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  • Desserts Recipes Snacks

    Double Chocolate Muffins

    Some Fridays just call for chocolate muffins. Today is one of those Fridays. It’s been a good week, but busy and a little bit exhausting, and I’m ready to settle down with a chocolate-y…

    November 4, 2016
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    A Quick Movie Night and Treat

    This post is sponsored by Hulu.  When Bart was in grad school, every Friday night was Fuqua Friday, where all the students, their partners and children were invited to school for a full dinner.…

    April 22, 2016
  • Recipes Snacks

    Double Chocolate Granola Balls

    When I was growing up, my mom did a lot of cooking from The Jane Brody Good Food book. Last time I was visiting, she had her copy opened up on the counter, and…

    April 15, 2016
  • Snacks

    Pool Mom

      About six months after Merrick moved to California, I mentioned to her that one reason that living near the beach didn’t really appeal to me was that the effort involved in taking kids…

    March 18, 2016
  • Recipes Snacks

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

    I shared a version of this recipe a few years ago, but it had some fussy steps in it, like freezing coconut milk into ice cubes (hello, person with too much time on her…

    March 3, 2016
  • Snacks

    A Daily List for Snacking

    When I was in Seattle with my mom, we got chatting about food. Both of us would generally rather eat snacks than a full meal, and both of us are sort of creatures of…

    February 26, 2016
  • Desserts Recipes Snacks

    Simple Valentine’s Popcorn Mix

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendSweetness #CollectiveBias Because I’ve been out of town for the last three weekends in a row, I…

    February 10, 2016
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    My Kind of Game Time

    This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. Ditch the chips and grab some Game Changing Flavors this football season! Enter for a chance to win the Ultimate Football Party Prize Pack, get great…

    December 7, 2015