Happy Valentines Day!

  Happy Valentines Day everyone!  I made these adorable heart shaped cake pops for Derek today.  He loved it!  I can’t even tell you how good cake pops are.  They are addicting.  Everyone one can’t get enough of them.  Even though I love them so much they are a lot of work so I will… 

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Happy Birthday Derek!

  Today is my husband Derek’s birthday!  I think I’m more excited than him but he is excited too. I asked him what he wanted for his birthday cake and he asked for cake balls. He likes sweets but doesn’t like more then a few bites before he is done.  He loves football, as do… 

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Kati’s Chip Dip

My sister-in-law Kati is known for this dip.  It’s always requested for parties.  A month ago I watched her make it and took mental notes on the recipe since she didn’t have one. I didn’t realize how easy it was. I made it last week for a little BYU basketball party with my parents. It’s… 

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Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream- The best homemade chocolate cupcakes with the smoothest, creamiest vanilla bean buttercream frosting.   These cupcakes have a nice deep dark chocolateness to them that is just delicious! This is my go-to recipe when I am making cupcakes from scratch. They are sure to impress. The vanilla buttercream frosting… 

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Baked Ziti

  We are staying with my in-laws for a short time until we find a house.  I certainly miss having my own place but it is fun to have a lot of people around.  My little boy Levi loves it here. He loves having a bigger place to roam around in and he loves the… 

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My Breakfast Man

As you know I love to cook!  But I’m not usually in the mood for cooking in the mornings and that’s why I have the perfect husband!  My husband loves breakfast, especially eggs, and he is very good at cooking anything breakfast. Yesterday he made the best omelets ever.  I wish I had taken a… 

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Chunky Twix Cookies

My sister-in-law’s birthday is this Saturday and she loves Twix candy bars so I surprised her with these incredible cookies last night.   I wasn’t quite sure how cookies would taste with Twix’s in them but oh boy! It was so good!  It adds a crunch to it, along with oozing caramel and of course chocolate!… 

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Chicken Stir Fry

This past week my father-in-law taught me how to make his famous Chicken Stir Fry.  It’s a family favorite.  He made up the recipe so I watched him make it and took notes.  I’m glad now I have this recipe written down so I can make it whenever.  He usually makes it in the summer… 

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