Holiday Host Gift Guide with World Market

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The holidays are upon us and that means holiday parties are soon to be happening and one way to say thanks to the party host or hostess is with a nice, thoughtful gift. I have come up with a few ideas from World Market as well as showing some of their  gift basket ideas for […]

World Market Halloween Wine Party #BookOfLife

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I love wine. The Halloween wine selection at World Market is something I look forward to all year and the selection this year did not disappoint. In fact, I purchased just about one of each for my post today. It was fun to come home with a case of wine and other Halloween goodies since this […]

Amazing Coffee Giveaway for National Coffee Day @Ekoffee @lecreuset

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Yay for National Coffee Day!!  It is no secret that I love coffee. I talk about it, I post about it online especially on instagram and I make recipes with it. Coffee is a secret ingredient in cakes, its amazing in ice cream, coffee rubbed steaks or pork tenderloin are amazing, and I have always […]

I am going to Seattle! #IFBC

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I know I don’t do any travel posts on my blog, I would if I actually traveled a lot more ( Still hoping for that all expense paid month long trip to Bora Bora) but this is primarily a food blog and I am travelling for a food conference in Seattle in a few days, […]

5qt Artisan KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway

Kitchen Aid Mixer Giveaway www.pineappleandcoconut.com

Normally I have a recipe to go with a giveaway post, but time has slipped away from me this month ( How is it almost July already??) and so I will make this post short and sweet and to the point. A fabulous group of bloggers and myself are giving away a KitchenAid Mixer!! Miss […]

16GB iPad Air Giveaway ( $500 Value)

16g iPad Air giveaway www.pineappleandcoconut.com #giveaway #ipad

Who wants to win an iPad Air? I know I do!!   I know its been a little bit since I last posted a recipe, but don’t worry I have lots coming up. Life gets busy sometimes and with two little kids the ol blog gets put on the backburner for a week or so. […]

Food Blogging Thoughts a Thank You and a $100 World Market Gift Card Giveaway

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(Giveaway is over) Food blogging is a funny thing; or would I say recipe blogging?  I guess that ” Food” bloggers more or less blog about food they eat, do restaurant reviews and the like and recipe bloggers create and adapt recipes, test, photograph and publish for all the world to see and hopefully make […]

Twitter Party and Giveaway with #GEMFoodMag and #Kenmore100

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One of the best parts about being in the food/recipe blogging world is the relationships and connections you make with other bloggers. Food really does bring everyone together. Social media really helps to bring bloggers together since we use the platforms to not only promote our own recipes but we also share each others. Sort […]

School Lunch Ideas with Honest Kids #RockTheLunchBox (And a Giveaway!)

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One of the things I had always looked forward to when becoming a mom was being able to pack my kid’s lunchboxes. Call me crazy, but its the little things like these that show my kids how much I love them. So when my friend Vijay from Nosh On It emailed me about the Honest […]

Father’s Day Sweepstakes with World Market #CelebrateDad

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I KNOW Mother’s day was only yesterday;  I am feeling relaxed and refreshed thanks to my wonderful husband and daughters for treating me so great, and I hope you all had a wonderful Mother’s Day as well.  Since I am feeling so grateful for my husband, who is an awesome dad to our two young […]

World Market My Amazing Mom Contest and Fan Sweepstakes

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Mother’s Day is quickly approaching. And my FAVORITE store is having an awesome contest and sweepstakes. My Amazing Mom Contest & Fan Sweepstakes And it is no secret how much I love World Market. Some people don’t know how much the store has to offer, besides fun gifts and such at Christmastime. Not only do […]

Strong Curves Book Review

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Strong Curves: A woman’s guide to building a better butt and body ( Book Review) I believe in balance in life and with the goodies I like to make and eat like cupcakes and cookies, I also have to burn off those calories with a good daily workout. I have actually been a lifelong athlete, […]