No-Sew Fabric Tassel Garland

This No-Sew Fabric Tassel Garland is simple and fun with your favorite #fabric!

Make a fun, whimsical No-Sew Fabric Tassel Garland with an array of your favorite fabric!

Making a No-Sew Fabric Tassel Garland is simple and fun with your favorite fabric! #tutorial vii

A DIY fabric project that is in no need of a sewing machine, you ask??  Why, yes!

I’m going to give you the simple steps on how to make your very own fabric tassel garland.  You can make this with how ever many different colors and patterns of fabric.  Spread it across as wide as you want, too!

Making a No-Sew Fabric Tassel Garland is simple and fun with your favorite fabric! #tutorial iivvImagine how your creation will look strung up in your most favorite happy place!

Begin with choosing a fun trim, cord or ribbon to hang the fabric tassels from.

How to make a No-Sew Fabric Tassel Garland with fringe ball trim!A ball fringe trim is really fun.  And a ball fringe with loops in between the pom poms are perfect for holding the fabric tassels!  

Measure the trim as wide as you want to hang your garland and get that much.  I hardly ever measure, I use the eye ball method.  I completely fell in love with this trim and purchased what was left on the bolt… 8 feet later.  ðŸ˜‰

Next, you want to figure out how far apart you want the tassels to hang from each other.  Then count how many tassels of fabric you need to make.

I counted every 3rd loop that was (without a pom pom) on my ball fringe trim…. which is 4 1/2 inches of space in between for each tassel.

Now on to the next exhilarating part– picking out fabric!

Making a No-Sew Fabric Tassel Garland is simple and fun with your favorite fabric! i

Be creative and take advantage of all the colors and patterns you see that can mesh together for your garland.  

If you want to go with one color of fabric, choose a few different patterns and textures of that same color.  

If you haven’t been hanging around in the fabric store lately, or have never ventured over there, you can make this!

The average length of fabric on the bolt is about 22 inches, folded (44 inches, unfolded).  So, when the sweet ladies (or dudes) unroll the fabric from the bolt to cut it for you, it is usually already folded in half.  You will get TWO tassels every 5 inches across the fold.  (A visual and text explanation below.)

How to make a fun No-Sew Fabric Tassel #Garland!

Lay the fabric across a hard flat surface (still in the natural fold) and measure every 5 inches across the fold, lengthwise.  

Cut the folded 22 inch length fabric into 5 inch strips wide.  Remember, this will give you TWO tassels for each strip.

Unfold the strip of fabric and bring both ends to the center.  Now you have a fold on each end.

ONLY cut the center where the natural fold used to be.  You now have two 22 inch strips.  (If I still have you hanging on, that’s an 11 inch strip when it’s folded in half.)

Yay!  Now we get to make the tassels tassel-y!

Making a No-Sew Fabric Tassel Garland is simple and fun with your favorite fabric! #tutorial

Fold each of the (5 inch wide) strips in half and make a mark down from the top fold down 1 1/2 inches.  

Cut from the bottom edges all the way to the 1 1/5 inch mark near the folded to.  Cut 1/4 inch strips all the way across.

Ta-da!

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Now you’ve got a lofty pile of fabric flowing tassels ready to arrange onto your trim!

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If you’ve decided to use different colors and patterns, lay out how you want them to hang… or keep them in an organized pile. 

Attach the fabric tassels onto (and through the loops of) the trim.

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Unfold the tassels and put through the loops OR around the cord/ribbon.  

Bring both ends together evenly while twisting the unfolded middle.

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Pull one piece of the cut strip and wrap around (with the design facing out).  Close with a dab of hot glue from the glue gun or a piece of fabric tape.

And repeat down the line!

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How To Make A Portrait #Banner with SimplyGloria.com

(How to Make a Portrait Banner… perfect for birthdays or graduations!)

Yes, YOU can make this to fit your style and taste.  I want to see your creations!  So, share with me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

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Chunky Beef Chili

Tender cuts of beef  simmered in a thick, savory sauce.  This hearty and satisfying Chunky Beef  Chili has immense flavor and texture to pack a punch! 

Chunky Beef Chili simmered with fresh vegetables!

This is a chili you’ll fall in love with.  You know how I know this?  Because all my guys have THE most pickiest of the pickiest taste buds.  Trying to please all of them with one chili recipe is challenging.  And, this chili recipe delivers to all kinds of picky taste buds!  

Chunky Beef Chili simmers to perfection!

The full recipe of this (mouth-watering, saporous, enticing, and tasty!) Chunky Beef Chili is down below.  But first, I want to show you how simple this is to throw together in a heavy pot or Dutch oven.  

You do need to plan on this chili taking 3-4 hours to simmer… that’s SIMMER to perfection.  While slow cooking it on the stove top, without the lid, allows the succulent sauce to thicken (without any thickening agents, by the way) and cook into the beef, making the beef tender and melt in your mouth.  

Searing the beef first adds a whole other layer of flavor to this chili.

