Spicy Pigs in a Blanket

April 24th is National Pigs in a Blanket Day! I always remember on our state-mandated testing days, one of the class moms would bring pigs in a blanket along with a bunch of other yummy treats and I always loved them! This recipe is an adult-version that is a spicy spin on the original finger […]

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Obatzda

Happy International German Beer Day! German beer flows freely like water in this country and is also cheaper than water! Many foods use beer in their recipes, as well. I am going to try and integrate more local German foods in case you guys want to try some foods that we might be eating here! […]

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Guinness Cheddar Dip

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and I wish I was in Dublin, drinking a Guinness and living my life. I mean, we are right down the way from Ireland. Maybe next year? However, this dip is amazing. Add cheddar, Guinness, and dip it with a pretzel? SIGN ME UP. Ingredients 8 ounces […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Muddy Buddies

Need a kid-friendly St. Patrick’s Day party food? Or just an all-around good snack? Look no further. This Muddy Buddy concoction is delightful and has a St. Patrick’s Day edge with the green candies and the marshmallows from Lucky Charm’s cereal. Ingredients 4-1/2 cups Rice Chex cereal 1/2 cup white chocolate chips 1/4 cup creamy […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Are you one of those people that loves mushrooms or are you one that hates them? I feel like most people are either strongly on one side of the fence or the other when it comes to these little guys. Mushrooms used to be something that I did not like when I was younger (I […]

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Pizza Twists

Does anyone else have a picky eater in their family? No, just me? Well, my oldest son, Maksen, has been picky since he turned 2. There are very limited things that he will eat and let me tell ya, it is ANNOYING sometimes. Y’all, this meal is perfect for kids, unless your kids just plain […]

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Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad

Making things to take to parties is kind of difficult when your mind immediately gravitates toward sweets. Every third Friday of the month, I attend a Bunco night with fellow Army spouses. It starts at 6 o’clock, which of course is dinnertime. So, I feel like it is appreciated when people bring/make savory and hearty […]

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Christmas Crack

Give me all of the sweets for Christmas! This is the time of the year where dieting goes right out of the window. And this Christmas treat is super addictive, hence the name: Christmas crack! I took this to school and bunco this week and it is a great party favor or to just keep […]

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My Favorite Sugar Cookies

This is my favorite sugar cookie recipe, tried and true for several years. I don’t usually make sugar cookies for too many occasions, but I have found myself using this recipe multiple more times this year than usual. I have experimented with royal icing some, but I love a good buttercream that hardens nicely. It’s […]

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Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

If you’re like me, sometimes it is hard to figure out what to take to parties. As part of several groups around the base we live on, I’m often challenged on what to take to events, as far as appetizers go. While I could come up with a million sweet dishes to carry, I feel […]

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