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Butterfly Birthday Cake

This week we celebrated my youngest daughter’s 5th birthday.  To me, 5 is that number where a child is no longer a “baby”, or even a “toddler”… they’re a kid.  And in this particular case,...

Heart sandwich cookies

Chocolate Valentine’s Sandwich Cookies

After I made the Heart Cutout Cupcakes last week I had some delicious cherry frosting left in the fridge.  I’ve had Valentine’s treats on my mind and was already planning to make a batch of...

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Yogurt Panna Cotta with Blueberry Sauce {Recipe}

Panna Cotta (Italian for “cooked cream”) is a delicious, smooth, custard-like dessert.  The description I gave my husband (who had never heard of panna cotta) was that it’s like a cross between jello and...

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Sweet Heart Cupcakes

The title of this post has a bit of a double meaning… this post is about these sweet, heart cupcakes, but it’s also about A sweetheart!  I first saw this creative cupcake idea on...

Beautiful fruit platter with dip

Strawberry Yogurt Fruit Dip {Recipe}

In my opinion, beautifully prepared food is always more appealing than food that is haphazardly served.  For me, this is especially true when I’m trying to eat a bit healthier.  If I still get...

Homemade chocolate syrup recipe

Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe

Let’s start the year off right… with chocolate!  As many of us adjust our eating habits a bit, this simple treat could be the perfect way to satisfy a sweet tooth without falling off the wagon entirely. ...