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Jalapeño Stuffed Olives & Herb Wreath

March 13, 2018
Jalapeño Stuffed Olives, Herb Wreath, Pearls Specialties

  Bite-sized foods are a necessity to easy entertaining. But let’s face it, the presentation is often lacking. Honestly, how many times have you been at a party where cheese is served with toothpicks and olives are piled in a small bowl? Today I’ve teamed up with Pearls® Specialties to challenge you to put a […]

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Caprese Ladybugs

April 7, 2017
ritz crackers, caprese, recipe, childrens party

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mondelēz International Group. All opinions are entirely my own. My 18-month-old daughter has an (understandably) limited vocabulary. Amongst the usual suspects like ‘Mama’, ‘Dada’, and ‘bear’, there is one word that is at the forefront of her burgeoning literary vault. ‘Cracker.’ Yes, my little […]

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Seaweed Caprese Salad

September 14, 2016
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Are you ready for summer? Whether it’s getting your “beach bod” in order or (more importantly) planning a summertime menu, it’s a great time to start anew. So, with that in mind I was inspired by this Under the Sea themed soiree to make the old new… and a bit more fishy. Seaweed Caprese Salad, […]

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Beet Kale Salad & Springtime Oat Smoothie

March 11, 2016
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Did you know it’s National Nutrition Month? Yup, March is a time to finally get around to that pesky New Years’ Resolution that’s been haunting you since January 2nd.  I personally have been slowly working on my nutrition since last autumn, when I happily welcomed my baby girl into the world. I subscribe to the […]

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Curtis Stone & the Ocean Spray Bog

November 25, 2015
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The bucket list… most people’s list include things like skydiving and swimming with sharks.  Mine?  Well, mine has more food-centric goals like diving into a tub of jello and eating a full size chocolate sculpture of Marie Antoinette.  So you can imagine my squeals when I received an invite to eat lunch with Curtis Stone […]

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Dinner with Giada & Frangelico

August 18, 2015
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There are magical milestones in a person’s life… falling in love, eating a croissant in Paris, having a baby, binging wantonly during the holiday season and not gaining weight.  You know, the basics every self-respecting dreamer fantasizes about.  Well, I just had one of these moment.  As if the spatula gods looked down on me with […]

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