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Friday Coffee Talk

Friday Coffee Talk? Thought I would try something new and do a quick recap of our week with some Friday coffee talk! If you are visiting for the first time you should know that I LOVE coffee. Like really love coffee. I never, ever start my day without it. My liquid gold of choice is… 

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Golden SeaStar Earrings

Touchstone Crystal Adds Sparkle to Spring

  You may remember back around the holidays we shared a little bit of sparkle in our kitchen while baking. Well, we have decided to team up once more with the fantastic folks at Touchstone Crystal to add a bit of sparkle to spring, because here in the northeast? We need it. Winter was long and… 

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Orange Cake Mix Cookies

Paddington Orange Cake Mix Cookies

  It’s Friday and I am feeling a bit nostalgic. When the kids were younger, Friday nights were reserved for family movie night. We would make fun snacks, have bath time, get into our cozy jammies and camp out with pillows and blankets on the living room floor while we waited for the chosen movie… 

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brioche french toast on plate

Brioche French Toast

  Ahhh, spring has finally sprung here in the Northeast and it is glorious. The sun is shining, birds are chirping and the buds on the trees grow bigger each day. Pretty soon, berries will be fresh for the picking and I will be enjoying them on anything and everything, especially on this delicious breakfast… 

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vegetable quiche in square pan

Vegetable Quiche

    So, this weekend is going to have plenty of these….only they will be in the hues of pink, green, purple, blue, and yellow. Many will be hidden in corners of rooms or outside in flower pots waiting to be discovered and collected for prizes. The most important feature? They will be hard boiled….at least… 

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Clementine Pound Cake

Delicious Clementine Pound Cake Recipe

There are certain moments in time when the baking gods are on your side and what you envision in your head actually comes out the way you thought it would. And then there are times when it comes out so much better than you ever expected. This is the delicious outcome of the recipe I created… 

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Chocolate Chip Cheese Ball dessert close up

Chocolate Chip Dessert Cheese Ball Recipe

Easter is right around the corner and this easy chocolate chip dessert cheese ball recipe will even impress Peter Cottontail! A cheese ball that is dessert, you ask? Yes! It’s time to put a spin on the savory appetizer favorite and get in touch with its sweeter side. Notice how I even made the dip… 

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Granola with spoon

Easy Homemade Granola

  If you love granola, then this easy homemade granola is for you! I’m kind of obsessed with this recipe at the moment and have been making this or some version of it for a couple of months. Adding flavors here and there with fruits, nuts and spices leaves my head spinning with all the possibilities…. 

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Move Over Reuben, Rachel’s In Town

Move over Reuben, Rachel’s in town and she’s claiming her spot at the bar with a pint of Guinness! That’s right, a little “girl power” is taking over the traditional Irish sandwich made with corned beef and replacing it with turkey! Next week the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, the holiday where everyone deems themselves Irish, will be upon us… 

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