No-Bake S’mores Dip

No-Bake S'mores Dip - No campfire needed! |

I have always had a huge love affair with s’mores. From the time I was a kid, I couldn’t resist a freshly toasted marshmallow in all of its ooey, gooey glory. When I was in high school, my dad built a little bonfire pit behind our swimming pool so that anytime we had friends over, we could sit around a fire once the sun went down and we always had a stash of marshmallows in the pantry. My parents’ house was surrounded by woods, so we toasted marshmallows the old-fashioned way – on sharp sticks that we pulled off of trees!

Sometimes, though, you don’t have a fire and you still want a s’more! Last winter when I was pregnant, I would regularly make myself a s’more in the evening using our gas stove. You do what you gotta do, right?! This simple dip delivers all the great flavors of s’mores without needing to stand over a campfire to make one.

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Red, White & Blue Layered Drinks

Red, White & Blue Layered Drinks for the 4th of July! |

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been totally enamored with layered drinks… not only are they gorgeous to look at, but they also have an air of magic about them. How else could layers of liquid float on top of one another?! (Spoiler alert: it’s not magic, and I’m going to tell you how to do it!) On Sunday, my aunt was talking about a cocktail she got at a restaurant once that had 21 layers! That’s crazy! She said it came in a tall, skinny glass and each layer was literally a single sip. Her story and the upcoming holiday inspired me to take a crack at a pretty layered drink in festive red, white and blue.

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Homemade Grain-Free Dog Treats |

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Red, White & Blue Layered Finger Jello, aka Jello Jigglers, aka Knox Blocks |

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Happy last weekend of June (what?!)! I can’t believe we’re only a week away from red, white and blue and fireworks. Nuts! Before then, however, we have Duke’s 2nd birthday...

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1. Joseph has had a couple of trips to the pediatrician since last Friday due to some eczema flare-ups on his chest and belly… poor guy! It’s slowly starting to...

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120 Amazing 4th of July Recipes - Perfect for your cookout! |

120 Fourth of July Recipes

The Fourth of July holiday might not be until next Saturday, but it’s never too early to start menu planning for a holiday (so says my Type A, spreadsheet-addicted personality)!...

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