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3 Ingredient Korean Melon Bars {Melona Ice Cream Bar}

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As with most of my childhood memories the fondest ones I have revolve around food.  Melona bars were the summer highlight, a constant staple and cool and delicious treat I enjoyed every summer I visited Korea.  They were a dazzling combination of thick and creamy paired with bright and sweet, tasting of the most refreshing, […]

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Korean LA Rice Cakes 찹쌀떡

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Growing up, I would have these squidgy little rice cakes on-the-go for breakfast.  A Korean hybrid granola bar, if you will.  Inside these chewy baked rice cakes, my mother would pack in a traditional mix of adzuki beans, chestnuts or raisins and as a child, I was happy to enjoy them as they were delightfully […]

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Bacon Jerky

Bacon Jerky

J is the biggest bacon lover I’ve ever met.  I thought I was a fan of bacon until I met him.  When we first started dating, we swapped silly stories and his was about that time he consumed a pound of bacon every day for a week.  Can you imagine my dramatic jaw drop?  In […]

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Chocolate Easter Eggs

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These cute edible chocolate eggs are the perfect vessel to hide your Easter treats in plus, they only require balloons and candy.  I mean, how fun is that?         5.0 from 4 reviews Chocolate Easter Eggs   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   […]

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Homemade Soda From Scratch

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Soda isn’t typically something I have on a regular basis.  It’s something I enjoy as a treat.  To further elevate this indulgence, I like to take it a step further and customize my drink by making my own.  Homemade soda is a fun little project, especially if you have children.  It’s simple and delicious, with […]

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Dark Chocolate Almond Florentines – Lacey Cookies

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If you’ve never had a lace cookie {or Florentines} you’re in for a real treat.  They’re paper thin and light as air, melting in your mouth at first bite, possessing soft toffee-like flavors.  Its classic pairings are with citrus and chocolate, but you can certainly veer off a bit and include a variety of nuts, […]

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Homemade Soap From Scratch

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Homemade soap making doesn’t have to be complicated.  Several years ago, when I first began venturing into the world of soap-making, I was {admittedly} pretty overwhelmed but after a couple batches, I found that it wasn’t so difficult after all.  This is my recipe for simple, 3 ingredient cold process soap. Today, I’ve whittled it […]

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Healthy Breakfast Cookies

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  Why not have cookies for breakfast?  I know for me, the thought of enjoying dessert first thing in the morning has always motivated me to get out of the bed without hitting the snooze button for the millionth time.  These breakfast cookies are soft, chewy, and gently sweet, filled with some of my favorite […]

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Easy Microwave Mac and Cheese

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The fact that I don’t have a walk-in closet is the norm for me-that, and the fact that even if I did, I wouldn’t care to fill it.  Likewise, I realize that not having a full kitchen might be the norm for others-that, and the fact that even if they had one, they wouldn’t use […]

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Homemade Pizza From Scratch

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I feel like pizza can save most problems.  Sound crazy?  Perhaps.  However, I speak from experience.  Whether I’m feeling happy or sad, I almost always want pizza.  It highlights celebrations, makes a simple Friday in feel more special, or lifts me out of a blue mood with each cheesy bite so for me, it’s a […]

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