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    Kids Advent Calendars 2023

    September 24, 2023

    There are two things I buy early for the Christmas season: 1) The must-have toy that my child is begging Santa for–the risk of not securing it is not worth the 20% off to me and 2) Advent calendars. Advent calendars come out early and there is not an endless supply of them. They will sell out. We gift each child a different calendar on December 1st and it’s honestly one of the highlights of the season for me. Every…

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    Coconut Cake

    I shared the STEAK, now time for the CAKE in my husband’s Steak & Cake birthday dinner request! For his birthday cake, I chose Ina Garten’s Coconut Cake! It is a big, beautiful cake…

    September 18, 2023
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    Vanilla Bean Clafoutis with Raspberries & Nectarines

    This Vanilla Bean Clafoutis with Raspberries & Nectarines, from Good Housekeeping, might just be my new favorite sweet treat. Full disclosure: My kids did not appreciate the texture, even though I kept telling them…

    August 10, 2023
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    Double Chocolate Almond Brownies

    While I’m not gluten-free, I love a gluten-free brownie. They’re usually incredibly moist and I am definitely a center-cut girl. I thought I would love these Double Chocolate Almond Brownies from Blue Diamond! Rating:…

    August 10, 2023
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    Chocolate-Oat-Date Bars

    These Chocolate-Oat-Date Bars, from Real Simple, are my new sweet treat to gift! The puréed dates give the bars a brownie texture, and with the hints of chocolate, you’re not sure what you’re eating!…

    August 10, 2023
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    Coconut Macaroon Brownies

    Two incredibly delicious worlds collided in these Coconut Macaroon Brownies from Food & Wine magazine! They were not light on the ingredients, but still pretty quick and easy to put together! There is an…

    July 17, 2023
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    Broccoli Salad

    This Broccoli Salad from AllRecipes is a summer BBQ favorite! With bacon and cheddar and mayo, this is definitely a twist on a classic! Rating: A+ How to make it an A+: You can’t…

    July 12, 2023