my lavender blues

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  I literally feel as if I’m on my deathbed right now. However I feel that way every single time I have any sign of a cold/cough. I also decide to WebMD every single symptom and always end up with the same conclusion: I’m going to die. So this time around, in order to not […]

Pecan, Vanilla Chai & Chocolate Granola

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  With holidays literally only weeks away, and chestnuts being a major A-lister among the nut family (cough the christmas song cough) I knew I had to incorporate these hunks of shells into my dishes. Or at the very least, attempt.  I remember my first experience with ever trying a chestnut. To me they only existed […]

Holiday Chocolate Mousse with Roasted Chestnuts

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Have I had german pancakes before? Sure I have. But I must admit, they were nothing until made in a cast iron skillet…. NO this post is by no means sponsored and I’m posting this AFTER they announced the winner of their “Dutch Baby” contest they have going on, so this is purely from the […]

Chocolate Chip German Pancakes

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Forrest Gump had it right, life really is like a big ol’ box of chocolates, I just am currently chewing on the much dreaded fruit filling truffle. Hopefully one day I’ll be able to taste the coconut or peanut butter again, it’s bound to happen at some point…. right? But for now I’ll just chew through the […]

White Chocolate Pecan Bacon Bark

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There is something about a home baked carbohydrate that fills any little hole in my heart with great momentary warmth and makes me feel completely at ease. This is one of the reasons why I love to bake. And cook. But mostly bake. I love every method to the madness it entails and the mess that it […]

Easy Oven Baked Buttermilk Loaf Bread

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If only my mornings were as storybook as the pictures shown. In. My. Dreams. But then that’s what taking pictures are for…. right? Capturing our “castle in the air” and turning it into reality, or in this case just a staged moment in time. When I close my eyes and think of a biscotti, I imagine a […]

No Stress Honey & Lavender Biscotti