ALDI Pairings Party {wine & cheese & chocolate, oh my}

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With the holidays in full swing, it’s nice to relax with friends and family and have an ALDI Pairings Party. You will get to enjoy wine, cheese, and chocolate and create a delicious and memorable event without breaking the bank (because you shopped at ALDI, and ALDI has the best ingredients at unbeatable prices…like the… 

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Smothered-Burrito from Qdoba

Qdoba Smothered Burritos and Giveaway

Sometimes when one comes across something truly delicious one has to share it with the world! That is exactly what I'm doing today by telling you about Smothered Burritos, a new menu item at Qdoba. I don't know about you, but I'm a huge fan of burritos-wrap up goodness in a soft shell and I'm good to go. So when my … [Read More...]

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Rolled Oats Dark and Stormy Oatmeal Cream Pies

These amazingly delicious Chewy Dark and Stormy Oatmeal Cream Pies are #MyOatsCreation and use rolled oats and are part of a shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are as alwaysmine alone. #CollectiveBias Hello readers of The Sweetphi Blog this is Nick, Phi’s husband, who some of you may … [Read More...]

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Cranberry Bliss Cookies

Cranberry Bliss Cookies are chewy, have a hint of tart from the cranberry pieces and sweetness from white chocolate chips and frosting drizzled over them making them one delicious Christmas cookie (or really a delicious cookie that can be enjoyed any time of year, because I’ll definitely be making these throughout the … [Read More...]

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Mexican Chocolate and Raspberry Bread Pudding {and brunch party food tips}

This Mexcian Chocolate and Raspberry Bread Pudding is rich and chocolately with a hint of spice from a secret ingredient used, and is perfect for holiday brunch get togethers and is part of a shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are as always mine alone. … [Read More...]

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Guide to Holiday Entertaining: Recipes, Presents, and DIY

With the nature of blogs, things happen and change so fast it's hard to remember what was all posted when and keep up...oh wait, that's real life too! And since the holidays are in full swing (eyes shifting from left to right...say it isn't so) and there are parties, gatherings and fun activities happening, I thought I'd put … [Read More...]

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Perfect Christmas Recipe for Gifting: Sea Salt Turtle Cups

These delicious Sea Salt Turtle Cups are the perfect Christmas recipe for gifting that everyone is sure to enjoy and is part of a shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are as always mine alone. #MyPicknSave  #CollectiveBias THE HOLIDAYS! They’re here! Imagine me looking … [Read More...]

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5 Ingredient Toasted Pecan Snowball Cookies

These 5 ingredient toasted pecan snowball cookies are such an easy Christmas cookie to make and have a delicious nutty flavor and practically melt in your mouth. The extra step of toasting the pecans really brings out the best flavor, and then coating the cookies with powdered sugar gives them a beautiful sweet note, all around, … [Read More...]

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Sugar Cut Out Cookies {that actually hold their shape}

The Christmas cookies that I'm sharing with you today are my go-to, my no-fail recipe for sugar cut out cookies that actually hold their shape. There is nothing more frustrating than taking time to lovingly bake a batch of sugar cut out cookies only to have them puff up or loose their shape (or puff up AND loose their … [Read More...]

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The Nutcracker Cocktail

I'm starting to really feel in the Christmas spirit...and a spirit is exactly what i'm sharing with you today (like how I  made that a double entendre?) with this Nutcracker Cocktail. It has elements that just conjure up winter and holidays: rich nutty flavor from the frangelico and almond milk, and then topped with whipped … [Read More...]

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Graham Cracker Houses and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Graham Cracker Cookies

Making and decorating mini Graham Cracker Houses and enjoying Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Graham Cracker Cookies is a holiday activity the whole family is sure to enjoy, and is part of a shop that has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are as always mine alone. #PBandG … [Read More...]