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The Most Powerful Thing…

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  The most powerful tool you have to transform your health or keep your health is your fork! Use it well and you will thrive. Choose poorly and you will suffer.  This principle starts at a very young age but it can also turn things around mid-stream if you’ve been using your fork in a harmful way.  Actually, I find that the less a person uses their fork, usually the

Jack Daniels Bottle Cake

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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

Mushroom & Steak Bruschetta

Mushroom & Steak Bruschetta is an easy to make appetizer that's perfect for everything from date night to your next cookout!

This post was sponsored on behalf of Maison Louis Jadot Wines via One2One Network. All opinions are 100% my own. Please drink responsibly. Mushroom & Steak Bruschetta is an easy to make appetizer that’s perfect for everything from date night to your next cookout! Bruschetta is one of my go-to appetizer options in the summer. It’s so easy to make and the flavor combinations are endless! I make it for

Better Than…Cookie Dough Cheeseball

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Yesterday was amazing!   The Buckeyes beat that state up north and all is right in the world.   GO BUCKEYES!!!     Per the usual, we were at our friend Treena’s house.  You may remember Treena from her Tater Tot Casserole.  Well, she has another gem.  This is the most addicting, delicious, “Treena did you make the cheeseball? Please tell me you did.” party food ever!  I say it’s

What is a Whole Food?

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So last time I talked about food as being Medicine and this week, I am going to give you more specifics.       What is a whole food?   Whole foods are foods that are in the same form that they are found in nature. They are fresh, unprocessed, simple, and organic. You will see overlap of the some foods in different categories as whole foods usually supply more than

Herb & Cheese Focaccia Bread

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Hi.  I’m Julie, and I’m a bread addict.   I can’t get enough of it.  Sourdough, French, Italian, artisan varieties, rolls, loafs, boules, baguettes, croutons, a bowl for my soup.  If it has bread – I want it.  This is why today’s recipe and giveaway is kind of the perfect marriage of my obsession and a great product.     Gourmet Garden was another sponsor of Blended.  They asked me to try

Diet-to-Go: Healthy Meals the Easy Way

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  Who said they were going to lose some weight as one of their New Year’s resolutions?  I did.  Well, it’s part of my continuing goal to get down to 155 pounds.  Let’s get real about this – I’m going to tell you all how much i really weight.  I’m at the halfway point to my goal right now – 185 pounds.  I’m stoked I was able to drop 30

Something Wicked Halloween Art

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape brand painter’s tape. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t know what makes today different, but I’m finally in the Halloween spirit.  I mean, it’s my favorite holiday and I always look forward to it, but now I feel like we’re on the final countdown.  Maybe I’ve just listened to Europe one too many times with the boys. 

Raspberry Lemon Explosion Cake

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Welcome to the second annual brunch week hosted by Terri of Love and Confections and Susan of The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen!  Join us May 5th through 11th while we celebrate the deliciousness of brunch and to prepare for Mother’s Day and summer brunching season.  We have 32 bloggers bringing you their best brunch game, from cocktails to eggs benedict to donuts, there is something for everything this