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drink, summer

Watermelon Sangria Slushie

As you might be able to tell from scouring my blog, I’m not big on cocktails. Or, I should say, I’m not big on making cocktails. I would much rather have someone else make them for me! But sometimes, when the mood strikes, I try my hand at making a simple cocktail. This Watermelon Sangria Slushie is not only a simply cocktail, it  ...

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recipe, side dish, sponsored, summer, vegetable

Salt and Vinegar Potatoes

Disclaimer: Thank you to The Little Potato Company for sponsoring this blog post. Without brands like this one, blog’s like mine wouldn’t be able to keep up with regular posting and quality content. Recipe, wording, and opinions are, as usual, entirely my own. Sometimes I really couldn’t bother making dinner. Do you know what  ...

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recipe, summer, sweet

Raspberry Trifle with Lemoncello Custard

 These past two weeks I was in France. Yes, I was in the land of painfully affordable wine (something decent can cost as little as 4 euros) and daily cheese courses. A land where history oozes through the cracks of its stone-walled buildings and cobbled streets, and each meal receives the attention and enjoyment it deserves (something I often  ...

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recipe, snack, summer, sweet

Lavender Eclairs

 When I was a kid, Easter was kind of a big deal. My sisters and I would lay out our woven wicker baskets in the living room before going to bed, and when we came downstairs the next morning each basket would have a chocolate bunny sitting inside. We were impressed every year, despite knowing the ritual. Like most kids, it was more about the  ...

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