Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowls

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowls

Happy New Year, everyone! As we kick off another beginning, I thought I’d share with you how we ended last year in style. My wife and I are back on the health train, starting 2018 fresh with a new outlook on eating right and exercising. But we made sure to splurge as we said goodbye to 2017. Allie’s always making the most amazing looking (and tasting!) desserts. I don’t know if she’ll ever top my …

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Make Your Own Baby Groot Cupcakes and Celebrate Guardians of the Galaxy

Baby Groot Cupcakes

Marvel Studios can say so very much with so few words. Why, just three little words in fact can move even the stiffest of hearts. No, I’m not talking about, “I love you.” I’m referring to the tree-like alien Groot, who’s famous for his extremely limited vocabulary that consists almost entirely of, “I am Groot.” We just saw Guardians of the Galaxy 2 this weekend to celebrate my son’s 14th birthday and the movie was …

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Kale Potato Soup Pairs Perfectly with Monterey Chicken


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalancedNewYear #CollectiveBias January’s over and with it probably go the resolutions of many people looking to make changes in 2016. Not me, though! So far, I’ve still been keeping to my goal of a healthier, more balanced lifestyle. Sure, like a lot of people I’m looking to lose weight and get more active. But instead of dieting, I’m looking …

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Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Chicken Recipe


Excuse me while I get a mop. Yeah, that’s to clean off the drool-filled keyboard from this recipe. See, I was tasked with creating my own recipe using anything I wanted, as long as it was one of Hidden Valley’s newest Ranch flavors. Jason loves Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing and dips his carrots in it all the time. So we’ve always got a huge bottle of the “white gold” in our refrigerator. For a …

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I Cooked Up Some Pepperoni and Cheese One-Pot Pasta


“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Barilla®, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #OnePotPasta http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Believe it or not, I can’t cook rice. To be more specific, I’m no longer allowed to make rice. Yeah, I’ve tried cooking rice (and other food too, beyond boiled water) in the past and for the most part, it’s ended in disaster. Thankfully, I’ve never burned the house …

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