Cheesecake Mousse Parfaits

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Last week on Monday, I got an ipad mini and have been using it a lot. You should see me on my little corner of the couch. I have my smart phone, laptop, and ipad mini all in one corner. It's like my own little technology center, and I'm all high tech now.  So far,  my favorite feature on it is the retina display. The quality is so incredible and pinterest sure looks different on my ipad. Way different. The pictures just pop out at you more. Have you ever tried paddle surfing before? It's hard … [Read more...]

Eggless Ice Cream

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Last weekend, while at the Street Fair, I had some brown sugar bacon ice cream from a new company in town that makes their own ice cream called Milkhaus. Super good by the way. It's eggless ice cream which makes it really super easy to make and that inspired me to try making my own. If you never made ice cream  with eggs in it, it is kind of a pain. You have to heat up the milk a bit on the stove top, and then temper the eggs which is bringing the eggs to the same temperature as the milk, so … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

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These Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies are made with Mini Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and a peanut butter swirl. If your favorite candy is Reese's and you love peanut butter then you will love these! I ate so much bad food at the fair last night. Bacon and ranch cheese curds and bacon ice cream. Cheese curds are just a once in a year type food for me. I hardly ever eat them and if I knew how to make them at home that would be trouble. They're so good! If you've never had a cheese … [Read more...]

Cherry Pie Recipe

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My husband is not a fan of the canned cherry pie filling. The only time I ever like canned cherry pie filling is on top of cheesecake.  PERIOD. If you take the time to pit fresh cherries and not use the canned cherry pie filling, you will be rewarded. The taste and look of the cherries is no where near the canned cherry pie filling. It actually looks like real cherries! I must apologize. Some of my lattices are a bit uneven and they're all not the same size.  Guess that's what you get for … [Read more...]

Watermelon Poke Cake

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The 4th of July weekend is almost over with. Thankfully, I took Monday off so I could have a 4 day weekend.  It's the only way to recover from these 20 mosquito bites I got. Yep, you heard me, 20. Cortizone cream doesn't really work to get rid of mosquitos. Calamine lotion does however. It's in this pink bottle and even the lotion is pink. I itch all over but it was worth it. There were so many fireworks being shot off in every direction of the lake. Wish I had a panoramic pic to show you guys … [Read more...]

Oreo Peanut Butter Cup Popcorn

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Have you tried the new Peanut Butter Cup Oreos yet? I don't know how often Oreos comes out with a new flavor, but I love it when they do. When I find out that they're out, I'll go on a hunt to all the grocery stores, Wal-Marts, and Super Targets in town to try and find them. The last flavors Oreos had that were limited edition were pretty good. The Marshmallow Crispy Treat one was my favorite. Watermelon was ok too. I'm still waiting for Oreos to come out with a bacon flavored Oreo. That would … [Read more...]

Trisha Yearwood’s Sweet and Saltines

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Trisha Yearwood's Sweet and Saltines  are the perfect sweet and salty snack. I had a little leftover bacon from breakfast, so I chopped some bacon up and added that to the top of it to get a smoky hint with the sweet and salty combo. It was pure heaven let me tell you. Do not forget to spray the tinfoil before placing the crackers on top of tinfoil. They will stick pretty bad to the tinfoil if you don't. I had a pretty hard time getting the stuff out off of that tinfoil.  I was munching on these … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip takes less than 10 minutes to make and only has 5 ingredients! You have your basic cookie dough ingredients like butter, sugar, and chocolate chip cookies, but instead of flour you use cream cheese for the dippy part. Did I just say dippy?  The directions say to melt the butter and sugar together on a stove top but I just did that part in the microwave. Once you start eating the dip you won't be able to stop. I used crackers to dip but you can use fruit. … [Read more...]