Haute Holiday Gifts for Gals!

December 16, 2014
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There has been so much merry making, baking & skiing going on here…my gift shopping needs to happen stat! Heres a look at some of my favorite things that you might just want on your list too… Do not despair, it’s not too late to shop for some more gifts. My favorites might just become yours too…there are […]

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Raspberry, White Chocolate & Coconut Rugelach

December 15, 2014
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Looking to get your inner pastry chef on? This rugelach recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s new cookbook Baking Chez Moi is sure to do just that! These Raspberry, White Chocolate & Coconut Rugelach are the cookies that are sure to win over everyone during the holidays! Take some extra time to bake them ~ it’s sure […]

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Salt Dough Holiday Ornaments

December 13, 2014
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Looking for a fun + crafty project to do with the kids this weekend? Salt Dough Ornaments are so fun & super easy…a great way to personalize the holidays! I’m sure most of you have prettied up your Christmas trees all ready, but if you wish to add some more embellishments these Salt Dough Holiday Ornaments are the […]

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The Polar Queen Cocktail

December 12, 2014
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A minty + creamy + sweet + boozy libation sure to razzle dazzle party guests around the globe. Happy holiday season…from the polar queen & her favorite new cocktail… Happy Friday, the weekend is almost here & I’ll be skiing every second I can! One of the runs I’ll hit up is named Polar Queen, wish you […]

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Finding Balance & $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway!

December 11, 2014
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Balance. It’s what we strive for every single day. Our minds, bodies & livelihood thrive on mindful eating, drinking, sleep & exercise. There’s a new initiative from the American Beverage Association to help us all with this daily balance. Balance and moderation are themes I speak about often and wanted to open this important conversation with you again. It’s […]

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RITZ Mint Thins

December 9, 2014
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Are you looking for an amazing, chocolatey, crunchy, super quick & festive holiday cookie? I’ve got all that for ya right here! This post is in partnership with RITZ crackers. Chocolate, peppermint dipped RITZ crackers make the perfect cookie exchange treats, teacher gifts & party snacks. Hellooooo RITZ Mint Thins…

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All Butter Pastry Pie Crust

December 8, 2014
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Scratch pie crust…I’m forever hooked. With creamy butter everything is bettahhhhh…. This basic recipe can be used in all sorts of sweet + savory pies. This will be your go-to holiday & every day pie crust. It’s super easy to prepare & you can freeze any unused portions for a later date. This All Butter Pastry […]

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The Confidence Cocktail

December 5, 2014
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Imagine lounging in your favorite aprés ski adirondack chair, you are wrapped up in a cozy bright red throw blankie, the fire pit is roaring, you are surrounded by fun friends ~ all gazing & reminiscing about the slopes you just conquered. In your hands is a hot, sweet & creamy Confidence Cocktail…. Happy Friday everyone! It’s been […]

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Project Sunlight

December 3, 2014
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I’ve got the Unilever Project Sunlight initiative to share with you today. What is it? An important initiative worth knowing way more about… The Unilever Project Sunlight initiative launched last year with the goal of motivating millions of people to adopt more sustainable lifestyles. This is something that is near & dear to my heart and […]

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Lit’l Smokies Mini Pretzel Hot Dogs & Grilled Hot Dog Mac ‘n Cheese

November 30, 2014
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I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am about these two recipes I created with famous Lit’l Smokies for Hillshire Farm. Your football party will rock with these recipes! Lit’l Smokies Mini Pretzel Hot Dogs. Growing up the first thing I grabbed for at any party were Pigs in Blankets. These are like those but better! […]

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The BEST Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes!

November 28, 2014
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Happy Thanksgiving & happy LEFTOVERS! Hope you had a wonderful holiday. This Sunday I’ll be sharing a selection of these recipes on the NBC Weekend Show! If you can tune in fabulous! My segment time is 8:20am EST. If not I’ll have the link to share with you soon…. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Pecans

November 26, 2014
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Less that 24 hours till Thanksgiving! Can you believe it? If you are like me you might be scrambling for a few additional sides to add to your meal. We LOVE these brussels sprouts & I’m sure you will too! Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Pecans are filled with amazing flavors & have a delectable maple […]

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The Plunge: A Fruity Sangria Punch

November 23, 2014
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Can you taste color? I know I sure can! Especially when its a fruity blend of flavors in a cool crisp cocktail. Seagrams Escapes invited me to create a cocktail with their assortment of flavors. Any excuse to go on a flavor journey & I’m in!  In this cocktail (#2 in my Telluride Ski Runs series) ~ The Plunge: […]

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Super Holiday Giveaway!

November 22, 2014
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Hi everyone! Happy weekend. A bunch of us are playing Santa ~ I’ve teamed up with a fabulous group of bloggers to bring you some amazing holiday gifts…enter now!

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Turkey Tacos

November 20, 2014
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My Caribbean Carnival cruise last month inspired all sort of fresh & fun flavors! These tacos make the most of your Thanksgiving leftovers and are a perfectly balanced family meal, with a Mexican twist! On my cruise in the Western Caribbean I enjoyed so many regionally inspired flavors. Fresh Mexican food was everywhere. Cooking it up at home […]

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