Archives for May 2012

Pineapple Orange Julius

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This drink brings me back to Junior High. Strolling the mall, sporting my pink glitter jelly sandals, clear mini backpack, and baby doll t-shirts. My favorite thing to do was stop in the food court and buy an Orange Julius with my babysitting money. It was glorious, down to the very last frothy slurp. When…

Chocolate Molten Lava Mug Cake

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I'm going to let that sink in for a minute... No, you're not dreaming... Yes, this is real... Let me introduce you to a beautiful thing... This is my new best friend, I call her Chocolate Molten Lava Mug Cake. {or CMLMC for short} But mostly Chocolate Molten Lava Mug Cake. Remember when I showed…

101 Memorial Day Recipes

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Memorial Day is this weekend and that means it's time to turn up the grill, grab your swim suit, and enjoy a long weekend. Not sure what you're meal plans are yet? Need a little inspiration? Well you're in luck! I have searched the internet from top to bottom to bring you 101 Memorial Day…

How To Cut A Mango

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Let's talk Mango....shall we? A couple weeks ago when I went to Food Camp, the National Mango Board was one of the sponsors, and we learned all about Mangos! I picked up some great information that I thought I would pass back on to you! There are several varieties of Mangos, which make having a Mango all year…

Homemade Strawberries and Cream Cheese Toaster Strudels

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I hope you don't mind another strawberry recipe. I just can't help it. Those berries are so red, and juicy, and cheap. They call to me. I don't know about you, but my mom rarely bought us toaster strudels when I was a kid. Probably had something to do with the fact that we would eat…

Grilled Lemon & Cilantro Shrimp

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Grilling season is upon us. Especially here in Arizona. It's so hot outside, the thought of cranking on the oven inside makes me sweat. The other day The Man brought home some shrimp and lobster that he bought from a guy on the side of the road. {we're still alive, so I'm guessing it was…

Sun Dried Tomato and Basil Stuffed Mushrooms

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I didn't plan on making stuffed mushrooms. I actually had something completely different in mind. I went to the store around the corner from my house to pick up the main ingredient for my planned recipe, only to find that they were out. I had to think quick. I saw some mushrooms, and I grabbed them. It turned…

Strawberry stuffed Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Cookies

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It's National Chocolate Chip Day! Did you know that? Well, now you do!  I want all you guys to add a link in the comment section with your favorite Chocolate Chip recipe, or just tell me about it! Since it's strawberry season, I can't help but buy pounds and pound of strawberries, they are so…

Marshmallow Cream Filled S’mores Doughnuts

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Did you have a great Mother's Day? I sure did! I was spoiled with breakfast in bed which included my glorious Buttermilk Syrup, fluffy pancakes, and a delicious mango parfait. Then my 4 little munchkins surrounded me in bed and showered me with colorful pictures, cards, macaroni necklaces, and of course hugs and kisses. An…

Strawberry Pineapple Popsicles

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It's getting warm here in Arizona. So we did the logical thing and put our above ground pool up. I love swimming, and I love going swimming with my kids. But can you imagine me at a community pool trying to manage all 4 children at once? Yeah, not gonna happen. Having a pool in our…