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S’mores Brownies {Sundays with Joy}

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{Yeah. I'm a little late. It's Tuesday, not Sunday. Life. Whatcha gonna do?} It became uncomfortably apparent to me a few weeks ago that I am one of those people. You know, the kind that "pack" for a trip to the store. {In my defense, the store was Wal-Mart. Which means at least two hours. And I was going to the gym first.} It started out innocently enough, with my list. A full sheet of notebook paper. Then I needed to get my gym bag ready. Wallet, book, water, socks for Jordan so she can play in the playscape and I don't have to hear about how she "couldn't play with her friends and it was the WORST DAY EVER" because she was in flip-flops. But, since I hate going anywhere sweaty, I needed a change of shirt. And my own … {continue reading}

Crazy Sweet Tuesday & Roul’Pat Giveaway!

Welcome to Crazy Sweet Tuesday, where a funny intro line is eluding me. BUT I'm going to bring you free stuff and fun sweets!Before we start the party, I have another giveaway for you!Did you see my Butterscotch Pecan Pies yesterday? I mentioned how much I loved my newest kitchen gadget - my Roul'Pat, made by the makers of Silpat. It's that amazing non-stick baking mat that can turn any surface into the perfect place to roll out cookie dough or pie crust or pizza dough, with no additional flour or mess.You know you want one.So, enter to win one! The makers of Roul'Pat have generously allowed me to give away one of their half-size Roul'Pats to a Crazy for Crust reader! Good luck! {Open to U.S. residents only.}a Rafflecopter giveaway{You can … {continue reading}

Butterscotch Pecan Pies

I think I have a new sport I'd like to add to the Olympics: Dough Rolling.Contestants would compete in events like the Sugar Cookie Dash, Pizza Dough Sprint, and Pie Crust Speed Race.Not only would baker-letes be judged on time, but on skill and form as well. Scoring would include three parts: speed (out of 5 points), difficulty (a range increasing with additional skill), and execution (out of 10).If you manage to roll 15 mini pizzas in 30 seconds, you'd get a really good speed score.If you could roll and cut 5 dozen sugar cookies lickety split, without any additional flour, you'd get high marks for difficulty.And if you managed to line a pie plate with the perfect crust, no rips, tears, or thin spots, execution would get you a perfect … {continue reading}

Whatever Friday

Happy Friday! Only two more weeks of summer!{Yes, I'm gleeful. There, I said it. I'm happy to get back to the school routine and time for blogging that doesn't involve hours of TV.}Did you all have a good week?1. This week was super busy around here!I made deep-fried wonderfulness.I made sugar cookie crack.I guest posted for the superawesome Hayley.I made *healthy* popsicles.Aaaand...I co-hosted a Facebook Exchange Party. (It's still on! Go check it out!)Whew. Now I'm exhausted.2. Have you entered my giveaway for The Busy Mom's Cookbook by Antonia Lofaso? Hurry, you still have a little time left!3. If anyone knows why the shadow boxes on my photos are suddenly back (when I removed the code for them ages ago AND added the proper CSS to get … {continue reading}

Funfetti Piewiches

Morning y'all!I made some Funfetti Piewiches for you. But I'm sharing them over at Hayley's house, The Domestic Rebel.Hayley's taking a little blog-cation this week and she asked me to fill in for her. Of course I said yes!Have you ever visited Hayley? She's crazy good. Her treats are to die for (really, I've actually eaten them) and she's a super cool chick. She's also a a real-life friend of mine.What is it about funfetti that makes you feel like a kid again? Eating these made me want to paint my nails rainbow and wear a tutu.{Does that conjure up a visual or what?}Be sure to go say hi to Hayley and get this recipe. If you like sprinkles and funfetti, you'll love them. And of course you'll love them, who doesn't love sprinkles?Oh, and … {continue reading}

Peanut Butter Fudgsicles and Nectresse

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of NECTRESSE™Sweetener for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. It's no secret that I love sugar. Um, all you have to do is read any of my posts to know that! And as much as I love a sweet treat all the time once in awhile, I know it's important to limit how much sugar I eat. I mean, bathing suits don't wear themselves you know. This is why I always use sugar substitute in my coffee. And on cereal. And in whatever I can to easily reduce the calories, because I know I'm going to eat seven brownies after dinner. There's really no fighting that. When Nectresse offered to send me a sample of their no calorie sweetener, I was excited to try it. I must say, I am really picky about … {continue reading}

Facebook Exchange Party

Hey everyone!Are you on Facebook? Do you have a business or a fan page? Then this is the post for you!I'm super excited to be joining up with some fabulous ladies for a Facebook Exchange! Sheryl from Lady Behind the Curtain, Ashton from Something Swanky, Ashley from Kitchen Meets Girl, Jocelyn from Inside BruCrew Life, and I are teaming up to bring you this fab party.This party is totally a great way to network, meet new people, and get new people to your Facebook page.There is only one rule:Link up your Facebook fan/business page.That's it!No buttons or codes or fine print. Just link up!And, in the process...maybe you'll find some new friends. Click through a few of the links and see.Please feel free to advertise this party on your … {continue reading}

Sugar Cookie Bark

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  This sugar cookie bark is a combination candy and cookie dough - and will curb your sweet craving for sure! I bet that, if you're a blogger, I could say the name of an ingredient and you could immediately spout at least five things to make with it. Like, if I shouted "REESE'S PEANUT BUTTER CUPS!" in a room at a food blogger conference I would immediately get responses like: Stuffed Cupcakes! Stuffed Cookies! Pudding! Pie! Cheesecake! Ice Cream! Rice Krispie Treats! Truffles! Am I right? It would be like brainstorming gone mad. But what about when the ingredient is the dessert? Makes it a little harder. Like, for example, sugar cookies. When I think "sugar cookie," I think cute designs … {continue reading}

Crazy Sweet Tuesday and Giveaway

Welcome to Crazy Sweet Tuesday, where I get to give away a cookbook!Yessiree you picked a great day to party with me! Yesterday you may have seen my post for a Deep-Fried Fluffernutter Sandwich (to die for, BTW). That recipe was courtesy of The Busy Mom's Cookbook,  the new cookbook by former Top Chef contestant, Antonia Lofaso.{Via}And today you get to enter to win a copy! Yay you! Use the rafflecopter widget below. Contest runs until August 5th. Good luck!a Rafflecopter giveaway**Open to U.S. residents only...sorry for the confusion.**And now for the fabulous five from last week...Watermelon Granita by Crumbs and Chaos. This sounds unbelievably refreshing. Yum!Avocado Zucchini Bread by Mother Thyme. It's zucchini bread (which I heart) … {continue reading}

Deep-Fried Fluffernutter Sandwich

Can you believe I've never had a fluffernutter sandwich? I've never even had peanut butter and marshmallows together.*Gasp*I mean, I know I've got some strange eating habits (read: super pickiness) and there are a lot of things I've never tried (like brussel sprouts, beets, sushi, and kale).But a dessert I've never tried? Blasphemy!So when I received a copy of The Busy Mom's Cookbook by Antonia Lofaso and started flipping through the recipes, the deep-fried fluffernutter sandwich totally caught my eye. Finally! A reason to try marshmallow-banana-goodness.You know who Antonia is, right? She was on Top Chef! I was SO excited to get my hot little hands on a copy of her book. I absolutely loved her on the show.Her book is written for busy moms … {continue reading}

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