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February 6, 2014

Blogging: Income – 2013 Review & Blog Goal Check In

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It’s been FOREVER since we talked about the blog income around here.  The holidays took over and something had to give.  The good thing that did for this series is I got to try a few new things, tweak some stuff, and get involved with some new traffic sources.  Lots and lots to talk about […]

August 11, 2012

20 Something Redux

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I thought I was about time I made good on my promise to share the details on the Mix CD from my Last Twenty Something giveaway.  But first, I’m going to tantalize your taste buds with my birthday food journey.     First up, breakfast with Mom at JP Pancake.  This place is outrageous and […]

July 31, 2012

Wednesday Whatsits (20)

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! This past weekend we had Otto’s birthday party. Earlier today we announced the winners of the Unique Sweets Dessert Challenge and I shared my awesome Foodie Pen Pals box from Rachel. Tomorrow I’m guest posting at Passionately Artistic and Thriftary. Whew! I thought July was CRAZY. Oh wait. It’s still July. […]

April 28, 2014

Easy DIY Striped Pillowcase

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You know what’s my favorite?  Seeing the UPS and FedEx trucks pull up.  It means a happy mail day!  I love opening new boxes of goodies.  A few weeks ago The FedEx guy showed up with a box full of fun paint supplies from the Tulip for Your Home collection.  There were stencils, paint, a […]

June 14, 2014

I Heart… Hair Goodies

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I have some seriously thick and long hair.  As much as I love it, having that much hair can be a big pain in the ass a lot of the time.  So here are a few things I love and that help me manage my mop. I think most every girl I know uses dry […]

December 11, 2013

365 Days of Baking 365K Follower Giveaway {Closed}

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Good morning everyone!  Today I’m really excited to be helping my amazing friend Lynne from 365 Days of Baking & More celebrate a big milestone – 365K Facebook followers!   Lynne is just the bee’s knees and she totally deserves a big old party to celebrate.  So to thank all of you for supporting our […]

October 1, 2013

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 […]

June 21, 2013

Lemon Raspberry Mousse Pie in a Jar

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What’s your favorite part of summer? Is it spending all day at the pool?  Barbecuing with your friends?  Eating grilled food and no bake desserts? We have A LOT of summer birthdays, especially in July.  They’re fun, and I love seeing my family.  But the food is my favorite part.  We do almost all our […]

February 6, 2013

Work with Me

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Thank you for your interested in working with me.  I love partnering with brands, their products, and other bloggers on projects.  Below are some ways we can work together. Product Reviews: If you have a product, appliance, cookbook, or any item that would be of value to me and my readers, please let me know. […]

November 29, 2013

Inside Out Buckeye Oreo Cookie Balls

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Thanksgiving is over, Black Friday is in full swing, and Cyber Monday is just a few short days away.  Even though we spent yesterday with our family, tomorrow we’ll be spending the most important football game of the year with our friends.  That’s right kids.  It’s the Ohio State vs. Michigan game.  This year I’m […]

September 13, 2013

Why I love Minted.com

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Hi everyone!  I’m really excited to get to talk to you little about Minted.com today.  Minted is a great website that is best know for their Christmas cards, but there’s so much more.  I actually got to review their Christmas cards last year and they are so great.  Artsy, better than your regular old card designs, […]

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. […]

March 1, 2013

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 […]

September 25, 2013

Wednesday Whatsits (77)

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- Here’s what has been going on around the blog this week. My new Secret Recipe Club post is like the best fall/winter ever! I dubbed it The Kristy Kringle. Hello 4-Ingredient Poblano Bacon Cheesy Bread!  You need this in your life.  I’m thinking Saturday watching the Buckeyes. Lena […]

August 6, 2013

Green Chile Shrimp Pasta

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Have you ever walked through a store, seen a product, and had an “I wonder if that’s really any good” moment? I have, frequently.  I was walking through Safeway last month and saw these Kraft Recipe Makers boxes near the meat case.  There were 3 different flavors that all sounded good.  But what were they […]

May 12, 2014

Dessert for Breakfast Smoothies

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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Nestle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #BreakfastEssentials http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV   Happy Monday everyone. Let’s start this new week off right with some dessert! That’s right kids. We’re having dessert for breakfast today. And what better way to […]

February 11, 2014

Wednesday Whatsits (94)

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ——– Let’s start things with some funnies. Do you have a flag? Hahahaha {I’m working on a set of Eddie Izzard printables.  I can’t wait to share them with you!} ——– You can see my features from last weeks party here: 10 Homemade Breakfast Ideas ——– Here’s what we’ve […]

June 3, 2014

The BEST Coffee Cake

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It’s been a long day, and it’s only 6am.  Little man woke up about 3:30am with a major fever and he couldn’t get back to sleep.  So I’ve been up hanging out with him.  And since he likes to bake, we made breakfast for everyone. I’ve had this recipe for, gosh, I don’t even know […]

June 6, 2013

Tessa | TessaCotton

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I’m Tessa, a 22 year old currently living in the southern US. These are my post-college, pre-whatever-comes-next musings, opinions, recipes, crafts, finds and ideas. I was born in Ohio, but spent my childhood in East Bay San Francisco, the most beautiful city in the world. My parents are artists, teachers, and world-travelers, so my childhood […]