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Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

I think people can be broken up into 2 groups: Those who ADORE pumpkin spice things. Those who HATE pumpkin spice things. There’s almost no middle ground.  Well, I’m in that middle group if there can be one.  I am “She who appreciates pumpkin spice, but no need to worship it”.  I like it in Read more

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“You Have My Heart” Peanut Butter Cookies

When I think of Peanut Butter cookies, I think of a big chocolate Hershey’s Kiss in the middle of them.  And I think of Christmas as that’s the only time of year that I’ve ever really made them.  But it doesn’t have to be just a Christmas cookie!  In fact, I saw Dove chocolates in Read more

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Dark Chocolate Cherry Bing Bars!

My husband says these taste like Cherry Bing Bars.  I take his word for it as I don’t remember what those taste like.  What I do know: They taste like Cherry. They taste like Dark Chocolate. They’re crispy and addicting! If that’s what Cherry Bing Bars taste like, then sign me up! They’re ridiculously easy Read more

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No Bake Snickers Cheesecake

This recipe was born out of a desire to have cheesecake, but I wasn’t in the mood for a cherry topping like I normally am.  Nah, I was in the mood for chocolate! Now, I know that some people in this world actually make a chocolate cheesecake.  I would like to meet those people.  I Read more

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We are a house divided. No, one of us doesn’t cheer for Iowa and the other for the Huskers. That’d be understandable. No, instead one of us is an Apple fan and one of us goes for Cherry. It comes up almost every holiday – apple pie or cherry pie? It’s something we’re working through Read more

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“Me like cookies!”  That’s what Cookie Monster used to say when I was a little girl.  Does he still say that?  My kids don’t watch Sesame Street, so I’m not sure.  I have heard that he does now teach that cookies are “sometimes” foods.  But probably not “sometimes I have 5 of them in a Read more

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Hip! Hip! Hooray!  My baby turned 6 today!  (Well, he turned 6 on the day when I made this cake…that was a bit ago).  He’s my son that has food restrictions, so I make most of our food from scratch.  For sure, I make most of his food from scratch.  It’s a bummer, but things Read more

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Frank Sinatra says: Love and marriage, love and marriage They go together like a horse and carriage This I tell you, brother You can’t have one without the other But, maybe the following is also true: Chocolate and peanut butter, chocolate and peanut butter They go together like a love and marriage This I tell Read more

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Blueberry Banana Bread Muffins!

We love Blueberry Banana Bread at our house! My boys just devour it, so when it came time to make something for the teachers at one of my son’s school, I thought about that bread. But I wanted to make it a little easier to eat than a slice of bread. So I turned it Read more

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