Simply Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes.

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Fresh off of a weekend with a bunch of girlfriends celebrating a bride-to-be, it’s back to business this morning. My friend Katy is getting married in a couple months and we hung out up in the poconos, rented a boat, cheers’d to the bride,...

Homemade Chocolate Pudding Pie.

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Let me tell ya something. This blogging community is incredible. I’ve been very lucky to meet some wonderful friends through blogging and one of my dear friends, Julianne of Beyond Frosting, launched her debut cookbook earlier this summer: No Bake Treats. No Bake Treats is, without a doubt,...

Brookie Pie.

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Sticking to pie goals! Earlier this summer, I vowed to bake and share more pie recipes than I ever have before. We’re pretty solid so far and I’d say my favorite is the apple slab pie. (Though is there really competition when apple pie’s on...

Homemade Rainbow Chip Frosting.

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Not sure if you’ve ever had the pleasure of experiencing the tub of miracles otherwise known as rainbow chip frosting. It’s a tangy-sweet, but mostly sweet, vanilla frosting that has soft and colorful chips swirled inside. If unicorns and leprechauns owned a bakery together, rainbow...

Great Big List of Healthy Smoothies.

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I feel like there’s been a lot of sugar and butter around here lately. Or.. let’s be serious… all year long. Truth is, in between all the baking I do, I usually sip on a smoothie at my desk when I’m editing photos and responding...

Fresh-Squeezed Mimosa Cupcakes.

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TGIF. Because today we’re drinking mimosas and eating them too. Bakers, let’s brunch. Boozy cupcakes are recently new to me. I made margarita cupcakes for several of you at a cooking demo earlier this year and since then, I’ve been intrigued to turn all my...

Dark Chocolate Coconut Blondies.

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I have something you’re going to love more than any brownie you’ve ever tasted. I’m talking about dark chocolate coconut blondies, where dark chocolate and brown sugar and butter and coconut and vanilla meet like they never have before. Can brownies even do unimaginable...

30 Minute Teriyaki Shrimp.

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Yesterday was the big birthday BBQ! We’ve been looking forward to it all summer. Kevin’s birthday celebration was complete with all the fixings from hamburgers & hot dogs to salmon, chips & corn salsa, caprese salad, 5 bean salad, corn & edamame salad, greek dip & pitas...