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Halloween Chocolate Monster Cookies

October 26, 2014
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Halloween Monster Cookies go something like this. My sweet little 2nd grader was home from school feeling a bit under the weather. He was well enough to bake cookies though! These are my sons version of Monster Cookies. And he is mighty happy to share them with you…

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Mini Cinnamon Candy Apples

October 21, 2014
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Currently i’m cruising in the Caribbean. I break from ship festivities to bring you Mini Cinnamon Candy Apples ~ which are super festive anyways! T’is the season for all kinds of holiday cheer. Candy apples are no doubt a fun treat to serve in the chilly months ahead.

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Jekyll & Hyde Cocktails

October 17, 2014
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Happy Friday!! I cannot begin to tell you how giddy I am for Halloween ~ I LOVE tricks, treats & everything about this spooky holiday. Last year Halloween was seriously the coldest night of the year. While the kids were trick or treating the adults were frozen ~ this year we are have a cocktail party […]

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How to: Sparkly Sugared Cranberries

October 14, 2014
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These little Sparkly Sugared Cranberries are the edible gems of the holiday season! I’ve been meaning to share them here for some time now ~ an now the time is just right. Here’s how to make beautiful sugared cranberries which are the perfect adornment to so many festive treats…

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Sparkling Rose & Juniper Cocktail

April 20, 2014
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Happy Monday! Hope y’all had a wonderful Easter weekend. We sure did! With all these spring celebrations going on I wanted to share this fun Sparkling Rose & Juniper Cocktail with you.

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Happy Easter 2014!

April 20, 2014
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Howdy! I hope you are all having a lovely Easter Sunday. My kids woke to their stuffed baskets. The bunny last minute shopped Target to make sure everyone was surprised & satisfied with spring treats & goodies!

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Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bread Pudding

April 17, 2014
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Happy Good Friday! I’m so excited to share this Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bread Pudding with you. This recipe is perfect for Easter. Also great for serving to mom on Mother’s Day. Actually it’s great for any time at all! Dig in….

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Chocolate Nest Easter Crinkle Cookies – Gluten Free

April 6, 2014
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Well howdy! Hope you all had a great weekend. Last Friday was like the only time ever I’ve missed a blog post. I was way too busy partying at the fabulous Taste of Vail parties. I’m back now with these super fun Easter Chocolate Nest Crinkle Cookies. They are not only amazing ~ but also […]

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Surprise-Inside Cakes! Cookbook Review & Giveaway

March 15, 2014
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Are you familiar with the amazing blog i am baker? If not you should be. If you are, then you know how super duper talented bloggess Amanda Rettke is with cakes. She is always known for her her stunning sugary creations, but most well know for her Surprise-Inside Cakes.

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How To: Classic Chocolate Truffles

February 10, 2014
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My kids begged me to make Chocolate Truffles with them for Valentine’s Day gifts. Little tokens of love for their pals & teachers. So that is exactly what we did. At 6:30am on a Saturday morning…

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$100 *Valentine’s Day* Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

February 6, 2014
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(Congrats the winner has been emailed. Another great giveaway on the way!) It’s time for another Amazon.com gift card giveaway don’t you think?! There is a whole bunch you can do with $100.00 right? Maybe you need some crafty stuff, fancy pantry items, ski gear…anything. Well, here ya go! One winner will have a grand […]

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Cocoa Hearts Dip

January 22, 2014
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I think y’all love cheese as much as I do, right? I recently opened my mailbox to find the cookbook Great Balls of Cheese by Michelle Buffardi ~ which is like the coolest thing ever! Dips can be sweet or savory. As soon as I saw this recipe I knew a chocolate, cream cheese dessert […]

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Champagne Apple Punch

December 26, 2013
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Hope you all had a very merry Christmas! Now it’s time to think about New Year’s Eve, right?! Time to talk cocktail & libations. Champagne will be flowing, that’s for certain. How about Champagne Apple Punch to ring in the new year?

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Frosted Holiday Star Sugar Cookies

December 20, 2013
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Looking for a quick & simple holiday treat? One you can have fun with & have the kiddos join in too? Perfect! These Frosted Holiday Sugar Cookies are so simple to make & will be awesome to bring to holiday parties & cookie exchanges.

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Francois Payard’s Taste of Paris Gift Box Giveaway {$150.00 value!}

December 11, 2013
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The other day I had lots of fun. I mean LOTS. I received a beautiful Makearon package from Francois Payard. How lucky can a girl be…sooooo lucky! We had just finished a day on the slopes & were craving a treat. Voila! Macarons it was…

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