Scrumptious Brown Sugar Pound Cake Recipe

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During the holidays with my family, at some point I decided that I had made enough cookies for the time being. I know, blasphemy! There can never be too many cookies, right?!?Well, I wanted to switch it up and make a cake but nothing like a birthday cake. I wasn't looking for a light summer cake like my Strawberry Cake either. This was the Christmas holidays after all, so … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Caramel Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe

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It's holiday baking season! This week I'm visiting family for Christmas and that means I'm baking up a storm. I shared a photo of these cookie bars on my Instagram feed and people literally freaked out wanting the recipe.After my family devoured the entire pan, we decided that you NEED this recipe. It's so much gooey awesomeness that combines peanut butter, oatmeal, caramel … [Read more...]

Molasses Cookies For Christmas

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Around here Christmas isn't complete without a batch of molasses cookies. They've got that sharp, distinct flavor that pairs perfectly with a cup of eggnog and when pressed in sugar, they glisten a bit like snow regardless of whether or not you're experiencing a real white Christmas. Although, don't you always hope that you'll wake on Christmas morning to a blanket of snow? I … [Read more...]

How to Make Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts (VIDEO)

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Looking for a fun craft and snack to make with the kids? We have your Halloween snack idea right here and the kids will LOVE it! These Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts are so easy to make that the kids can help, and you'll tackle snack time at the same time.The best thing about these ghosts is that they don't taste like candy corn AT ALL! Woot! Woot! (I hate candy … [Read more...]

How to Make Halloween Chocolate Candy Bowls (VIDEO)

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 Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year and it is right around the corner! What's not fun about tons of Halloween candy, costumes, trick-or-treating, spooky decorations?! My kids will tell you there is nothing more fun!Today, I thought I'd take a break from the holiday toy videos and baby gear coverage to show you a really fun and easy DIY Halloween … [Read more...]

9 Gifts Dad Will Say Are “Delicious!”

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With Father's Day less than two weeks away, your dad or husband may be starting to drop hints about gift ideas. Or, maybe he's made it clear that he doesn't need anything ... especially a new tie? So, what to get him when a new set of gold clubs isn't in the budget and he isn't looking to beef up his wardrobe?Well, how about some real beef or other yummy things he can eat … [Read more...]

S’More Cups

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Mondays are hard. You are recovering from weekend fun but yet are still so far from Friday. What better time to make s'mores!? Not just any s'mores but these amazing, easy-to-make S'mores Cups! I don't know what it is but summer just means s'mores need to be made in any form whether you have a campfire or not.If you want to know how to make these delicious S'more Cups, hop … [Read more...]

Magic Turtle Bars

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I'm going to be honest, I am on a roll this weekend. I haven't made too many treats since returning from Hawaii in February and jumping feet first into a healthy eating kick. I caught a glimpse of myself in a swimsuit on video that trip and it wasn't good. Clearly, this Memorial Day weekend is different. I've whipped up three ahh-mazing desserts for the family to enjoy poolside … [Read more...]

Death by Chocolate M&M Magic Bars

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Holiday weekends are my time to shine in the kitchen. For Memorial Day this year, we headed to spend some extra time with family before our big move next month. Like I've said before, there is an unsaid expectation that I will make something fabulously sweet when I'm visiting. It's expected that within 24 hours, there will be a homemade dessert. Not one to disappoint (even … [Read more...]

Healthy Cookie Dough

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Last week I discovered something amazing. Truly delicious. After my first bite I sent this photo to my sister with the recipe via text encouraging her to whip up a "treat" of her own. I mean, why keep something so perfect to myself?It may be a stretch to call this "healthy," but with no added sugar or raw egg, it's definitely better than regular cookie dough. It tastes … [Read more...]

How to Make Rice Krispie Pops (VIDEO)

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 Happy How-To Monday, everyone! Today, we have our Lil' Baby Gizmo Testers showing you how to make a quick, easy and yummy treat for the family. This is one of their favorite snacks after school and to take to parties. This past weekend was the perfect opportunity to whip up a batch for our going away party with our IL neighbors. They are sad that we are moving but I … [Read more...]

Maldron Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chocolate and sea salt. The perfect pairing in my world.There's something about the sweet and salty combination that can easily fill any craving I have, so, although not a guilt-free treat, this recipe for Maldron Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies is my personal favorite.INGREDIENTS2 1/3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon fine sea salt (I've moved away … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

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My birthday is the day after Valentine's Day, so I like to think of the Valentine's Day cupcakes I make as my pre-birthday cake (yes, any excuse to eat more cake!). Hearts, sprinkles, sugars, pink and red candies, pink icing, red velvet, let's face it, it's all delicious!Thinking you'd like to bake something for Valentine's but not sure what? Our round-up is sure to have a … [Read more...]

Delicious Nutella Recipes

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Nutella is the delicious hazelnut chocolate spread that everyone loves, and guess what today is? February 5th is possibly the best holiday ever- National Nutella Day! So we felt it would only be right to round up some of the best nutella recipes. From breakfast ideas to desserts to even nutella chicken, we've got it all right here!Crepes. Nutella crepes are probably … [Read more...]

Pear Crisp Recipe

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Ready for a quick and easy dessert recipe?This pear crisp is one of our family's favorites - mine because it goes together real fast, and my husband and kid's because it tastes super yummy. Best of all, if you don't have pears on hand you can use another fruit or berry.Ingredients4 cups sliced and diced pears (or 1 quart of canned pears) 1 package (9 ounces) … [Read more...]