Peonies and Pizzazz for a Mother’s Day Tablescape

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This post really takes me back.  I have been holding onto it for two years now and am just now posting it.  I’m not sure what the hold up was, maybe the picture quality or some other reason, but I think this over-the-top Bollywood-style table is perfect for a Mother’s Day Brunch for the special [...]

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Angel Food Cake with Tart Cherry Topping

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I recently shared this yummy cake on What’s Cooking with Ruthie for my monthly guest contributor post.  Angel food cake is one of those desserts that even though it is still dessert, it ranks pretty low-ish on the guilt scale.  It is light and spongy and can be topped with just about anything.  I found the most [...]

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Baby on the Brain – A Sponsored Post for Target Pharmacy

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So, now that we are in the three-month mark of meeting our precious Baby Baker, there is no doubt that baby is on the brain!! It feels like an eternity since I was preparing for a newborn, which I guess in parent years, 5 years kind of is a long time. If you are a [...]

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Pattern Power: An Easy Paper Product Easter Table for the Kids

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So, your Easter table is set and ready with your finest fare, but if your family is anything like my family, we have three Easter bunnies under the age of 8 (with another baby bunny on the way) and you know what that means……spill, drop, break…..crazy, so even though they are still a little too [...]

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Rosemary & Fennel Roast Chicken

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Are you the type of person that has to keep yourself from watching the Cooking Channel or Food Network or sitting down and opening up your Bon Appetit’ or Food & Wine magazine, because once you start your day is shot from your sudden rush to the kitchen to start cooking?!  When we were renovating [...]

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Any Store Easter Tablescape

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It’s spring.  It’s Easter.  It’s time to pull out all your colorful stops for a bright and super cheery Easter table.  Any store and I mean ANY store you go into has some sort of Easter decor, so give you a one-stop shop for your table needs would kind of be impossible.  Well,  for my [...]

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Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake with Ghirardelli White Chocolate Glaze

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Two words come to mind when I think about this cake……..Crazy and Devil.  There is an old saying that says “The devil is in the details.”  That is definitely a very true statement for me and my life.  Details are the things that I just can’t disregard.  I am planner and seem to have a [...]

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