Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie

So the first week alone with the kids is coming to an end and I have to say it went pretty well. The first day was rough but after that we got into somewhat of a routine that is working for now. Our days still involve too much TV and electronics but for now that’s

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Blood in the Water (aka Lava Flows)

Shark week continues and can you tell I love the gore of it all? First cupcakes oozing with strawberry filling and now these Blood in the Water drinks (also known as lava flows but I like my name better). When I was planning this week, I didn’t take into account that two of the three

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Shark Cupcakes

Like I mentioned yesterday, I love Shark Week. We go through the entire week ahead of time and DVR way too many shows then spend the week of glued to the TV once Noah goes to bed. It’s kind of ridiculous but I look forward to it every summer. And what makes Shark Week better?

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Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade

If there’s one thing I’ve been craving this pregnancy, it’s strawberry lemonade. But, I’m really picky about it and only like it from certain places. My favorite ever is the Freckled Lemonade from Red Robin. We don’t go there often but you could bet money that when we do I will have one of those

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New Orleans Food Tour {Part II}

I am going to start the second installment of the food tour with our favorite meal of the whole trip. We were wondering Magazine Street and found ourselves hungry. After trying to go to several places that were closed (since it was Sunday) we finally stumbled upon The Rum House. It’s a Caribbean inspired place that served

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Cheesecake Filled Strawberries

I am a perfectionist. I expect everything to be done just right (especially when I am doing it myself). I put way too much stress on myself because I won’t let anyone help me, then it all builds up and I crack. This is something I’m trying to work on and admitting it should be

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Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes

I cannot go to a gathering without bringing something….I just can’t.  So when we got an invitation to a friend’s housewarming party I knew I had to plan for something delicious.  I really enjoy baking and almost always bring something sweet.   I decided on cupcakes as I recently received a cupcake cookbook that I have

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