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Pink Champagne Cake

Booze Cakes.  I got this cookbook a couple of years ago and just tried it for the first time.  Booze + Cake = :D  Happy taste buds!  Considering there are 2 cups of champagne in the cake and 1/2 cup in the frosting, it surprisingly does…

Friday Favorites

Heyooooooooooo!  Its Friday.  Thank goodness.  Here's the stuff i'm into this week! 1)  Friday Favorite Show:  Started watching the show Scandal. It is SO GOOD! 2) Friday Favorite Restaurant:  Banzai Bowls.  Got one on Saturday…
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Linzer Cookies

Valentines day is approaching.  It is time to start immersing yourself in all things heart shaped and pink.  Many people think of v-day as a "hallmark holiday" or think you should treat your loved ones special everyday not just one day!…
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Peanut Butter & Dark Chocolate M&M Cookies

Are you sitting around wondering what you are going to do for your man on Valentines day?  Or if you are single are you thinking what is going to get you a date on the 14th?  I am telling you right now, COOKIES. When you combine cookies…
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Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

It's already Wednesday!  We are just killing it this week aren't we? I'm so proud of us.  We definitely deserve some cake.  I made this cake this weekend and it changed my life a little bit.  I told myself I would just have a bite.  Then…
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Buffalo Chicken Dip

The Super Bowl is coming up! And although I am not a football fanatic, I do enjoy the whole sit around the TV, drink beer and eat delicious appetizers thing.  I tested out a few recipes this weekend and I must say this dip was KILLER.  It…
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French Onion Soup Braid

A wonderful thing happened the other day.  As I do most days, I was dreaming about a future where my blog becomes uber famous and I can do it for a living.  Have a cookbook and just be plain awesome.  But for now all I can do is come up…

Friday Favorites!

Another week has gone by and another Friday is here! I love Fridays for the same reason anyone does, the weekend is here!!  Well, at least once the clock strikes 4:30 that is.  I love looking back on and sharing what came into my life this…
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Black Pepper & Blue Cheese Gougeres

Hello friends!  I am still lost in my Smitten Kitchen cookbook.  I want to make EVERYTHING.  Deb (the author) likes to make things with interesting names.  Things that I have never heard of before.  These Gougeres (which I still cannot…
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California Ranchero Eggs

Let's talk about breakfast.  I love the weekends for many reasons but one of them is breakfast.  I can finally take my time and make a delish egg dish that is both tasty and healthy!  I got the Smitten Kitchen Cookbook for Christmas and…

Friday Favorites!

Happy Friday everyone! I think 2013 is already pretty awesome. I am very happy and thats all you can really ask for in life isn't it? Today I wanted to share some of my favorites things of the moment so you can be happy too!! Favorite Friday…
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Lemon, Garlic & Rosemary Shrimp

Ready for an über healthy dinner that I created? Yay for shrimp! This recipe was quick, easy and delicious. I love shrimp scampi but it usually is just drenched in butter. This whole recipe only has a tablespoon of olive oil! It is the perfect…