Mini Pumpkin Eggnog Loaves with Eggnog Cream Cheese Frosting

Mini Pumpkin Eggnog Loaves with Eggnog Cream Cheese Frosting

Mini anything is always cuter and these Mini Pumpkin Eggnog Loaves with Eggnog Cream Cheese Frosting take the cake when it comes to cute and delicious. This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market. I am a World Market Ambassador and this is my second pumpkin recipe I made for the for this holiday […]

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Easy Blender Kahlua and Cream Chocolate Mousse

Easy Blender Kahlua and Cream Chocolate Mousse

Today is national chocolate day. And the one person that I know that celebrates this day better than anyone else, passed away suddenly in her sleep last week, at a much too young of an age, and it was, still is, a huge shock to the entire food blog community.  Joan Hayes of the incredible blog […]

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Creamy Pumpkin Chipotle Soup with Savory Pie Crust Croutons

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Thanks to World Market for sponsoring this post. I am a World Market Ambassador and I only work with brands I love and believe in. And use almost every day. Like always, opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting my blog and the brands I love to work with so I can continue to […]

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Chicken and Andouille Sausage Pasta with Creamy Smoked Mozzarella Cream Sauce

Chicken and Andouille Sausage Pasta with Creamy Smoked Mozzarella Cream Sauce

I did the thing the other day that you aren’t supposed to do but end up doing it often since life is busy and it happens. I went grocery shopping while hungry. Like reaaalllly hungry. Like I was about to buy a snack and eat it while shopping hungry. And while I was shopping hungry […]

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Toasted Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

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100 degrees still in September and I baked cookies. Because these delicious toasted coconut chocolate chip cookies made having my oven on while it’s still sweltering outside so worth it. Also, have you ever watched the show “Hoarders”?  I have, once, and the mere thought of “what if they moved and had to pack up […]

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Hawaiian Pineapple Burger with Sweet Maui Onions and Homemade Taro Chips

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I have for you today on this lovely Aloha Friday a burger of epic proportions. My Hawaiian Pineapple Burger with Sweet Maui Onions and Homemade Taro Chips. That goes amazingly well with Maui Brewing Co. beer. When my friend Kita of the blog Girl Carnivore asked me to join in her burger month group I […]

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POG Mojitos ( Passion-Orange-Guava)

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We just got back from almost two weeks spent in my happy place – Hawaii. Maui to be exact. The weather was amazing, the beaches were relaxing and fun, the food was delicious, the adventures were incredible and the drinks were refreshing. My kids loved it as much as my husband and I. It was […]

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Sous Vide Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken

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I realized a few weeks ago  I had yet to blog one of my favorite dishes I make. One of my favorite Hawaiian recipes that is so simple and so flavorful. A recipe that is in regular rotation on the dinner menu ( and leftovers for lunch menu) that my whole family loves.  Hawaiian Shoyu Chicken. […]

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Mango Pineapple Agua Fresca

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If you drink only one fruity beverage this summer, this Mango Pineapple Aqua Fresca should be it. This refreshing beverage is super easy to make and it is something I crave during the hot summer months. Its non-alcoholic so my kids can enjoy it as well. I will tell you, however, that it is tasty as a […]

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‘Otai – Tongan Watermelon Drink

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Today is National Drink Watermelon Day, or is it National watermelon drink day? Either way I am celebrating. I don’t make these things up, I just participate in these crazy national food holidays when some sound like they would be fun to participate in. I was on instagram the other day and saw that the […]

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Tin Roof! Rusted! Tin Roof Ice Cream Cones

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Remember the B52’s song “Love Shack” and the part where they stop the music and the one gal yells “Tiiiiiiiiin Roof!  Rusted!” That is what inspired this recipe today. Tin roof ice cream cones..but “rusted” with the swirl of caramel sauce. AND right in time to celebrate National Ice Cream day. I believe one can […]

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Pimm’s Cup Strawberries and Cream Eton Mess

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I am a huge tennis fan and the last two weeks most of my time has been spent watching Wimbledon. Or at least having it on my computer while I attempt to get other things done.  Wimbledon is known for its traditions from its all white attire for players to the food and drink served […]

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