Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

These biscuits are not the traditional fluffy side dish, but rather a thinner and extraordinarily delicious side that will round out any meal.IMG_8820

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Buffalo Cauliflower Nuggets

I love cauliflower, I like it raw, baked, mashed you name it I love it. When I heard about buffalo cauliflower I couldn’t contain my excitement! All the flavor of chicken nuggets but WAY better for you!IMG_8803 Read the rest of this entry »

Christmas Tree Veggie Platter

I have yet to find a crowd that doesn’t love a veggie platter. It’s pretty much a no-brainer when trying to figure out something that you can take with you to a get together that everyone will eat. Since Christmas is fast approaching this is a fun way to add some festive flair to your table!


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Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

I found a bag of gourmet fingerling potatoes on clearance at the grocery store for $0.75 and couldn’t pass them up. The only issue was I had never made them before. After a little messing around and lots of Googling I think I found my go-to recipe for the future!


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Easy Snowman Cheese Ball

It doesn’t get much simpler or cuter than this little crowd pleasing snowman. He was a big hit at my Pampered Chef party this weekend, and is a fantastic side dish for serving to any crowd!

Cheesy Chicken and Bacon Casserole And GIVEAWAY! *Sponsored by Hamilton Beach*


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I am a lover of slow cooking. I haven’t been quiet about this, and most of my friends come to me when they get their first slow cooker for some ideas about what exactly to do with their new toy!

When Hamilton Beach contacted me to see if I would be interested in trying out their Set & Forget® 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker With Spoon/Lid. I pretty much jumped out of my skin with excitement. I could not reply fast enough that I would LOVE to take this fancy (but easy to use!) slow cooker and share a recipe with my readers that they would love. Better yet, Hamilton Beach has provided me with the opportunity give one of my readers their own slow cooker!!!



I have used this beast (man can this thing cook!) several times, but I’m going to share my favorite recipe I’ve made in it so far.


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Review – Puppy Scoops Ice Cream Mix

BethLuckyIceCreamAbout a year ago Lucky and I fell in love with Puppy Cake. A few weeks ago I received an email from Kelly, the owner and founder of the company. I have to say, I love her passion for her company and products, YAY small business!!!

Anywho, Kelly was excited to share with us that the Puppy  Cake Company has an ice cold new product, Puppy Scoops. I was VERY excited to let Lucky try this new product as I was so impressed with the quality products that Puppy Cake sent us last time! Neither Lucky or I were disappointed when we got the newest addition to the Puppy Cake line!


Puppy Scoops is an ice cream mix that comes to you in the most adorable little pint container. This container, and a butter knife, and some hot tap water is all you need to mix up a yummy treat for your pup.

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Bacon Squash Cheesy Bake

Yep, bacon and squash. You will be shocked at how well they go together, I sure was! This delicious rich bake is lower in calories because most of the richness comes from the butternut squash instead of from heavy cheeses!


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Slow Cooker Bacon, Apple and BBQ Chicken

This month’s Blogger Recipe Challenge theme of bacon had been trying to figure out how I could put my slow cooker to use for a hot meal when I got home, that included the world’s most famous breakfast food.

This chicken recipe comes together in a snap, and it makes your house smell AMAZING as the bacon, apples and BBQ sauce all cook and simmer together.


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Bacon Waffles

We love our waffle maker. I mean, come on, it’s shaped like Mickey Mouse and cooks in a flash, who wouldn’t love that?! I am always looking for fun ways to use it, and with this month’s Blogger Recipe Challenge theme being bacon, bacon waffles were in order!



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