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Sweet Heart Dessert Ideas That Don't Include Chocolate and Still Make a Statement on the Table

Sweet Heart Dessert Ideas That Don't Include Chocolate and Still Make a Statement on the Table Valentine's Day is filled with all kinds of sweet treats, and chocolate seems to dominate dessert tables more than anything. But what if chocolates are the way to your heart? I've rounded up a few Sweetheart Dessert Ideas That Don't Include Chocolate and Still Make A Statement on the Table. Brioche Bread Pudding If you're looking for something sweet and flavorful, this brioche bread pudding is a perfect addition to the dessert table. Try making it in heart shaped ramekins. Get the recipe Raspberry Mascarpone Cupcakes This recipe is for a chocolate cupcake, but the mascarpone is in the frosting, which means that  it can...

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Itty Bitty Heart Shaped Cake Recipe That's Easy Enough to Make You Skip The Bakery

With Valentine's Day sneaking up on us, it's time to start thinking about desserts to make the dessert table sing.   Whether celebrating Galentine's Day, Valentine's Day, or both days, I've always believed that desserts make a table sing. Last year I wanted to add some little cakes to the table, but I opted to do chocolate pecan turtles instead. So this year I'm excited to add some heart shaped mini cakes to the table because they just seem to add a touch of cuteness in their own unique way. These little guys are cute, tasty, and super easy to make. To make these I used my own hand crafted cake mix. Any store bought cake mix or 1234 cake recipe would work for...

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10 Legit Reasons to Reconsider Not Keeping an Old School Planner by Your Side

New years mean new ideas, goals and, yes, planning. I'm not a resolution making kinda gal, but I certainly am down with setting goals and tracking where I'm going with them. In a previous post I wrote just before we rolled into 2022, I talked a little about focusing in this new year. In this post, it's straight about going old school. Why? Well, because there's a lot to be learned from old school things. Let's face it. Whether it's something we don't like or something we love and bring back, there's always something that can be taken from the old school of thought. Before Siri, Alexa, and Hey Google, you had the good old fashioned pen to paper planner. But why waste your...

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Winter Floral Ideas to Chase Away the Dreary and Usher in the Cheery

While winter is known for its shorter days, dreary skies, naked trees, and chilly frosts, the inside of our homes don’t have to be bleak and cold. Flower arrangements are an easy way to welcome in vibrancy while chasing away the gloom of winter inside. If you’re looking for some quick and beautiful ways to use flowers to bring a little cheer to your home, I’ve come up with 9 Winter Floral Ideas to Chase Away the Dreary and Usher in the Cheery. 9 Winter Floral Arrangement Ideas I love how the orange ranunculus pop in this beautiful arrangement from Midwest Living. The earthy tones and greenery add a bit of balance and the vintage tin pulls out those yellows. While this arrangement is...

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Hot Cocoa Mix to Kick Back the Chill and Swiss Miss at the Same Time

The weather has started to take a turn for the chill, and that means there's no better time to ramp up the hot cocoa to warm up. My husband likes to make sure the kids have plenty of cocoa for the winter and will be the first to run to grab something in powdered form in a package. Now while I'm not exactly knocking Ms. Miss, I one of those who likes to figure out how do make a good DIY out of food. So that's exactly what I did. Alongside my favorite peppermint mocha that rivals Starbucks, I have a stash of recipes I like to use to amp up my kids' hot cocoa. I think I secretly hope that...

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