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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Mary Lillie Memory Club Luncheon – A Pretty Purple Celebration

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It all started with some pillows from Joss & Main.  I quickly got hooked on the orchid trend and from there the “party room” decor and color palette for the luncheon grew.  I didn’t want the room to look a scene from the chorus of “Purple People Eater”, so I decided that aqua blue would [...]

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Round-Up

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Hopefully this post isn’t coming to you a little too late to get lucky in the kitchen with some tasty St. Patrick’s Day inspired recipes.  So, if you still have time, be sure to throw together one of these for your “Erin go Bragh” celebration!  Happy St. Patty’s Day, people!!! #1 – Beer Cheese Dip [...]

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Breyers Tiramisu Gelato

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My grandmother’s favorite dessert was undoubtedly tiramisu.  I mean to the point that she knew exactly where she could get the best tiramisu, who had the worst, and once she was home bound, where she ordered us to pick it up for her and to be sure to let them know that she wanted the [...]

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Roasted Beet, Lentil & Grapefruit Salad with Goat Cheese & Walnuts

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Who says a salad can’t still be a salad without lettuce?! I recently hosted a luncheon in honor of my grandmother’s memory for some very special ladies at my house.  We affectionately called it the “Mary Lillie Memory Club”, because the attendees were some of the ladies that loved my grandmother the most and she [...]

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

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Y’all know how much I love my chocolate covered cherries.  I mean, I made a homemade chocolate covered cherry and even made a chocolate covered cherry martini, so it should come as no surprise that I made it into a cheesecake!!!!!   Clearly the cheesecake and I have made great friends during the last few weeks [...]

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Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake Cupcakes

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Today is your lucky day! It’s 2-for-1 cheesecake day, which is a perfect way to get in all those crazy indulgent calories during this Mardi Gras weekend!!!  They are creamy throughout and then swirled with sweet strawberry puree and of course, they have my signature vanilla wafer crust.  . I recently shared this recipe on [...]

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Olive Oil Cake

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Hey guys! Mardi Gras is fast approaching, which means Ash Wednesday is right around the corner, too, and for those of us giving up sweets for Lent, now is the time to get them all in! This week will be filled with sugary, tasty sweets and a few indulgent non-sweet recipes that probably should hit [...]

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate chip Cookies

Okay, folks! Just a few hours left to pull your goodies together for all the Valentine’s parties tomorrow. This cookie recipe is TO DIE FOR!! I mean TO DIE FOR!!!!! I am making exercise a top priority during my pregnancy, because it is definitely a top priority for me when I am not with child, [...]

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Nutella Cheesecake Bars

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I knew from the second that bar code crossed the scanner at the grocery store that I was IN TROUBLE……you see, I have avoided Nutella for over 5 years.  I love it so much that when I  buy the jar, I might as well just grab the biggest spoon and finish it in one sitting. [...]

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