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New Mom Real Talk Edition 6

New Mom Real Talk: A Day In The Life with a Four Month Old I’ve always enjoyed reading day-in-the-life posts so I figured I’d put one together for you. It ended up being pretty long and probably will bore you, but if you are interested, read on (or just skip the text for cute pictures […]

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Comfort Food Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Perfect chocolate chunk cookies. Chewy in the center and crispy around the edges, these cookies are pure comfort. A good friend of mine recently brought her second baby home from the hospital. Even though I’m still getting a handle on some aspects of life with a baby, I realized it was time I started returning […]

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Peanut Butter Caramel Candy Cups - dying over these

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 2/21/15

From the long holiday weekend, to starting L on oatmeal a few days ago, and then to celebrating my sister’s birthday (HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESSICA!!!), it’s actually been a pretty great week. On top of that, we are heading down to Florida to visit my best friends on Friday and I can NOT wait! They haven’t […]

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Thin Mint Cookie Cake

Thick and fudgy cookie cake loaded with Thin Mints and topped with Thin Mint Buttercream! I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again, one of the reasons I’ve loved blogging so much (and probably why I’ve stuck with it for almost five years) is that I’ve made some great friends. Not only have I […]

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Peanut Butter Caramel Candy Cups

Rich homemade candy  cups filled with peanut butter caramel sauce and topped with the perfect amount of flaky sea salt. I told you I had something up my sleeve for the caramel sauce. I don’t even think I need to talk too much about these little candy cups, the pictures say it all. Last minute […]

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Peanut Butter Caramel Sauce

Everybody loves caramel sauce but peanut butter caramel sauce takes your traditional ice cream topping to another level! I haven’t been doing a ton of baking since L was born. I’ve been having a little trouble motivating myself and finding my creativity. In fact, when I made these cookies, I ended up taking more pictures […]

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No Churn Cookie Butter Ice Cream - the most popular recipe of the week!

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 2/7/15

I don’t feel like all that much happened this week… these winter weeks are kind of all blurring together. I was doing really well but now I’m starting to get a bit stir crazy. I’m in hermit mode more than ever with little L in the picture. I did do some baking, though, and have […]

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New Mom Real Talk Edition 5

New Mom Real Talk: Mom and Baby Must-Haves (through 16-weeks post-partum) Before L was born, I consulted so many online lists and asked friends what we would need for a newborn. Many of them were helpful but it took just getting through daily life with L to really know what we needed. These aren’t comprehensive […]

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The Best Birthday Desserts

Looking for the perfect birthday dessert? Here are 30 of my favorite homemade celebratory treats! February is the start of birthday season in my world. My sister, sister-in-law, and mother-in-law all have their big days this month. March is for both of my parents (plus their anniversary!), my brother-in-law, and much of my mom’s family. […]

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Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 1/31/15

Happy Super Bowl weekend! I’m actually less excited than I normally would be for the big eating game day because we don’t have any plans this year. Matt’s out of town for most of the weekend for a wedding he is in and Sunday afternoon he’ll be picking L and me up from my parents […]

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