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Easy Lego Pops

Little H is all about Legos right now and what better way to celebrate her birthday than with a Lego Party?!  There are ton of great ideas out there on how to throw the perfect Lego Birthday Party and I’ll be sharing with you the ideas I used for games, decorations, food, etc., as well []

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Spaghetti & Meatball Pie

Looks like pie, tastes like lasagna, comes together in a snap! My kids LOVE this meatball pie and the mascarpone gives it a grown-up taste that I love. If you can’t find mascarpone, you can use Kraft’s new Cooking Creme (Original Flavor, you’ll find it by the cream cheese). This is also a GREAT make []

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Figgy Pudding

You can find tons of great Holiday Treat ideas here and on my Christmas boardSoooo, I thought for the last few weeks of this month I’d feature some traditional Holiday Foods from around the world!Last week, Little C’s teacher mentioned to me that she’s like the class to try Figgy Pudding. My first thought []

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Raspberry Chocolate Magic Shell

How about some homemade Raspberry Chocolate Magic Shell topping for you and your sweetie this Valentines Day? If you don’t know what Magic Shell ice cream topping is, it’s a liquid topping that becomes a hard shell when you pour it on ice cream. Yum! So we decided to make our own homemade version. It’s []

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Love in Hand Cookies for MLK Day

Monday we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. I wanted to send a snack to my daughter’s class to celebrate his legacy and finally came up with these cookiesI used the cookie cutter that I found here, I made up four pages of quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., that you can download here.We []

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Easy Cheesey Dinners!

A little while ago I filmed some How-to Videos for Kraft and had such a great time. The crew was amazing and I could definitely live with my own hairstylist and makeup artistactually let’s get real. I’m happy when I get a shower. :)I’ve been dying to share these recipe videos with you because they []

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Cookie Swap Ideas!

It’s the Holiday season and time for COOKIES!Hosting a Cookie Exchange can be stressful but no need to worryI’m sharing my top ten tips and tricks to make sure your event is fabulous and fun for everyone. Plus, these ideas will help you “multi-task” by earning Box Tops for Education for your school! 1) Grab []

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Turkey Toes

A couple days ago, I saw these adorable jars of “Turkey Toes” on from No Fuss Fabulous. What a great idea to use your leftover Candy Corn!So, we decided to make our own versionsomething easy to send to school as a class treat or as a cute snack on your Thanksgiving table! We used []

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Fun with Biscoff Spread!

This summer, my friend Bridget over at Bake at 350 got me hooked on the new Biscoff Spread! I’ve always loved Biscoff Cookies (I even served them at my wedding!) so you can imagine how excited I was when Biscoff put all that luscious taste into a creamy spread!!Since then, we’ve had a great time []

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Frogs on a Log

Big C was so proud of herself when she and her sister made these Frogs on a Log treats for her birthday partyI realized that these would also be super cute for a “not-too-spooky” Halloween treat or a Letter F snack! Frogs on a LogIngredients:Hostess Ho Ho’sGummy FrogsBrown Candy Melts (or chocolate chips)Wax PaperDirections:Unwrap Ho []

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Hawaiian Stuffed Pork Loin

You know what time it is, right? FOOTBALL SEASON! Gourmet Dad is a major college football fan but whether or not you like football I can’t think of anything more enjoyable than a tailgate party with friends! I especially love to think outside the “burgers and dogs” for tailgates and serve up food that everyone []

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Camping Cookies

We are gearing up for Big C’s Camping Birthday Party tomorrow! (No, we’re not camping, just doing all the fun things that go with it). We’ll be featuring a lot of the goodies and games but first I wanted to give you a sneek peek of the cookies that Kay from Rollin in Dough made []

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Butternut Squash, Kale & Turkey Sausage Crockpot Soup

Here’s a quick crockpot soup that’s absolutely delicious and full of all kinds of good stuff.  I use my crockpot(sI have six) all Fall/Winter long and this creation was a favorite with the entire fam.  Enjoy!  Feel free to make it vegetarian by substituting Vegetable Stock and omitting the Turkey Sausage.  But don’t leave out []

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Push Pop Cakes

Ever since the Meringue Bake Shop created “Push Cakes”, they’ve been taking the cupcake world by storm! I love this marriage of cupcakes and old-school push pops so we had to make our own The hard part is finding the supplies, but I finally tracked some down! You can buy the little push pop containers []

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Brookies

 Is it a browniea cookie?.it’s BOTH!  Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it, too?I tweaked my favorite triple chocolate brownie recipe to make it a more dough-like consistency, combined it with our favorite chocolate chip dough and voila!  Magic! This recipe is for perfect for our Colorado high altitude, there are slight []

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