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Chocolate Caramel Toasted Coconut Turnovers

Chocolate Caramel Toasted Coconut Turnovers

| October 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

I was compensated for creating this scrumptious recipe for Chocolate Caramel Toasted Coconut Turnovers but all opinions are my own. Early this morning, in the predawn hours, my husband flipped the laundry just before leaving for work. Paige has a very early soccer game and needed her uniform washed and dried (thank you, dear child, […]

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New on Momtastic: Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

New on Momtastic: Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

| October 9, 2013 | 1 Comment

Juicy, fresh strawberries are grilled until they become warm and tender. Then, they are served with grill-toasted angelfood cake and as much whipped cream as you want. It’s heavenly. Yes. This is a little past season. But Momtastic just published my recipe for Grilled Strawberry Shortcake — and I couldn’t not share it! Bookmark this […]

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Banana Split Pancakes

Banana Split Pancakes

| October 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Decadent Banana Split Pancakes are a fun treat for the whole family. From the moment Will discovered pancakes as a toddler, they became his very favorite food. As a result, when he and Paige were younger, pancakes were a regular happening in our house — in fact, so regular that both Shawn and I know […]

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Girl Scouts “I Can’t Wait To” Blog Tour

Girl Scouts “I Can’t Wait To” Blog Tour

| October 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

I am being compensated by Girl Scouts for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. All opinions are my own. Last spring, Paige and I went to a local Girl Scouts event where prospective scouts could get a feel for the organization. The girls feasted on pizza, cupcakes […]

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Snickers Truffle Squares: Perfect for Game Day

Snickers Truffle Squares: Perfect for Game Day

| October 4, 2013 | 3 Comments

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. These quick and easy Snickers Truffle Squares are a perfect game day treat. Looking for a delicious chocolate dessert for game day that’s quick and […]

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New on Momtastic: Grilled Peaches and Cream Sundaes

New on Momtastic: Grilled Peaches and Cream Sundaes

| October 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

Summer doesn’t want to end, does it? Honestly, if not for school and work obligations, it’s super tempting to head to the beach and enjoy the warm temperatures with the sand between my toes. But since I can’t do that, the next best thing is to have a delicious summer-inspired dessert that touches on that […]

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Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

Honey Glazed Chicken Wings

| October 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

These Honey Glazed Chicken Wings are a perfect bite for game day. Between you and I, I am super excited for fall TV. I’m no couch potato, but I do love to lose myself in good, engaging, escapism shows at night. See, in summertime, I rarely watch television. We’re too busy enjoying the beach and […]

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Hosting a Great Casual Night In With Friends

Hosting a Great Casual Night In With Friends

| October 1, 2013 | 71 Comments

One warm June evening a few years ago, I sat at my kitchen table, digging into a dinner I’d just made. The table was loaded. There was risotto, swirled with fresh herbs that they’d picked from the herb garden on my porch while I was cooking. A salad with fresh strawberries that we’d picked that […]

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Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Cheesesteak Sandwiches

Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Cheesesteak Sandwiches

| September 30, 2013

This quick and easy recipe for Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Cheesesteak Sandwiches is perfect for busy nights — or any game day — and is sponsored by Hidden Valley Ranch. All opinions are my own. Both of my kids had soccer games this past weekend — and it was amazing to watch both of them play. […]

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Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie

| September 30, 2013 | 3 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for a Banana Coconut Cream Pie Smoothie was created for Yoplait. All opinions are my own. Will and Paige are very independent. Most school days, Will rises with his alarm, gets his own breakfast and then gets himself ready for school. Paige usually wakes up just before Will gets on […]

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