Red, White & Blue Marshmallow Pops

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Got bored kids? Give them some sprinkles, marshmallows and a saucer of water and let them go to town on these. Mine did these from start to finish on their own and they turned out so great! They'd make an adorable centerpiece for your 4th of July table or a fun addition to the dessert table. (If … [Continue reading]

Garlic Chicken Tortellini

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I love it when a whole lotta flavor comes from very few ingredients. That's the case with this super fast meal. It's all about the garlic, thyme, salt and pepper -- and that's all you need for fast flavor. All the prep for this is done while the tortellini is cooking, so it comes together really … [Continue reading]

Banana Man-cakes for Dad

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My kids loooove making breakfast on Mother's Day and Father's Day. It doesn't always turn out perfectly (we've had burnt toast a few times!) but the … [Continue reading]

Tuxedo Tiramisu for Dad (no-bake!)

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If you can't tell from the pics, I let my kids make this cake for Jeff. It's a little lumpy, a little imperfect and they might have gotten a little … [Continue reading]

Avocado Lime Chicken Burgers

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I found the idea for this recipe in an online message board somewhere and it's been brewing in my head. The crux of the idea was to use the … [Continue reading]

Easy Chicken Pesto Pasta

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Sometimes on the weekend Jeff will grill extra chicken breasts and leave it to me to "find something creative to do with them" during the … [Continue reading]

Patriotic Cookie Pie

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Are you hosting or going to a barbecue over Memorial Day? I've got the perfect dessert...it's homemade, delicious and couldn't be easier. What's … [Continue reading]

Party Punch!!!

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With all graduation and Memorial Day weekend festivities coming up, it occurred to me that I've never shared my favorite punch-to-serve-a-crowd. I … [Continue reading]

Baked Sweet & Sour Chicken

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We love the sweet and sour chicken from our local Chinese take-out joint. So when I found a baked version online that claimed it was just as good as … [Continue reading]

Soft Batch Malted Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I have about 437 cannisters of malt powder left from my last pregnancy. I craved malted flavor in everything sweet; I even threw it in yogurt (which … [Continue reading]