Samoas Krispie Treats

You know what’s the best idea ever? A babysitter. During the week. While your husband is at work. That’s what’s going on as I write this. Yep, I’m in a coffee shop by myself sipping the most glorious iced coffee known to man. Is it really that good or is just because I’m alone and

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Thai Grilled Chicken Legs

We’ve been trying to budget around here, which is totally not fun. But after several issues with our current house which were not disclosed when we purchased it, we’re getting really fed up. The winter brings frozen pipes leading to our washer…not good when you have two very messy children and do laundry every day.

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Coconut and Toasted Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Are you all getting tired of being bombarded with sweet treats from around the blogosphere yet? I hope not because I have some giant, chewy, decadent cookies to share with you. They are officially my new favorite cookie. I took the glorious bakery style cookie recipe I shared last summer and updated them a bit to

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Balls {No Bake}

These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Balls are my new favorite snack and dessert and breakfast. I’ve pretty much been finding any reason to eat them. So much so that we have gone through 2 batches in less than a week. And Saturday night I was having a major sweet craving and just couldn’t get them out of

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Angel Food Macaroons {Christmas Tray 2013}

I feel like such a slacker this year when it comes to my Christmas baking. It takes everything in me these days just to get dinner on the table, let alone a buffet of Christmas treats. A couple weeks ago though, I managed to whip up a batch of these and they were incredible to say the

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Lemon Coconut Poke Cake

Remember the lemon curd from Monday? Well, this is the reason behind it, Lemon Coconut Poke Cake. Not only is this cake super easy to make but it tastes absolutely amazing. The flavor combination of lemon and coconut screams summer and was perfect for the high 90s weather that my mom’s birthday brought. The sweetened condensed

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Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Roasted Pineapple Salsa

I haven’t shared a seafood recipe with you all in forever! So, when I was watching The Chew recently and saw a recipe for shrimp tacos and roasted pineapple salsa, I knew that would be a great summer meal to share with you all. I searched around the internet and found this delicious recipe for

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Blood in the Water (aka Lava Flows)

Shark week continues and can you tell I love the gore of it all? First cupcakes oozing with strawberry filling and now these Blood in the Water drinks (also known as lava flows but I like my name better). When I was planning this week, I didn’t take into account that two of the three

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Almond Joy or Mounds Eggs

If you are looking for a fun Easter treat to make with the kiddos, this is it! Noah and I are huge coconut and almond lovers so these Almond Joy Eggs were an ideal sweet for us. Noah loved dumping all the ingredients into the KitchenAid and turning it on. Needless to say, we may have

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