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A Good Day {Recipe: Hot Apple Cider Funnel Cakes}

You know it’s been a good day when one of the kids walks into the house from school and says “It smells like those doughnuts from the pumpkin patch and apple orchard in here. Why does it smell like those apple doughnuts? Where are the doughnuts?” No, I didn’t make doughnuts today, but I did […]

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Cookies & Cream Magic Shell on Mini Ice Cream Cones

Cookies & Cream Magic Shell on Mini Ice Cream Cones

We had a little party this past weekend… you may have recalled me gushing about it in my most recent Happiness Report. It was such a wonderful night. So… it was a great party. You want to know how I know it was great? I was so absorbed with the people around me that I […]

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Holding On To Summer {Recipe: Sinful Lemon Cake}

Summer is slipping away. The funny thing is, as much as I love summer, as soon as the kids start back to school I am more than ready for autumn to make its presence known. The crispness in the air, the colorful hues adorning the trees, football and pumpkin…all are my cue that summer is […]

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Weight Watchers Rocky Road Pie

2 New Weight Watchers Dessert Recipes

I’ve been working with Weight Watchers on testing some of their newest dessert recipes which utilize some of their pre-packaged Weight Watchers sweet baked goods. Since I’ve been running and losing weight but still have a massive sweet tooth, having desserts that don’t tip the scale in the wrong direction is an important focus of […]

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4 Ingredient Oreo Cookie Ice Cream

Savory Sweet Life Cookbook Giveaway {Recipe: 4 Ingredient Oreo Ice Cream}

I’ve been sitting on this cookbook for a couple months now. Not because I don’t like it. Quite the contrary. The Savory Sweet Life Cookbook is a gorgeous book, full of wonderful stories accompanied by family friendly, unique recipes. I’ve sat on the cookbook because I know how difficult it is to write and stay […]

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How to make Homemade Root Beer Sno Cone Syrup

Homemade Root Beer Flavored Sno Cone Syrup Recipe

It’s about this time each year that I start to get that uneasy feeling about summer being close to over. We have one month left before my kids go back to school, and I know and don’t like how fast that last month of summer speeds by. We’re doing an ok job getting through our […]

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Desserts in Jars Cookbook Giveaway {Recipe: Tres Leches Cakes} – CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Lindsey from Growing Kids Ministry for winning! I used to stand by the glass counter, staring longingly into the dessert case, hoping my parents would budge and buy me one of the little “parfait buckets”. Banana Cream pie, strawberry shortcake, triple chocolate brownie… all made even more appealing […]

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Pink Lemonade Bars from Dine & Dish

Indivisible {Recipe: Pink Lemonade Dessert Bars}

I have no red, white and blue masterpiece for you today. No berry topped dessert or patriotic themed beverage has been made. You’ll have to go elsewhere for gorgeous flag cakes, star spangled drinks and patriotic Popsicles. Oh, we’ll be celebrating, don’t worry about that. There will be time for reflection on the true meaning […]

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Great Expectations {Recipe: Root Beer Float Cupcakes with Swiss Meringue Buttercream}

The other day I received a big package of goodies from my friends at Zatarain’s. At the very top of the box was a bottle of their Root Beer Extract, including a recipe for making homemade root beer. The box couldn’t have come at a better time as I was in the middle of making […]

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