Snow Day Recipes | How to Use That Bread and Milk!

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The southeastern U.S. is expecting some snowfall starting this afternoon.  We don’t get much snow around here, maybe a couple of significant accumulations once or twice a year (and by ‘significant’ I mean 2-3 inches).  Whenever there is snow in the forecast, something hilarious happens – people literally flock to the grocery stores and clean… read more »

Strawberry Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

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Posting an ice cream recipe in the dead middle of winter seems like a perfectly reasonable and logical thing to do, right? Last fall, Matt went out to do some grocery shopping, and unbeknownst to me, he also had a coupon in his pocket for Bed, Bath, & Beyond.  When he came home, he unloaded… read more »

Ooey Gooey Fudge Brownies

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You guys, these brownies are kind of insane.  Seriously. We take a break from our usually healthy lifestyle for one meal a week, and for dessert we were craving something chocolatey, fudgy, ooey gooey, and just flat out slap-your-grandma delicious. These.  These delicious brownies fit all of those requirements and then some.

Italian Spaghetti Meat Sauce

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After trying a few different techniques for how to make spaghetti sauce, I’ve made small variations each time, and I think I have finally found my favorite!  This sauce will take a bit of time, but allowing it to simmer for a minimum of 5 hours will let the wonderful flavors to develop and it… read more »

Easy Cake Decorating Ideas That Require NO Skill!

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Let’s face it, decorating a cake is not always easy, so sometimes having a few shortcuts up our sleeves can be a lifesaver when you need to present an attractive cake but lack the skills to do something too elaborate.  These easy birthday cakes are practically no fail, and someone with very little to no… read more »

Yummy Ideas for Slow Cooker Soups

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This time of year, our slow cooker sure does get a workout!  What’s not appealing about throwing a bunch of ingredients into a pot, walking away for the day, and have dinner waiting for you and filling the house with delicious smells without having to lift another finger?  This list of easy slow cooker soup… read more »

Great Dinner Ideas for a Cold Day

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Are all of you staying warm out there, or are you still busy chiseling the icicles off of your nose?  With most of the country (myself included) under a deep freeze, a hot comforting meal while snuggling under your favorite blanket sounds ideal, doesn’t it? I agree, so I’ve decided to share some past meals… read more »

Dark Chocolate Caramel Popcorn (Moose Munch Copycat)

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I feel like I don’t really need to add words to this post… the pictures speak for themselves.  This dark chocolate caramel popcorn recipe is a copycat of the famous Harry & David Moose Munch.  And if you were wanting to learn just how to make caramel popcorn, you could easily skip the chocolate drizzle… read more »

Rich Mocha Fudge

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Making fudge is an activity that we enjoy every holiday season.  Many people tend to shy away from making their own fudge at home, but it really is not that difficult!  If you can stir and read the numbers on a candy thermometer, that’s more than half the battle right there!  While growing up and… read more »