So I have a little confession to make: I hate grocery shopping. I hate the list-making and the meal-planning and the fridge-cleaning-outing and the actual act of grocery shopping and the money-spending (it all feels so futile when my kids would happily subsist on Ramen noodles and Dum Dums) and the loading and the unloading,…

Blueberry Salsa
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SO many of you have requested we bring back this wand sale so we’re hooking you up today with TWO great offers from NuMe, our favorite source for professional quality beauty tools.  They’re having a Black Friday in July Sale!  We’ll cut right to the chase!   This deal is good for ANY wand, like…

Black Friday in July- NUME Curling Wand Sale!
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I can’t even believe I’m saying this, but I’m already getting ready to send my kids back to school. We’re in this weird place–it’s still July, it’s 5 million degrees outside, we’re still technically in the middle of summer, but my kids have been out of school for 2 1/2 months. Swimming lessons have ended,…

Sweet Chili Pineapple Chicken Skewers
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Guys!  Thank you so much for all of your support and excitement about our new Ultimate Grill Guide!  It’s been a blast seeing so many of you already loving it, using it and tagging us in your photos. We’ll be celebrating all week long on Instagram with some giveaways, so make sure to follow us…

Garlic-Rosemary Tri-Tip Roast
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Today is the day!!  If you’re reading today’s post via email, make sure to click over to the site today!  We’ll cut right to the chase here and tell you what’s going down! (Insert confetti cannons, here.) First of all, we are very excited to be starting a regular (and very awesome) weekly newsletter.  Some of…

New Book: Ultimate Grill Guide + Party Pack Bonus!
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Sara and I have a long-standing love affair with Rice Krispie Treats. In fact, we’ve recently devoted an entire section of our blog to them.  Part of it is that I love them and part of it, I think, is that they were the very first thing I ever learned how to cook and there…

S'mores Rice Krispie Treats
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Do you guys remember when people wrote recipes by hand?  On recipe cards?  With the explosion of the internet, and most notably, food blogs, those hand-written cards are almost a thing of the past.  I have such vivid memories of my Mom writing down her recipes on cute little cards to exchange with friends, and…

Glazed Lemon Cake & Family Ties
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First of all- nothing to do with today’s recipe, but you know how we are always raving about our Instant Pots??  I just noticed that it’s one of Amazon’s Deals of the Day for Prime Day today, and this is THE lowest price we’ve ever seen  Here’s the link if you want to grab one…

Grilled Dr. Pepper Pork Tenderloin
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Soooo….as you can see, this is not the big awesome exciting e-book we promised today!  We ran into a technical glitch in the eleventh hour (isn’t that always how it goes??) and since we want to make absolutely certain that you can all get the book and everything runs smoothly, we decided to work out…

Peanut Butter Cup Rice Krispie Treats
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If you saw Sara’s post on Friday, you saw some of our adventures in Philadelphia a couple of weeks ago. We had such an amazing time; I’d never been to Philly before (not in any meaningful way, anyway…that terrible layover in June doesn’t count.) It was full of incredible food, amazing history, friendly people, and was super easy…

Ultimate Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
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Happy Independence Day!  If you’re looking for Red, White, and Blue, check out our Independence Day Archives for tons of festive recipes!  Find it by clicking, Here! If you follow us on Instagram, you know that we’ve been immersed in American History this month.  You also would have noticed a lot of talk about chocolate,…

Historic Philadelphia with American Heritage Chocolate
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One of my favorite desserts in all the world is Texas Sheet Cake. Quick and easy, rich and decadent, and even though it’s not really what comes to mind when you think of summer desserts, for me, Texas Sheet Cake is just as much a part of summer as watermelon and Popsicles and burgers. But recently,…

White Texas Sheet Cake (Red, White, & Blue Edition)
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