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40 Holiday Baking Recipes and a Giveaway

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It’s that time of year kids!  My holiday baking season has started.  I’m already getting texts about making Buckeyes, cookies and pies.  One of my favorite things about the holidays is spending time in the kitchen!  My kids love to help me bake, and I love having my little sous chefs to squish on while […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Knock Off Thin Mints

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I was a brownie.  I was.  Brown sash, weekend meetings, knot tying, all that stuff.   Every year when our troop sold cookies I would always sell the most.  Go me!  I think it had in large part to do with my dad buying 10 boxes of peanut butter cookies and my mom taking my […]

Sand Art Brownie Mix

Sand Art Brownie Mix

Oh my gosh you guys.  The giveaways I have going on today – just WOW!  The big one is a KitchenAid Pro Stand Mixer.  I got one two years ago for Christmas, her name is Louise, and she’s just the best thing ever.  That giveaway is at the bottom of this post.  But as an […]

Make a Difference with #WishesDelivered

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS. All opinions are 100% mine. Around this time of year, I find myself thinking about my friends and family a lot.  Not that I don’t think about them or care during the whole year, but the holiday season makes me miss loved ones […]

Last-Minute Halloween Pumpkin

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Kate here again from Candidly Kate. Am I the only one that totally procrastinates holiday decorating? Holidays just sort of sneak up on me. AND….as an apartment renting person, I have a hard time wanting to store boxes and boxes of decorations. Well, if you are anything like me, these little pumpkins are the perfect thing. […]