Chocolate Petit Fours {cake mix}

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(If you don’t know, petit fours are individual pieces of cake draped in their own frosting.  They are the original cake pop. Bakerella, I mean that in the most respectful way). I feel like I know exactly how it went when a Southern woman invented petit fours.  I imagine a gentlewoman, much like Scarlett O’Hara, [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Indoor S’mores

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Let me guess…it’s cold outside where you are?  Thought so. This is the second year in my life where I’ve had to deal with snow.  Oh, sure we’d get a slight dusting of snow in Texas every so often.  It would disappear almost as quickly as it came, but not before halting all civilization.  Texans [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Peppermint Mocha Affogato

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Ohhhh, this drink.  This drink is my latest obsession.  I made it for my very good friend Bev who is having twins.  Two babies!  Today, a bunch of bloggers are throwing her a virtual baby shower.  We wish we could all go to Bev’s house and touch her belly and pet her beautiful face, but instead, [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Eggnog Cookies {cake mix chronicles}

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I’m thinking December is a busy month for you. Am I right? You’re probably hunting for gifts for everyone on your list, planning your holiday meals, making travel arrangements for family, buying and selling a house and moving in 30 days, etc. Wait, is that just me on the last part? Yeah. We had a [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Chocolate Cream Meringue Pies

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Pie week continues!  Today, I made you a gluten free pie that’s so good, you won’t even notice it caters to allergy sensitive folks. Have you ever had meringue as a pie crust?  It’s fabulous with chocolate cream pie.  The meringue crust takes on a marshmallow flavor.  When you add chocolate cream filling and whipped [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Mini Pumpkin Pies {+2 giveaways!}

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Are y’all ready for Thanksgiving?  We’re doing Thanksgiving in LA this year with one side of my husband’s family.  I’m really excited to walk away from this whole house selling thing.  If there’s a worse time of year to sell a house than the week before Thanksgiving, please, let me know.  I could really use [ Click to continue Reading! ]