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Bubble Gum Ice Cream

Some foods scream “childhood” like Bubble Gum Ice Cream. While, I admit I wouldn’t eat this every day, I think my kids would… and I definitely couldn’t help scooping a spoonful into my mouth as I served it to my … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sundae Cupcakes {No Melt}

My 5th grade daughter requested 1 dozen flooded sugar cookies for a lunch recess picnic with her friends TOMORROW – the thing with royal icing flooded cookies is DRYING time. She felt bad because she had told everyone she would … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic-Potato Soup {15 Minute Recipe}

I hesitated to share this soup with you because it’s sort of a cheat. However, I’ve already made the soup twice this month and it’s simply too easy & delicious not to share. It’s also cold here. Below freezing cold … Continue reading

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Mexican Tea Cake Cookies

I decided to re-visit this recipe since I typically make it during my annual December Candy and Cookie making marathon. The cookies remind me of snowballs and I think that they would fit perfectly with a January or winter tea … Continue reading

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Christmas Spiced Cider

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This recipe comes from my daughter’s Physical Therapy office, it seems they make it every day during the month of December. I am not a fan of cold weather, because I am easily chilled to the bone, so I constantly … Continue reading

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Cookie Exchange Makeover: Host a Chex Party Mix-Change {Ideas/Giveaway}

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Sometime after Halloween a commercial caught my eye… surprising, since I don’t spend a lot of time watching T.V. and I typically busy myself with something else during commercials. This particular commercial was for making homemade Chex Mix in 15 … Continue reading

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Fall Sugar Cookies

  FALL Leaf Cookies There used to be a very special place, almost a California Landmark, along highway 80 in Vacaville – a halfway point between Sacramento & San Francisco; The Nut Tree.  The kind of place that can’t really … Continue reading

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Brownies

Who doesn’t like Peanut Butter & Chocolate? Not only is the name a mouthful, but so are these treats; brownies made w/Reese’s Peanut Butter Chips and Peanut Butter Cookie Dough w/mini chocolate chips topped with chocolate ganache and Reese’s Pieces. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Coffeecake Bars

  The smell of these bars say, “Hello Fall” and one bite says, “I’m so glad you’re here!” It’s no secret that I love the long, lazy days of summer and Fall just signals the end. While I doubt that … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Puree {plus a few Pumpkin Facts}

It’s that time of year ~ Pumpkin time. Typically I purchase pumpkins for carving into Jack-O-Lanterns and decorating for Thanksgiving, not for eating. I’ve never purchased a can of pumpkin nor have I given much thought to when & where … Continue reading

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