Posts filed under: celebrate

  • easy easter bunny cupcakes

Chocolate Coconut Easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes {+ Video!}

These delicious, easy Easter Bunny Cupcakes are made with a decadent chocolate cake and creamy coconut buttercream. This post is sponsored by Pillsbury, but all opinions (as always) are all my own. #EasterWithPillsbury *Video Below!* I think bunnies are the cutest, sweetest, most darling creatures to grace this planet. (Well, next to my corgi Cocoa,......
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Chardonnay Al Fresco with Cucumber and Lime

Refreshing Chardonnay Al Fresco is the perfect party drink—fresh and light, this cocktail is crafted with fresh lime and cucumber. What do you like to sip on game day? The boys generally gravitate towards beer or something bottled, but lately I’ve been trying to ‘elevate’ our sports viewing parties a bit. Recently I’ve been in......
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Cheese Pupusas and Thoughts on Time + Love

Authentic cheese pupusas with pickled curtido (cabbage) are cheesy, savory, and absolutely delicious. This Salvadoran dish is made with love and surprisingly simple to make. This post is done in collaboration with JORD Wood Watches, but (as always) all opinions are my own. There’s nothing quite like making something with your hands. A new project, a......
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  • Jersey Diner-Style Disco Fries with Mozzarella and Gravy.

Jersey Diner-Style Disco Fries

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of McCain Foods. The opinions and text are all mine. #JoyintheKitchen. These Disco Fries are a New Jersey diner classic. Crunchy crinkle-cut fries get bathed in an easy homemade gravy and gooey mozzarella cheese. What’s one food that instantly reminds you of home? For me,......
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Italian Cannoli Cake with Rum and Chocolate Ganache

Italian Cannoli Cake is composed of layers of rum-soaked vanilla buttermilk cake, creamy ricotta and mascarpone cannoli filling, rich chocolate ganache, and a cinnamon and citrus kissed buttercream. As an Italian growing up in New Jersey, cannolis had a quintessential role in my life. They were a prominent part of any dessert table or special occasion, happily......
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  • healthy valentine's day recipes

32 Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes (from Breakfast to Dessert!)

Celebrate with 32 delicious and healthy Valentine’s Day recipes sure to impress, from breakfast to dessert and everything in-between! Oh, Valentine’s Day. Even if you don’t have a Valentine, it’s a wonderful day to spend time with those you love and appreciate, whether that’s a friend, family, or even your pet. And what better way......
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  • hot cocoa cupcakes

Hot Cocoa Cupcakes with Marshmallow Buttercream

These Hot Cocoa Cupcakes taste like a cozy cup of hot chocolate, in cake form. Moist chocolate cupcakes are topped with a winter-spiced chocolate ganache and fluffy marshmallow buttercream. Christmas is 3 days away. Three. That is unbelievable to me. I feel like it just came far too quickly. This is most likely because the......
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  • healthy brunch recipes

Restart Brunch: Healthy Brunch Recipes with Emergen-C

This Healthy Brunch Recipes post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #EmergenCRecipes I love the holidays. The festivities, the snow, the decorations, and the food. Oh, the food. But the food around the holidays is typically not the healthiest. It’s usually heavy, cheesy, carb-loaded, rich, and—who are......
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Date Night Ideas for Busy Couples

This Date Night Ideas for Busy Couples post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Centrum® MultiGummies®. All opinions are mine alone. #CentrumFunFlavors #CollectiveBias It feels like my husband and I have never been busier than we are this month. He’s starting an entirely new career, taking software development classes, and working overtime. I’m......
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Vanilla Spice Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies

These Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies are actually adorable and a fun, unique addition to your holiday festivities! Made with a buttery vanilla and anise-infused spiced cookie dough. How fun are ugly Christmas sweaters? I love them all—from the feline-furnished ‘Meowy Christmas’ ones to the 3D and light-up varieties. I never thought of making them into......
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