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It’s a Chocolately Chocolate Baking Day….FINALLY!!!!

To say my girls (and I, of course!!) have been looking forward to a baking day is a MAJOR understatement.  It’s been, what feels to this Fall and Winter lover, like THEE LONGEST SUMMER. And for anyone who knows me, you know how much I despise the heat. And since it’s been so disgustingly hot, I’ve tried my best to …

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Sweet Dolly’s 15th Birthday Brownies!

It seems like just yesterday this sweet, tiny, happy little girl was born. And here we are…15 years later! Where has the time gone? 🙁 Every year on her birthday, she gets to pick her favorite dinner and dessert and I make it just for her..well..and us too. And this year were two new request: These Baked Chicken Flautas, and …

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Peanut Butter Cookie Bliss!

Growing up, one of my favorite cookies was a Peanut Butter Cookie. Chocolate Chip Cookies were good, but Peanut Butter Cookies were the BEST!!! And now that I’m a grown-up, I can enjoy them any time I want!!! What could be better!!!??? Besides this recipe, of course!! 🙂     Ingredients: 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1 …

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Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting…YUM!

As I mentioned in this earlier blog post, there is never a shortage of bananas in our household. So last night I wanted something sweet to eat, but I also wanted to use up my rapidly dying bananas. I wasn’t in the mood for my regular ol’ banana muffins though. I wanted to try something new. So off to Pinterest …

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Banana Bread Muffin Heaven!

I am a bit of what I’d like to call an “over purchaser of bananas”. It seems like every time I make a trip to the market, I feel the need to purchase some bananas. There’s always that thought..you know the one…the nagging one that says “Do we have bananas? I can’t remember? Yeah we do…wait…maybe we don’t?”. Which is …

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Irresistible French Bread

Oh bread, glorious bread! I love bread. In fact, I have no idea what I’d do if I couldn’t eat bread. And I love all different kinds of bread…white, sourdough, cinnamon raisin..the list goes on and on. But I’d have to say my absolute favorite type of bread would be French Bread. I’ve never made fresh bread. Ever. So this …

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Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Goodness!

Since the arrival of “Ol’ Blue Eyes (a.k.a. my new beloved mixer), I’ve been on a quest for new recipes to try. And what could be yummier than Oatmeal Raisin Cookies! Everybody loves Oatmeal Raisin Cookies! Well, except those few who despise raisins…and, of course, the Beske Twinado (although, as you can see here,they sure weren’t complaining as they added …

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In the Beginning..

October 9, 2015…a day that would rock my baking world FOREVER. But let’s go back a few days before this day. It was a regular ol’ Tuesday. I had taken the girls to preschool and after that chaotic, tear-filled drop off, I decided to come home and bake some Banana Muffins. I had found this awesome recipe on Pinterest a few …