Salted Chocolate Covered Candied Citrus Slices

A while back I posted a tutorial for Candied Lemon Slices, which adorned this amazing (and easy) Lemon Cream Pie.   With that same basic method, you can create other sweet delicacies.  I needed a fancy little treat for a wedding shower I hosted recently so I candied some lemon and orange slices (I don’t recommend the limes pictured- they turned out strange and bitter!) then dipped them in dark chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt.  They tasted amazing on their …

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Flashback Friday: Almond Toffee Tart

I’m starting a new thing around here. We’ve been blogging for 8 years now, and if you didn’t know, the blogging scene is much different now than it was then.  Back then, you didn’t start a blog to be a “blogger” and earning an income from it wasn’t even thought of.  Social media was practically non-existent and the only reason we started blogging was because it was fun and it turned out that people liked to see pictures of our …

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Roasted Sweet Potato Chicken Quinoa Salad

Congratulations, you’ve made it into the final homestretch of summer!  Sometimes that’s a sad feeling, as the long days of lounging by the pool and weekends at the lake come to an end, and sometimes it’s a glorious feeling of anticipation of structure and order once returning to your home as you lovingly kick the kiddos out the door for their first day of school.  This really has nothing to do with salad other than the fact that I keep finding …

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10 Easy Weekday Breakfasts

Today is that bittersweet day when my big kids go back to school and I can go to Target without a full-blown sit-down discussion about how we’re here for garbage bags and WE’RE NOT BUYING ANY TOYS TODAY GO CLEAN YOUR ROOM. Today I’m sharing 10 of our best, easiest breakfasts. Some of them you can make the day or night before and some of them come together in jut a few minutes, but all of them are definitely do-able …

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Online Back to School Shopping!

You guys may have noticed our schedule has been a little off this summer. I’ve discovered, especially as my kids get older, that it’s kind of hard to get into a good blogging groove (also: keep my house clean) during the summer months when all my kids are at home with me. All day. All the time. (Along with keeping my house clean, how am I supposed to take care of, and I mean that in the most Godfather-esque way …

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