Category Archives: holidays

Picnic Musings

It’s Memorial Day weekend and Andrew and I are heading “up north” to go camping. No matter what your plans are, I hope they include a picnic – I loooove cookout food! If you’re looking for some ideas on new … Continue reading

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Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This will be a short post, but I couldn’t let today go by without sharing these amazing cupcakes with you! Irish Car Bombs are a favorite of mine and you all know how I feel about … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Cheesecake: Guest Post

I’m always interested when someone wants to write a post for my blog. A lot of times, it falls through, so I end up posting their recipe with my pictures and giving them a little shoutout. Leave it to my … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Another new year has begun, and I for one am ready for a fresh start! Andrew and I had a lovely New Years Eve in Connecticut with my family. It was such a fun way to ring in the new … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

I hope you have enjoyed a magical holiday season and are as anxiously anticipating the New Year as I am! Happy Christmas to you and yours!

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Christmas Cookies: Biscotti

Every year, my mom’s side of the family gathers at Nonnie’s house to celebrate Christmas Eve. Though we have adopted many American traditions, our family’s roots are Italian, so the night before Christmas is a much bigger deal to us … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffers!

If you’re lost for ideas and need some last-minute stocking stuffers or small gifts for the foodie in your life, here are a few of my personal favorites! Click the pictures to go to the websites. Just a reminder, no … Continue reading

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Leftover Mash-Up

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are full, happy, and thankful today. I know how thrilled I am to be spending the day with family and friends! Of course, it’s impossible to see everybody all in one day, but I love … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

Hi friends! It’s two days before Thanksgiving, and if you are hosting, I’m sure you’ve already made lists, been to the grocery store, started some dishes, set the table, and cleaned your house, right? Right! (ha!) If you are a … Continue reading

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Red Velvet Eyeballs

“Eye” am wishing you a Happy Halloween a couple days early! Man, I’m corny. If you need a fun project for tomorrow that will result in something delicious, I’ve got just the ticket. Red Velvet Eyeballs are little cake truffles … Continue reading

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