KitchenAid stand mixer giveaway

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It’s no secret that I love Kitchen Aid mixers!  In fact, I love them so much that I have two of them. A tangerine and a white one! And they both get used almost so much, a couple of times I wish I had 3! I’ve joined with some of my friends today to give one away!… 

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Nutty chocolate chip brownies

nutty chocolate chip brownies recipe

If you are looking for a scrumptious easy dessert, these nutty chocolate chip brownies stuffed with chocolate chips and walnuts will make you weak at the knees. I have a confession to make. When it comes to brownies, I’ve been a slacker. Sure, I have made lots of other chocolate desserts, but brownies – not a… 

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Cinnamon loaf cake

cinnamon loaf cake recipe

Sweet, buttery and bursting with cinnamon flavors, this cinnamon loaf cake if fabulous with a cup of coffee or tea in the afternoon!  August is already here and before we know it fall has arrived. I don’t know about your corner of the woods, but in my area the summer was good to us. The temperature only… 

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Announcing Bacon Month

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Happy August everyone. I am so very please and excited to announce the start of the 2nd annual Bacon Month! Last year, a group of fellow bloggers shared some of their favorite bacon recipes and this year I’m so happy to join them! This year we’re taking Bacon Month to a whole new level. There are… 

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Pear cheesecake with gingersnap crust

pear cheesecake with gingersnap crust recipe

Soft pears, perfectly smooth and rich filling and a crust made from gingersnap cookies, this pear cheesecake is a fabulous dessert to enjoy year round! Do you know what day is today? It’s National Cheesecake Day!! One of my favorite days of the year! I’ve mentioned lots of times chocolate cheesecake is my favorite dessert… 

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Slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes

slow baked red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes recipe

Slow baked in a low-temperature oven, this red wine chicken with fingerling potatoes has a rich, deep flavor from the well seasoned red wine and tomatoes marinade. I love having friends or family over for dinner. As much as I love cooking just for my family there are recipes I need more adults in the… 

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No bake blackberry bars

no bake blackberry bars recipe

An elegant summer treat, these dreamy no bake blackberry bars are infused with fresh berry sweetness swirled with a velvety creamy filling. I love watching TV while folding clothes. Since our dryer broke and we had to wait for a new one to be delivered and installed, I had quite a few loads to go through…. 

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Smores coffee cake

smores coffee cake recipe

So moist and tender, this smores coffee cake is filled with chocolate chips and topped with a layer of ooey gooey toasted marshmallows. Looking for a sweet treat to get you though the day or put a little magic in your afternoon? Have some coffee cake! I always wanted to know where does the name coffee… 

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Caprese skewers

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One of my favorite activities almost every saturday morning starting late May is going to the local farmers market. Here the market opens mid April but only mid to late May fresh produce makes its appearance. By june there’s an abundance of fresh produce. Berries, peaches, cherries, corn, carrots, squash, melons, greens and all kinds of… 

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Life in the kitchen

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We have a big house, quite big for the three of us and despite the free rooms, we findourselves getting together in only a few areas. The master bedroom and the kitchen. Now, I’m not going to talk about our daughter jumping in the bed thinking she’s a gymnast but about the time we spend… 

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Time to sparkle #SparkleWithDASANI

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This post was brought to you by Dansani. All opinions expressed are my own. Dasani has recently launched a new product, DASANI Sparkling plus Dasani has an AMAZING contest that you can enter! (details at the bottom of the post) To celebrate they want to know what makes you sparkle. Family time. Your hobby. Your job.  Whatever makes… 

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Black and red raspberry vanilla scones

raspberry vanilla scones recipe

Delicate and sweet, these vanilla scones with lots of black and red specks from the fresh raspberries are a great treat for breakfast or with a cup of tea in the afternoon. Scones are one of my favorite weekend morning treat. Although I do love a good donut or a muffin with my cup of… 

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One pot beef vegetable skillet

one pot beef vegetable skillet recipe

A simple yet satisfying dinner, this one pot beef vegetable skillet has incredible flavors from the carrots, celery, potatoes slow baked in a red wine and tomato sauce. When it comes to cooking, I’ve been spoiled for the first 30 years of my life. Until I was 19 I lived with my parents and my mom… 

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Mississippi mud pie

Mississippi mud pie recipe

Flaky pie crust, incredible rich chocolate layer and light whipped cream make this Mississippi mud pie quite impossible for anyone to resist it.  Mud pies always make me think of childhood. Layers upon layers of mud and dirt. Sometimes sand or mulch. Little sticks, flowers and leaves were part of the decorations. The more the prettier…. 

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Roasted banana coconut ice cream

roasted banana coconut ice cream recipe

The ultimate two ingredients ice cream made with only roasted bananas and coconut milk!! Indulge in this guilt-free ice-cream all summer long! Today we’re going to make magic! We take two simple ingredients and make creamy rich ice cream! I could eat ice cream all summer long! I love this summer sweet treat and despite… 

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