food

Happy Valentines Dinner

I love any excuse to celebrate and decorate!! My boys love when I go over the top. My old man not so much but he’s used to it by now! When he came home and found me standing on top of the dining table he just smiled and said please be careful. Oh I will!! …

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cake

I’ve never made a homemade cake. I know I know. Craziness. I’ve been stalking I mean following Cakes by Courtney. Obsessed!! You all know I love to cook and bake but she made me want to whip out that butter faster than a southern woman could say “slap your momma good”! Reese’s peanut butter cups …

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Ghirardelli Andes Mint Brownies

If you are looking for an easy dessert that will add inches to your waist and bottom look no further!! 😂😂😂 I find that I’m always running late #momproblems and need to throw something together quickly for parties or to take to an event. If you have not tried the boxed Ghirardelli brownie mix then …

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Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies

Best.cookies.ever! These do not last long in my house. I always make a double batch for that reason aka I have 4 cookie monsters and an old man. I don’t do salt in my cookies but if you prefer then just use salted butter or add 1/4 tsp. Let me know how they go over …

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4 easy ways to lose weight

The Problem with Perfection

Ah, the New Year, It’s a clean slate.  It always seems like the natural time to rearrange everything that isn’t working well in our lives. The problem with that is PERFECTION.  That’s what we strive for.  That’s what we gage our success off of. Finding the perfect job, the perfect house, perfect budget, & for …

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Give Me All The Soup: Zuppa Toscana

One of my all-time favorite soups is Zuppa Toscana.  I first had the soup at Olive Garden and immediately fell in love.  During my last pregnancy, my hubby’s cousin (who was also pregnant) and I would go to OG and eat as much soup and salad as humanly possible, well for a pregnant gal, which is …

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