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…
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Peppermint Bark Cookies

 So the cookie eating has expanded to candy and snack eating in general.  My office around the holidays is a danger zone!  Gift basket after gift basket full of chocolates, cakes, candies, meats, cheeses, crackers... I could…
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Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies!!! There are many similar yet different sugar cookie recipes out there, but let me tell you, use this one!  I may be biased because these are the cookies I grew up with, but they are just the perfect amount of soft and crispy…
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Chai Spiced Palmiers

Day 5: Hello wonderful people!  Tonight I made Palmiers.  I love simple yet impressive desserts.  Thanks to Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry, you can make these sweet crispy delights in no time!  First thaw out the puffy pastry.…
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Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti

4th day of cookies!  I love cookies.  And now I love biscottis.  These bad boys are so cute and they are just perfect size for a treat.  But then I have 4 in a row...  Anyways These peppermint chocolate biscottis…