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Blackberry Vanilla Mocktail

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A drink sporting beautiful tart blackberries with hints of honey, lemon, and vanilla?  Thoughts of this drink made me weak in the knees when today’s guest mixologist proposed it.  Rachael White is a force to be reckoned with, and when I found out she had started a new blog, I thought maybe she would be […]

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Soda Water—Buy it, or make your own?

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Home soda-making has recently been put into the spotlight, with SodaStream International, a company that sells a home soda maker system, when one of their ads, meant to air during the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl was banned because it directly challenged two other major sponsors—Pepsi and Coca-Cola.  The company re-worked the ad, which was […]

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Dessert Bites from Averie of Love Veggies and Yoga

I’m currently in Tokyo, playing hard and trying to survive the heat and humidity.  Despite the weather, I’m loving every second I have to spend here.  Thankfully, sweet Averie of Love Veggies and Yoga is picking up the slack for me today with a fabulous post!  She’s sharing some of her mouth watering dessert bites.  […]

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Apple Cupcakes with Marshmallow Cinnamon Frosting

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Apple Cupcakes with Marshmallow Cinnamon Frosting Recipe from Lora of Cake Duchess Makes 12 cupcakes For the Apple Cupcakes: 1 ½ cups shredded peeled apples 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup cake flour ½ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon […]

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