Valentine Dessert Roundup

I have been posting Valentine’s goodness for 2 weeks.  I have rounded all of them into one post for you.  I am helpful like that.  Aren’t you glad you are my friend?  There is so much goodness here to choose from.  

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Cherry Cake Bars

I introduced my Sweet Mama to Snapchat.  I created a monster.

Sweet Mama and her “kissy” lips. Oh Lawd…….

Now I am just going to throw this next one out there on the table for ya.

I can’t stop looking at this picture. It’s hypnotizing. It’s mesmerizing. It’s my SWEET MAMA!!! YIKES!

Her crowning moment was the video we did.  This was a complete spur of the moment, off the cuff, first take.  She is a pro!

Now the scene stealer isn’t Sweet Mama, as cute as she is, it’s Big Daddy completely ignoring us just walking around, minding his own business in the background. #heaintgotnouseforsnapchat

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Meet Jed

I had a vision.  It included a new loveseat, a boxwood wreath, shutters, and Jed.  I thought about this vision non stop, even in my dreams.  I finally discussed it with Sir Streusel and he said, “Get going, make it happen.”  Well, after I performed my ‘happy-dance’ for what seemed like forever, I ‘got going’!

I have brown leather leather furniture in my family room so I knew I couldn’t match the leather.  I went with a brown fabric that had texture and a darker color intertwined to give it some depth.

It took six weeks to come in and I was sweating it the entire time.  What if I don’t like it?!  What if it doesn’t match?!  What if the colors look like…..POOP!  I was afraid of the shade of brown,  very afraid.  I tried to match the legs, the shape of the arms, the back and the cushions to my furniture already in place.  I am a visual person so doing things on paper makes me nervous.  But the brown fabric matches the brown leather perfectly and I was over the moon when it was delivered!

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Game Day Food

Here is a roundup of some of our favorite Game Day food.  Football isn’t football without da food people!!!

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Hawaiian Chicken Nachos

There is a little football game coming up, I believe it is called the “Super Bowl”.  It’s not a big deal, just a little game very few people watch.  In my opinion, there are three things that are important to the success of this game; food, commercials, and the half-time show.  The food is the essential component to the success of this game.  It must be good, it must be able to be picked up with your fingers, and it must be worthy of being finger licking good.  I look forward to getting in the kitchen and preparing appetizers for the sole purpose of eating them in front of the television.  The bonus is licking my fingers in public.

These nachos fill all the requirements of this little football game.

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Chicken Spaghetti and “I Told You So”

This past week was all about bad weather, Valentine baking, and Chicken Spaghetti. 

This spaghetti was so good.  We thoroughly made pigs out of ourselves….in the privacy of our home!  

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Strawberry Muffins

The past couple of weeks I have found some amazing Florida strawberries in my grocery store.  It’s early for strawberries but these were AMAZING!  As I was snacking on them during my car ride home, I got a vision of muffins, lots and lots of muffins.

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Migas

I love Saturday morning breakfast.  It is my favorite meal of the week to prepare.  No time table, no clock watching, no having to get in on the table before everyone is rushing out the door, just a relaxing morning in the kitchen at my own speed.  We love Migas.  Migas is a dish of tortilla chips mixed into a scrambled egg mixture.

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Oatmeal Cherry Bars

Valentine’s Day is creeping around the corner and the stores are filled with love-themed ideas.  I went into Target, or rather “Tar-Jay”, and found myself in a Valentine wonderland.  Here is some inspiration for you.

I may have cried when I saw these.   #targetisdangerous

It was a given this little guy was coming home with me.

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Tortellini Soup

Baby it’s been cold outside!  It has been a breath of fresh air and we were given the gift of no humidity for a few days.  Oh my life is GOOD!  Cold weather means coats and gloves, blankets and fuzzy socks, sweat pants and sweat shirts, but most importantly it means soup!!  Cold weather and soup go hand in hand.  This Tortellini soup is one of our favorites.

I mean come on!!!!!

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