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Lemon Icebox Cupcakes

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Happy Wednesday everyone!  I am so excited to be sending some major love and warm fuzzies to one seriously amazing lady and mama.  Today a bunch of us are getting together to welcome a very special little girl to the world. Now I have to totally disclaimer this by saying that while I know and […]

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 […]

SRC: Crab Rangoon Grilled Cheese

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  So I’m totally jazzed about my Secret Recipe Club assignment this month.  I still haven’t listed everyone in my group, but I feel like the possibility of getting Teri was coming sooner rather than later.  {I’m a list addict like that.}  Teri is the cook and author behind The Freshman Cook.  She joined in our […]

Watermelon & Avocado Bruschetta

Watermelon & Avocado Bruschetta

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen the picture below a couple weeks ago.  I never wanted to get into Instagram, but when media groups I write for wanted Instagram follower numbers it became kind of essential.  But now I like it.  I get to see the lives and behind the scenes pics […]

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 […]

Family Dinner in Under 15 Minutes!!

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I know I’m a food blogger and I cook all the time {at least it feels that way} and I love food, but some nights I just want an easy answer to every mom’s favorite question, “What’s for Dinner?”  We do take out once every couple weeks or so, I’m a pizza fiend, and fast […]

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 […]

Sweet and Spicy Bacon-Wrapped Smokies

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I got this recipe off my co-worker Rita at our New hire training pot luck.  This is the easiest, yummiest appetizer EVER.  I need to make a double batch next time.  They are completely addicting and they turn you into a greedy little pork lover…if you’re not already.  ;)  I think Michael Symon would be […]

My First Thanksgiving

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Hi.  My name’s Julie.  And I’m a turkey virgin. That’s right.  I’m cooking my first solo Thanksgiving dinner.  I’ve brought sides over to someone else’s house in previous years.  This year is the first time I’m shouldering the workload.  And it all comes down to the turkey.  I’ve been googling, watching The Chew, looking up Alton Brown’s […]

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 […]

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, […]

Jack Daniels Bottle Cake & Buttercream Frosting

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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 […]

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Building Your Blog   BlueHost – When I moved from Blogger to self-hosted WordPress, I selected BlueHost as my hosting server.  I knew A LOT of other bloggers who used them.  I’ve never had any issue with BlueHost.  When I was designing my WordPress site {before it officially went live} my site crashed, BlueHost found […]