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I Botched a Recipe, But I Have a Song!

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Weeeeeell. What was supposed to be creamy and luscious, turned out oily and separated. What was supposed to take one hour in the oven, took 2 hours and 45 minutes. What was supposed to be seductively tangy and delicately acidic, turned out borderline bitter and pucker face inducing, even producing several under-the-breath grumbles at the […]

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Mini Chocolate Pudding Galettes

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Dessert! We seriously, desperately need dessert. And not only is it a dessert, it’s more like a Thanksgiving/Holiday/Life HACK. Because you guys, it’s chocolate pudding in those galettes. As in, those clever little boxes of chocolate pudding. Open, mix, heat up, stir, done. I’m not being tacky! I’m being HACKY. (<–I’m making shirts.) Also, cream […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2015! (plus a fun discount)

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JINGLE BELLS, JINGLE BELLS, JINGLE ALL THE WAAAAAY. It’s gift guide time! And I swear, I’ll keep this post (semi) short, only because I know you have a kagillion other guides to sift through, cookies to bake, ish to wrap, and your cat to keep from knocking the tree down again. And just so you […]

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Friday Flotsam

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He came. He went. That sunbia conquered. And you’re totally creeped out. Tell me how your Christmas was! Was it wonderful? Horrible? Snowy? Hot? Stressful? Relaxing? Did you get everything on your wish list? Are you exhausted? Ready to do it again? Never want to think about the holidays for the rest of time? If […]

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Snoopits: The Holiday Edition

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SANDY CLAWS IS COMINNNNG TO TOOOOOWN. It’s been an entire year since I’ve screamed Christmas songs at you. You’ve ached daily for it, haven’t you? Welcome to the last edition of Snoopits for the year! I need to think of things for you to snoop in 2015. My sock drawer? (just kidding) My collection of […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Stuffing Bites

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Gah! Sorry I’ve been so MIA. Between my own doctor, the vet and outside deadlines before le bebes arrives, it’s straight up whack-a-doodleville over here. But I’m showing you bacon today, so that makes up for it, right? . . . R  . . . right? But first, the deal with my dog: Charlie girl. […]

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4th of July Round-Up Extravaganza of the Year and Century

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AMERICUUUUH. This round-up is actually extremely tiny and hilarious. And you mostly likely have your menu planned for today like a well-behaved, organized American citizen, but just in case you needed two more side options, four main entrée alternatives like burgers and fish, one drink option and seriously only one dessert option, Y’ALL I AM […]

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Scallion and Cilantro Sausage Balls

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We’re back! And I think I forgot how to blog. Give me about a month to re-figure this out, cool? I’m looking around my house as the travel destruction bomb doth hit. Laundry screams at me. Christmas loot begs to be cuddled and put away in its respective places. My husband is STILL IN BED. […]

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Vanilla Bean and Nutmeg Rice Pudding

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No, no. You’re at the right place. (But that’s dessert…) You’re right! And I made it. (No…..) Oh yes. This is my kind of dessert, tootsie. No baking required. A carafe of heavy cream and milk. Rice for days. Hints of nutmeg and little surprises of vanilla bean dots in your mouth. (Is she for […]

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Slow Cooker Christmas Kitchen Sink Soup

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Remember this from Instagram land? WELL, it’s now available at a website near you!  I call it the “Christmas Kitchen Sink Soup” because: a) It’s all Christmas-y with some serious cinnamon and nutmeg business. b) You can pretty much throw anything into this soup (except ornaments, duh) and still have your face melt off in […]

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