Ice Cream Float Bar

Ice Cream Float Party

Kick up your next summer party with an ice cream float bar! You can keep it virgin for the kids, or add some booze for the adults! Thank you Dr. Pepper Snapple Group for sponsoring this post. It’s almost time for one of my favorite holidays! Are you doing anything fun for the 4th of July? For pretty much my entire childhood, I remember heading to the fireworks show the night before the 4th. It was one of the best shows in the area and was always packed with people from all the surrounding towns. We always got glow sticks, and sometimes cotton candy, and we'd lay out on a blanket in … [Read More...]

Tzatziki Chicken Salad

Chicken Tzatziki Salad

This Chicken Tzatziki Salad is stuffed with fresh veggies, Greek marinated chicken breast and homemade tzatziki sauce. It’s delicious and healthy! We have a new restaurant in town. I can’t remember if I mentioned it already or not. It opened maybe 6 or 8 weeks ago? It’s a Mediterranean place, serving things like falafel, hummus,… 

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Sweet Basil Brownie Sundaes

Sweet Basil Brownie Sundaes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias This Sweet Basil Brownie Sundae combines a warm homemade brownie with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, toasty hazelnuts and fresh basil. The basil gives the sundae a sweet and spicy summery kick! Ok, I know you’re… 

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Garden Harvest

Harvest Fridays – June Harvest

Hi friends! Remember the time I left town for a bachelorette party and forgot it was Harvest Friday? No? Well… it’s today! Turns out, though… there isn’t too much new in the garden. The fish in the aquaponics are still alive (hooray!) and the outdoor garden is surviving, if not thriving. We haven’t had the… 

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Chocolate Cherry Banana Bread Muffins

Chocolate Cherry Banana Bread Muffins

These Chocolate Cherry Banana Bread Muffins are studded with juicy fresh cherries. They’re great as a quick breakfast or hearty snack! Make them while fresh cherries are in season! Heyo. Sorry for the radio silence over here. Apparently my computer hates me, technology hates me, and basically, the world hates me. This week, at least…. 

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Grown Up Cherry Vanilla Floats

Grown-Up Cherry Vanilla Floats

These Cherry Vanilla Floats are a grown-up version of a classic childhood summertime treat. Dr Pepper Cherry® and vanilla ice cream are kicked up with a little something extra. Thank you Dr. Pepper Snapple Group for sponsoring this post. Did you guys know I worked at a local ice cream shop for years? Years. Like,… 

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Buffalo Chicken Bites

Buffalo Chicken Bites

These spicy Buffalo Chicken Bites are a great as a party appetizer or to bring to your next potluck. Buffalo chicken, celery and blue cheese dip– all in one bite! Welp, I’m officially poor. The airlines have cleaned me out. I guess I can’t really complain about it– I have tons of fun travel coming… 

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Strawberry Banana Pancakes

Fresh Strawberry Banana Pancakes

I customized my coffee using Folgers®, as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #MyIcedCafe So technically the first day of summer isn’t until June 21. But it’s going to be 107 degrees here today, so I think it’s safe to say summer is already in full swing. Even when I lived in cooler climates,… 

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Potato Harvest

Harvest Fridays – Po-tay-to, Po-tah-to

TGIF! Who’s ready for the weekend? This girl is. And since it’s Friday, it’s time to take a peek in the garden. Let’s get started! Aquaponics Update The aquaponics system is doing a lot better. Though we were thinking about sticking to goldfish only, we did end up getting more tilapia. We were able to… 

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