them for real.  To […]

December 3, 2013

Holiday Gift Ideas // The Chocolate Lover

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I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or over.   This time of year my head is running wild with gift ideas. […]

October 28, 2013

Spiked Holiday Punch

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  I’m am very happy to announce the upcoming nuptials for Becca from It’s Yummi! to Brian Donovan this Thursday the 31st of October 2013.  To celebrate Kelley from Miss Information and I are throwing Becca a virtual bridal shower!  We gathered together 10 of Becca’s blogging friends to share fall and Halloween inspired crafts and […]

March 14, 2013

Pi Day: Dark Chocolate Black-Bottom Pie

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Happy Pi Day!   Did you know the mathematical constant Pi had it’s own holiday?  It does.  Fun facts about Pi: Pi has been calculated to over one trillion digits beyond its decimal point. As an irrational and transcendental number, it will continue infinitely without repetition or pattern. Cool, huh?     The first Pi […]

January 4, 2013

Spaghetti Day: Creamy Baked Spaghetti

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Happy Spaghetti Day everyone!  I’m so excited to be sharing this dish with you today.  It has so many of my favorite things – ground beef, pasta, cream cheese, french fried onions.  YUM!!  Grab a fork and let’s eat!   Creamy Baked Spaghetti   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 35 mins Total […]

November 26, 2012

Cake Day: An Homage to Sprinkle Bakes

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To celebrate cake day, I was going to do something practical and make you all cake stands.  But I wasn’t willing to fight the crowds to go shopping for the stuff I needed.  I’ll make it up to you later.  Promise.   So instead to celebrate Cake Day, I’m paying homage to my favorite cake […]

November 27, 2012

Tuesday10: Favorite Holiday Movies

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It’s no secret I adore Lena.  She is just the bee’s knees and an all around wonderful person with amazing style.  Sometimes I can’t help but jump in on her Tuesday10 posts.  Especially one about my favorite holiday movies, sold!   In no particular order – my holiday movie loves.     Scrooged “Would ya […]

September 23, 2012

Chocolate Day: Chocolate Sprinkle Sandwich Cookies

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Happy Chocolate Day everyone!! Seriously, who thinks of these holidays?  This one is totally brilliant.  I first made these cookies for Sophie.  I’m sure you all remember her from the Unique Sweets Challenge we co-hosted in July.  Sophie loves pink and chocolate – can you see why we’re friends?       Of course I […]

July 3, 2014

Red, White & Blue Meringues

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Tomorrow’s the Fourth of July.  It’s the first major holiday since leaving my waitress job.  To be honest it’s a little surreal knowing I don’t have to work and didn’t have to fight to get my request off to happen.  Instead of “working” we’re going to my mother-in-law’s house to swim, grill brats, and have […]

August 13, 2012

Filet Day: Charred Filet of Beef with Chile-Corn Sauce

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I worked at a steak house for 5 years.  I love eating a good steak.  I’m a snob about people ordering their meat well done – ewww.  There’s nothing worse than seeing a gorgeous filet being cooked to death.  But fear not, this recipe with bring your favorite filet (or any steak really) to great […]

March 5, 2012

Popcorn Lover’s Day: Maple Bacon Popcorn

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It’s Popcorn Lover’s Day.  Fun holiday right?  I feel like I fit right in.  Popcorn is wonderful and delicious.  It’s a happy snack and comes in so many different forms and flavors.  Caramel, Butter, Cheese, Jalapeno, Ginger Teriyaki, Kettle Corn.  Cracker Jacks, Popcorn Balls, Fiddle Faddle.  The lists go on and on.   When I […]

January 29, 2012

Cornchip Day: Frito Pie

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I miss playing music.  It’s almost impossible to play my viola with the kids awake (they want to touch and see and yell at me if I say no) and I can’t play when they are asleep…what if they wake up?  We can’t have that.  *sigh*  Someday soon I’ll get my chops back.   In […]

January 27, 2012

Chocolate Cake Day: Chocolate Wasted Cake

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It’s National Chocolate Cake Day.  This pretty much sounds like the best holiday ever.  I mean, come on.  It’s an excuse to bake and eat an entire some chocolate cake. I spent last night making this cake for you.  Can I just tell you how hard it is to keep a two year old calm and collected […]

October 1, 2011

National Food & Drink Holidays

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January – Soup and Oatmeal Month 01 – Bloody Mary Day 02 – Cream Puff Day 03 – Chocolate-Filled Cherry Day 04 – Spaghetti Day 05 – Whipped Cream Day 06 – Shortbread Day 07 – Tempura Day 08 – English Toffee Day 10 – Bittersweet Chocolate Day 11 – Milk Day 15 – Strawberry Ice […]

June 27, 2014

Oscar Style Steak

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Carnivores unite!  Today I’m showing you one of our favorite ways to gussy up a steak.  I’m talking asparagus, crab, and Bearnaise sauce to give you the best Oscar-Style Steak ever!! Now, I’m a meat lover.  I worked at a steakhouse for 5 years.  It’s actually where I met Mike.  We used to bartender together. […]