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Popsicle Cocktail!

New motto:  Put a popsicle in it!  With the inevitable hot summer ahead of us, we have to get creative with our ice cubes... and our cocktails.  I got some wild cherry skinny girl vodka recently and it is so tasty.  I can…
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Skinny Cake Batter Dip

It's my 2 year blog birthday!!!  2 years ago I posted about how I repainted my kitchen aid mixer... and it's still lookin good!  I started this blog as a way to keep track of all of the tasty treats I made and the fun DIY projects…
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Shaved Brussel and Spinach Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

   Do you ever go out to dinner,  eat something delicious and go home and try to recreate it?  Or do you at least think about how you can do it?  That happened the other day with this salad.  Such a simple concept…
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Asparagus Bruschetta Crostinis with Mustard Lemon Goat Cheese

  There are many things in life that I question.  Some are easy to answer and some keep me up at night.  Should I bring a jacket?  Always.  Should I finish my dinner even though I'm full?  Probably not.  Will…
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Homemade Sugar Cone Bowls and a Review of Three Twins Ice Cream!

So I pinned a recipe for sugar cones about a year ago.  Whenever I thought about making it though, I would get highly lazy and assume it would be too much work.  I prefer ice cream out of the pint mostly anyways!  But this weekend…

Friday Favorites

Yep.  This could be my whole list because I mean come on.  Look at that face.  When she gets tired you can put anything on her and she won't even move... so naturally we put my glasses on her... then a hat.  Anywho, back to my favorites…
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Ginger Bourbon Fizz

 Spring has sprung and cocktails are flowing in Long Beach.  I have some pretty exciting news... I am starting to love bourbon!!  Matt has liked it for awhile but it always made me a little nervous.  That is until I combined…
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Whole Wheat Almond & Vanilla Bean Scones

 Okay people are you ready to be ahead of the times?   Scones are going to be the new cupcakes.......... I'll let that sink for a minute.  No, I am not an expert, but I am pretty sure for something to be a "thing" it has to be…
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Baked Mahi Mahi Tacos w/ Lime Crema

 Fish tacos hold a special place in my heart.  I rarely have them and whenever I do I absolutely love them.  The best ones are usually the beer battered and fried ones... but its almost bikini season people.  With a little…
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Homemade Nutella

WARNING.  If you love Nutella and have been known to eat it with a spoon many times... this may be too much for you to handle.  I finally made it myself and am fearful when I say it is actually pretty easy to make.  (Fearful…
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Pomegranate Chicken Salad

POMEGRANATE SEEDS!  Juicy, tart and the perfect addition to this chicken salad.  I went through a phase in high school when I loved the chicken salad sandwich at Arby's.  I would drive through on the way from one water polo practice…
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Lemon Pound Cake w/ Blueberry Swirl

 Yay for daylight savings!!!  I absolutely love when the sun stays up late.  It makes me feel like I can be so much more productive.  It is a little sad how unproductive I can be once the sun goes down.  These few months…