Puff Pastry Pudding Hearts

Puff Pastry Pudding Hearts

I couldn’t resist throwing in one last Valentine’s Day treat. This is a great last-minute dessert if you haven’t nailed anything down for tonight yet. Or, it would even be a fun after school project with the kids. Reminiscent of éclairs, these puff pastry pillows are filled with homemade vanilla pudding and drizzled with chocolate. Don’t… 

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Nutella Love Letter Pancakes

Nutella Love Letter Pancakes

Growing up my mom always did something special for us kids on Valentine’s Day. Usually a little goodie basket and a cute valentine. We knew the evening would be my parents time together but she always made sure to do something special for us during the day. My own kids don’t really know much about… 

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Quick Chicken Parmigiana

Quick Chicken Parmigiana

I used to not be a fan of chicken and tomatoes together. There was something about it that just seemed off to me. Give me cream with my chicken and tomatoes with my beef! That’s what I used to think. I’m not sure what changed my mind.  I guess a part of growing up is… 

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Quick Waffles with Vanilla Pudding and Blueberry Syrup

Quick Waffles with Vanilla Pudding and Blueberry Syrup

I bought a waffle maker for my birthday a couple of months ago. We used to make them all the time in Canada but I had to leave my waffle iron behind in the move and I’ve been waiting to get one every since. I think we had forgotten just how much we loved waffles… 

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Sweetheart Ice Cream Cakes with Strawberry Sauce

Sweetheart Ice Cream Cakes with Strawberry Sauce (Gluten Free)

I have the best mom in the world. Don’t fight with me on this. Your mom can be just as awesome as my mom, but she can’t possibly be better. My goal has never been to be a better mom then my mom, but to be just as good. To be as loving, caring and… 

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Barcelona Hot Chocolate with Strawberry Marshmallows

Barcelona Hot Chocolate with Strawberry Marshmallows

Company arrived yesterday for a four day stay. It always feel nice to have visitors from home because it helps bring our two worlds together. We haven’t made many plans yet and are keeping things pretty relaxed. Growing up we always had a house full of visitors, especially around special occasions. So, for me to… 

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Garlic Shrimp Pasta for Two

Garlic Shrimp Pasta for Two

When I was first married I made every possible situation into a celebration. That first year of marriage we celebrated every monthly anniversary along with every romantic holiday in between. I love setting aside a special time to spend with the ones you love with no distractions. That first year gave me ample opportunity. Things… 

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Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse Towers

Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse Towers

About a month ago I received an email that got me very excited. It was from Aimee, asking me to consider becoming a contributor for a new site called Simple Bites. I headed over to check it out and knew that I just had to be a part of it. Simple Bites is a collaboration of mommy… 

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