Tropical Orange Jello Salad

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The refreshing flavors of orange, pineapple and coconut pair beautifully in this easy to make, one-bowl Tropical Orange Jello Salad! My little sister flew home to Virginia this past Tuesday.  It’s tough because we only get to see her once a year and the boys get really attached to her during that time.  Ashley is […]

S’mores Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels

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Say goodbye to boring squares and hello to these fun S’mores Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels! I hope you guys aren’t tired of s’mores yet because I’ve got one more recipe that’s going to blow you away – S’mores Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels!  Not only are these treats easy on the eyes (totally impressive!), they are […]

Chocolate Caramel Layered Dessert

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Get ready to impress with this easy-to-make, gorgeous Chocolate Caramel Layered Dessert! Chocolate and caramel has to be one of my all-time favorite flavor combinations. There’s just nothing like the silky, creamy texture of rich caramel and when combined with the smooth, decadent flavor of chocolate – wowza! It’s like a flavor explosion in your mouth. There’s […]

S’mores Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Frosting

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S’mores week continues! You have to try these outrageous S’mores Cinnamon Rolls with Marshmallow Cream Cheese Frosting – out of this world people! These cinnamon rolls are the brain-child of Bryce.  When I asked him what s’mores recipes he wanted me to make – S’mores Cinnamon Rolls were at the top of his list. He […]

Reese’s Peanut Butter S’mores Oatmeal Cookie Bars

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I took all of my favorites and put them in these bars…outrageously awesome! Reese’s Peanut Butter S’mores Oatmeal Cookie Bars – total indulgence in each bite! Woohoo! Today is the start of S’mores Week! I have been SO looking forward to this week for so long because WE LOVE S’MORES!  I have thought of so […]

Glazed Light Lemon Bread

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Last week I shared my Microwave Lemon Bars.  Mind-blowing, I know. Well those bars came and went and my lemon craving did not.  So, I gave a healthy little makeover to my favorite lemon bread recipe and added a new favorite to my list – this incredible Glazed Light Lemon Bread! Made with buttermilk and […]

Giant Chocolate Toffee Pecan Cookies

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Unbelievably rich and fudgy, these bakery-style Chocolate Toffee Pecan Cookies are a chocolate lover’s dream! I am so excited today because my little sister is flying in early this afternoon and is staying for TWO whole weeks!! Woohoo!  We’re heading to Disneyland on Saturday and it’s going to be an incredible trip because Ashley hasn’t been for […]

Buttermilk Bourbon Caramel Sauce

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You may never buy caramel sauce again after you make this incredible Buttermilk Bourbon Caramel Sauce – bourbon optional! Those that know me best know that I am somewhat of a caramel freak. Like, if I had the choice between hot fudge and caramel sauce I’d go with caramel every single time.  Well, almost every […]

Amazing Microwave Lemon Bars

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Enjoy these Amazing Microwave Lemon Bars all summer long without turning on your oven! Perfectly sweet with loads of tart lemon flavor, you won’t ever make traditional lemon bars again! Lemon bars are quintessential summer fare. The bright, fresh flavor in each sweet, perfectly tart bite is pure summer bliss. What isn’t so blissful is blasting […]

Cherry Vanilla All American Patties

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These sweet and creamy Cherry Vanilla All American Patties are perfect for your 4th of July celebration! Easy to make and so versatile, you can make these fun and patriotic patties with the flavor of your choice. I realized this past weekend that I had yet to post anything specific for the 4th of July…which […]

Turtle Brownie Ice Cream – No Machine Needed

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Satisfy those chocolate cravings and beat the heat with this totally decadent Turtle Brownie Ice Cream – no machine needed! This past week was a whirlwind of activity. The boys were in VBS all week, my brother’s birthday was Wednesday, I had a girls night out on Saturday, and Chris’s birthday was Sunday. And, of […]

Lemon Lime Jello Salad a.k.a. Dad’s Green Jello

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This delicious Lemon Lime Jello Salad is a family-favorite recipe made with cottage cheese and pineapple! I think every family has a version of this recipe for Lemon Lime Jello Salad. I’ve seeing so many awesome variations out there with or without nuts, with or without pineapple, with or without cottage cheese…and the list goes on and on! […]

Brown Sugar Meringue Coconut Cookie Bars

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It’s hard to resist these gorgeous Brown Sugar Meringue Coconut Cookie Bars.  A sweet cookie crust piled with chocolate chips, coconut and pecans and topped with a magnificent brown sugar meringue.  Just stunning! I surprised my dad with these bars on Father’s Day. Well, I don’t know about “surprised” as he is always expecting some […]

Zucchini Bundt Cake with Orange Glaze

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This perfectly moist Zucchini Bundt Cake with Orange Glaze will make a beautiful addition to any meal! We got our first zucchini out of the garden last week and you would have thought I won the lottery I was so excited.  It kind of snuck up on me, hidden behind one of the tomato plants […]

Double Trouble Peanut Butter Cookie Bars

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Peanut butter lovers will find it hard to resist these easy-to-make Double Trouble Peanut Butter Cookie Bars! Dude. It is HOT here in Sacramento.  The boys and I went to the park yesterday morning…before 8 a.m., and we were dripping by the time we got back home.  It’s just cray cray. The boys are super lucky […]

Chocolate Banana Applesauce Cake

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This one-bowl Chocolate Banana Applesauce Cake is made without oil or butter and is perfect for snacking! Beautifully moist and perfectly decadent, you won’t even miss the frosting! As much as I love banana bread, and believe me, I love it A LOT, sometimes I want something different. Something like this cake for instance.  Incredibly […]

Blueberry Pie Oatmeal Crumble Bars

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Why make pie when you can enjoy these Blueberry Pie Oatmeal Crumble Bars with just four ingredients??  Infinitely easier than pie, serves a crowd, and so fantastically yummy – you just can’t go wrong with these bars. Ohmygosh.  Tomorrow is the last day of school for the boys.  I seriously can’t even believe it.  Reece […]

Chocolate Caramel and Strawberry Napoleons

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Chocolate Caramel and Strawberry Napoleons are perfectly elegant and take less than 20 minutes to prepare! I’m all about easy. You guys have probably figured that out by now :) I feel like I’m always running short on time and honestly, that’s how I like it. I like being busy. I like having stuff to […]

Toffee Cookie Bars

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You’re going to go crazy for these Toffee Cookie Bars! Simple cookie bars topped with a decadent chocolate layer, almonds and toffee bits – just delicious! This recipes comes to you via my sister, Melissa.  She in turn got it from a coworker.  How did I get my hot little hands on it?  My bridal […]

Star-Spangled Gumdrops

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Celebrate with these Star-Spangled Gumdrops this Memorial Day weekend! Perfect for 4th of July and Labor Day weekend as well! Hard to believe that Memorial Day is this weekend!  The boys have 11 more days of school and yes, we count down, starting around 50 days :)  I am already getting a tad bit nervous […]

Copycat Almond Joy Candy Bars

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Calling all coconut lovers! You’ll never believe how easy these Copycat Almond Joy Candy Bars are to make at home! Dangerously easy :) So last week I shared my Totally Nutty Peanut Butter Candy Bars (aka Copycat PayDay bars.) This week it’s time to go to the dark side…and by that I mean chocolate. Except […]