Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Chocolate Covered Pretzel Chips

January 26, 2015
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Looking for a super fun & creative kitchen project to do with your kiddos? These Valentine’s chocolate treats are just the answer! I not sure how, but the stars aligned the other morning. My son woke up super early on a school day (5:45am) & saw me prepping this recipe. He begged to work with […]

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Little Rose Cocktail

January 16, 2015
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Rosé is no longer reserved just for the warmer months. I came upon my fascination in the heart of winter, last year at The Taste of Vail, Debut of Rosé event… Why not toast this Valentine’s Day with the Little Rose Cocktail?! This refreshing drink is both pretty & named after one of my favorite ski […]

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Irresistible Fudgy Chocolate Brownies

January 11, 2015
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A recipe can be called “irresistible” when everyone in the house can’t keep their hands off the gooey, chocolate brownie deliciousness!! That’s exactly what happened here… These Irresistible Fudgy Chocolate Brownies are perfect for your sweet Valentine or any time of the year when you are having a MEGA chocolate craving.

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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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Valentine’s Day Menu with Real California Dairy!

February 11, 2014
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I have a special treat for y’all today. This post has not one but five NEW recipes! This is the perfect menu to get you through Valentine’s Day & beyond. There is something unique about this menu…something that ties it all together. All the recipes feature one or more ingredients made with Real California Milk to razzle […]

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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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Valentine’s Popcorn Snack Mix

February 6, 2014
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Can you believe Valentine’s Day is next week? Wow! Where is the time going? I guess it’s the perfect time to celebrate love, romance & most importantly…chocolate! My Valentine’s Popcorn Snack Mix can be tucked inside a lunchbox, handed out to your co-workers or brought on road trip. Or just snacked on in your house.

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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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Happy Valentine’s Day! {Scharffen Berger Chocolate Giveaway}

February 14, 2013
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Well hello there! Look at what I have for you today ~ a GIANT stash of Valentine’s Day chocolate. Not just any chocolate, but one of my all time favorites: Scharffen Berger. One lucky person will get to enjoy all this chocolate and the fabulous Essence of Chocolate cookbook by John Scharffenberger. Happy Valentines Day!

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Chocolate Chip Coconut Popcorn

February 13, 2013
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I eat this popcorn as I type this post. Fistfuls. Just recently popcorn has become a really BIG hit with me. Past few years I kinda gave up on it. No gnarly breakup or anything, I simply had no craving for it. Well that has changed my friends. Might have something to do with the […]

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Vintage Valentines Cards {Free Printables}

February 10, 2013
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Howdy! Hope you are having a GREAT Sunday. This morning I’ve been messing around in Illustrator with vintage Valentines, puffy hearts and gingham. I found these cute vintage images on Vintage Clip Art. I dressed ‘em up a bit for you. Hope you likey… Print these cards on card stock….just in time for the big day.

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Strawberry Milk

May 7, 2012
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Today we need to have a talk. A little talk about strawberry love and pink milk. In this house we have a thing for all kinds of berries (I even have a Pinterest board for Berries). Thankfully here in Southern California bright red strawberries are abundant pretty much year round. Our ground does not freeze and […]

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Sweet Coconut Scrambled Eggs on Toast

February 12, 2012
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 Today we are going to prepare something so simply perfect. Mindful, simple + happy food. Eggs are usually considered a savory, but let’s face it they are used in sweets all the time. From cakes, cookies, frostings, puddings and more. Eggs take either center stage or they make baked recipes come together. Over here we […]

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Citrus Cranberry Chocolate Truffles

February 2, 2012
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Remember the chocolate truffles recipe I promised to share with you in my Valentine’s DIY printables post? Well here it is! I need to make another batch asap as they were polished off very quickly. Have you ever made homemade truffles before? They are so simple, quick and easy to prepare. Growing up I always […]

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