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No Bake Blueberry Pie

No need to turn on the oven for this pie!  The no-bake pie includes a thick graham cracker crust, luscious cream cheese layer and homemade blueberry pie filling. I don’t really think of myself as a pie person.  My sister?  She loves pie.  My dad, too.  I like pies a lot, but don’t get all […]

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(Fresh) Blueberry White Chocolate Brown Butter Cookies - basically cookie perfection

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 7/26/14

Happy, happy weekend!  Despite the fact that the baby now likes to push on my bladder in a way that brings on an indescribable amount of discomfort (especially when I try to go for a walk), I am in a very good mood.  Besides, considering how lucky I’ve been throughout my pregnancy, a little bladder […]

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No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream with Salty Candied Peanuts

Creamy chocolate ice cream filled with crunchy sweet and salty candied peanuts.  No ice cream maker needed! I was hesitant to make an ice cream that Matt wouldn’t like (ahem, peanut hater), but ultimately I couldn’t resist.  Besides, he’d choose a vanilla base any day while I am a sucker for chocolate.  Especially when that […]

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(Fresh) Blueberry White Chocolate Brown Butter Cookies

Chewy brown butter cookies with the perfect crispy edge are filled with fresh blueberries and white chocolate chips. When Matt told me we were going to a barbecue with his co-workers, I knew I had to bring my baking A-game.  They’ve actually all been eating my desserts for years, but I didn’t want to let […]

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Super Creamy Cookie Butter Ice Cream - NO ice cream maker needed!  So easy and so delicious!

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 7/19/14

Whew, I’m so glad we don’t have a ton of plans here this weekend because I’m still recovering from last weekend and Tuesday night’s concert.  I’ll blame the pregnancy but I sure do feel old with the super exhaustion.  At least I’m still not as tired as I was throughout my first trimester! Speaking of […]

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Second Trimester Recap

Second trimester symptoms and recap, plus some of my favorite mom blogs. It’s so hard to remember what it was like back when I had a “normal” body… and to think, I was feeling “fat”… According to my pregnancy app, I hit the third trimester last week.  Some sites say it doesn’t start until week […]

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Bun Ice Cream (No Churn)

Super creamy pumpkin ice cream with a cinnamon brown sugar swirl.  No ice cream maker needed for this recipe! It was so much fun reconnecting with my best friends from childhood this weekend.  I was only with them for one night but we had such a good time.  We had dinner at Amada and then […]

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Vegan Banana Ice Cream with Chocolate Fudge Ripple and Chocolate Chunks!

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 7/12/14

It’s been a busy week in the kitchen for me but I’m really excited about some of the recipes I’ve been working on.  Now I just need someone to come over and eat my gigantic dessert stash.  Anyone up for the task?  This week I’ll be sharing one of my new favorite ice cream recipes […]

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Great Places to Eat in Cape Cod

The best lobster rolls and ice cream in Cape Cod! If you follow me on Instagram, you probably saw much of the food we consumed while in Cape Cod a couple of weeks ago.  We basically made it our mission to seek out amazing lobster rolls and ice cream on a daily basis.  What is […]

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Margarita Birthday Cake

This citrusy layer cake is flavored with lime zest and the frosting is made with tequila, cheers! A few weeks ago, my friend’s husband threw her a fabulous 30th birthday party.  There were chefs cooking Mexican food, plenty of drinks to go around, do-it-yourself ice cream sandwiches and finally this margarita cake.  For my friend […]

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