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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…
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Cinnamon Sugar Candied Pecans

This recipe was once again inspired by my fathers love for pecans and cinnamon.  This love has now spread throughout the family and we all cannot get enough.  I found the recipe on Kevin and Amanda's Blog.  For her it is a Christmas treat…
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Nutter Butter Brownies

 I know I know, Peanut Butter and Chocoalte again!?  The answer to that is simple.  HECK YES!  In this never ending hunt for a condo, my dad and the guys at his office have been working hard, and guess what? They like Peanut Butter and…
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Lemon, Blueberry & Poppyseed Loaf

 Lemon and blueberry.... yum.   Lemon and poppyseed.... yumbo.  All 3 together!?  Are you seeing fireworks and dancing people? Is that just me?  I am so glad I decided to make this delicious loaf.  The berries give a nice burst of flavor…

The Great OC Taco Search #1

The Great Orange County Taco Search has begun!  My boyfriend Matt and I have decided to take it upon ourselves to find the best tacos in Orange County.  Today we started our search at a Restaurant called La Cocina De Ricardo.  I got a Carne…
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CD Tower > Pallet Nightstand

Ready for another pallet DIY??  This one stemmed from my boyfriends need of a taller nightstand for his bed, and the challenge of us making something together from start to finish! First we started our search for something that we could…
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Lemon Curd, Fruit, Sugar Cookie > American Flag

What pops in your head when you think about America?  It is along the lines of Baseball and Hot Dogs?  Budweiser and Country Music?  Yeah me too!  I love all of these things, and tomorrow is the day we get to take off work and enjoy them. …

Friday Favorites of the Week!

It has been a beautiful week!  I wanted to take this time to share some of my favorite things I either ate or purchased this week.  On tuesday my mom bought a big box of fresh peaches from Costco.  She suggested we (I) make a peach cobbler. …
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Blazer and a Bun

  I never in a million years thought that my short, {very} thin hair could ever convert into this great of a sock bun, but check it out. . . I was so excited I simply had to share:) I also found this amazing lightweight blazer…