{recipe} nutella sugar cookie cups

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I made these nutella sugar cookie cups for Amy’s bridal shower. The decor for her theme looked so whimsical and romantic. I wanted to make a treat for her special celebration and I came up with these cookie cups filled with nutella mousse. I’m planning to make them again next week for Valentine’s Day. I’ve […]

{recipe} ginger zucchini soup

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Hello 2017! I’m excited for what this year is in store for us. The holidays were wonderful and filled with lots of family time. We will be keeping our Christmas decor up until the last day when the Christmas tree has to be picked-up by the trash company.  Putting the decorations away always makes me […]

{recipe} starbuck’s pumpkin bread

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  Whenever I travel, and most recently when I was in New York in October, I go out of my way to visit different coffee shops. I wanted to get coffee from local shops and tried to avoid chain coffee shops like Starbucks. There’s plenty of Starbuck’s at home and I can go anytime if […]

{recipe} cream cheese brownies for halloween

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  We are 7 days from Halloween and we still haven’t decided on our costumes. Me personally, I own three costumes and will start recycling them this year. We have a high employee turnover at my work that I figured, if I wear a costume I’ve worn 3 years ago, nobody is around to remember […]

{recipe} flourless chocolate zucchini mini muffins

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I’ve had this recipe pinned for a long time and I finally decided to make it and now, I’ve made it 3 times for a total of 72 mini muffins. I originally made these muffins for my 3 year old, to give to him for breakfast since we are currently on a breakfast food rut. […]

smores pretzel bites

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If you are looking for quick summer dessert for the holiday weekend ahead, these smores pretzel bites would be a good bet. We didn’t get a chance to do a bonfire this summer and my fantasy of sitting around the fire and making smores went out the window. Honestly, it was too hot this summer […]

{recipe} chopped greek salad

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I often find the hubby and our little man swimming in the pool when I get home from work. I’ll chat and play with them for a bit and then I head over to the garden patch and check on the tomato plants. I check on the plants a few times a week and harvest […]

{recipe} cream cheese veggie dip

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  With summer in full swing, we often have friends and family over at our house to swim every weekend. I’m always looking for quick snacks and dips I can serve to a hungry crowd and something that will be appetizing after being in the hot sun in the afternoon. The original recipe that I […]

homemade ice pops: yogurt strawberry & chunky monkey

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  I’ve made two batches of homemade ice pops in the last month and I’ve found many more flavors I would like to try throughout the summer. So far, the ones I’ve made are pretty healthy….healthy enough that I’m fine with my toddler eating it for breakfast. I want to make bigger batches of the […]

{recipe} caprese salad bites

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Summer is here! It’s welcoming us with a heatwave this week, it hit 108 degrees yesterday in our neighborhood. We spend most of our summer weekends having family and friends over to swim in our backyard. Personally, if I’m spending the day at the pool, I like to graze all day long and make recipes […]