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8 amazing sweet breakfast bakes

8 amazing sweet breakfast bakes
Every once in a while, we like to say goodbye to our traditional eggs and toast and turn the tables by serving up something sweet for breakfast. These delightful dishes will start your day off on the right foot and are the perfect accompaniment to your cup of joe, juice, or tea. Which of these morning meal treats will be your favorite?   Kids and adults alike will enjoy each and every bite of .

lots of lollipops to love

lots of lollipops to love
Food on stick is just more fun–so this week we bring you a collection of lollipop recipes that will surely satisfy any sugary craving. These little indulgences are terrific treat to hand out on Valentine’s Day (or any day as far as we are concerned!) Even if you’re not a whiz in the kitchen, these confections are a cinch to prepare…   You can make a lot of these Rainbow Lollipops in no time .

makeover mealtime with mouthwatering meatballs

makeover mealtime with mouthwatering meatballs
Don’t get stuck in the dinnertime rut…it’s time to mix up your weekly menu.  We know–it’s very easy to fall into the routine of the same old choices, so we’d like to suggest a few yummy meatball dishes that we stumbled upon. Whether you prefer savory, sweet, or spicy–these choice meatball recipes are full of flavor and rank right up there as one of our favorite comfort foods. Serve Kellie’s Swedish Meatballs over hot .

sweet heart pies

sweet heart pies
I love when we get invited over for dinner to a friend’s home because it gives me an excuse to bring a pretty sweet treat for dessert.  Since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, I decided on these these sweet heart cherry pies. These came together really quickly because I bought ready made pie crust and canned cherry filling, however I’m sure they would be even more wonderful if you made the filling and crust .

toast in the new year with a champagne cocktail

toast in the new year with a champagne cocktail
Make your New Year’s Eve a real celebration this year by serving a champagne cocktail–all the bubbly, effervescent fun of champagne with an added shot of flavor. We found recipes that range from sweet and fruity to exotic and tropical. Keep reading to find your favorite! Whimsical, easy, and elegant…the perfect way to describe this Cotton Candy Cocktail. When you dunk the cotton candy into champagne, it melts to add a little sweetness and .

chocolate mint truffles

chocolate mint truffles
I first made truffles for our catching fireflies’ birthday party this past spring. It was then I realized that these get a lot of bang for their buck.  These pretties don’t take much time to make and the ingredients are simple but when they are presented to someone as a gift or a special treat they look quite impressive. I tripled the original recipe because I made these with a couple of the girls from my high school group .

7 crowd pleasing pretzel treats

7 crowd pleasing pretzel treats
Pretzels are great enjoyed straight from the bag, but if you’re ready to get a little adventurous–we’ve strolled the internet and come up with a collection of recipes that incorporate this classic salty snack. Whether they’re paired with nuts, chocolate, or peanut butter… their delicious crunch can’t be mistaken for anything else. The next time an event calls for a dessert or snack, one of these great recipes may be just what you’ve been .

7 breakfast recipes for the crockpot

7 breakfast recipes for the crockpot
As we close in on the holiday season, I’m always on the lookout for easy recipes that: 1) serve a crowd, 2) don’t require a lot of prep work and 3) are warm and satisfying. So…what do I reach for?–one of the most useful appliances in the kitchen, my crockpot. Here are a few choice breakfast recipes to serve your family and houseguests that are basically “fix it and forget it”. Chelsea’s Slow Cooker .

lots of leftovers? try a turkey soup

lots of leftovers? try a turkey soup
Thanksgiving is next week and after the big meal is finished, football games are watched, and naps are taken–that can mean only one thing: leftovers. I have to admit I prefer the leftovers over the first go round…and while sandwiches are great, we thought we’d offer up a little more variety for you this year. These great turkey soup recipes will warm you (heart and soul)!   Julie and Debbie’s Creamy Sausage, Turkey, and .

bring on the bacon!

bring on the bacon!
The temps are falling and appetites are on the rise. Bacon’s always a crowd pleaser, and many of you will be hosting friends and family throughout the next few months.   What better time to renew your recipe files with a few tempting tummy pleasers? We bet you’ll have a tough time choosing your favorite bacon appetizer… Easy, but incredibly delicious–Tina’s Bacon Cream Cheese Roll-Ups come together using just THREE ingredients. They’re a tasty .