Dragon Fruit Ice Pops

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I think I am still the only one not baking with anything pumpkin yet. I have 4 little sugar pie pumpkins in a bag about 4 feet away from me that my husband’s co-worker gave to me that I still haven’t gone near. My kids drew faces on them and thought that was great fun [...]


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 [...]


Best Ever Chicken Enchiladas {Appreciation Post}

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This is the best post I have ever written. My husband just told me to say that because this post is about him. And the best ever chicken enchiladas. These are the enchiladas:

And here is the husband, best husband ever, picture taken at our wedding.

The idea for this appreciation post came from Amanda of i [...]


Sweet Hot Thai Style Grilled Chicken Thighs {Guest Post}

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Today I am guest posting at The Grommom blog with one of my favorite go-to recipes. Sweet Hot Thai Style Grilled Chicken Thighs.

Monica is one of my favorite blogging friends, she lives in Hawaii, is so amazingly sweet, raises 4 boys that she home schools. If you remember she guest posted for me a while [...]


No Bake Oatmeal Breakfast Bars – Two ways #BackToSchool

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Summer has flown by, the air is turning cooler and kids are back in school. Schedules are busier than ever and these no bake oatmeal breakfast bars help make those busy school mornings just a little bit easier. Make ahead of time for a week or two’s worth of quick breakfasts. The good people at [...]


Three Layer Pineapple Upside Down Cheesecake Cake

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Well this is rather embarrassing. I meant to post this three layer pineapple upside down cake a while ago. June 1st to be exact. My anniversary. I always make a fancy layer cake for my anniversary and this cake is one of the best ones I have made so far if I do say so [...]


Toasted Coconut, Pineapple and Date Bites

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It is Leftover’s Club time again! This time I switched it up and made a healthy treat with these easy to make Toasted Coconut Pineapple and Date bites. I actually had to make two batches since we ate up most of the first one before I could photograph them. Can’t really post a recipe without [...]


Pork Ribs with Piña Colada BBQ Sauce

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Ribs. The quintessential American summertime BBQ food. At least its one of them. Memorial Day, which many attribute to being the unofficial start of summer – lets BBQ RIBS!!!  Labor Day, which many attribute to the unofficial end of summer – more BBQ RIBS!! So now that summer has FLOWN by in the blink of [...]


Sweet and Spicy Rambutan Cocktail

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Rambutan. Rambu-what?  These fuzzy little fruits were a surprise from Frieda’s produce ( remember them from my hash recipe the other day with their AH-mazing Stokes purple sweet potoates?) that they included in the shipment with them, along with another fun fruit that I will be posting about shortly. I knew immediately I wanted to [...]


Maple Brined Pork Belly and Purple Sweet Potato Hash

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Again with another one of those recipes that in order to name it you ( meaning me) pretty much names almost all the ingredients in the title. Maple Brined Pork Belly and Purple Sweet Potato Hash. I almost added in “breakfast” and realized I would so totally eat this at any time of day. Probably [...]


Virtual Room Makeover with World Market #WorldMarketMakeover

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If you were given $5000 to make over any room, what room would it be? You could have that chance to do so with World Market’s latest giveaway!!  This post is sponsored by World Market on behalf of their Spruce Up Your Space Giveaway.

We are currently launching our NEW Fall Décor/Furniture Collections – Maison [...]