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Howdy! My name is Christina and I’m here to help you gain 10 pounds.

No seriously, I’m here to make your life sweeter.

I cook for two and like most people, I like dessert after dinner—but most dessert recipes make enough for 8 to 10 people! I don’t need 8 extra slices of cake tempting me from my fridge. Nor do I appreciate 2 dozen leftover cookies staring at me while I’m trying to eat a healthy breakfast.

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Gift Guide

Gifts for Guys

Gifts for guys ideas–a gift guide to help you buy all the dudes in your life something special. These gifts are great for your dude, your dad, your uncle, your brother, or any other guy for which you’d like to buy…

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Gift Guide

Gifts for Her

Gifts for her ideas–a gift guide to help you buy all the women in your life something special. These gifts are mostly self-care items and other things that I love and use! You may also like my Children’s Books About…

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Bread, Breakfast, dairy free, Pumpkin

Easy Pumpkin Bread

Easy pumpkin bread is perfectly soft and tender, just like every quick bread recipe should. The top puffs up and cracks into a beautiful loaf worthy of gift-giving and a permanent place in your recipe files. Easy pumpkin bread A few…

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Mini Apple Pies in 6" Baking Dishes
Apples, Pies and Cobblers

Mini Apple Pies

If you like apple pie, you will love these Mini apple pies baked in 6″ pie pans.  It makes the cutest apple pie for two. Mini Apple Pies On a recent trip to Crate & Barrel, hoping to trade all…

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Chocolate chip cookie recipe with mint leaves
Cookies and Bars

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Butter infused mint make up these fresh and delightful Mint chocolate chip cookies.   This beautiful cookie recipe comes from  Dishing Up The Dirt’s new cookbook.   Real Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies I should clarify these are REAL mint chocolate chip cookies….

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These delicious pumpkin scones are better than Starbucks!
Breakfast, Muffins / Scones, Pumpkin

Pumpkin Scones

Pumpkin scones for two. This quick small batch scone recipe is full of real pumpkin and pumpkin spice! The best scones you’ve ever had because they’re made with all cream and are super flaky! If you like this recipe, you…

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Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake

Instant pot pumpkin cheesecake is my new favorite thing to do with my Instant Pot mini during fall. A rich and creamy pumpkin spice cheesecake with real pumpkin, baked in a 6″ springform pan. Ample instructions for a perfect result!…

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White Chocolate Chip Cookies

White chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the edges and chewy in the centers! This small batch cookie recipe makes just 1 dozen cookies!   White chocolate chip cookies: My only aim in life this year has been to be…

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Garlic Butter Shrimp

Garlic butter shrimp is an amazing appetizer or an easy one-pan dinner for two. Serve with crusty bread for soaking up the buttery rich, garlic and herb sauce! Garlic Butter Shrimp  I’ve got my eye on easy, one pan recipes…

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