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College Basketball Treats #SnackMadness #CBias

College Basketball Treats #SnackMadness #CBias

    So…you like the way those Brownie Pops look…do you??   Let me tell you how they came about and how YOU can make them too! Football is over….it’s basketball’s time to reign (Thank goodness…it’s my FAVORITE!)  With college basketball playoffs going on, it was the PERFECT time to say, “honey…I NEED to go(…)

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Tips for Hosting a Holiday Get Together #CBias #ChooseSmart

Tips for Hosting a Holiday Get Together  #CBias #ChooseSmart

Tis the season for holiday get togethers…and whether you live near your family or you get to spend time with close friends, it doesn’t have to break the bank OR be stressful to host those dear to you this holiday. First…decide a theme.  Are you going to be “kid friendly”, “adult only”, full buffet, appetizers,(…)

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Avocado Ranch Dip and Veggies for Game Night #CBias #AnythingDressing

It’s MONDAY night Football… I knew it was coming.  I knew the guys would be eating JUNK.  PURE-T-Junk (said in my sweetest southern accent).  With this futuristic knowledge that I so possess, I took it upon myself to help them limit the pounds they would pack on while mindless eating during the game. The little(…)

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Brownie Cheesecake with a side of Ambiance #MyBaristaMoment #CBias #Collectivebias

Brownie Cheesecake with a side of Ambiance #MyBaristaMoment #CBias #Collectivebias

This post if for ALL you coffee drinkers out there!   Smart & Final carries a line of coffee called “Ambiance”.   Here’s what some of the special blend packaging looks like:   Some of those special blends include:  Hazelnut, French Vanilla, Italian Roast, House Blend, Espresso, and Kona Style.  I saw bags of Restaurant(…)

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Recipe.com and Mastercard Making My Christmas Merry #CBias

Recipe.com and Mastercard Making My Christmas Merry #CBias

Mastercard is having a “Here’s to Mom” promotion right now. All you have to do is go HERE and register your Mastercard.  Shop online between Nov. 15th and Dec. 31st, 2011.  After spending $200 online, you’ll receive a Mastercard giftcard for $20.  Can you believe it??  Mastercard is paying US to shop this holiday season.(…)

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Santa Hat Brownies

Santa Hat Brownies

I was on Pinterest and “pinned” THESE Santa Hat Brownies from LuxeFinds.  HOW STINKIN’ CUTE!  I just KNEW that I had to make them. I’d say that they turned out GREAT! NOW…the original recipe called for me to actually MAKE the brownies and to make Mascarpone Buttercream icing (I dont’ even know what mascarpone cheese(…)

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Fruity Rice Casserole #DelMonte #CBias

Fruity Rice Casserole #DelMonte #CBias

As you know, my husband and I are working on our 28 day Vegan challenge using the Engine 2 Diet.  WELL…I’ve been looking at recipes, working on my own, and here’s a new one that I LOVED (and…luckily, so did Joe!). It’s TOTALLY vegan, vegetarian, or just yummy.   Try it, even if you aren’t(…)

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Smart and Final’s Grand Event #FirstStreetGrand

Smart and Final’s Grand Event #FirstStreetGrand

  I am SO excited to be sharing the wonderful news with you….Smart & Final is celebrating their GRAND EVENT!    We decided to celebrate with Smart & Final by making our favorite picnic dishes by using the many First Street Products and adding a few snacks. To get started with our picnic celebration….I had(…)

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Tater Tot Casserole with Ore-Ida #SweetPotato Fries #OreidaFries

Tater Tot Casserole with Ore-Ida #SweetPotato Fries #OreidaFries

You guys KNOW that I’m a southern girl.  Born and bred in North Carolina…but, believe it or not…I’ve NEVER had Tater Tot Casserole (we more a meat and potato kind of family). WELL….we had a bag of OreIda Sweet potato fries and tater tots in the freezer…and I thought I’d whip up a new recipe.(…)

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