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Baked Mac & Cheese from Dine & Dish

Scrumptious Summer Side & KitchenAid Giveaway {Recipe: Baked Mac & Cheese} – CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Erin from Erin’s Food Files! I know when you think of summer, and the hot temps we’ve been having, the last thing you think about is turning on the oven…but I’m going to change your mind with a dish that is well worth heating up your […]

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Tres Leches Cakes in a Jar

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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California Avocado 4th of July Blast Recipe Linkup and Giveaways!

Dara from Cookin’ Canuck and I are so excited to announce that the California Avocado 4th of July Blast recipe linkup is finally open! We can’t wait to see what you’ve created with delicious California Avocados. We know how much everyone loves avocados, so we are certain this is going to be one heck of […]

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Salmon Sliders with California Avocado Sauce

#CaAvoBlast Recipe: Salmon Sliders with Tangy Avocado Sauce

It’s getting California Avocado crazy around here as Dara and I prepare for the biggest avocado party of the year! We’re both happily knee deep in avocado recipes, trying to come up with some of the best avocado recipes to tempt your tastebuds.  The California Avocado 4th of July Blast  is right around the corner […]

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Save the Date for the California Avocado 4th of July Blast!

If you follow me on Instagram, then you may have noticed I have been a little obsessed with California Avocados lately. It’s prime season for this beautiful, fleshy green, antioxidant packed food and I am taking full advantage of it by eating as many as I can! Do you love California Avocados as much as […]

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Magimix Toaster

Magimix Vision Toaster – A Giveaway for the Coolest Toaster Around

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner, Windy Phillips. Thanks to all who entered! See that up there? That’s a Magimix Vision Toaster and I’m pretty sure it is the coolest toaster around. “But Kristen,” you say, “it’s a toaster. How can you be so excited about a toaster?” Well, friends, let me […]

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Berry Picking and Jam Making {Giveaway: Ball Canning Discovery Kit from Kmart}

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Jill from Find Us Faithful whose comment number was chosen via random.org. Thanks to all who participated! We are in the second full week of summer and have already marked several things off of our 2012 Summer Bucket List. It has been a great one so far! Today […]

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Blog Homemade Lemonade

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade {Giveaway: Overstock Stylesetter Beverage Dispenser} CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, chosen via Random.org, was Lillian from My Recipe Journey. Congrats and thanks to all who entered! Fresh squeezed lemonade is a definite spring and summertime staple around our house. Have you ever made freshly squeezed lemonade? It’s really a lot easier than you’d think! Now, don’t go and […]

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Chili’s Restaurant and the CoronaRita – Giftcard Giveaway!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chili’s Grill & Bar. All opinions are 100% mine. If you have been following any of my tweets lately, you have probably noticed that Leah is deep into the terrible two’s and my patience is being fiercely challenged on a daily basis. It’s on […]

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Down to the Last Drop

This past week and the campaign Tracey and I have been running with the Shot@Life organization has been pretty amazing. Thanks to each of you for sharing your photos, spreading the word, and for your generous donations. With your help we have helped to raise awareness regarding the importance of immunizations and are investing in […]

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