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Roasted Apples with Sweet Potato Stuffing

I have volunteered myself to make thanksgiving dinner for my family.  I am very excited to take on the task, but really want to perfect my menu ahead of time.  Last year I made a sweet potato (but they were actually Yams) stufffing.  …
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Pumpkin Spice & Chocolate Chip Blondies

Hi friends!  This hiatus has gone on long enough.  I am finally moved into the beautiful beach house in Laguna and could not be happier.  Yesterday was the first chance I got to bake in my new kitchen!  It was divine.  The view is breath…
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Kenz Kouture

Guest Post: By Monica Powers   Hello Friends, It’s your favorite guest blogger, Monica! I wanted to share my newest obsession in the world of high fashion jewelry. Spread the word, my dearest friend Mackenzie Kassis of Kenz…

Fall Bucket List

What's on your list?
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Malted Milk & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Most people have a "go to" recipe when you are asked to bring something to a party or event.  Either an appetizer or dessert that has never failed you and always makes your friends happy to see you?  Yeah well this is mine!  Thank you Pioneer…
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Baked Whole Wheat Powdered Donuts

Lets talk about guilty pleasures.  Lets talk about that thing you see in the store or the gas station that you know has zero nutritional value but you must have it. NOW.  I have this love affair with Hostess Powdered Donettes.  In college…
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DIY - Beach Sign

After staring at about 5 pallet's in my side yard for a few weeks, I decided to get some more use out of them.  My sister, boyfriend and I will be moving near the beach soon and I wanted to make some beach decor.   I cut a piece of pallet…

SF Chefs 2012

Guest post: by Monica Powers When my best gal pal approached me and asked me to write a post for her super trendy foodie blog, I knew exactly what I would write about – SF Chefs 2012! This past weekend I had the opportunity to work with…
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Creamsicle Cupcakes

Do you remember not so long ago when I made an Orange Creamsicle Cake? Do you remember me saying how ridiculously good it was?  Well when I had the chance to recreate it, I knew it was the perfect time to try out these cute little popsicles…
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Homemade Magic Shell

When I first saw that you could make your own magic shell I thought, blasphemy!   A hard chocolate coating makes everything better, especially ice cream.  So I thought I would give it a try.  It is pretty terrifying how easy it was, and…
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Smashed Cauliflower Tots

Its Wednesday!! Here is a quick list of things to do to get you through this hump day. 1) Have a laugh. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ggBhH0yOiY 2) Be amazed at these talented sisters. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_aJHJdCHAo 3)…
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Pallet Coffee Table

We did it ourselves again!  I am so happy my boyfriend has found a new love for making pallet furniture with me!  Building something together is really a true test of a relationship.  It really causes you to hear each other and work…