Skinny Saturday: Are Your Weight Loss Goals Holding You Back?

Although Skinny Saturday posts have been few and far between this year, I still love posting them. My goals in posting Skinny Saturday have evolved from motivating myself to lose weight in the beginning into what it is now: trying to provide a platform for discussing the issues around weight loss and how we can […]

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90+ Christmas in July Recipes

90+ Recipes for Christmas in July |

An InLinkz Link-up

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Orange Fluff

Orange Fluff Recipe |

Orange Fluff is one of my favorite summertime recipes. For some reason, it always feels just right for Sunday dinner to me (especially when we’re asked to bring a side to someone’s house or a potluck)! It’s light and fluffy, and perfectly sweet and creamy. I love that it comes together in minutes and uses […]

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Strawberry Basil Oatmeal Bowl

Strawberry Basil Oatmeal Bowl |

A few weeks ago I made these Strawberry Basil Muffins. And I mentioned in that post a Strawberry Basil Oatmeal Bowl that my husband and I had become obsessed with. This is that. And it. is. fabulous. Before I go on about my undying love for this healthy and delicious breakfast dish, let’s break it […]

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Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes & Frosting

Homemade Funfetti Cupcakes & Frosting |

Ok, guys. We need to talk. Before I get into these amazing and delicious from-scratch cupcakes and frosting that taste WAY better than the store-bought version… we need to discuss yesterday’s Grape Salad incident. I can always tell when you guys aren’t very impressed with a recipe I post. Because when you do like something, […]

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Grape Salad

Grape Salad |

After my husband’s graduation in May, we had a celebratory BBQ with some of our close friends from the school and our families. Aside from the high of seeing my husband receiving his diploma, there are two things I don’t think I will ever forget about that BBQ: 1) It was so hot, I thought […]

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Making Memories Canon PowerShot + Memory Card Giveaway

Win Amazon's #1 Bestselling P&S Camera!

The best parts about summer time are all of the fun opportunities to make memories with your family. Whether your camping out and making s’mores, relaxing by the pool, or just goofing off in the back yard, your family time is precious. It’s worth capturing and remembering forever. That’s why I’m teaming up with […]

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75+ Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

75+ Ice Cream Recipes |

An InLinkz Link-up

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Baskin Robbins Mint Chocolate Chip Copycat Recipe

Baskin Robbins Mint Chocolate Chip Copycat Recipe |

It’s Ice Cream Week on Something Swanky and Crazy for Crust! Click the links above to see all of our fun ice cream recipes from this week.   I’ve mentioned before that my husband isn’t a big fan of mix-in type ice cream places (like Coldstone). He’ll eat there if I make him go (I […]

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Homemade Magic Shell

Homemade Magic Shell |

It’s Ice Cream Week on Something Swanky and Crazy for Crust! Click the links above to see all of our fun ice cream recipes from this week. If ice cream is the ultimate in summer refreshment, then Magic Shell is the ultimate in all things ice cream. And in all things being a kid. Because, […]

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Coldstone Founder’s Favorite Copycat

Coldstone Founder's Favorite Copycat Recipe |

It’s Ice Cream Week on Something Swanky and Crazy for Crust! Click the links above to see all of our fun ice cream recipes from this week. One of my very favorite memories from college is the smell of nail polish remover and waffle cones. A nail salon and a Coldstone Creamery stood side by […]

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Twix Cheesecake Ice Cream – No Machine Needed!

Twix Cheesecake Ice Cream {No machine needed!} |

I consider ice cream to be the ultimate in summertime refreshment. Keep your snow cones, popsicles, and lemonades. Hand me a bowl and a spoon over those any hot, summer day! Which is why my blogging bestie, Dorothy from Crazy for Crust, and I have teamed up to bring our ice-cream-loving readers Ice Cream Week! […]

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50+ Cobbler Recipes

55+ Cobbler Recipes |

An InLinkz Link-up

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Putting it All Together with

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This post is sponsored by For more information, see my disclosure policy here. All opinions expressed are my own! I know you usually come here for the recipes (and because I’m really convincing when I tell you that M&Ms are actually the newest superfood), but today’s post is a little bit more personal. I […]

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Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Vanilla Cream Buttercream |

This is my very favorite buttercream frosting! It’s perfect for crumbing and frosting cakes, piping on cupcakes, and just general spoon-licking. I like to use vanilla paste, because it’s just so easy! But you could also split a vanilla bean and scrape out the insides… you know, if you’re the over achieving type. And on […]

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Brownie & Toffee Trifle

Brownie & Toffee Trifle Recipe |

I know this is old news, but…. can we just take a moment to remember how insanely amazing smart phone technology is? I just can’t get past it. I know they’ve been around for more than a few years, and at this point we’re all just like, “oh, something new and awesome? That’s so 2 […]

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Oreo Truffles {plus a Truffle Dipping Tutorial}

Oreo Truffles + EASY Truffle Dipping tutorial |

I am all about the no-bake recipes in the summertime (let’s be honest, any time)! And not just because it keeps the oven off, although that’s definitely a perk… The truth is: I am L-A-Z-Y. If there’s a corner to be cut, you can betcha I’ll take it. I like to think I’m lazy, because […]

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Stracciatella Yogurt Bowl

Stracciatella Yogurt Bowl |

I’m a chocolate chip ice cream kind of gal (I’ll ALWAYS choose plain chocolate chip if it’s an option), so stracciatella seriously speaks to my chocolate-chip-lovin’ soul. Stracciatella is basically chocolate chip gelat0. But it’s way better. Because the chocolate isn’t actually in “chip” form. Instead, the chocolate works its way through the gelato in […]

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55 Grilled Desserts

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Best Homemade Jam

Best Homemade Jam |

So homemade jam. It’s basically the best thing ever, right?! It doesn’t matter the season, time of day, or what you’re eating it with– jam GOOOOOOOOD! …did you read that part in a Joey Tribbiani voice? Well, you were supposed to. It would have been funnier if you did. Trust me. Anyway. Want to know […]

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