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Stuffed Marshmallows & Marshmallows on a Stick

It’s Spring Break this week and that means playdates galore. I have been trying to think of activities to keep these kids busy and today was all about marshmallows. The kids were super excited about making Marshmallows on a Stick. Talk about super easy and this activity leaves everyone with a snack at that end. …

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Pretzel Crusted Double Chocolate Caramel Cookies

It’s time for another decadent dessert – Pretzel Crusted Double Chocolate Caramel Cookies. With all my baking lately, my family is starting to get in on the action. Before they were all about the eating, but now they are helping me choose what to come up with next. While I was visiting my family last …

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Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Cream Frosting Recipe

Let me start by saying, I’m a boxed cake kind of gal!  Actually when it comes to cakes and brownies, I rarely make ’em from scratch. A boxed mix is just too easy! After seeing this Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Cream Frosting from Bon Appetit, I thought I would venture outside of my comfortable cake …

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Homemade Mexican Chocolate Pudding — Ditch the Box

You know that moment in the World Series where one team realizes it just won?  That final catch or the walk-off homerun or the last strike?  Some guys run around like lunatics… others fall to their knees… mouths gaping, shouting for victory… you know what I’m talking about?  Yeah… I feel that way when I …

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Ultimate Death by Chocolate Brownie Cake

Yep, I’m baking again! I have a good excuse this time and it’s not just to eat the goodies. It was my mother-in-law’s birthday this weekend and I just had to make her “my special birthday cake”. I’m a big believer that everyone should have cake on their birthday. Adults get my special “Ultimate Death …

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Bottom Of The Bag Recipe: Honey Mustard Pretzel Chicken Tenders

Sure, kids love mac and cheese and tacos but raise your hand if you are over the regulation chicken finger thing. You can’t see me of course, but I have both hands up. In fact, if I see one more chicken finger on a “kids” menu, I think I’ll scream. Sure, kids like them (unless …

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