5 minute oreo icebox cake

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So last week or so I showed you how easy it is to make your own “cool whip” to use in desserts. I have a perfect dessert for you to try that will make everyone happy at your holiday gathering. This homemade oreo ice box cake can be made in about 7 minutes. No joke….so easy and you can top it with your favorite candy…make it your own:) I would whip … [Read more...]

Homemade Whipped Topping Recipe (Cool Whip Substitute)

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bed Bath & Beyond for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The best thing about store bought whipped topping is that it stays fluffy and whipped for days in a dessert. I was on a mission to create that same fluffiness and airiness…but without the plastic that the store bought brand … [Read more...]

Easy gingerbread biscotti recipe

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  I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving....we had a great time eating, laughing and eating some more:) It is by far my favorite holiday. I already miss the gravy.....but onto some fun Christmas post this month....I made these yesterday and my house still has gingerbread smell....mmmmmmmmm I would make these again just to smell them. These … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cookie Recipe

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Sometimes…I get jealous of the people who have such an affection for the Pumpkin Spice Latte drink. I really want to like it. I have ordered every which way….trying to fit it to my palette…it’s just a bit too much of something…but these … [Read more...]

Easy overnight Sticky Bun recipe (Holiday Family Recipes)

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West Elm has compensated me for this post…however all thoughts and photos are my own. The plate reads….More Savoring, Less Laboring…..so so so true. Especially around the holidays. Having a homemade treat like these homemade Sticky Buns to greet some friends when they drop by for holiday visits is always a nice surprise. And the best part of this … [Read more...]

Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe

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Maybe you just want a pinch in your coffee…or a drip on some ice cream…or a swirl into a homemade milkshake…I am positive we could come up with several uses for homemade chocolate syrup. This is why we are friends…. Anywho, I came to realize this summer that it couldn’t be easier to make your own…keep it in the fridge and enjoy it for a … [Read more...]

Homemade Traditional Philadelphia Water Ice Recipe

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There are several things that remind me of childhood…water ice is real high on that list. You would think that a simple sugar syrup and a little bit of flavoring wouldn’t be too hard to come by….but it is. There is a certain texture…not chunky ice like a snow cone….not shaved ice…but smooth ice…similar to the texture of ice cream….but without the … [Read more...]

Traditional Blueberry Muffin recipe

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I have a theory. If you don’t like a particular food…bake it in a muffin…and then talk to me. For reals…I was never a fan of blueberries until I made this muffin. Now…I cannot picture my morning coffee without one. They are tender, just sweet enough, loaded with healthy blueberries…and warmed up in a oven for about 5 minutes..they are a little … [Read more...]

Caramel Crunch Ice Cream Bites

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Unilever Ice Cream for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I love emails that say “hey, can we send you some free ice cream and you tell folks which one is your favorite?”….um…yeah…I can handle that. Ice cream and Popsicle in the summer…it is just one of the greatest things about … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Marshmallow Cookie recipe

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I found these pictures back in the depths of my picture file. I then found out that I never shared this recipe with you. It is from Christmas time. Shall we sing jingle bells? Ok, you start…. I figure instead of sitting on the pictures until this coming Christmas…I would just share it now. Mkay? Geter done people:) By the way, these taste … [Read more...]