Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Caps

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Who doesn’t love an easy recipe that also looks spectacular? These mallow caps are perfect to give as gifts, offer at a hot cocoa bar, eat plain, or to cap your favorite drink. Plus, the flavor combinations are endless! You don’t have to make your own marshmallow either, I mean, can this recipe be any […]

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How to Kick Your Christmas Morning Breakfast Game Up a Notch

Okay, so I think making a special effort on Christmas morning for breakfast is a common tradition. Most families I’ve met do it and have been doing it for years. However, I bet we could all learn a couple new tricks and tips to make the Christmas breakfast just a little bit more special! Here […]

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Games and Movies for an Adult Holiday Get Together (My Family’s Favorites)

My family is all grown up. I’m the youngest out of my immediate family, so we have long tossed aside many of the younger games we enjoyed when I was a kid. Thank goodness for the recent boom in adult-targeted board games that put Hungry Hungry Hippos to shame, and I’m not talking about all […]

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P.S. Love Mom: Peanut Butter Balls (A Longtime Passed Down Recipe)

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Soft and chewy peanut butter wrapped around crispy cornflake cereal makes this a sweet and salty treat to die for. This recipe is perfect for anyone that wants to start getting into candy making and has little to no experience working with sugar. It only requires 4 ingredients for addicting little balls of pure bliss. […]

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Milk Chocolate Potato Chip Bark Recipe

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Salty, sweet, and chocolatey, what’s not to love? This is a simple treat to throw together with only two ingredients and tastes ah-mazing. Salty and sweet is a classic and delicious combo but the crunch from the potato chips just puts this candy over the top. You don’t even need to temper the chocolate because […]

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The Gluten-Free Skeptic: The Best Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Ranked

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Sugar cookies are always a fun holiday treat. They are simple, fun to decorate, and an activity you can get the whole family in on. There aren’t many gluten-free (GF) sugar cookie options out there. I scoured the internet and looked for weeks at local stores and all I scrounged up were three options. However, […]

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How to Take Your Advent Calendars to the Next Level (stuffer ideas)

Recently, it has come to my attention that most store-bought advent calendars in America are lame. Either they are filled with cheap and cruddy chocolate, made purely for kids, or very very expensive. Not in my house. I want the extravagant calendar filled with amazing treats but don’t want to break the bank. I want […]

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P.S. Love Mom: An Easy Traditional Stuffing Recipe (gluten-free option)

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Now I have never been a big fan of stuffing. I am more of a cranberry girl myself, but boy oh boy does Derek love stuffing. When taking pictures I sort of messed up my mom’s original recipe (or so I thought) and I’ve never seen that man more excited about having to remake something. […]

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How to Sleigh the Holiday Season: Sugar Basics for Candy Making Beginners

I guess you could call this a sugar crash course πŸ˜‰ . Alright, we’re gonna get serious about this whole sugar thing. I am posting two recipes that deal with the molten hot mess that candy making can be and I want to make sure all you lovelies are safe while making treats this year. […]

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Peppermint Bark Shake (Copycat Red Robin)

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If you haven’t been to your local Red Robin to get this shake (or you haven’t tried it because you aren’t sure if you’ll like it), MAKE THIS RIGHT NOW! It is ah-mazing and you won’t have to dish out $5 for just one shake! Cooling peppermint candy canes and sweet white chocolate are just […]

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P.S. Love Mom: Spiced Cream Cheese Caramel Apple Dip

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Now, I know you have probably seen a variant of this dip at some point, dang, even just looking up the recipe I found hundreds of apple dips I didn’t even ask for, but nobody makes it like my mom does. Her recipe is always a hit at any party or get together, it is […]

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