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Monthly Archives December 2014

HomeSpun Gourmet Candy Peanut Brittle


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Homemade Candy Peanut Brittle. All opinions are 100% mine.

What is it about the holidays that makes me instantly think of cookies, candy, and peanut brittle? Perhaps it’s all those marvelous memories I have of being a young girl, tree lights sparkling magically in the living room corner, while Mom made extraordinary smells emerge from the oven at astonishing speeds. Her homemade cookies, hand rolled truffles, and lovingly poured peanut brittle knew no equals.

Fast forward 20 years, and I can’t seem to recreate those memories no matter how hard I try! I make some darn good cookies, and every so often I can pull off a hand rolled truffle that...

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Book Review: Dating the Wrong Men

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dating the Wrong Men for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

Growing up, there were several key pieces of sage advice my dear Mama passed down, in an effort to help me navigate the highways and byways of making it through this life {relatively} unscathed. One I remember most was, ‘Before you meet the handsome prince, you have to kiss a lot of frogs’. As usual, was Mama right!

My adventures into the dating world would be considered laughable, at best; downright frightening, at worst. That’s why I was so delighted to stumble across the book Dating the Wrong Men, written by the lovely Kelly Rossi...

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