May 30

What Carmel Taught Me About Blogging

PinterestFacebookTwitterStumbleYummlyEmail  Is it weird that a place taught me about blogging? Because it totally did. A few weeks ago I got the chance to hang out with some of my very best blogging buddies at a retreat, BloggerRefresh, in Carmel, California. It was exactly the recharge I needed. And, in spending some time away from my...

May 28

Mango Julius

PinterestFacebookTwitterStumbleYummlyEmailA Mango Julius: the perfect marriage of a mango smoothie and a mango milkshake. It’s not quite one or the other; it’s the perfect combination of both! Last summer my family and I went to Palm Springs for vacation. While we were there we stayed one night at a Marriott Vacation Club so we could...

May 26

Chocolate Pecan Oatmeal Cookie Pie

PinterestFacebookTwitterStumbleYummlyEmailHave you ever eaten a dessert and had it change your life? This dessert did that for me. Okay, so maybe “changing my life” is a little bit of a stretch. What I should have said is “made me fat” because that’s how it changed my life. You guys, I ate way too much...

May 24

Peanut Butter Cookie Gooey Bars

PinterestFacebookTwitterStumbleYummlyEmailI know, you’re probably tired of gooey bars at this point, but you must make room for one more recipe. These Peanut Butter Cookie Gooey Bars combine my favorite peanut butter cookie recipe and gooey chocolate for the most decadent gooey bar EVER! For the longest time I have wondered why people tell me...

May 21

Red Velvet Fruit Pizza

PinterestFacebookTwitterStumbleYummlyEmailI think red, white, and blue is my favorite color combination. Especially when it comes to food! Last week Jordan had to square dance with a BOY at her school’s open house night. It was a huge deal, and I mean, it should be. Boys are totally gross! (According to her, anyway.) It’s a 4th...

May 19

Blackberry Key Lime Tarts

PinterestFacebookTwitterStumbleYummlyEmail Blackberry + Key Lime is a wonderful combination. I vote we make it the next big thing. Move over lemon raspberry, blackberry key lime is coming to town. Last week, thanks to Pepperidge Farm, I was introduced to these delightful puff pastry cups. Aren’t they cute? More on those in a minute. First...

May 17

Chocolate Toffee Almond Shortbread Bars

PinterestFacebookTwitterStumbleYummlyEmailThat name is a mouthful, isn’t it? So are these shortbread bars: they’re gooey, rich, and full of chocolate, toffee, and almonds! How much screen time do you allow your kids? I’m asking for a friend. (Kidding, I’m asking for me, because my babysitter is a Chromebook.) Personally I don’t think it matters how...

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