Chocolate Beet Cake with Chocolate Ganache and Cream Cheese Frosting

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YAY!! It’s Thanksgiving Week!!! It’s time to start cooking.  I’m sure that you have your menu planned already, but please whatever you do, don’t turn away from this amazing dessert option.  I was contacted by Libby’s foods to create a recipe for them using one of their products.  I decided to make a cake using […]

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Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

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  It’s PUMPKIN time!!!!  It’s that wonderful time of year when everyone is obsessed with all things pumpkin.  People are trampling their fellow man at Kroger to get to the last bottle of pumpkin spice creamer.  My Insta and Facebook newsfeeds are completely clogged with everyone giving a thumbs up to the Pumpkin Spice Latte from […]

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Apple Cinnamon Roll Ups

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Usually Monday through Friday in Mrs. Burgess’ Kindergarten class Hunter is a Busy Bee, but today Mama Bee and her worker bees are Johnny Appleseed and celebrating all things apple!! In honor of this very special day for Hunter and Co, I am sharing an apple cinnamon roll up.  This fun little recipe is so […]

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Apple Galette

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While things have been super quiet on the blog here lately, they have been anything but quiet at home.  We are really adjusting well to our new life as a family of four.  With all the needs of our newborn and the other starting “big boy school”, we run the gamete of activities required for […]

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Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

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Hello, everyone!!! I have taken a bit of a hiatus over the last few weeks to endure the final couple of miserable weeks of pregnancy and the first 8 days of the most glorious family time with our new family of four.  We are so in love with our Baker Man, Baby Baker, Love Muffin, […]

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Cracker Candy

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So, if I haven’t mentioned it before, I will go ahead and tell you now.  I’m pregnant.  Like super P-R-E-G-G-O!  Like my lungs are crushed and I breathe like a large animal just when walking to the other room pregnant.  Like I can’t wait to get in bed, but hate being in bed because I […]

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Strawberry Sorbet

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Alright it’s Saturday and I think that means CSA pickup day!! You may be getting the last of the strawberry harvest and if you really want to please your family and certainly your own palate, then you will definitely want to make this super easy and delicious Strawberry Sorbet. I don’t have an ice cream […]

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Mango Strawberry Smoothie

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Hey kids, wanna make something for mom?  Something that she will REALLY like?  Something that she will really enjoy?! Then find your dad, get in the kitchen and make her this delicious smoothie!!  Who needs a complicated breakfast in bed when you can greet her your with your Mother’s Day cards and this tasty frozen […]

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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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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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