Tis the Season of Cookies… who am I kidding – EVERY season is should be the season of cookies!

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When it comes to cookies, there seem to be some very clear favorites: Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, Sugar, and of course Snickerdoodles! So many times Snickerdoodle Cookies leave much to be desired… they are dry and flat and too crunchy and don’t have enough cinnamon and are too sweet. Not today though – no siree! These cookies are everything that a GREAT Snickerdoodle should be… soft without being too airy, sweet (but not too sweet) with a nice salty-ish bite, and a perfect amount of “buttery” chewy thickness to them!

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts perfect for dipping

You guys – seriously… keep reading! I know you might be thinking “UGH; Brussels Sprouts” – but I urge you to try these if you aren’t already a fan of these delicious mini-cabbage delicious things. If you already know how awesome these guys are, then you need to make these now.

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I’ve made these Roasted Brussels Sprout bites countless times. They are perfect for serving as an appetizer with the dipping sauce on the side (and some toothpicks or fingers). They also make a great side dish with the “dipping sauce” then drizzled over top. Continue reading

Chocolate Crumb Donuts


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Chocolate isn’t the healthiest option for a balanced breakfast. Donuts aren’t the healthiest option for a balanced breakfast. SO; we obviously should combine them to get all of our bad choices out of the way at the same time, first thing in the morning!! Continue reading

Breakfast Peach Cobbler

We all eat dessert for breakfast… we may pretend not to OR justify the fact that “its just a bite” so its ok OR maybe you just go ahead and go for it and proudly eat those sweets for breakfast! Well, now it doesn’t matter what level of dessert-eating-guilt you currently have because this Peach Cobbler is Breakfast Approved!

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There is nothing not to love about your traditional peach cobbler… Continue reading

DIY Spice Rack

Organization is KEY! Without organization in your life; there will be chaos! The more organized and prepared you are while cooking, the easier it is going to be! The easier it is, the more enjoyable it is, and the more enjoyable it is, the tastier it is!

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