Great American Barbecue

Hey yall!  Welcome to the Great American Barbecue!  I have teamed up with some super talented bloggers and we are throwing a virtual barbecue!  We all made a dish that we would bring and shared it on our blogs.  [All the good food is below!]  Then we decided to have a fun giveaway in honor… 

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Banana pudding ice cream

Banana Pudding Ice Cream

A fun twist on a classic, this banana pudding ice cream is super creamy and full of flavor! I’m pretty sure there is something in the male genetics that prevents them from listening.  I know this because in the past week or so my husband, son, and father have all proved said theory correct.  I… 

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Pineaple coconut breakfast smoothie

Pineapple Coconut Breakfast Smoothie

Super quick to toss together, this pineapple coconut breakfast smoothie is healthy, delicious and only 2 ingredients.  I’ve gained a little weight.  [Why is that so hard to say?!]  I had lost almost 30 pounds in 2 months before I found out I had Crohns.  People kept telling me how great I looked and I… 

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Best kitchen tips - from readers just like YOU!

Best Kitchen Tips

One of the best things about blogging is getting to learn new things.  Sometimes I learn by trial and error or by researching.  Or sometimes I learn from my readers.  I asked my Facebook and Twitter fans to share their best kitchen tips.  And just like that – I learned at ton of new things! … 

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Life of the Party No. 48

Hey yall!  Welcome to another Life of the Party link up – the day that you get to take over our blogs with your awesome-ness!  Woohoo!  Im running waaaay behind so lets just get the party started, shall we?  Here we go! An InLinkz Link-up

Quinoa berry salad!  So full of flavor!

Quinoa Berry Salad

This light salad is full of flavor and surprisingly filling thanks to the protein packed quinoa.  I know, I know. I don’t even like quinoa. I’ve complained about it before. But you know what?   I had a craving for it.  After chipotle quinoa skillet I wanted more. I even bought some in bulk. [Who… 

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Avocado Buttermilk Dressing - so creamy!  Whip up a batch in under 5 minutes.

Avocado Buttermilk Dressing

Thank you to Harvest Snaps for sponsoring today’s post. Super creamy and full of flavor, this avocado buttermilk dressing is perfect on a salad!  Or just for dipping on a lazy Sunday.  Weekends are my favorite.  Saturday we go to the farmer’s market in the morning.  The kids love to go and beg to bring… 

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$400 Back to School Giveaway

Squeal!  I’m so excited to be sharing this awesome $400 CASH back to school giveaway with yall!  A few of my favorite bloggy friends and I have gotten together for this giveaway.  So if you’re looking for some red hot cash, or some new blogs to read, we’ve got you covered!  Enter below and be… 

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Smores beer bread

Smores Beer Bread

I think I’ve mentioned before how versatile beer bread is, right?  I mean I’ve done a basic beer bread, then I tossed some basil in it and one day I got totally crazy and made butterscotch pecan beer bread.  Drooool.  Well now its summer which means smores!  In everything!  Including beer bread!  Yes, smores beer… 

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Life of the Party No. 47

Hey yall!  Welcome to another Life of the Party link up.  The time were you get to take over our blogs with your amazing work!  Thank you for joining us each week and sharing what you’ve been up to!  We love going through and pinning/tweeting/commenting on your posts!     Its almost Friday.. so let’s… 

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Espresso cookie smores!  Coffee + smores = perfection!

Espresso Cookie Smores

No, I don’t have a problem with coffee.  I can stop at any time.  I mean, right after these espresso cookie smores.  And I totally blame my coffee problem on my children.  I barely drank coffee before I had kids.  Now?  Its the nectar of life.  It gets me going.  Its also amazing in cookies… 

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