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A party without cake is really just a meeting. – Julia Child

And really, who likes meetings? Let’s keep it sweet by loading up on cookie recipes, birthday cakes and baked goods for special occasions including Girl Scout Cookies, No-Bake Chocolate Bourbon Balls (yum!) and amazing Southern tea cakes.

St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

So the hubs comes home from work one night and says he has to take cupcakes to the office. "Say what? Why?!" "Because I've been bragging on your cupcakes and it's time to put up or shut up."Oh goodness. The pressure. What was I going to make? We had already past...

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Easy and Delicious Mardi Gras Cookies

Easy and Delicious Mardi Gras Cookies

This is a recipe for cream cheese spritz cookies, but I'll give you a little backstory on this. I made the dough for these spritz cookies that I wanted to make at Christmas time but when I loaded it into my cookie gun and it was so stiff that it just basically broke...

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Recipe Roundup: Girl Scout Cookies!

Recipe Roundup: Girl Scout Cookies!

You know it's winter when you see rainbow boxes full of girl scout cookies with shivering little girls peeking over the tables outside all the local Walmarts, Lowes, and Krogers. Yes, Girl Scout cookie season is an annual tradition and the troops love your support --...

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Day of the Dead Cakes

Day of the Dead Cakes

Day of the Dead cakes are easy to make and look great. In fact, I think they may become an annual tradition in my house. Here’s how I made them.

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Easy Easter Chick Cupcakes

Are you looking for a fast and easy Easter cupcake idea? All you need to make these cute chicks are the basics: a little food coloring, canned frosting, yellow cupcakes, coconut, some edible eyeballs, and M&M's. It's a quick one, that you can do on the fly at...

PBFit Recipe and Review – Halfway-Homemade Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies

I’d never tried PBFit before and was offered a free sample to test. All opinions are my own, but the recipe is yours to share.Y’all, these are so good that The Beast barked at them for a solid 2 minutes because he wanted a bite.  Or 12. Or the whole pan.It’s a good...

Candy Corn Snack Mix Recipe

Super simple candy corn snack mix that is quintessentially fall! Only two ingredients! Just blend together, set on the counter and watch it disappear.

Recipe: Drunken Monkey Overnight Banana Pudding

This post is hosted by Jackson Morgan Southern Cream Liqueur. All opinions are my own.I’m trying to eat more fruit, because, duh, it’s healthy for you. Experts say you should have two servings of fruit per day – which weirdly, is hard for me to remember to do. My plan...
Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey Cake

Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey Cake

First world problems: our liquor cabinet is overflowing at the moment, and we have an impending move looming on the horizon. My job is to purge all unnecessary items from the house -- and while the hubs would argue that whiskey is COMPLETELY necessary and should be...

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The secret to Razzoo’s bread pudding

The secret to Razzoo’s bread pudding

This recipe and post is hosted by Razzoo’s. They invited several of the media to dinner and shared their secrets for recipes. All opinions are my own.It’s 5:30 am and my alarm goes off. I shove off the puppy who is hovering right in my face so I can find my way to the...

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Girl Scout Trefoil Cookie Balls Recipe

Girl Scout Trefoil Cookie Balls Recipe

Yay! Get your wallets and your stretchy pants ready, those cute Girl Scouts will be rolling wagons through your neighborhood for the next couple of months. You know you want to buy from all of those budding sales stars, so here’s your excuse to stock up. This recipe...

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Pumpkin Pie – three ways

Pumpkin Pie – three ways

I don't know about you, but pumpkin pie and Thanksgiving go hand in hand for me. I'm almost superstitious about it, on par with having to eat black-eyed peas and pork on New Year's Day. I feel like the holidays are off to a terrible start if my pumpkin pie isn't on...

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Fall spice cake

Fall spice cake

I’m a little obsessed with this dessert I just made. So it started when Fillables sent me these awesome non-stick baking pans to review. They come in two parts, making filling your baked goods a breeze. (Click image for more info - affliate link) I’ve used them in our...

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Buy, Brown, Bake, Repeat

Buy, Brown, Bake, Repeat

This post brought to you by Unilever brands. Although sponsored, all opinions are my own. I make a pretty mean banana bread. It’s to the point where my family won’t touch a single ripe banana in our house because they know if they just wait a few more days, I’ll have...

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Turtle gelato waffle cake recipe

Turtle gelato waffle cake recipe

Sponsored post by Lunchbox. All opinions and recipe are my own. One thing I remember most about summers growing up in Ohio, was how much ice cream was a part of it. Whether it was ice cream from the family-run neighborhood drive up, the franchise on the hill, or a...

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Ratchet & Clank cookies!

Ratchet & Clank cookies!

The marketing professional in me is so intrigued by nearly simultaneous dual release of video game and movie, Ratchet & Clank. If you’re a PS2 gamer, you’re probably pretty excited about this new version of the wildly popular eponymous game. Originally issued 14...

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Harry Potter Birthday “Butterbeer” Cake

Harry Potter Birthday “Butterbeer” Cake

Harry Potter is a pretty big deal around our house, so when the Cupcake was turning 8, this mom knew exactly what cake to conjure up for a magical Harry Potter birthday theme. I found a butterscotch cake on the Pinterwebs and despite my hesitation to try a new recipe...

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Make Ahead Holiday French Toast Breakfast Bake 

Make Ahead Holiday French Toast Breakfast Bake 

This is a make-ahead French Toast  recipe that gets requested from me year after year! I like to give it as a gift to friends so that they don't have to cook on Christmas or New Year's morning. It's a delicious and easy treat to give and by all means, make one for...

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