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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Cinnamon-Sugar Pumpkin Snack Cake


 The perfect fall cake for breakfast or afternoon snack~ loaded with pumpkin and coated in cinnamon-sugar topping! I was hoping I’d go into labor on Labor Day, but instead we spent the day at the zoo, barbecuing with friends, and me stuffing my face with the most amazing chocolate chip cookie bars I’ve ever tasted…. 

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MIRACLE WHIP Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip


This post is sponsored by KRAFT Foods.  All opinions are my own.  I’ve never been so happy about summer coming to an end.  Don’t get me wrong, we’ve loved our summer in San Diego but it’s been a whirlwind of a summer.  It has felt like a really long vacation.  We are ready for a… 

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Buffalo Chicken Wedge Salad


It’s about that time and season that I go a little crazy for buffalo wing recipes.  It always happens when football season rolls around.  It’s not the girliest of foods, but I love wings and all things with buffalo wing sauce in them, on them, or to dip in.  And for some reason, football just… 

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Honey Almond Chicken


 A great meal on a busy week night, this Honey Almond Chicken only requires three ingredients~ honey, almonds, and chicken!  I usually like to have some sort of meal plan for the week when Monday rolls around, but this summer was the summer of no plan, like ever.  I flew by the seat of my… 

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Honey-Lime Chicken & Quinoa Enchilada Casserole


When Brett and I were first married, my mom’s chicken enchilada casserole was a staple for us.  Brett was playing football and was trying to gain weight.  I figured a giant pan of creamy, chicken enchilada casserole once a week would help.  You know, served with some chips and guacamole {and followed up with a… 

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Oat and Honey Pancakes {with simple honey butter syrup}


My kiddo doesn’t start school until after Labor Day  so we’ve still got a few weeks left to soak up summer.  I know a lot of you though, are in full-swing back-to-school mode (wah-wah).   These Oat and Honey Pancakes are the perfect way to start the school day!  Thick and fluffy, made with whole… 

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S’moreo Rice Krispie Treats


I shared this recipe over at I Heart Naptime’s Hello Summer event a couple of weeks ago.   My sweet tooth has been playing weird games on me lately.  Things I don’t typically crave, I can’t seem to get enough of lately.  Like Cap’n Crunch cereal at 10:00 at night, and pans and pans of… 

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Grilled Cheesy Avocado Sourdough Bread


Last night at 11pm I sat staring at my computer screen not really knowing what to say about this bread, other than “THIS STUFF IS AMAZING AND EVERYONE NEEDS TO MAKE IT!”  I sat there on the couch, staring at the blank screen until I fell asleep.  I woke up this morning and my husband… 

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Strawberry Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich {CA Strawberries Farm Tour}


I am completely in love with this grilled cheese sandwich.  Fresh strawberry slices, gooey brie cheese, and a little basil,  melted in between two thick, crusty slices of sourdough.  With a little balsamic glaze on top. Just drool over it for a minute…  A few weeks ago I jumped on a quick flight to Santa… 

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Orange Balsamic Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs


Sunday  we had the missionaries from our church over for dinner.  Since we are boycotting the oven as much as we can right now, we decided to try a new grilled chicken recipe.  It was a little risky trying something new when guests were coming, but we went for it…without a backup plan.  Grilled chicken… 

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