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Double Chip Chocolate Muffins

Double Chip Chocolate Muffins | Decadent chocolate muffins packed with a mixture of chocolate and peanut butter chips 

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Last Thursday was my last day at my job. No, I’m not going on maternity leave early (although, man I am certainly ready for this baby to GET THE HELL OUT OF ME). I’m actually starting over somewhere new.  Continue reading


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Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies | Soft and chewy red velvet cookies sprinkled with white chocolate morsels

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Hello all! How was everyone’s Thanksgiving? Mine was busy and filling and just all-around wonderful. Peter and I spent the holiday with his family, like we usually do. His mother is a fabulous cook, and I look forward to her mashed sweet potatoes (that I only recently learned I liked!), homemade rolls, and to-die-for stuffing all year long. I ate far more than my poor belly could handle and was darn near miserable because of how stuffed I was after dinner, but isn’t that the whole point of Thanksgiving dinner in the first place? Continue reading


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Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake

Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake | Layers of traditional, chocolate, and caramel cheesecake on an Oreo cookie crust and topped with drizzled caramel, chocolate chips, and chopped pecans.

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If you can believe it, I’ve never actually made a cheesecake before. Like, ever. I don’t know why exactly. Probably because I’m not a huge cheesecake person to begin with. Don’t get me wrong; I won’t turn a piece down. But given the choice between cheesecake and pretty much any other dessert, I’m probably going to eat the other dessert. Continue reading