AKA: “Why yes, you may have that raise” cupcake jars, or “Oh my gosh I think I love you” cupcake jars, or “Yes of course we should agree to a ceasefire, in fact let’s do dinner tonight”  cupcake jars. You get my point, right?  I have no other words, these are amazing.  It’s like Christmas…

Peppermint Fudge Cupcake Jars {& striped frosting tutorial}
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Note: This recipe has been modified from when it was originally posted for greater user-friendliness, particularly in dissolving the sugar. First of all, I hope everyone who celebrates Thanksgiving had a wonderful holiday weekend! Aside from my little girl being sick, we had a great, laid-back week full of my husband being off work, shopping,…

Apple Cider Caramels
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I planned on posting today with pictures of Thanksgiving.  I pictured Kate’s home and mine filled with smiling faces and amazing food and picture perfect Pottery Barn styled tables, place cards and all.   Let us be the first to say that things don’t always go as planned!  Kate’s poor family was quarantined with strep throat,…

Gingerbread Rice Crispy Treats
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These cookies are special. I mean, all cookies are special, but these are special (like Rory Gilmore). We originally posted these 4 years ago and it was kind of funny to read through what was going on in my life at the time–it was our first Christmas in our new house…I was turning 30. It’s now…

Candy Cane Kiss Cookies
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Thanksgiving is almost here! Since we know you’ll probably be crafting your holiday menus in the next few days, we thought we’d share with you some of our favorite recipes for the Thanksgiving meal. { Appetizers } Fruit and veggie trays, chips and dip, and cheese and crackers are awesome, but if you want to…

Thanksgiving Menu Ideas
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If I was trapped in some horribly unrealistic nightmare and could only chose one and only one thing to eat off of the Thanksgiving table, I would undoubtedly choose the stuffing.  It’s been my favorite thing about thanksgiving since I was a kid.  I don’t even like pumpkin pie or (gasp!) turkey all that much! …

Artichoke Parmesan Sourdough Stuffing {Or "Dressing" actually!}
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We’re so excited to finally share details about our upcoming book!  It’s being printed as we speak and will be debuting in stores this February! You can pre-order the book right now and it will ship out hot off the press!   Here’s some details! – Published by Deseret Book under their Shadow Mountain Label…

Announcing: The Our Best Bites Cook Book!
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First things first, right? Thank you guys SO much for all your entries in the final BHG giveaway! We loved reading through all the things you were thankful for so much! We’ve got 20 winners for y’all, courtesy of Random.org. If you’ve won, please contact us within 48 hours; otherwise, we’ll randomly draw another winner….

Baked Brie with Pepper Jelly
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Today I’m going to show you how to make a fun Thanksgiving craft perfect for both kids and adults!  These darling turkeys are made from candy and completely edible!  They are a fun activity for holiday parties, family nights, or just for fun. I’m also going to show you how to make a great little…

how to make candy turkeys our best bites
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I love autumn.  I love the cold, crisp air, the changing of the leaves, and the wardrobe associated with it all.  But possibly most of all, I love fall food!  (Come to the homepage to see some of our seasonal favorites in the sidebar.)  One of my favorite things to do each season, is take…

Cranberry Cinnamon Chip Bars
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As you all know by now, I fell in love with a lot of culinary-related things while living in Brazil.  Black beans, pressure cooking, limonada, mangoes, and churrasco to name a few.  Well add this to the list.  Sweetened condensed milk is used for a lot of things there.  While here in the US we…

Homemade Dulce de Leche {easy!}
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So…when I was a little kid, I had a pet goldfish. During this time, my mom instructed me never, ever, ever to put my toothbrush down on the bathroom counter because I would surely get salmonella poisoning. Well, in the 29 years and 11 months that I’ve been alive, I’ve had fish for about 2…

How to: Brown Paper Bag Microwave Popcorn
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