Chunky Beef Chili with step 1.

I love to use fresh ripened tomatoes in this chili recipe, just by blanching the tomatoes in boiling water.  (Set the washed tomatoes in boiling water for 1-2 minutes.  Take out and immediately chill the tomatoes in ice water and peel the skin.   Cut and put in the chili.)   But obviously, if fresh tomatoes are not in season, go to the next best thing– tomatoes in the can! 

Chunky Beef Chili with step 2

Roasted Anaheim and red bell peppers add another depth to the chili, too!  But again, the veggies in the can (or jar) are a great substitute and sometimes less expensive than the fresh produce!

Chunky Beef Chili with step 3

Chop the vegetables and stir them in with the browned beef.

Pour in the beef broth…

Chunky Beef Chili with step 4

Stir and let this baby simmer!

Since this is cooking on the stove top for those few hours, keep going over to check on your simmer.  Be sure to give it a few stirs every hour.  You may also want to turn it down from medium to low (heat) the closer it gets to being done.  Because the sauce will have begun to thicken and you don’t want it to spurt all over and stick to the bottom of your pot or Dutch oven.

Look how all the vegetables and broth have simmered together into a delicious pot of chili!

Chunky Beef Chili simmered to perfection!Ready to serve up!

Chunky Beef Chili simmered with fresh ingredients. #chiliIf you’re having a busy night and still want to make homemade chili for dinner, make this one…

20 Minute Chili @ SimplyGloria.com #chili

(20 Minute Chili… perfect for those busy nights!)

OR how about a GREEN chili– with pulled pork!

Pulled Pork Green Chili with SimplyGloria.com #chilis #tomatillos

(Pulled Pork Green Chili… so simple to make AND extremely delicious!!)

Oh, let’s not forget about a hot piece of cornbread to go with your bowl of chili…

Cornbread made with simple ingredients!

(Golden Cornbread… super moist and melt-in-your-mouth so good!)

As promised, down below is this hearty Chunky Beef Chili recipe that will turn your non-chili eaters to chili lovers.  It’s definitely a chili the whole family will love!

Go ahead and also add your favorite toppings in your bowl to customize your taste (and heat!) to another level!  My personal fave… jalapenos.  And, a lot of them!  What are your favorite chili bowl toppings?

Chunky Beef Chili with a side of jalapenos!

Chunky Beef Chili
Tender cuts of beef simmered in a thick, savory sauce. This hearty and satisfying Chunky Beef Chili has immense flavor and texture to pack a punch! It will turn your non-chili eaters to chili lovers. It’s definitely a chili the whole family will love!
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Ingredients
  1. 2.5 to 3 pounds beef cross rib roast, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  2. 2 tablespoons chili powder
  3. 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  4. 1 teaspoon oregano
  5. 2 teaspoons paprika
  6. 2 teaspoons onion powder
  7. 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  8. 1 teaspoon black pepper
  9. 4 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
  10. olive oil (to brown the meat)
  11. 2 medium white onions, chopped
  12. 3 fresh Anaheim chiles, roasted, peeled, seeds taken out and chopped OR 2 (4 oz.) cans of green chilis
  13. 2 medium red peppers, roasted, peeled, seeds taken out and chopped OR roasted red peppers in a jar
  14. 4 garlic cloves, peeled and diced or crushed
  15. 3 pounds fresh tomatoes (I used heirlooms), blanched and peeled OR 3 (14.5 oz.) cans tomatoes WITH the juice
  16. 2 cups beef broth (My favorite is Better Than Bouillon!)
Instructions
  1. Cut the trimmed beef roast into 1 inch pieces and place in a large container or plastic bag. Toss the meat with chili powder, cumin, oregano, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Set aside while you chop (and roast, optional) the vegetables.
  2. In a large heavy pan or Dutch oven, on medium heat, add olive oil to the pan and brown the seasoned meat until all sides are a brown color crust.
  3. Add chopped onions, green chiles, red peppers and tomatoes to the browned meat. Pour over the beef broth and stir.
  4. Allow it to come up to a high simmer on medium heat and then turn down the heat to medium-low to low. (Depending upon your heavy pan and/or your burner temperature.) Simmer with NO lid and stir throughout the simmering process for up to 4 hours. The chopped vegetables and broth will cook down and thicken... all while making the chunks of beef super tender!
Notes
  1. Add your favorite toppings to your chili bowl to customize your taste (and heat!) to another level!
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Chunky Beef Chili with fresh vegetables and simmered to perfection! #chili

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Soft cookies to the rescue!

If you’re a lover of soft and chewy PEANUT BUTTER cookies, you’ve come to the right place.

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies satisfies your #pb craving!

I’ve been on a long journey, in the kitchen… let’s not exaggerate and make it seem like I’ve overexerted myself in a marathon or something.  Geesh.  A journey of baking cookies.  It’s maybe a little bit obsessive once I start thinking about my actions of sitting on the kitchen rug with my face inches away from the oven window, watching cookies bake!  Yep, the cookie marathon.

