Dessert Recipes
July 19, 2015

S’more Cookies + Ice Cream Sandwiches

While we’re in Maine, Colleen has whipped up an absolutely drool-worthy cookie recipe for you. One of our favorite things to do in Maine is build a campfire by the lake after dark, roast marshmallows, and make s’mores. In fact, that is what we have on the agenda for tonight, if the weather holds out....
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March 13, 2015

Irish Cream Brownies

Who is feeling festive? As they say…everyone is Irish on St Patrick’s Day! Hi! It’s Colleen here today with a boozy treat for celebrating all things Irish! To keep it easy, I simply made mini cupcakes with my favorite boxed brownie mix, dipped them in a chocolate ganache, and topped them with Bailey’s Irish Cream...
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Breakfast Recipes
December 22, 2014

Hot Chocolate Pancakes in a Jar

What’s cuter than food gifts in jars? Right? For my last recipe of 2014, we’re going out with a bang. Colleen created these tricked-out Hot Chocolate Pancakes! Yes, I said Hot Chocolate PANCAKES!! These pancakes make an amazing desert or a spectacular special occasion breakfast. The idea came to life with the help of Krusteaz Gluten-Free Buttermilk Pancake...
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Dessert Recipes
December 19, 2014

Easy Holiday Dessert Recipe: Festive M&M Bars

I was at the grocery store last week and saw this bag of teeny red and green M&Ms. They hopped right into my cart. Or something like that. I knew I had to find something to make with them. They’re just too cute. I came home and did some googling and came up with the...
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December 15, 2014

Peppermint Brownies

This holiday season I’m laid up with a foot injury and trying to take it easy. While I love cooking from scratch, sometimes a baking mix is just what the doctor ordered. Thanks to my partnership with Krusteaz, I’ve discovered a wonderful gluten-free brownie mix that is so good, there is no need to try to...
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Dessert Recipes
November 28, 2014

Gingerbread Cut-Out Cookies aka Shane Christmas Cookies

This post is part of a year-long collaboration with Hallmark. Making Christmas cookies is no doubt a time-honored holiday tradition in many homes. Ours is no different. I recall many years of baking cookies with my mom during the month of December with the delightful smells of ginger, vanilla, peanut butter and chocolate wafting through the kitchen...
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Dessert Recipes
November 3, 2014

3 Leftover Halloween Candy Recipes

They came dressed as bats, ninja-turtles, princesses, hockey players, zombies and more! Halloween has come to a close, and if your home is anything like ours, you now have more candy than anyone could possibly eat. And you certainly don’t want that temptation sitting around, am I right? Colleen came up with three fun recipes to help you get...
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Dessert Recipes
October 14, 2014

Halloween Brownie Bark

I don’t know about you, but the first time I had a bite of Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle, my mind was blown! Both my tween son and I kinda fell in love with it! Both of us have always loved the crispy edges of brownies, and if I didn’t have to share could eat crispy brownie...
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Breakfast Recipes
September 18, 2014

Baked Pumpkin Donuts w/ Pumpkin Spice Glaze

The leaves are starting to fall and you can almost smell the change in the air! Fall is on its way! It’s Colleen here today, and I will be the first to admit I didn’t want the summer of 2014 to end, however, once fall began to emerge with its glorious crisp cool mornings and...
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Dessert Recipes
July 31, 2014

10 Ways to Top a Store-Bought Cheesecake

Hi, it’s Colleen back again today, and I have a tip AND a recipe for you! My tip? It’s totally OK to take shortcuts when you can find them in the kitchen! So often we “kill” ourselves” to be Lil’ Miss Perfect when planning a party, BBQ or even a Sunday dinner. It’s all about what...
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Dessert Recipes
March 25, 2014

Easy Chocolate & Peanut Butter Shooters

Hi, it’s Colleen, and today I have a sweet treat for you! I don’t know what it is, but the combination of chocolate and peanut butter gets so many of us excited…am I right?  I mean, chocolate on its own is wonderful!  Peanut butter on its own is delicious too – but put those two together and something irresistibly magical happens! For this recipe, I...
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