Strawberry Agua Fresca

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Since I’m on a summer cocktail ban due to my little bundle of joy, I have made many attempts at finding the perfect summer refresher now that I’m mojito free in the sunshine. I had never tried an agua fresca until a few weeks ago, when at a local mexican restaurant (Chago’s) I discovered this [...]

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Dont’s For Wives

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A lady by the name of Blanche Ebbutt wrote these golden pearls of wisdom back in 1913. I first bought this book at a gift shop for mindless airplane reading, but I was enthralled immediately and spent a great deal of time compiling the tips that spoke to me the most. I figured I might [...]

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Key Lime Coconut Bars

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Happy July 4th! Hopefully you will be sprinting to the grocery store to make these for your friends and they will love you forever and ever. Key Lime. My obsession. There is nothing worse than bad, sour, manufactured tasting key lime desserts-yet truly nothing better than a real homemade batch of key lime anything!! My mom [...]

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Designer Spotlight – Birdkage Style

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Courtney Robinson is one inspiring (and stunningly beautiful) woman. This crazy talented designer/mother/wife/gourmet baker knows how to do it all with the utmost style and grace. I adore her towels, aprons, and everything she puts her hands on. Check out birdkagestyle.com for more info on where to buy these fabulous items, or you can find [...]

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Lemon Basil Poppyseed Cookies

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These delectable cookies have recently become a very important recipe for me. You see, anytime my oldest labrador (who is the sweetest ever to humans and not very nice towards small animals), finds himself attacking a neighborhood dog (happened 3 times thus far), the lovely  & innocent dog owners will find these on their doorstep [...]

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