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Holiday Cookie Swap

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‘Tis the season to be merry and bright! There is just something about the holidays that always puts me in a good mood. I think it is because everyone just seems happier than normal and people show more appreciation for others during this season. A holiday tradition that my family has started back up is baking cookies together, I love it. We used to do it all the time when my sisters and I were kids however we got older and grew out of the tradition. However, we have brought it back and I think that I especially enjoy this […]

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Homemade Pecan Pie

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This was my mother’s very favorite pie. Every year, we’d have pecan pie after pecan pie after pecan pie. We’d eat it not just for dessert, but for BREAKSFAST! Yes, it’s just as delicious at 9 a.m. as it is at 9 p.m. Truth. Despite my frequent encounters with pecan pie, it wasn’t until last year that I actually made one myself. Let me tell you, there’s something about a homemade pie that just tastes better. You can really Martha Stewart the holidays and make the pie crust yourself with coconut oil, or you can purchase one already made. Either […]

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Cinco De Mayo Margaritas

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As you parade around the beach today, in your coconut shell bikini top, you will need a tasty beverage to help you simultaneously celebrate Cinco De Mayo and beat the heat. What better way to celebrate the holiday then with some homemade margaritas! Today I am going to share with you my homemade margarita concoction, it may sound a bit odd, but trust me it is delicious. I have made these margaritas for the past few Cinco De Mayos and they always seemed to be missing something, no matter what I tried, the taste of tequila was just too strong […]

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