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Take the Easy Way Out with Our Mini Pancake S’more Recipe

Taking advantage of every shortcut possible, this delicious Mini Pancake S’more Recipe really could be made even on the busiest of mornings. Because sometimes Monday’s just need to start of with a treat. For as long as I can remember my family has spent Fourth of July and Labor Day …

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Super Cute Japanese Kawaii Recipe: How to Make Onigiri

Perfect for bento boxes, birthday parties or just any old lunch – this how to make onigiri tutorial is much easier than you think with the right tools! I’ve actually never eaten crab cake before. This is appalling to me since I love seafood and crab so much. So I …

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How to Make the Ultimate Mint Cookies and Coffee Milkshake

We’re in the middle of a heat wave and all I can think of is ice cream. Luckily, school just started back up, and the hubby is at work all day so I get to indulge in whatever I want without having to hide in the closet or the chicken …

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Mommy and Me Quinoa Grain Bowl Recipe with Blueberries

Making healthy food choices is best taught when you lead by example. Try our Mommy and Me Grain Bowl Recipe to get even your youngest or pickiest eater to try quinoa. Mommy and Me Grain Bowl with Quinoa and Blueberries Ingredients 4 cups of washed mixed greens for sautéing (I …

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Halloween Tempura Hot Dog Octopus Bites Recipe

Adorably creepy, these Halloween Tempura Hot Dog Octopus Bites will fly–or swim–off the party table, with or without a plunge in the Asian-style sauce. Halloween is such a fun time of year for food. I always love seeing how creative people can get with food and party decorations. This year …

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Crockpot Slow Cooker Smoked Kielbasa and BBQ Baked Beans

Ok. So I’m a little late to the slow cooker game, but better late than never, right? I had actually purchased a small 3 quart cheapie crockpot many years ago and had it tucked away in the dark recesses of our kitchen cabinets for years. We recently needed to reheat …

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Gruyere Grilled Cheese with Blueberries Recipe

This evening before dinner, I stood at the kitchen sink and watched out the window as the day’s shadows crept across my yard. It was only weeks ago that I stood at this same spot marveling at how bright it was at six in the evening. The kids had just …

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The Best Boozy Strawberry Lemonade Recipe Ever!

I love the smells and tastes of the seasons, especially summer. Even though back to school is already upon us, we’re still the thick of summer sunshine and long days here in southern California, which means trying to come up with refreshing new concoctions to share with friends. This is …

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Back to School Brownie Bars Recipe

That’s right. I said Back to School. I can’t believe summer is almost over! Well here is a treat that will surely make any student (or teacher!) smile – a quick and easy back to school brownie bars recipe. Back to School Brownie Bars Recipe INGREDIENTS Little Debbie Brownies (I …

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Halloween Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Sausage Mummies

I know you’ve seen them. Those super cute Hot Dog Mummies that are spreading like wildfire on Pinterest lately. I’ve had a few pictures pinned since last year and decided this was the year to give them a go. I had a quick family meeting with Ben and we decided …

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20 Minute Garlic Parmesan Panko Crusted Chicken Parmigiana Recipe

While I usually like to make meals from scratch, some days are busier than others and it’s simply more important to be able to whip up a quick meal so I can spend those extra few minutes with my family instead. While it’s easy to fall into the “let’s order …

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Bento Box Breakdown: Panda Onigiri and Friends

On my never-ending quest to get my 4 year old son to eat more, I’ve become obsessed with making cute Bento Box lunches. This Panda and Friends Bento Box was my very first attempt and I thought surely, it was more food than he could finish for lunch. I couldn’t …

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Beer and Garlic Grilled Green Beans Recipe

If you’ve been following along at all, you know by now that we use the grill for just about every dinner we make, year round. We usually stick to our favorites, but every once in a while I get a bug to try something new. Tonight’s bug resulted in a …

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Hard Black Currant Apple Cocktail Recipe

Just in time for the holidays, here is a delicious adult beverage recipe who like sweet and tart. Pin this for later Hard Black Currant Apple Cocktail Ingredients: 0.5 oz. Simple Syrup 1 oz. Jameson Irish Whiskey 3 oz. Black Currant Cider Lemon Round Fresh Thyme Ice Directions: In a …

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Kitchen Hacks: 18 Common Substitute Ingredients You Should Know

We’ve all had this happen to us…we’re in the middle of competing on an intense session of Chopped, err I mean whipping up the evening meal or desserts,  and crap on a cracker – we’re all out of baking powder.  Before you beg or bribe the hubby to run out …

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Easy Homemade Churro Recipe with a Hint of Chocolate

When I think of Mexico, my mouth starts watering. I imagine delicious carne asada street tacos, sopes and of course, cinnamon sugar covered churros. We love Mexican food so much in our home that I often make it for dinner. But it wasn’t until I recently ran across the new …

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