• Salad in a Jar
  • Foolproof Homemade Caramel Sauce
  • Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

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Salad in a Jar

Salad in a Jar

  Everything is better when eaten out of a mason jar. It’s a universal truth folks. I didn’t make it up, it just is. Salad is no exception. I’m on a serious veggie kick (after I eat a healthy portion of jelly beans, of course). It’s not a “drop a pant size” endeavor as much… 

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Caramel Sauce 2

Foolproof Homemade Caramel Sauce

  Oh how I love caramel sauce. Loooooove. Wish I could marry it. I’m ringing in Spring with ice cream and caramel baby. Nevermind that the high for Saturday is 45, I’m living in this moment, this 75 degree, I ran in a tank top yesterday, flip flops and painted toe nails, moment. You should… 

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Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

Sheesh. I tried to write this post four times last week but I was in the.worst.mood.ever. and completely uninspired. Plus, every time I tried to put into words why I was in such a bad mood, I realized it would only make you hate me. It made me hate me a little. Spoiled brat. So… 

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Modeling Chocolate

Modeling Chocolate {Just Say “No” to Fondant}

I will never use fondant again. I mean, I don’t use it much anyway. We’ve been over this: it’s expensive, making it yourself is annoying and it’s hard to work with the homemade stuff,  it tastes disgusting, everyone peels it off and throws it away so there goes your hard work and money down the… 

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Cherry Pie

Cherry Pie!

So…..I was sure I didn’t like cherry pie. Positive. So much so that I’ve known for years that my mother’s favorite pie is cherry pie but I’m not a good enough person or daughter to make her one because I was sure I didn’t like it. I’ve made her other cherry flavored things, a cherry… 

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Tutorial

Jackson & Jonah Turn One! {A Cake Decorating Tutorial}

Dear Jackson & Jonah, You don’t really know me. I know you (I know that sounds creepy, but keep reading). We are friends with your parents. I mean, not like “call us in the middle of the night with an emergency” friends (although that would be fine), but definitely more than neighbors. Definitely “I have… 

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ChocChipCookie

Chocolate Chip Cookie Perfection

The ice melted. And then it refroze. We went to a friend’s house this morning, it was 3 hours of pure bliss. There was interaction with a respectable human over the age of 4. We talked about jobs, husbands, friends, food, parenting. I ate lunch that didn’t involve peanut butter or jelly and certainly not… 

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Carrot Apple Muffins

Whole Wheat Carrot Apple Muffins

I’d like to paint you a picture. There’s a 1/2 inch of ice covering every road and surface in middle TN today. The ice storm hit yesterday. So we are on day two of going no where. Mr. Sweeter Thing is working out of the bonus room on the second floor of our house so… 

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TacoChicken

Taco Chicken {in the crockpot!}

Something uh-mazing is happening right now. Rick Grimes and the gang are back, the Walking Dead is playing right now and all is right in the world again. Oh what a wonderful feeling to have my weekly zombie fix, to reconnect with characters I’m sure I would be friends with if I had the chance… 

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AppleFritterBread

Apple Fritter Bread

Whoa….a new post on a Saturday?!?! It’s getting crazy up in here! ok, maybe not crazy. I just got behind schedule but I didn’t want to leave you without something yummy to eat with your coffee this weekend. Enter apple fritter bread. True confession: not once have I ever walked into a store or deli… 

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NutButter

Homemade Peanut Butter & Almond Butter {4 ingredients or less & 10 minutes!}

I’m pretty sure this post is cheating. It doesn’t count. This is just too ridiculously easy. And have you ever looked on the back of your jar of peanut butter? There are a million ingredients in there. All sorts of crap that is there for no reason at all. I mean I’m sure someone in… 

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