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Dessert

Ina’s Lemon Yogurt Bread

I’m back! Why? Take your pick: (A) The internet really needs one more food blog (B) I’m going out less and cooking more often now that we have a baby (!) (C) I need a creative outlet other than writing about software and thrilling tech topics (D) I just like…

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Sprinkle’s Strawberry Cupcakes

Hello, cupcake genius Candace. Thanks for sharing the best cupcake recipe ever with the rest of us wannabes! Have you tried Sprinkles cupcakes? We love them! They have a location in Scottsdale, so sometimes when I’m home we’ll go get a variety of flavors and cut them up to sample bites…

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Healthier black bean brownies

Let’s get the elephant out of the room and acknowledge these two facts up front: These brownies have black beans in them. You make them in a blender. Seriously? I was so intrigued by this recipe that I had to give it a try… and these black bean brownies ended up to…

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Banana bourbon cupcakes

If Joy the Baker tells me to bake something, I usually do it. Someday, I hope to have a cookbook library. But for now, I just have a small selection of my favorite cookbooks on an Ikea bookshelf in the living room (which is basically also the kitchen #citylife). And, Joy the…

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Gingerbread white chocolate chip biscotti

Let’s hold on to the holiday season a little bit longer and make this delicious biscotti to dunk in our morning coffee. We still have one more December day to savor! And really, it’s too cold to go outside in Colorado right now anyway. (I was freezing when it was 50 in Arizona…I’d keep…

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Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookies

Have you ever thought “I wish I could eat a sugar cookie AND a cinnamon roll at the same time?” Me either. So, these are the answer to the dreams we didn’t even know we had 😉 These cinnamon roll sugar cookies are insane. Seriously, they’re the perfect holiday treat…

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National Cupcake Day

Happy National Cupcake Day! We just can’t let this holiday pass without recognition around here 😉 Cupcakes have always been a favorite; arguably the best mini dessert. We’re even thinking we’ll have a “cake” made out of cupcakes at our wedding, so clearly, I’m serious about this. Just in time for…

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Catching up + Pumpkin Gingerbread

Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving…and two weeks after? I wasn’t intending to take this long of a break from blogging, but sometimes, life happens! Like, your laptop dies forever and you get sick (it’s not healthy to live in temperatures below 30… just saying). Oh yeah, and you fly to…

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S’mores Cookie Dough Bars

Happy Tuesday! This past weekend I was in Phoenix for wedding planning and dress shopping. A recap post will be up later this week! So for now, let’s focus on these beauties: a s’mores and cookie dough mash up. Let’s face it: I don’t usually have the patience to take step-by-step…

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Friendsgiving + Mini pumpkin chocolate chip bundt cakes

This past weekend, we had our third annual Friendsgiving. It was actually on Nov. 1, so we kicked off the month of thankfulness in the perfect way! It was definitely earlier than usual, but this month can get so busy, and we wanted to make sure it happened. The girls below are some…

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