Valentine’s Day Treats

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Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Hearts

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. I’ve got a cute and simple no-bake treat idea that you can give to virtually anyone (yourself included)! Whether you’re celebrating Galentine’s Day, Single’s Awareness Day, going out with your sweetie, staying in or just want to shower your family and friends with love, there’s really no better excuse to make this.

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St. Pat’s Snack Attack

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DIY shamrock cookie hack with heart cookie cutters

Last Minute Recipe

If you’re in the market for a last-minute St. Patrick’s Day treat recipe, I’ve got the goods for you. Even better, it involves those cookie cutters you used for Valentine’s Day a few weeks ago. Am I the only one with a cookie problem?…

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Sugar Cookie Protein Bites

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healthy protein sugar cookie dough bites

Are you craving Chritmas cookies like me? Stay strong! We’ve made a batch of cookies already, but I’m doing my best to keep my hands out of the freezer. I devised a plan that both my sweet tooth and my brain can agree upon.

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Dirty Thirty Cupcakes

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Dirty Thirty 30 Dirt and Worms Cupcakes

Oreo Cupcakes

Alright, I owe you guys some more chocolate. And if you can’t eat it, you can at least look at it, right? I guess I have a thing for weird cupcakes. If I’m going to eat something unhealthy, I make it count! Since I’m not allowed to bake anything in the kitchen right now, I’ll just pretend I’m able to.

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Gingerbread House

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I absolutely love making gingerbread houses and try to build one every year! Last year I bought a kit, but after seeing this log cabin, I decided I should try making one myself! So I found a handy contractor and hired him and his cousin to help me out 🙂

At first, they were acting way too cool for such childish activities, but once I got started they kind of took over! The outcome wasn’t as picturesque as this, but there was joy in the process. And isn’t that what matters?

The Tools

I rounded up all the graham crackers, gumdrops, peppermint candies, hard candy, frosting, pretzel rods, and sprinkles I could find.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Giving Thanks

It’s that time of year again. The turkey, the touchdowns, the togetherness. Can you wait?! Well this year is probably not as crazy as last year, but I’m definitely looking forward to whatever tomorrow brings.

Got the urge to bake some cookies for the big T-Day tomorrow? I’ve got two super simple styles for you. They’re both sugar cookies so you don’t even need to use two bowls. How great is that?

owl and pumpkin pie cookie

Pumpkin Pies

A simple bowl will work for cutting out circles. Or if you own a triangle cookie cutter, even better for you! I just have a pizza cutter. And hey, you could even make Santa hats out of some of them!
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It’s Alive! Margarita Cupcakes

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Margarita flavored cupcake recipe

How To

This is a totally made up recipe on which, I admit, I went a little mad sciency. They turned out pretty good, so I thought I’d share with any sweet teeth looking for something to bring to a picnic… or fiesta. They’re not very patriotic, but that ship has sailed. America let me down in the World Cup. Then again, so did Mexico.

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