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Delicious Decadence: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Chocolate Desserts

It’s Valentine’s Day!  A day to proclaim your love and show affection for that special someone in your life.  It’s also a day that’s heavy on the sweets.  Even those without a significant other likely have chocolate on the mind today.  So to help satisfy your sweet tooth (and impress your sweetie) Astrid rounded up… Read More Delicious Decadence: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Chocolate Desserts

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Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Christmas is now mere days away and if you’re like me you’re freaking out a little because you haven’t baked enough Christmas cookies yet!  Or you might be freaking out because there’s still that office or friend holiday party this weekend and you don’t know what to bring.  Let’s all take a couple of deep… Read More Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Astrid’s Seven Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

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Astrid’s Picks: Seven Yummy Recipes Made with Thanksgiving Leftovers

The big Thanksgiving meal has come and gone but there’s probably still a lot of food left!  If you don’t want to eat repeat Thanksgiving dinner every night of the week you have to get a little creative to use up all those leftovers.  Here are seven recipes whose ingredients include Thanksgiving dinner staples to… Read More Astrid’s Picks: Seven Yummy Recipes Made with Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Astrid’s Picks: Seven Pumpkin Recipes for National Pumpkin Day

It’s National Pumpkin Day everyone!  Even though I’ve been enjoying all things pumpkin since the first cool breeze of fall hit, today seemed like the perfect day to share some pumpkin recipes that I think look amazing.  It’s usually associated with pies and dessert, but pumpkin is actually surprisingly versatile, and works just as well… Read More Astrid’s Picks: Seven Pumpkin Recipes for National Pumpkin Day

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Creepy Cocktails: Ten Drinks to Keep Your Halloween Party Going

Halloween is now just a week away!  That means there’s probably going to be a ton of Halloween parties this weekend.  Hopefully you have your costume squared away already, giving you time to focus on what to serve to guests.  While you don’t need alcohol to have a good time, thematically appropriate drinks are always… Read More Creepy Cocktails: Ten Drinks to Keep Your Halloween Party Going

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It’s National Cheeseburger Day! 10 Cheeseburger Recipes Worth Celebrating

It seems like almost every day is some sort of national food day.  And to be honest, we’re fine with that!  Who doesn’t love an excuse to enjoy their favorite food?  Well today happens to be National Cheeseburger Day, and since we’re also in the last days of summer before the autumnal equinox, it seems… Read More It’s National Cheeseburger Day! 10 Cheeseburger Recipes Worth Celebrating

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On Sunday We Brunch: Four Ways to Get the Perfect Breakfast Nook for Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day brunch is a time honored tradition.  But since it is such a tradition if you want to go out to brunch with your family on Mother’s Day you have to book it really far in advance, and still risk getting kicked out before you’re ready because they have another seating coming in.  To… Read More On Sunday We Brunch: Four Ways to Get the Perfect Breakfast Nook for Mother’s Day Brunch

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Making the Perfect Holiday Drink

The month of December fills up pretty quickly with holiday parties, not to mention the holidays themselves.  With people attending so many parties, you want to make sure yours stands out as the best!  The winter holidays like Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s are great, festive times.  The only problem is that they take place… Read More Baby, It’s Cold Outside: Making the Perfect Holiday Drink