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National Cherry Popover Day | Cherry Popovers

It’s National Cherry Popover Day, but I have pictures here of blueberry popovers. Confusing? Yeah, I know. The thing is, I made cherry popovers for this food holiday months ago when I hosted a bunch for my mom and my in-laws when I also made a frittata, fruit bowl, and more. I then took a… 

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National Trail Mix Day | Trail Mix

National Trail Mix Day | Trail Mix

Trail mix is the ultimate snack – at work, at home, for when you’re sneaking food into the movies… National Trail Mix Day took the guesswork out of today’s food holiday, for which I am thankful because while it’s a Wednesday afternoon during my lunch break at work as I write this, I’ll be relaxing… 

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Recipe: Summer Sangria

As I type this, I’m on the way down to Miami with a large tumbler of this sangria in hand. You may be wondering how I am on the way to Miami, and the answer to that is… the MEGABUS. Yes, such a thing exists. It’s a double decker charter bus that’s surprisingly convenient and… 

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National Chop Suey Day | Spicy Chop Suey

National Chop Suey Day | Spicy Chop Suey

I’m doing a little dance as you’re reading this. Because it’s Friday and Fridays are always wonderful, more so when South Beach is involved. I’m staying right on the beach in The Palms hotel. I’m excited to see what’s around the hotel. Are we in the art district? Are we around the restaurants we will… 

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National Lemon Juice Day | Breaded Chicken with Lemon Butter Sauce

National Lemon Juice Day | Breaded Chicken with Lemon Butter Sauce

Any professional chef, and even some home cooks, usually balk at the idea of a chicken breast dish. Not me. Yes, I also agree that it’s the less thrilling part of the chicken, quick to dry out and the least flavorful, but you really can amp up chicken breasts into something you love. And that’s… 

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Jell-O Ambrosia Salad for your Tailgating Party

Jell-O Ambrosia Salad for your Tailgating Party

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TeamJellO The thing about football is that everyone has their allegiances. Everyone has a favorite team, and proudly wears those colors and attends the same, screaming in exhilaration when their team scores. Well, everyone it seems, except for me…. 

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Brinner Recipes to Brighten your Evening

I’m totally doing this post for Foodie.com, but I also totally love breakfast for dinner and all opinions are my own. Brinner: Breakfast + Dinner. Brinner: The best kind of dinner there is. Yes, folks, I’m a brinner fanatic. It didn’t always used to be that way, but ever had a BLT with fried egg?… 

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National Cherry Turnover Day | Cherry Turnovers

National Cherry Turnover Day | Cherry Turnovers

Well hell there, Thursday. I never thought I’d see you. I don’t know about you all, but this whole week has absolutely crawled by. I think it’s because everyone is ready for the extended weekend, and I’m excited for Miami. Yep, today is my Friday so I can imagine how slow this day will go… 

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National Pots de Creme Day | Raspberry Pots de Creme

National Pots de Creme Day | Raspberry Pots de Creme

Oh how I love Wednesdays, especially this week, because I’ll be in MIAMI starting on Friday. For as long as I’ve lived in Tampa, which is all of my almost 30 years on this earth, I’ve never done more in Miami than just drive through it. Never stopped at a beach, never did some fabulous… 

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Sun, Fun, & Relaxation at the Don CeSar Hotel: Our First Anniversary Weekend

Can you still be considered newlyweds when you’ve been married for over a year? It’s a question I’ve actually wondered myself, and been asked by others. Well, nothing much has changed around these parts. We’re still as awesome as we ever were, but marriage is just different…in a good way. And it just keeps getting… 

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National Whiskey Sour Day | Maker's Mark Sour

National Whiskey Sour Day | Maker’s Mark Sour

Happy Monday! It’s both appropriate and inappropriate to have National Whiskey Sour Day on a Monday, when the weekend is over and you’re back at work. But let’s go with it, right?! Pucker up, folks! Fun fact: There was a time when I drank bourbon whiskey straight. Now, I’m more into the cocktails with the… 

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