Lemon Pistachio Ice Box Pie | 12 Spring Desserts

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While I adore lemon desserts, pistachios aren't really safe around here either.  My Husband is addicted and he shells and eats them almost as soon as we buy them, so they disappear pretty quickly. I thought this Lemon Pistachio Ice Box Pie would be a sweet surprise for a Spring dessert, but … [Read more...]

Ehh, What’s Up Doc? | 22 Carrot Craft & Recipe Ideas

Carrot Craft Ideas - Easter Fun With Carrots

I don't know about your "hip hop" skills, but nonetheless it's all things CARROTS over here today for a little Easter inspiration! Here are a bunch of super fun and delicious carrot craft & recipe ideas that would even make Bugs Bunny proud. Starting with the crafts: Clockwise From Top … [Read more...]

All Things Spring | 40+ Inspiring Ideas!

All Things Creative Spring

It's time for part three in our "All Things Creative" series and we have another amazing round up of great ideas for you this month! … [Read more...]

Samoa Sweet Rolls {It Bakes Me Happy}

Samoa Sweet Rolls

Well, today we are headed home from our mini Spring Break vacation after an awesome little cruise on the newly refurbished Disney Magic {don't worry, I will be posting all about it soon!} so my sweet friend Emily from It Bakes Me Happy is filling in for me until I am "back at the helm" in a day or … [Read more...]

Nutella Cream Puffs {from Jellibean Journals}

Nutella Cream Puffs

Happy Friday, my friends!  The kids are starting Spring Break and we snuck away for a mini vacation so a couple of my fab "bloggy pals" have stepped in to help.  Well I can't just go off and leave you without some fabulous reading material, now can I? ::tap tap tap::  I know you aren't listening … [Read more...]

Easy Overnight Blueberry French Toast Casserole

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Spring is in the air and it's about time, right??  I think everyone I know cannot WAIT to get outside and enjoy some warmer days.  In celebration of that, I have a special treat for you today. My overnight Blueberry French Toast Casserole is perfect for a Spring brunch or even for Easter.  As … [Read more...]

Almond Coffee Spice Cake with Coffee Glaze

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I know a lot of people have their morning routines and part of mine is enjoying good hot cup of coffee in the morning.  Everyone has their thing and that just starts my day off on the right foot. Now, when I can pair said coffee with a little piece of coffee cake? Well that is a little extra … [Read more...]

Baileys Irish Cream Chocolate Truffles | 12 St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

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Well you probably all saw it coming.  I HAD to make a St. Patrick's Day version of my truffles because truffles are bite sized and delicious.  Truffles are adorable.  Truffles make people smile.  Are you smiling?  Here, have some. It's true - I love creating various holiday themed truffles and … [Read more...]

Grasshopper Brownie Cups | Mint Chocolate Goodness

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Mint chocolate chip ice cream and I go way back.  As in... Baskin Robbins in the mall in the late 70's - early 80's.  Are you hip to that jive? I always had a hard time choosing between the "bubble gum" flavor {real tiny Chiclets gum pieces!!} and the mint chocolate chip. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins & Coffee Talk

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So Valentine's Day has passed and a lot of people may be tired of all the "hearts & mushiness" that was plastered all over the interwebz for what seemed like months.  But... it's still February and today I am talking about a different kind of love.  Those on "Team Chocolate Peanut Butter" will … [Read more...]

Hearts & Tarts | Easy Raspberry Cream Tart

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So it's two days 'til Valentine's Day  - do you have any big plans?  I know I said before that the Hubs and I don't really go out on Valentine's Day but I DO like to make a little extra treat for him to show him how much I lovvvve him all over again. Oh, who am I kidding.  This delicious Raspberry … [Read more...]

Chili Chocolate Valentine Truffles | A Crash Course In Aphrodisiacs

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Before I get into this delicious post, I have to confess that I was honestly struggling with posting about Valentine's Day earlier this month.  Mainly because I hate rushing the holidays - time is already moving fast enough - but I am feeling a little better about it today since it's now less than a … [Read more...]

Reader Favorites: Top 10 Posts of 2013

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So here we are... the last day of 2013.  My Husband and I were talking last night about how, when we were little, the year 2000 seemed like a million years away.  I will admit I was a bit nostalgic writing this post.  This past year has been so full of fun and yet there were days when I just didn't … [Read more...]

Cheesy Bacon & Herb Biscuit Ring | An Easy Party Appetizer

Cheese Sprinkled On

It's that busy time of year when we are running around to parties or entertaining company in our own homes and I am always looking for easy appetizers and side dishes that are quick AND delicious. My cheesy bacon & herb biscuit ring is a perfect solution and won't keep you in the kitchen for … [Read more...]

Champagne Cupcakes {Bust Out That Bubbly}

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I know we all have Christmas on the brain and I am not one to rush that by ANY means but some of you may have already been invited to a fun New Year's Eve shindig, or are hosting your own, and so you need to have these Champagne Cupcakes on your "mind calendar"! They are sure to add some pizzazz to … [Read more...]