Pirate Fairy Cakes

27
Mar

Have you ever heard of Fairy Cakes? Fairy Cakes are quite traditionally, small cupcakes with wings. These wings are made from a cutout from the center of the cupcake. These fairy cakes are special because they’re pirate fairy cakes. Why are they pirate fairy cakes? Because I am super excited about the All-New Tinker Bell […]

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Oatmeal Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

20
Mar
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These Oatmeal Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies are a quandary for me. I dreamt up the recipe one day and decided to just bake it up without looking at any other recipes in books or online. Once I’d made the dough, which I felt was pretty standard in texture and tasted good too (yes, I taste […]

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Mangos, Mangos, Everywhere!

15
Mar
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Let me tell you something that no one really covers about the early days of motherhood: Monotony. There’s a lot of it. All the changing. All the feeding. And your baby is kind of a lump with not a lot of emotional responses at first. Of course you love them. Of course that baby is […]

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Happy Birthday, Jamie!

13
Mar

Today is a special day – it’s my best friend Jamie’s birthday. I’m letting her sweet baby girl and favorite guy take over B&B today for an adorable birthday message. Happy Birthday, Jamie. I love ya, girl! Hi Mommy! Happy Happy Birthday! Dad and I thought really hard on what to get you this year […]

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Quick Strawberry Cream Cheese Pastries

02
Mar
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You know how some Saturdays you wake up with a deep longing for pastry filled with fruit and cheese? No.. me either. *Cough* Here in the northeast, the weather has been chronically stupid. And I mean stoooooopid. If it’s not snowing, it’s freezing rain, or the roads are so riddled with potholes from removing the […]

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Evan’s Nearly 4 Month Update

23
Feb
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Evan will be 4 months old on March 1st. I can’t even tell you how much in love with this little man we are. More and more each day his personality peeks out. He’s quite the flirt, and extremely easy-going, which we’re very grateful for. I meant to do monthly updates about him, but I […]

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Tex Mex Salad

21
Feb
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Easy Tex Mex Salad makes one super versatile dinner. The filling can be used in salad, like I’ve done here, nachos, tacos, quesadillas or burritos! When friends have babies, you do what you can to help them out. Even when you’re several hundred miles away. I’m guest posting this Easy Tex Mex Salad over on […]

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S’Mores French Toast

17
Feb
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S’mores French toast is a crazy decadent way to start your weekend. Luckily, it’s also crazy easy. Golden Grahams is easily in my top 3 cereals of all time. Right up there with Pops and Cookie Crisp. In fact, I just had to stop writing and go have a bowl, that’s how much I love […]

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Strawberry Cake Mix Truffles

06
Feb
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Strawberry cake mix truffles are a super easy Valentine’s Day treat. They’ll have everyone oohing and ahhing, in between bites. It just so happens that today is my birthday. Being born so close to Valentine’s Day, I often ended up with strawberry flavored birthday cakes. Not that I mind. You might be anti-cake mix. Most […]

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The House that Built Me

24
Jan
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I don’t have a recipe for you today. This post.. I’ve been writing this post in my head for literally the last year and a half. If you listen to country music, you might know where it’s going. There’s a song by Miranda Lambert called “The House that Built Me”, about her childhood home. I […]

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