National French Fries Day | Crispy Seasoned French Fries

National French Fries Day | Crispy Seasoned French Fries

My favorite foods, in order, go something like this: Italian (anything, but mostly just good ol’ pasta), Cuban, French Fries. You see what I did there? I listed french fries as a cuisine BECAUSE THEY ARE! At least to me… Whenever french fries are on the menu, I have this internal battle with myself, all… 

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National Pecan Pie Day | Aunt Shirley's Pecan Pie

National Pecan Pie Day | Aunt Shirley’s Pecan Pie

If there is one dessert that I can eat even when I don’t have a sweet tooth, it’s Pecan Pie (and cheesecake). Specifically, I can always eat my Aunt Shirley’s Pecan Pie. We always get to enjoy Aunt Shirley’s Pecan Pie around Christmas. It’s like a treat for all of us and because we all… 

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National Mojito Day | Classic Mojito Cocktail

National Mojito Day | Classic Mojito Cocktail

Welcome to one of the best days of the year – National Mojito Day! Mojitos are one of my favorite drinks because not only can you add other flavors to it, like strawberry, but they are really hard to mess up. It’s just rum, simply syrup, mint, lime, and seltzer water. Ta-da! I usually go… 

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National Blueberry Muffin Day | Jumbo Blueberry Muffins

National Blueberry Muffin Day | Jumbo Blueberry Muffins

I’m convinced that the reason I love blueberries so much is because of the farm I visited multiple summers of my youth where I would pick blueberries and then eat the pancakes that came the next morning. In fact, my aunt and uncle went to the farm about a week ago and brought back tons… 

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National Pina Colada Day | Classic Pina Colada

National Pina Colada Day | Classic Pina Colada

Mom, this post is for you. Folks, my mom is my first thought when someone mentions a pina colada. She loves these drinks. I didn’t even think it was possible to love a cocktail this much, but she does, and can you blame her? Sweet coconut, tart (and also sweet) pineapple, plus booze? Match made in… 

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Spaghetti Squash "Pasta" a la Vodka with Al Fresco Chicken Sausage and Columbia Crest Wine

Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” a la Vodka with Al Fresco Chicken Sausage and Columbia Crest Wine (Giveaway)

*Scroll down for the giveaway!* In an attempt to eat healthier, I’ve been trying to substitute spaghetti squash for regular ol’ pasta. Small changes like this will ultimately make a difference in my diet and overall health. You want to know what else will? Chicken sausage. Many many years ago, I would’ve balked at the… 

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National Sugar Cookie Day | Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies

I’ve said many times on this blog that desserts aren’t usually my jam. I much prefer the savory variety of nearly anything.  Except…I really like sugar cookies, especially those ones that are topped with the colorful icing. (Because color makes everything better.) But this isn’t a post about colorful sugar cookies, even on National Sugar Cookie… 

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Protein Bar Recipes for Snacks and Breakfasts

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, but all opinions are very much my own. #CollectiveBias #BarNutrition  Life is hard. Whether you have a daily routine or something new everyday, I would bet you’re busy. It seems every year I just get more and more busy, and although I love… 

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National Chocolate with Almonds Day | Chocolate Recipes Recap

It’s my blog and I’ll whine if I want to, whine if I want to, whine if I want toooo! You would whine too if this happened to youuuu. (end scene) You see, the thing is that I’ve lost an interest. I’ve lost an interest in making chocolate…with almonds…again. And given that I’m now 11… 

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National Strawberry Sundae Day | Strawberry Fruit Loops Sundae

National Strawberry Sundae Day | Strawberry Fruit Loops Sundae

It’s really quite simple. Stawberry ice cream + your favorite cereal = always a good treat. I happen to love Fruit Loops, even plain for a snack, and they just so happened to be on sale the other day. Fruit Loops was a clear winner for my strawberry sundae topping and mixture. I was inspired… 

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Ginger Basil Lemonade Beverage with Kool-Aid Fruit Juice

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. #KoolOff If you’ve been following along on my blog, you know that my air conditioning is broken. It has been for over a week and cooking at… 

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