Easy Pumpkin Cake

This pumpkin cake is moist and spicy - then it gets slathered with fluffy cream cheese frosting! You can make the cake and frosting in just a few steps. I probably should have called it pumpkin perfection!

This pumpkin cake is moist and spicy – then it gets slathered with fluffy cream cheese frosting! You can make the cake and frosting in just a few steps.PI probably should have called it pumpkin perfection!

I started testing pumpkin recipes for fall two weeks ago!P Why?P Because I love you guys and you love pumpkin…P And honestly as much as I enjoy summer I’m pretty much a die hard fall and spring girl.P I like my crisp leaves, warm soups […]

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Hawaiian Grilled Chicken & Pineapple

Grilled chicken the way it should be! Tender, sweet and savory - grilled up with juicy brown sugar pineapple for an easy dinner in 20 minutes.

Grilled chicken the way it should be!P Tender, sweet and savory – grilled up with juicy brown sugar pineapple for an easy dinner in 20 minutes.

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Full Disclosure:P Albertsons compensated me for developing this recipe with their products.P That being said I have been an Albertsons shopper since I was a little girl and shop there on a regular basis.P My promise to you is that I will only promote products and companies I love and use in my home.

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How to Decorate With Whipped Cream

Whipped Cream is always delicious and it looks beautiful swirled on dessert. Today I'm showing you how easy it is to decorate with homemade whipped cream!

Whipped Cream is always delicious and it looks beautiful swirled on dessert.P Today I’m showing you how easy it is to decorate with homemade whipped cream!

Do you ever wonder how a bakery does it?P All their stuff looks amazing and it is easy to dismiss decorating as the realm of professional bakers.

But let’s get real here!P YOU can make beautiful baked goods with very little effort.P Using real whipped cream is both beautiful and ridiculously good.P Do you want people […]

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Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes

These Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes are chocolaty, moist and basically perfect! Top them with vanilla buttercream or chocolate buttercream for dessert heaven. They are also wickedly easy for a from scratch cupcake.

These Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes are chocolaty, moist and basically perfect! Top them with vanilla buttercream or chocolate buttercream for dessert heaven.PThey are also wickedly easy for a from scratch cupcake.

Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes pretty much says it all – don’t you think? Every store and bakery out there sells some sort of chocolate cupcake but most of them are inferior.

These cupcakes are moist and sweet and packed with chocolate.P They are a rich decadent treat but only take a few minutes […]

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The Perfect Syrup Hack

Why are you still eating crummy store syrup? It just takes a few minutes to transform it into an awesome breakfast syrup!

Why are you still eating crummy store syrup?P It just takes a few minutes to transform it into an awesome breakfast syrup!

Seriously, grocery store syrup just does not taste that great but it is cheap and easy.P I’m a real maple syrup person in general.P But sometimes it is too pricey or somebody does not like it etc.

When I do need to serve basic grocery store syrup I like to jazz it up a bit.P It just takes a few […]

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Chocolate Cream Pie

This simple Chocolate Cream Pie has a decadent chocolate filling, perfect Oreo crust and a homemade whipped cream top! The perfect anytime dessert!

This simple Chocolate Cream Pie has a decadent chocolate filling, perfect Oreo crust and a homemade whipped cream top! The perfect anytime dessert!

Does it get any better than Chocolate Cream Pie?P I don’t know that it does!P Now when I say Chocolate Cream Pie if you are thinking of instant pudding you need to back that truck up and start again.

I’m talking real chocolate and eggs and milk on amazing cookie crust all smoothed in home made whipped cream!P Are […]

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How to Make a Smashburger

We love to make these incredible Smashburgers with crispy edges and decadent flavor at home. They are quick and delicious for dinner or a party!

We love to make these incredible Smashburgers with crispy edges and decadent flavor. They are quick and delicious for dinner or a party!P

I’m a burger girl.P I love ’em – always have, always will.P I remember one trip in college where a friend and I explored part of Northern California for a long weekend and I ate a burger at almost every restaurant we went to.P (The Italian place we tried didn’t have a burger on the menu.)

I’ve had a […]

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Baked Beans with a Kick

Sweet and Spicy, these Baked Beans are full of flavor and covered with bacon. Friends have called these the best baked beans they have ever had!

Sweet and Spicy, these Baked Beans are full of flavor and covered with bacon.P Friends have called these the best baked beans they have ever had!

Summer is here!P It is time for grilling and of course all the amazing side dishes that go along with a good cookout!P I was slow to understand the allure of baked beans because I didn’t grow up with them but my husband absolutely loves them.

This year I set out to make him the perfect […]

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Salted Caramel Marshmallow Treat Bars

We are in love with these gooey Salted Caramel Marshmallow Treat Bars. Chocolate, pretzels, Chex, butterscotch chips,- how could you not these easy treats?

We are in love with these gooey Salted Caramel Marshmallow Treat Bars.P Chocolate, pretzels, Chex, butterscotch chips,- how could you not these easy treats?

Just looking at these pictures again makes my mouth water.P These treat bars were just so perfect!

Salty caramel sauce and pretzels.P Two kinds of chocolate.P Butter.P Marshmallows.P And let us not be remiss and forget to mention the butterscotch chips!

I enjoy a good rice crispy treat as much as the next person but my absolute favorite ones […]

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Baked Salmon with Brown Sugar Glaze

This Baked Salmon with Brown Sugar Glaze is fancy enough for a party but simple enough for a weeknight dinner. Start to finish it takes less than 30 minutes and the seasonings are amazing! Check out my salmon buying tips to pick the perfect fish!

This Baked Salmon with Brown Sugar Glaze is fancy enough for a party but simple enough for a weeknight dinner. Start to finish it takes less than 30 minutes and the seasonings are amazing! Check out my salmon buying tips to pick the perfect fish!

I never thought I liked salmon until somebody made it right! Then I was hooked!P I’ve been baking salmon ever since.

My secrets for great salmon are buying a good wild caught fish, using the right combination […]

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