Creative gifts from Walgreens: perfect for the foodie on your shopping list

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I love giving gifts this time of year. I actually like to give more than I like to receive, . I find so much joy in putting together that perfect gift for the ones I love and care for. Lately, I've found and put together a lot of creative gifts from Walgreens, with a little help from the Walgreens Happy & Healthy Holiday Guide. I'm so fortunate and blessed to have my little brother live so close to me. Since our mom lives in Virginia, I feel the need to look after him and make sure he was … [Read more...]

21 cranberry desserts and appetizers

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It's that time of year again, cranberries are being harvested and will soon show up fresh at your local grocery store. I've scoured Pinterest, and some of my favorite food blogs to bring you 21 cranberry desserts and appetizers. I hope this list inspires you to do more with cranberries this holiday season, they are so yummy. … [Read more...]

BROOKIE COOKIE limited edition cookies & giveaway

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BROOKIE COOKIE limited edition cookies are delicious, and I can't stop eating them, I'm eating one now. It's unreal how good the Texas Trio and Zen cookies are. The Texas Trio is a mixed with peanut butter, nuts, and chocolate. The Zen cookie is a delightful mix of coffee and chocolate. BROOKIE COOKIE is a combination of a "brownie" and a "cookie" made with all natural ingredients and without preservatives or harsh additives. The Texas Trio and Zen cookies are only available at … [Read more...]

It’s National Ice Cream Day!

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It's National Ice Cream Day! What's your favorite flavor? My kids love ice cream, and so do I. At any given time, there are over 3 different gallons of ice cream in our freezer. We like variety! My favorite changes between chocolate chip cookie dough, and mint chocolate chip. Jasmine likes the classics, vanilla and chocolate. The baby likes whatever we give him, and Sean's favorite is cookies 'n' cream. Our favorite brand is Blue Bell. I've got a great way for you to celebrate National Ice … [Read more...]

Mouthwatering strawberry mousse

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Summer is in full swing and it’s positively boiling where I live. When the heat gets this nasty, I tend to pull back on the number of hot meals I prepare. No one is in the mood for a hearty chowder when the temperature is over 100⁰ and my poor air conditioner certainly doesn’t need any competition from the oven. Check out this mouthwatering strawberry mousse I recently made. Needless to say, we eat a lot of salads and sandwiches. Dessert is where things get slightly trickier. What’s this mama … [Read more...]

Decadent desserts from The BROOKIE COOKIE

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Disclosure: I was sent  free samples for the purpose of conducting this review post. My participation is voluntary and my opinions, as always, are my own. No monetary compensation was given. I am disclosing under the FTC’s 16 CFR Part 225, Guides Concerning the use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. My family and I love to indulge ourselves with decadent desserts from The BROOKIE COOKIE. For a few years now, I've been obsessed with cookies from The BROOKIE COOKIE, and for good … [Read more...]

The BROOKIE COOKIE giveaway & Kickstarter pledges – 5 winners

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The BROOKIE COOKIE is an all natural chocolate cookie, that looks and tastes like a brownie. It has all natural ingredients such as unbleached unbromated flour, vanilla, cocoa and sugar. Made without preservatives, these cookies really pack a flavor punch! The name BROOKIE COOKIE has a double meaning. Brownie + Cookie = Brookie hence The BROOKIE COOKIE was born and are located in Brooklyn New York, how about that!? The BROOKIE COOKIE Giveaway & Kickstarter Pledges The BROOKIE COOKIE is … [Read more...]

Mama and Baby Love’s newest cookbook is now available

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Mama and Baby Love's NEWEST Cookbook is Now Available and I highly recommend you check it out. If this book is anything like Stephanie's Slow Cooker Cookbook then I'm sure it's amazing. I've already downloaded my copy of Gluten-Free Grain-Free and I can't wait to get started. I've been a big fan of Stephanie's for a while now because I love that she's so eager to share her knowledge with the masses. Grain-Free/Gluten-Free Baking- a healthy baking cookbook for mama's who don't know how to … [Read more...]

I made “peanutty” chocolate fudge with a lot of help from Nestle Toll House

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This is my very first attempt at making fudge. I made Peanutty Chocolate Fudge with a lot of help from Nestle Toll House. While strolling down the baking aisle the other day I picked up a bag of Toll House Morsels and turned the bag over. I was almost shocked when I read the recipe for Peanutty Chocolate Fudge. I was mostly in shock because I had almost everything I needed at home already. I just had to pick up the morsels, evaporated milk, and mini marshmallows, score. My assistant Jasmine … [Read more...]

Dessert Designer Focus on the Best Part of Baking – Decorating

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Every time I go into the kitchen these days my 5-year old asks, "Mommy, can I help?". Jasmine wants to help me all the time. I really adore her joy of cooking and baking at such a young age and that's why I'm excited about Dessert Designer. Dessert Designer by Capstone Young Readers shows creative kids and their parents that it's OKAY to play with your food!  Using store-bought baked goods, easy to find ingredients and step-by-step instructions, Dessert Designer focuses on the BEST part of … [Read more...]