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These Baked Fajita Sliders are a perfect quick fix weeknight dinner for busy back to school nights!

Baked Fajita Sliders

Back to school weeknight dinners can be so tricky when you are juggling all of the kids activities and homework.  I teamed up with Old El Paso today to bring you a new super simple dinner idea that the whole family will love and can even customize their own little slider.
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Iced Cinnamon Zucchini Bread

Iced Cinnamon Zucchini Bread

Aug 18, 2014 | Breakfast/Brunch, Desserts | Tags: , , ,

Treat yourself to my Iced Cinnamon Zucchini Bread. It’s great for any sweet occasion :)

I sooo wish I still had some of this fabulous sweet bread laying around my kitchen still.  It literally was gone in about 60 seconds with all of the boys in my house.  Soft sweet bread with a heavy serving of icing….perfection.
Grab that zucchini in the refrigerator or garden and get baking, you’ll be glad you did!
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Skillet Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon Pretzel Topping

Skillet Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon Pretzel Topping

Aug 13, 2014 | Dinner, Sponsored | Tags: , , , , ,

My Skillet Baked Mac and Cheese with Bacon Pretzel Topping is a perfect dinner that everyone will love!

I am thrilled to be partnering with Safeway today to bring you a perfect Summer Entertaining recipe today.  I developed a new mac and cheese and can’t say enough about it!

I was given a Safeway Gift Card to shop for all of my ingredients to develop this recipe.   Safeway has always been one of my favorite grocery stores.  My family grew up visiting their stores throughout our city.

There’s nothing I love more than creating an ultra cheesy mac and cheese recipe.  I thought it would be sinfully delicious to add crunchy bacon and a pretzel … Continue Reading »

Peanut Butter and Jelly Skillet Cookie

Peanut Butter and Jelly Skillet Cookie

Aug 11, 2014 | Cookies, Sponsored | Tags: , , ,

My Peanut Butter and Jelly Skillet Cookie is the perfect back to school treat to make for the kids!

It’s always a pleasure teaming up with Land O Lakes Butter to bring you new recipes!  Today I prepared for you what I think is the perfect back to school treat for the kids….my Peanut Butter and Jelly Skillet Cookie.

Back to school can be a busy time which is why I wanted to develop a simple treat that wouldn’t take much time in the kitchen.  The kids love the peanut butter and jelly combo and what better way to enjoy it than drizzled over a cookie cut into wedges.

Hope you enjoy!

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Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Aug 6, 2014 | Cookies | Tags: , , , , ,

These Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies could not be more adorable and tasty!

Excuse me while I take a moment of silence…it’s the first day back at school for us in AZ :)  It’s been a great summer, but I will be welcoming our regular routine with open arms.  Wishing my sweet boys a wonderful new school year….mama will have some delicious cookies ready for you after school.

Everything mini is so much fun and so cute!  I prepared a version of my favorite chocolate chip cookies and made them minty delicious!  Perfect flavor combo and totally bite size adorable!
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Double Chocolate Chunk Zucchini Muffins

Double Chocolate Chunk Zucchini Muffins

Aug 4, 2014 | Cakes and Cupcakes | Tags: , , ,

My Double Chocolate Chunk Zucchini Muffins are full of chocolate and zucchini that make a delicious treat.

You guys…..these muffins are crazy ridiculous and they have shredded zucchini inside, so the more muffins the merrier right?  Lol!  Fudgy, soft, packed with lots of shredded zucchini and so simple to prepare!

You’ll just need a large mixing bowl and spoon to get started.  Enjoy!
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Peanut Butter Pay Day Cookies

Peanut Butter PayDay Cookies

Jul 30, 2014 | Cookies | Tags: , , , ,

My Peanut Butter PayDay Cookies make the perfect sweet treat any day of the week!  Caramel, peanuts and nougat, yes please!

So excited to share my newest cookies with you today.  This flavor combo was recommended to me by my mother and father-in-law, Reed and Lori last week.  They called me and said, you have got to do a PayDay cookie.  You didn’t have to twist my arm. Creating new cookies is one of my favorite things to do, so I got to work and developed this fun new cookie!
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10 Easy Back To School Dinner Recipes

10 Easy Back To School Dinner Recipes

Jul 28, 2014 | Dinner | Tags: , , ,

So excited to share my 10 easy back to school dinner recipes with you today!

I know it’s different all over the country, but school starts in less than one week here in AZ!!  I thought I’d put together some of my favorite easy dinner recipes to help us ease into the new school year.

Eeek how fast did summer go?!!  Do your kids start in August too?   I teased the boys a few times this summer saying I can’t wait until school starts when they’d be fighting non stop, but now that’s it’s upon us I could use a few more weeks!   One more family stay cation sure sounds great.  Well…..let the … Continue Reading »

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