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64 Dollar Grocery Budget at Target #TargetColors

April 17, 2014
How to use a $64 grocery budget at Target

A 64 dollar grocery budget can seem daunting, especially in a store like Target. With it’s vast array of items, from furniture to gardening items, and clothing (my favorite section), you wouldn’t think that a small grocery budget would fair well at Target. Well, I took on the challenge of using our weekly 64 dollar […]

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Garlic Creamy Pesto (with no cream!)

April 4, 2014
Garlic creamy pesto recipe with no cream; lists a cool trick that tells how to make this

My son has a texture issue with food. It seems like it’s something that has just started, but the more I think about it, he’s been this way for quite a while. He’s not big on eating chicken on the bone, steak, hard to eat or gritty foods. While he can be adventurous when told […]

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Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy Short Ribs

March 19, 2014
slow cooker sweet and spicy short ribs; low calorie recipe featured on Doctor Oz.

Have you ever had to create a new recipe (that needs to be made in the slow cooker) in less than 48 hours, test it (repeatedly), video yourself making it and then send off the recipe, video and professional pictures of it to a nationally syndicated television show? Yeah, me neither. Well, except that one […]

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Cadbury Creme Egg Cupcakes

March 12, 2014
easter cupcakes, cadbury creme eggs, chocolate cupcakes

I love this recipe. I originally tried it out last year for Easter, and the kids went crazy. I posted it on my Instagram and everyone asked why and how I made it. I couldn’t wait until the Easter season came back around so I could make it again. One interesting fact: I don’t like […]

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Pineapple Cream Cheese Wontons

February 28, 2014
pineapple cream cheese wontons, fun dinner party dessert

So, I have this thing for small bites of goodness. If you saw me in a tapas bar, you’d cringe. I order about 20 things off the menu, and have to eat every single one. I even taste the items that my friends order. But, that’s the best part of tapas, right? Right?! Anyway, a […]

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Nutella Ritz Bars

February 7, 2014
Nutella Ritz Bars; a no-bake recipe that even the kids can make!

Life just isn’t life without chocolate. This is also true for Nutella. Judging from the cookie, marshmallow and popcorn recipes I’ve developed, you can guess that Nutella is my thang. One of my favorite treats is to have some on a rice cake. It’s naughty and healthy at the same time! So, since I’d done […]

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Cranberry Hot Wings

January 23, 2014
hot wings using cranberry sauce and sriracha

The Big Game is just around the corner, and everyone’s posting recipes that are perfect to eat while watching Super Bowl commercials. So, I just had to create my own little heavenly appetizer. When I think football, I think wings. Wings! Actually, I call them wing-a-dings, because it just sounds more appetizing. It also sounds […]

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Chicken Adobo

January 13, 2014
chicken adobo recipe, easy chicken recipe

I never thought that a dish called Chicken Adobo would end up being one of our family’s favorite dish of all time. I mean, we aren’t Filipino, and my kids have this weird aversion to chicken on the bone, unless they are hot wings. But, this chicken adobo recipe is legit. I wrote about this […]

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3 minute fudge

December 24, 2013
3 minute fudge recipe made in the microwave

When it comes to quick holiday treats, this 3 minute fudge recipe beats them all. I know there are a ton of 5 minute fudge recipes out there, but when you can shave off 2 minutes and only use 3 ingredients, you have to claim this recipe as the best of the best. Using store […]

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Nutella Ricotta Cookies

December 20, 2013
Nutella ricotta cookies - soft, cake-like cookies that aren't too sweet but so delicious

I don’t know if you’ve realized this yet, but I have an affinity for Nutella. I’ve created Nutella marshmallows out of sheer craving, and I post pictures of any Nutella-based treats I find onto my Instagram page. I have a problem, you guys. When I decided that we needed  new cookie to leave for Daddy […]

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