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Strawberry Fudge Mini Milkshake Recipe

Strawberry Fudge Mini-Milkshake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias One thing I love in summer is all of the fresh, local fruits that are available in the Ann Arbor area. I love picking our own fruit and visiting various Farmers Markets to purchase fresh, local fruit. My whole family loves milkshakes so I […]

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Cooking Hack – Shredding Chicken in Kitchen-Aid

Mexican Shredded Chicken Before Shredding

Today I’m making my Mexican Shredded Chicken – both for dinner and to restock my freezer stash. I’ve shared the recipe before: I have always done the shredding by hand which is a time consuming process. However, I have read several recommendations to use a Kitchen-Aid mixer to shred the chicken. There are numerous pins on Pinterest about how to do this. I was skeptical, […]

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Star Wars Party: Princess Leia Pizza Roll Buns

Star Wars Princess Leia's Pizza Roll Buns

My daughter had a Star Wars Birthday party last year when she turned 8. We had her birthday party at home. In addition to Star Wars themed activities and cake, we wanted to theme her birthday lunch to Star Wars. When I think of Star Wars food perhaps the most iconic image is Princess Leia’s “cinnamon roll” hair buns. I definitely […]

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Prepare for MARVEL’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron with Avengers Snacks

Meijer Avengers Dinner Collage

Disclaimer: Meijer has sponsored this post by providing a box of treats and a gift card. When Meijer asked me to work on a promotion for the Avengers themed snacks, I knew it was a perfect fit. With MARVEL’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron opening in theaters on May 1, my family wanted to re-watch some of the previous films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. […]

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Holiday Baking Challenge: Nestle DelightFulls™ Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies #FoodNetworkOnX1

Nestle Toll House DelightFulls

Yesterday Comcast of Michigan invited me to join other Michigan bloggers for the premiere of the Holiday Baking Challenge on Food Network. While the show premiered at 9p, they invited us to arrive beginning at 7p for our own baking challenge and to have a chance to mingle, and learn about Comcast’s services. When I was deciding what cookie to make, my daughter […]

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