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What is Valentine's day without a heart shaped box full of chocolates? Well this year, instead of buying one, make a completely edible heart box and fill it with fun cake balls.

Chocolate Heart Cake Box

  What is Valentine’s day without a heart shaped box full of chocolates? Well this year, instead of buying one, make a completely edible heart box and fill it with fun cake balls. Have you ever come across a recipe or craft and wanted to make it for like years? It happens to me all […]

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Fun Chocolate Creme Filled Valentine's Day Cupcakes

Creme Filled Chocolate Cupcakes

When I say that I am a food blogger, people often ask if I go all out for holidays. They are always confused when I say no. See the thing is, I usually begin planning holiday posts at least a month in advance. When the actual holiday rolls around, I’m usually pretty over it. Then, […]

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Red Velvet Christmas Cake

Red Velvet Christmas Cake

If you are looking for the perfectly festive holiday cake, this Red Velvet Christmas Cake is it! Actually, this cake is great to have on hand for most holidays-Halloween, Fourth of July, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day. Simply switch out your decorations and you are good to go! I love showing up to parties with a […]

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Chocolate Almond Truffles

Chocolate Almond Truffles

Happy New Year friends! I hope everyone had a wonderful evening and a wonderful start to 2016! We spent the evening creating a 2016 bucket list. While not all of the 27 items may come to fruition, we are going to do the best we can to complete everything. That means that this year will […]

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Hugs and Kisses Cupcakes

Hugs and Kisses Cupcakes

Last year when I attended the Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, I was introduced to many new products. Among those products, I connected with Sweet Works, and their products are some of my favorite decorating items. From using them to top cupcakes, to decor for parties, they always add a special pop of color. […]

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Heart Apple Pies

Heart Apple Pies

It has become quite the tradition in our home that my daughter and I make something special for Valentine’s Day to pass out to her friends. My older son was never really into it, and also opted to hand out a piece of candy and store-bought card. My daughter however is 100% me. She absolutely […]

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Valentine's Day Italian 7 layer Cookies

Valentine’s Day Italian 7 layer Cookies

Valentine’s Day is in 11 days. Normally I don’t really care about the whole romantic part of this holiday, and I usually focus on the kid part. This year however, I am counting down the days. You see, this will be the first year that I have actually procured a babysitter and my husband and […]

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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

I know, I know, I know. Yet another chocolate dipped something recipe. In my defense these were actually the first. I made and photographed these a couple of weeks ago in preparation for Valentine’s Day. We have young children which means that we don’t really go anywhere romantic on Valentine’s Day. Actually to be quite […]

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Ghirardelli Dipped Hearts

Ghirardelli Dipped Hearts

We are on a bit of a dipping role around here. It all started with my trip to San Francisco a few weeks ago. Seeing as how my little sister is going to SFU, we tend to visit San Fran quite often. One of my obligatory stops is the Ghirardelli Outlet in Oakland. You can […]

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Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Hearts

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Hearts

Boy has it been a whirlwind the last few weeks. It all started when after a weekend in San Francisco for the Winter Fancy Food Show, which by the way is my new favorite event! Then, as soon as I stepped off the plane, everyone got sick….just in time for mama to come home! Last […]

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Another Red Velvet Recipe...Tis the Season!

Another Red Velvet Recipe…Tis the Season!

You slowly take a dainty bite and gently feed your significant other… Once dessert is done, you both look at each other and decide it is time. You stand up and start walking to the bedroom as he swiftly follows. You both slowly and sensually crawl under the covers. You seductively look over and make […]

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Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies Sandwiches

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies Sandwiches

Valentine’s Day has become more a  kid holiday in our house. Homemade baked goods and cute hand written Valentines. This is my way of avoiding years of guilt. Let me explain. My husband, bless his heart, always tries to buy me something with hearts or romantic. Note to self: make sure to not let him […]

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Break Away From Rum and Coke...Unusual Cocktails

Break Away From Rum and Coke…Unusual Cocktails

I just recently finished a Mad Men binge. It was a bit tough to get into, but once Season Two started, I was hooked. Hooked, as in getting NOTHING done and staying up to ridiculous hours of the night just to finish the show. Has this ever happened to you? This happens to me every […]

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Vanilla Almond Sugar Cookies

Vanilla Almond Sugar Cookies

Are you ready for it? All the pinks, reds and hearts? I am. Not so much the actual holiday, but all the girly colors that come with it. I love red, and pink comes in a close second. So get ready. We will have (hopefully) have lots of frilly nibbles coming up here on The […]

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