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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Turkey Reuben-eatpicks.com

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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make ahead chicken enchiladas

Easy Make Ahead Chicken Enchilada Recipe

This easy make ahead chicken enchilada recipe is one of my favorite go-to recipes and when you make this, it will become one of your favorites too! I hate coming home at 5 o’clock and staring into my fridge or pantry trying to figure out what I’m hungry for; I just want to eat. So, when 5… 

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berries in a bowl

Berries Just Because

I’m heading to Washington, D.C. and have been sitting in the airport for over three hours due to a delayed flight. I have a few hours yet to wait. As I watch the plows remove the snow from the runway, the ballet of de-icing a plane and hearing the voice on the loud speaker call yet… 

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Free St Patricks Welcom Box with Julep Maven

St. Patrick’s Day Welcome Box with Julep Maven!

Free St. Patrick’s Day Welcome Box for New Maven Subscribers Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. I wanted to share with you one of my new favorite things: Julep. I met them in Las Vegas while at the Affiliate Summit West and had the opportunity to try their products- and fell in love with their… 

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silver dollar pancakes with vanilla bean butter

Silver Dollar Pancakes with Vanilla Bean Butter

  Last Saturday seemed to be the perfect day to make silver dollar pancakes. Our oldest was home for spring break, the youngest didn’t have to be at work for a few hours and my husband and I made sure our day was free of anything scheduled. It was bitter outside and I was totally… 

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Flower scenes at local shop

Willing Spring to Arrive Through Flowers

Willing spring to arrive. Yes, that is what I’m doing. If I keep thinking of these beautiful spring flowers soaking in the sun it will surely arrive sooner, right? Because this winter? This winter has been hard. H-A-R-D. It feels as if it will never end and it is taking a toll. Motivation at this… 

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Thug Kitchen Eggplant Udon Noodles Main

Thug Kitchen’s Grilled Eggplant Soba Noodles

It’s time to celebrate the Chinese New Year and we decided to make Thug Kitchen’s Grilled Eggplant Soba Noodles recipe. We followed this recipe as closely as possible, but changed it up for a few reasons- mostly due to ingredients on hand and the season. Biting wind chill and mounds of snow do not make… 

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