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10 Best Cookbooks to Give as Holiday Gifts

In addition to last week’s Kitchen Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide, I wanted to share a special list of gift ideas focused exclusively on cookbooks. My cookbook shelves are among the best-loved (and most crowded) places in our home. I love flipping through them and am always on the...

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Sparkly Lumps of Coal Oreo Truffles

Sparkly Lumps of Coal Oreo Truffles are really easy to make so you can step back and let the kids have fun then devour them while their asleep… or share. I’ve always been taught, even while I was a child myself that we should look to children and be like them. Children are humble...

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Homemade Peppermint Patties

Homemade Peppermint Patties!  Never buy these again!  So easy to make, only a handful of ingredients needed!  Perfectly cool peppermint center encased in decadent dark chocolate.   One of my favorite things about the holidays is the abundance of peppermint.  And one of my favorite...

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Where To Buy The Best Christmas Cards Plus Giveaway

Sharing Where To Buy The Best Christmas Cards today! I’ve LOVED working with Minted.com over the last few years for my Christmas Cards.  They honestly have the cutest designs and it’s such a simple process.  I can’t recommend them enough!  Above is one of the Christmas Cards...

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Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato and Orzo Soup

There’s nothing like a warm bowl of soup on a 25 degree winter day! It has been freezing around here (literally) lately but I don’t mind because I’ve got a warm home and we’ve been eating soup probably 4 days a week. I’ve been wanting to make a roasted red pepper...

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Mediterranean Chop-Chop Salad

BIG Salad LOVE!!! I started chopping all the fresh stuff I had on hand to go with dinner tonight, and this is what happened. Anyone else LOVE fresh salads year-round!?! These colors are festive for Christmas parties too!!❄ Salad Ingredients: 2 large English cucumbers, chopped 2-3 medium...

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One Pan Roast Chicken with Farm Fresh Carrots & Bacon

This is an extra special holiday dinner recipe that is actually simple enough for busy weeknights! Serves 4 Ingredients: 6 slices of nitrate-free bacon, chopped 1lb chicken thighs 1 Tbsps smoked paprika 2 Tbsps extra virgin olive oil, or avocado oil 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced 8oz farm-grown...

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Pomegranate Fruit Salsa

This Pomegranate Fruit Salsa recipe is fun to serve from pomegranate bowl at holiday parties! The diced fruit is perfect with crispy baked cinnamon chips. Fruit salsa is a refreshing snack that is great for serving at parties throughout the year. During the holidays we have so many sweet...

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Family House Rules Print + Give Please a Chance

This post is sponsored by JIMMY Patterson Books. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. One of the first things we try to teach out children is PLEASE and THANK YOU. They are such important words and phrases, and not only show respect but teach manners. It seems that kids tend to ask for more...

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Pomegranate Fruit Salsa

This Pomegranate Fruit Salsa recipe is fun to serve from pomegranate bowl at holiday parties! The diced fruit is perfect with crispy baked cinnamon chips. Fruit salsa is a refreshing snack that is great for serving at parties throughout the year. During the holidays we have so many sweet...

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