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5 Cute Ideas for St. Patrick’s Day Desserts…

Shamrock Macarons  |  Raspberri Cupcakes St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! I’m typically in charge of desserts for any gathering, so I decided to round-up some of the cutest dessert ideas I could find on Pinterest! I love that most of these involve chocolate, and they all involve green, of course! So check them out, and let me know which one you would

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My Favorite Holiday “Cookie” Recipe…

this post is sponsored by intel 2-in-1 Last week, I attended an annual cookie exchange with friends and made my favorite treats, Mini S’mores Cups! The girls have come to expect them each year and I love to make them. They are really simple to make, yet oh-so delicious! Whip up a batch and surprise your neighbors or friends! I used my new Intel 2

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Coffee Holiday Gift Basket…

Hello friends! Is it starting to feel like winter where you are? It has finally cooled off here in Phoenix and we are so excited for the holiday season! We are so excited that we will be moving into our new house in a short few weeks and be in and settled for Christmas! My husband has started to turn on the Christmas music channel in

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3 Cupcake Recipes Perfect for Fall…

Did this photo catch your attention? I thought so. Isn’t this the best time of year? The anticipation of the holidays is here and to me, that means more family time, holiday decorating and baking delicious sweets! The cooler weather encourages us to stay in, get cozy and warm up with hot coffee and yummy treats. We have partnered with Coffee-Mate™, our favorite coffee creamer, to

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Salted Caramel Cupcakes…

My neighbor, Brenna made some AMAZING Salted Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes a couple of weeks ago and I had her share the recipe with me so that we could make them for our Football Party shoot! She used 3 recipes to create these incredible cupcakes: one for the cake, one for the filling and one for the frosting. Give them a try…they are so good! Double Chocolate

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Football Party Recipes…

Did you catch our Football Party on Friday? If not, you can see the full post here with fun party decor, food + drink ideas and free printable designs!  We promised we would share the savory food recipes that our contributor, Joanna created, so here they are! Enjoy… Hummus with Pesto Sauce Makes approximately 3 cups Hummus Ingredients 2 cans chickpeas, drained and liquid reserved 4

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Host a Football Party…

Football season is in full swing and I am happy to report that I am in 1st place in my girls’ fantasy football league! You all probably know that I am a huge football fan. In our house, Sundays are dedicated to football and we usually rotate friends’ houses to watch the games. We all bring yummy eats + drinks to the parties and I am

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5 Halloween Drinks for Kids…

 Ghost Milkshakes Yesterday was all about the Halloween Adult Beverages, but of course we couldn’t forget about a few creative drink recipes for the kids! Our little taste-testers chose the ghost milkshakes as their favorite, but we (as moms) like the green, healthy smoothies! Whether you are hosting a Halloween party, or want to surprise the kids with a creepy afterschool treat, these recipes we created for DIY Network

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Halloween Cocktails…

 Vampire Kiss Cocktail Halloween is right around the corner and if you hosting or attending an adult celebration, we have some fabulous cocktail recipes for you to try! We created these spooky concoctions for DIY Network and you find all of the recipes here. Don’t forget, that presentation is everything and a few creepy Halloween touches are sure to please your guests.  Poison Apple Cocktail  Black

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Birthday Cake Milkshake…

Darling and delicious recipe from our fabulous contributor, Joanna… Before we head into Fall, let’s celebrate summer! There’s something so wonderful about summer birthdays. Maybe it’s the happiness that comes from cooling off with an ice cream party or the overuse of colorful sprinkles that simply bring us joy. Regardless, I love this time of year. Despite the heat, summer is when I spend more time with family and friends

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Strawberry Pie Cake …

Our sweet friend, Carrie from The Cake Blog created this gorgeous Strawberry Pie Cake and we bet it is as delicious as it looks! Perfect for a Strawberry Party or for any summer celebration for that matter. We can’t wait to find out how she made it so smooth and created those cute flecks! Get Carrie’s recipe here! Looking for more strawberry party inspiration and recipes?  Check out our Strawberry Party Pinterest Board!

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Glorious Cookies & Cream Cheesecakes…

My sweet friend, Glory from Glorious Treats recently published her first book, Glorious Layered Desserts! I was thrilled when she asked me for a quote about the book and I’m so honored that it is published inside. She surprised me by including me in the acknowledgments, as well. Amazing how much can happen in a few years… I originally contacted her in 2009 when I