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Key Lime Sugar Cookies

My husband is originally from the South, Louisiana to be exact. Since I’ve met him, I’ve been introduced to crawfish, jambalaya, gumbo, and his favorite… key lime pie. His preferred version comes from his mom, who knows his craving for super bold flavors, rendering this favorite pie a bit too powerful for the rest of us - unless we’re willing to … [Read More...]

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Chocolate Caramel Surprise Cupcakes

Chocolate cake is pretty much my favorite thing right now. Any time I have a craving it involves chocolate cake. So yesterday when the kids all asked me what we were making for a special dessert, special because there was no school and they had friends over, I naturally had to involve my favorite chocolate cake. So with 12 mini-chefs ready to … [Read More...]

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Strawberry & Angel Food Cake Tiramisu: a delicious & family friendly recipe

One of my favorite desserts for spring is homemade Angel Food Cake with fresh strawberries. I love to make this dessert my own, serving it in as many different ways as I can. Into a trifle, individual cakes, pancakes or traditional slices with fun garnishments. A few days ago, I decided to make my favorite spring dessert into a tiramisu. Instead … [Read More...]


Amazon Gift Card Giveaway & Let’s Mingle Monday Link Party

Link up and start to mingle with some of my favorite blogs. This is a great chance to make new friends and connections, while growing your blog and its viewers. To show our appreciation for you coming by to mingle we are giving away a $70 Amazon gift card giveaway! So be sure to enter below for your chance to win. Good luck! XO San If you're … [Read More...]

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Breakfast Tacos with Roasted Habanero Hollandaise

I love taking fresh ingredients and making them shine. That is exactly what this Roasted Habanero Hollandaise sauce does with these breakfast tacos. While allowing all of the ingredients to play their part, the hash browns, the eggs, the fresh pico and cilantro, you have this sauce that ties it all together. Its spice is not over powering, well … [Read More...]

NEW! KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway & Easter Brunch Round-Up Link Party

Easter is right around the corner! In fact this is the first week that I have felt a glimmer of hope that Spring is right around the corner. A few of my friends and I wanted to get together and have a fun Easter giveaway. And what better way to help you prepare Easter dinner than a NEW KitchenAid, color of you choice mixer. While we are all busy … [Read More...]

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Coffee Cake Pancakes

There is the most amazing breakfast place here in Fort Collins, called Snooze. The tasty creations they come up with are unique, pleasing to the eye and made fresh! Sometimes you can wait over an hour just to get a seat and it is well worth every stomach-growling second! A few weeks ago, my sister, Nicole, my mom, Debbie and my grandma, Betty … [Read More...]

Rustic chicken Marsala Bake

Rustic Chicken Marsala Bake

One of my husband’s favorite pasta dishes is Chicken Marsala. He loves the sauce, the mushrooms, oh, and did I mention the mushrooms. For some time I have been wanting to make this into a pasta bake, one because it is simple to do, is easy on time and beautiful to serve. When my husband, Jake came home and took a first bite, then a second bite, a … [Read More...]

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Mini Fruit Pizzas

I love hosting showers, parties and having friends over to my house. I also, love taking teachers, friends, family and neighbors treats. I especially love on these occasions when they can be simple, yet elegant. These cookies are one of those desserts that perfectly fit every occasion. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack or dinner – this will … [Read More...]

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Party time! Eat. Create. Party! Link is up!

This week we welcomed April, with jokes, snow and lots of yummy food. Can’t wait to see what you have been doing this past week. So happy you are here, now lets party! XOXO San Nail-Biter Chicken Fingers //  Dark Chocolate & Coconut Cupcakes // HIMYM - Tootsie Roll Cocktail Tiny Prints-Inspired Graduation Party // Donut Hole Cake … [Read More...]

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White Chocolate & Reese’s Pieces Rice Krispie Treats

Dessert is all about guilty pleasures for me. This usually means some sort of chocolate, layered with chocolate, topped with chocolate and served with a side of chocolate. Seriously! Although there is one dessert, or shall I say snack that I just love. Rice Krispie treats! Today, I added one of my favorite peanut butter candies with some white … [Read More...]

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Roasted Corn Lasagna with Roasted Poblano & Jalapeno Sauce, Gluten Free

As I have mentioned before, I love taking some of our favorite dishes and adding a little of my own flare. Today, I took my favorite Italian dish, lasagna, and my favorite Mexican sauce, my homemade Roasted Poblano and Jalapeno sauce, and combined them for this amazing meal. Instead of noodles, I used corn tortillas.  The entire dish … [Read More...]

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A Dozen Sunday Spring Dinners

I thought I would put together a collection of recipes that is fitting for Spring season. The weather in Colorado is both beautiful and unpredictable, and this versatile collection of spring meals is perfect for whatever is thrown your way. Whether it's a cold day begging for an easy slow cooker meal, one of the sunny afternoons that awakens the … [Read More...]