Coconut Mango Sticky Rice

mango rice

Thanks to my friend Aarean from The Color Issue for sharing this Coconut Mango Sticky Rice today! Be sure to check out her blog — about all things colorful and creative!!  WAIT! Ok, before you judge this delectable treat let me just say it was one of the most delicious things my taste buds have… 

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Cookies ...a cake mix cookie recipe

These Pumpkin Spice Cookies are so easy to make. They are a cake mix cookie recipe which makes them extra tasty!   Hey there! I am Mandy from Mandy’s Recipe Box and I am happy to be here today sharing a delicious cake mix cookie recipe with you all. Congrats to Kristy on her new… 

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Pear Crumble {for two}


Big thank you to Gerry from Foodness Gracious for guest posting today! I love Gerry’s photography style and this Pear Crumble looks incredible! Hey everyone, I’m so glad to be guest posting for Kristy at a time when I know how busy she must be! Let me hear a congratulations on the birth of her new baby!  … 

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Cream Cheese Ball and $10,000 Kitchen Makeover Giveaway

One of the best parts of my job is being able to work with brands who support a positive cause.  Which makes me really excited to be partnering with Smucker’s Natural Fruit Spreads and the Mom it Forward Blogger Network to participate in the Smucker’s “Spread a Little Sunshine” campaign!  (I have been provided product and compensation for this post but as always,… 

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Pumpkin Spiced Kettle Corn

Pumpkin Spiced Kettle Corn | Sweet Treats and More #pumpkin #recipe #popcorn

This post is sponsored by Mazola® Corn Oil. All opinions are my own.  Brett and I are popcorn junkies.  We make our own popcorn and kettle corn at home regularly.  It’s our favorite snack after dinner,  we almost always pop a fresh batch to go along with a tv show or movie we’re watching, or even football games.  We’ve… 

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Soft & Chewy Crinkle Cookies


Hello to all Kristy’s wonderful readers! This is Lyuba from Will Cook For Smiles. I’m so happy to be entertaining you while Kristy is cuddling her brand new baby boy. While I’m here, I want to share something dear to my heart…cookies!! I have some Peanut Butter Chocolate Soft & Chewy Crinkle Cookies for you… 

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Graham Lawrence Denney

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Graham Lawrence Denney|| September 29th, 5:02 pm. ||  8 pounds 8 onces and 21.5 inches   This sweet boy arrived right on his due date!  I was induced last Monday (otherwise he probably would have cooked a little longer) and it was the best delivery experience I’ve had yet.  This was my second VBAC and… 

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Peaches N Cream Crumb Muffins


 We welcomed our sweet baby boy Graham to our family last Monday.  I feel so blessed to have friends in the blogging community that have been willing to share some of their incredible recipes with you over the next couple of weeks while I take some time to rest and adjust to life with a… 

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Hershey Chocolate Immersion Day


Back in July, I hopped on a plane and flew across the country (literally) to Hershey, Pennsylvania for a quick blogger trip with The Hershey Company  I got to visit the “Sweetest Place on Earth”, this chocolate lover’s dream  I was seven months pregnant, it was a whirlwind of a trip packed into just over 24 hours,… 

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Mini Apple Donut Muffins

These little mini apple donut muffins were a huge hit at our house last weekend. Anything resembling a donut, or a donut hole, or covered in cinnamon and sugar is a winner in my boys’ book.  They gobbled them up in minutes.  And I totally helped.   It’s a good thing they are miniature.  We’ll… 

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slow cooker chicken enchilada chili

It may not quite be soup weather here in California, but I can’t help but get out the slow cooker and make an easy, hearty chili when September rolls around.  This Chicken Enchilada Chili is thick and flavorful and it’s a pretty basic chili- chicken, beans, diced tomatoes, green chiles, but made with enchilada sauce. … 

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