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Sweet Tart Cheesecake

This cake is full of Sweet Tarts for my sweetheart. Yesterday was his birthday. In my brain full of thoughtful things, some slight delusions of grandeur, and a Black Visa card, I imagined throwing this man the party of all parties. Streamers, balloons, an open bar. I envisioned a party catered by someone other than myself. Music. …

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Summer Holiday Parfait

Bite-size cubes of THIS CREAM CHEESE POUNDCAKE, a recipe so simple that Evan read the instructions and made it almost all by himself (point of reference: Evan is 9), layered with Jell-O instant vanilla pudding and fresh sliced strawberries, topped with blue-tinged whipped cream. Party in a glass. Happy 4th Everyone!!  

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Insanity

From the looks of all the Snickers Cupcakes and Kit Kats wandering around this blog I’d bet you never knew a fitness craze has slowly but surely taken over our household. I think it began sometime just after we scheduled an 8-day beach trip with my whole family for this summer, but I can’t be totally …

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Snickers Satisfies

There are two perfect ways to eat a Snickers bar: Buy a King Size Snickers Bar and share half. Half of a King Size Snickers Bar is smaller than a regular candy bar, but definitely enought to stave off your chocolate-peanut-caramel craving for awhile. You feel like you had a few bites of candy without …

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Kit Kat Cake

Let me start by saying that I can’t take credit for this cake. I’ve seen it about 436 times on Pinterest. But my Andrew turned 12 and asked me for a cake covered in candy. I don’t really know what exactly he had in mind, but this immediately jumped into my brain full speed ahead. …

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Diner Classics: Club Sandwich

When I go to a greasy spoon to eat I expect a few things. bottomless hot coffee iced tea so sweet I have to make a dentist appointment hot potato-ey steak fries, unsalted grilled cheese, tuna melt, and egg salad on the menu triple decker club sandwich These things are essential. Roadside diners might just …

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Post 101; An Introduction

For those of you that land here on a regular basis for recipes and random stories, I would like to thank you from the very bottom of my heart. I have very much enjoyed being a part of the blogging community and am inspired on the daily by things I’ve read in your posts or seen …

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Been a Little Busy…

Things here have been a little hectic for the past 3 or 4 days… but not in a bad way at all. The little boys were home with me Friday for a teacher workday, and they didn’t eat me out of house and home. I took them to the library where Andrew hacked the computer …

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