St Patricks Day Dinner Ideas

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Themed dinners can be so fun! Especially if they are for a holiday….I am not a big fan of green so my closet is not the place to turn to, to celebrate St Patricks day. So I am turning to my kitchen and creating a fun dinner instead! Delicious enough for adults to enjoy but [Read More]

hawaiian grilled chicken

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Hello Love Stitched readers! I know that Fall is almost here, but that certainly hasn’t stopped me from sneaking a few things on the grill before packing it away. The days are still pretty scorching around here, and I can’t help but squeeze every last bite out of summertime in the evenings. Recently, I’ve discovered [Read More]

Recipe: Spaghetti with turkey chili

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Hello all you Love Stitched readers! I’m Mandy from Baking with Blondie, I’m so happy to be sharing something both delicious and practical for dinnertime here on the blog today. With these crazy summer days winding down, and the general chaos of school starting for many families (whether they have little ones or big ones [Read More]

Raspberry Pear Sorbet

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Hello everyone, Mandy here again from Baking with Blondie!  Summertime is in full swing, and it has quickly become the norm to have the temperatures jump into the low 100′s in our little valley. Normally we’d hover under our air conditioner, or spend the afternoon at the splash pad or local pool. Unfortunately, we are [Read More]

Spinach Pesto Pizza with Mixed Greens recipe

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  Hello Love Stitched readers! This is Mandy again from Baking with Blondie – happily ready to share with you a little piece of our summertime repertoire: Pizza.  We eat pizza all the time, but almost none of it was from a take-out location… we make it ourselves! I’m sure plenty of you do this [Read More]

White Chocolate Raspberry Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Hello everyone! I am Mandy from Baking with Blondie. With what I’ve come to believe as my maiden voyage (or first recipe post on this blog), I thought I’d share one of my favorite things to make: dessert.  This was kind of a last-minute cake – my friend needed a surprise baby shower (for a [Read More]

quick and easy carrot cake cupcakes recipe

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With Easter coming up, I’ve been dying to make carrot cake. On Sunday night, I decided to make my favorite carrot cake cupcake recipe. Easy Easter Carrot Cake Cupcakes 1 box spice cake mix 1 cup buttermilk 3 eggs 1/2 cup crushed pineapple 1 cup finely shredded carrots Mix together and bake at 350 for [Read More]

Stained glass cookie recipe

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When I was a kid, one of my favorite treats to make were stained glass cookies. I haven’t made them in years…but I saw a picture of some on pinterest and it made me want to make them again. This is such a fun and easy treat and while I made these for my kids [Read More]

Butternut Squash Risotto Recipe

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Do you ever feel like you’re in a rut with you meal planning?  You have no idea how often we have cheese quesadillas for dinner.  Way too often!  I was at a playgroup with my kids a few weeks ago and we were all talking about some of our favorite go-to recipes.  One of my [Read More]