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10 Spellbindingly Gorgeous Halloween Treats

Halloween can be cutesy and childlike with friendly ghosts and Jack O’lanterns, but I’ve been seeing some talented bloggers that are injecting a bit of grown-up elegance into this versatile holiday.  Check out this list of impressive, beautiful ideas to dress up any party or celebration. This is a recipe round-up, so all photo credits…

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Dark Chocolate Marshmallow Halloween Waffles - these sinful waffles have whipped egg whites folded into the batter to keep them light. They're not too sweet and the sugary melted Peeps marshmallows add just enough sweetness to balance out the bold dark chocolate. Plus, they are SO cute for Halloween or any holiday (just use seasonal Peeps!)

Dark Chocolate Marshmallow Halloween Waffles

Halloween is the best.  It really is.  I love every facet of the holiday – Jack o’ lanterns, candy, spooky movies, haunted houses and hayrides, going all out decorating our house for the neighborhood kids, and giving out candy to all of the adorable Trick Or Treaters!  For all of us food lovers out there,…

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Peanut Butter Cinnamon Oatmeal Mug Cake + Giveaway

Mug cakes are both wonderful and dangerous things.  A few tablespoons of ingredients, a couple of minutes in the microwave, and poof: you’ve got a warm personal-sized mug of delicious, sweet goodness.  There’s a billion and three different types of mug cakes that can be made, but this one just rose to the top as…

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Sweet Cornbread Cake With Buttermilk Ice Cream

I started to dream up the idea for this dessert during our trip to Hawaii.  We tried a piece of cornbread from the Diamond Head Market & Grille that was so sweet and delectable that it easily could have been mistaken for a cake.  So I thought, well, why can’t it actually be a cake?  Why can’t cornbread…

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Pumpkin Pie Pancakes with Cream Cheese Drizzle + Giveaway

This quick and easy recipe contains 3 of my favorite things:  pumpkin, breakfast for dinner, and a doctored mix. Eating breakfast food for dinner is a comforting treat and there’s a vast number of dishes available for such a meal.  You can go savory with bacon, eggs, and tall buttermilk biscuits, or you can go sweet…

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10 Insanely Delicious Milkshakes to Welcome Fall

The calendar may be telling us that the seasons have changed, but depending where you’re from you may be dealing with temperatures that are still too darn hot.  These milkshakes contain luscious fall-friendly flavors so you can enjoy the tastes of autumn in a cool frozen treat. This is a recipe round-up, so all photo…

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Mini Muffins + Giveaway

Though we don’t restrict gluten or flour in our household, I think it’s fun to try new baking tricks.  These pumpkin spice peanut butter mini muffins impressed both of us.  During my research of using egg and pumpkin with baking powder to create the structure of the muffin I admit to being skeptical of the outcome,…

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Little Debbie Copycat Recipes To Make At Home

If you grew up in an area where Little Debbie cakes were available, many of these treats will have you drowning in a sea of nostalgia full of school cafeterias, after school snacks, and waiting with bated breath for the seasonal and holiday special flavors to be released.  These insanely fun copycat recipes will allow…

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Grown-Up Raspberry Lemonade

Flavored vodkas get a bad rap in the world of people who have more, shall we say, sophisticated palates than I do.  I confess that they have been a guilty pleasure of mine for many years.  I’m a sucker for trying fun flavors of pretty much any product, but flavored vodka (or any flavored alcohol,…

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