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Painkiller Cocktail

So remember how I told you that it is still pretty warm around these parts?  Well that's why this week is all about drinks!  I saw this Painkiller cocktail on one of my favorite blogs "Shutterbean" awhile ago and took a snapshot…
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Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

Happy first day of Fall!!! So I live in Southern California.  The term "Seasons" is used pretty loosely around here.  If you woke up one day not knowing what time of the year it was, you couldn't find your answer by going outside. …

Friday Favorites!

Happy Friday!  We made it through another week and the weekend is just hours away.  Fall is coming close and I just bought 2 large cans of pumpkin, yet we are seeing record high temperatures in so-cal.  What's new?  I am crossing my…
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Cinnamon Crumb Pecan Sandies

Thursday!  How much do we love short work weeks?  It's already almost the weekend!  I just can't even imagine if every week was like this.  Just take out Mondays?  I wonder if then we would all start disliking Tuesdays.…
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Blueberry Muffins with Cinnamon Streusel Topping

Muffins!! I haven't made a muffin in way too long, but think about them every time I pass by blueberries at the store.  Finally I passed them last week and thought the price was right!  This led me to looking at a few recipes and…
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Mocha Ice Cream Pie

Coffee. Ice Cream.  Chocolate.  There are few things better than those 3 right there.  Summer is the season of iced coffee and easy desserts.  No one wants to be baking all day in your condo that is 90 degrees (even though…
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Apple Danish Braid

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Fresh Strawberry Pie

 The heat has hit our 3rd floor condo.  When we moved to Long Beach we really thought we had it made with our vaulted ceilings... that is until summertime when the heat creeps in and never leaves.  Because of this heat, Matt…
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Chicken Parmesan

Most people have a handful of recipes that you LOVE because you grew up eating them and they remind you of home.  The top ones for me have to be Chili, Meatloaf, Chicken Parmesan.  They are all recipes that just taste a little bit…
These Bandit Wines are both Portable & Affordable, what is better than that?

Bandit Wine: A Review!

Summer officially starts tomorrow!!!  Unfortunately when you are an adult you don't get a summer break.  But if you work 8-5 you do find how wonderful it is that the sun doesn't set until around 8.  Even with my 30 minute commute, I can…
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White Wine Apple Crisp

 Apple Crisp just about defines summer in my eyes.  It is such an easy dessert that is always a crowd pleaser. I was recently inspired by this Sangria Berry Crumble and knew there had to be more wonderful ways to add some booze to…