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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.…
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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…

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…
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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…

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…
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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happy New Year!!  I am already loving 2013.  Which is weird because I have a thing about not liking odd numbers.  Although most of my major life accomplishments have happened in odd numbered years.... hmm I may be onto something…

2012: Year In Review

This year was major!!  2 FABULOUS things happend. 1- Moved into the beach house with sister and boyfriend. 2- Started this blog!!! Great year!!  Most of the excitement in this last year happened in the 2nd half.  Thanksgiving was…
Yummy maple bacon cookies that will knock your socks off at the holidays!
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Maple Bacon Cookies

Who doesn't love BACON!? I somehow had to come up with a way to incorporate bacon into my holiday treats and I came up with Maple Bacon Cookies.  It has taken me a while to jump on the "add bacon to everything" bandwagon, but the time has…