Mixed Berry Mini Pavlovas

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Another dessert with berries? YES. Since my grocery store was sold out of broccoli (both fresh and frozen) and the baby spinach bin was empty too , I’m assuming you’re still on a health kick.  That’s fine, y’all, but seriously:  Valentine’s Day is coming up.  Get ready.  Your honey wants chocolate. Besides, calories are just [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Balsamic Berries and Cream

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You’re still doing the healthy thing, aren’t you?  How’s that going for you?  I will admit, I’m doing the healthy thing, too.  Since I bake and eat desserts year ’round, I had to learn moderation a long time ago.  And stick to it, too!  I have a few rules that help me along. One of [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Dinner for Two: Stovetop Mac ‘n Cheese

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Well, how did you survive the polar vortex?  We’re happy to say we made it through the storm.  Although the storm delayed our moving truck, we were happy as clams under multiple blankets on an air mattress.  During the storm, we learned just how drafty our new 1920s house can be, and we learned the [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Double Coconut Crunch Muffins

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I packed these little puppies in my bag for our big move.  I can’t get enough of their crunchiness.  The crunchy ingredient is raw millet, but I didn’t want to scare you off with millet in the recipe title.  No, you don’t have to have a beak to eat millet! When raw millet is stirred [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Top 10 recipes of 2013!

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Hi, friends!  I just wanted to pop in and say THANK YOU for being so great to me.  Thank you for every click, every comment, and every word of encouragement.  I can’t imagine my life without this little space on the internet, and I’m so grateful for you making it possible. Below are my top [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Champagne Time!

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Today is the day I start singing ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the yeeeeeeeeear!’ You probably think I’m a bit late with that, but I love fresh starts, new beginnings, second chances, clean slates, do-overs, and all the things exactly like that!  The start of a new year refreshes and renews my goals in [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Dinner for Two: French Onion Soup

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This post is sponsored by Sargento. If you could use a little something to snuggle up next to the fireplace with, this French onion soup for two is for you.  Christmas is the season for snuggling, in my book.  I sure hope the roads are clear where you are, and your path for travelling home [ Click to continue Reading! ]

Lemon Ginger Thumbprints

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If I am anything in this world, it is a lemon lover.  All of my tea cups are littered with spent lemon rinds.  I hardly drink a cocktail without a twist.  I will eschew chocolate desserts in favor of a lemon dessert every time.  Please stop with those mean looks; I know how you feel [ Click to continue Reading! ]

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! ]