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Well, there’s so much into perfecting a cookie recipe.  And, with it being peanut butter cookies (my most fave), in my little world, they have to be soft and chewy.  Do you agree?  Or are you the crunchy cookie lover?  I’ve had the peanut butter cookies that are crispy and yet very crumbly.  I don’t like to admit this with my outside voice, but I simply can’t resist those either… any cookie for that matter… we’re getting off subject.  Let’s focus on the secret to getting soft and chewy peanut butter cookies.

How to make Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies!

Well, the recipe is below and they’re super duper easy NOT to mess up.  The only secret is to NOT overbake these peanut butter cookies.  Set the cookies out and let them rest ON the hot cookie sheet.  At this point, the cookies may look like they aren’t done baking all the way through.  But when you allow the cookies to do their thing on the hot sheet OUT of the oven, the sheet will slowly cool and finish baking the cookies.

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies #pb

It basically helps the cookies set up without the high temperature in the oven for another few minutes.  This way, the cookies are out of the oven and baking, you might say, on the hot sheet (WITH the cushion of parchment paper or silicone mat) for another 5 minutes.  Most times, I just let the cookies completely cool ON the baking sheet instead of a cookie rack or paper towels.

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies are simple to make!

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Now that I’ve admitted to you my cookie-baking-obsession, I’ve actually come up with quite a few cookie recipes of my own that I’d love for you to try!

These are perfect for the chocolate lovers…

Triple Chocolate Applesauce Cookies by SimplyGloria.com #chocolate

(Triple Chocolate Applesauce Cookies… because applesauce is healthy, right?)

Now, how about cookies made with a cake mix… talk about SUPER soft!

July 4th Sprinkle Cookies - SimplyGloria.com Made with a cake mix!

(July 4th Sprinkle Cookies are simply something to celebrate about!)

As promised, down below is the simple recipe to making amazing Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies.  Make a batch tonight and share with your awesome milkman that leaves groceries on your front porch in the wee hours of sunrise.  And, don’t forget about your amazing mail lady (or guy)!  They love cookies, too!  (Big Puffy heart <– inserted here!)

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies are easy to make and delicious to eat!

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
These classic peanut butter cookies are quick and easy to prepare. Soft and chewy with each bite!
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup butter, softened at room temperature
  2. 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  3. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  4. 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  5. 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  6. 1 large egg + 1 yolk
  7. 2 cups all-purpose flour
  8. 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  9. 1/4 teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cream butter and peanut butter until combined. Mix and cream in the sugars for about 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Scrap down the sides and mix in the egg, egg yolk and vanilla.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda and salt. Combine into the peanut butter mixture until you no longer see flour. (By not over-mixing, results in a more tender cookie!)
  4. Use a large cookie (also known as an ice cream) scoop (about 1/4 cup deep) with cookie dough and place the scoops on a covered baking sheet (with parchment paper or silicone baking mat) about 2 inches apart.
  5. Gently press each ball of cookie dough with a fork, making a crisscross pattern. Place in preheated oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. Immediately take out of oven when done and allow to let the cookies cool on the baking sheet for 5-10 minutes. Store in a closed container for up to 5 days and these cookies will stay soft!
Notes
  1. Makes about 18 cookies.
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Homemade Corn Dogs

There’s just something a little special about frying up your own golden Homemade Corn Dogs. 

Homemade Corn Dogs drenched in decadent buttermilk batter and fried!

Well, compared to buying them in the freezer section.  That’s not putting the love into it, now is it?

For one reason, homemade style corn dogs go beyond the expectations of your corn dog taste buds… indulged with the decadent taste of a crispy batter-dipped hot dog!

Homemade Corn Dogs made with buttermilk batter and fried to perfection!

If you’re wanting to switch up your corn dog makings…

As in, switching from plopping frozen sticks onto a rusty cookie sheet into a forever-to-heat oven and going off to play a few rounds of Call Of Duty Advanced Warfare and to only find out you’ve played for way too long and your frozen corn dogs are now burnt to a whole new level of crispness but you eat them anyways because that’s all you have to eat.  (Yes, I’m talking to the bachelor that has recently left the nest.)

Well, if you’re used to that kind of taste… be careful, these Homemade Corn Dogs will blow. your. mind.

Homemade Corn Dogs drenched in a decadent buttermilk batter and fried!

It’s really nothing fancy or to make a fuss about.  But, really.  These are pretty amazing.

Besides getting to pick your favorite hot dogs for this simple recipe, you’ll love how (your favorite) hot dogs hug around a tangy buttermilk batter with a whole lot of cornmeal crunch!

Go ahead, eat these deep-fried golden pillows with or without a skewer stick thingy… foot longs or minis… sauce dunked OR just savor the taste of the drenched hot dog by themselves.

Either way, you’re going to love deep-frying (and eating) these homemade corn dogs!

Homemade Corn Dogs made with a delicious buttermilk batter!

If you’ve got some extra hot dogs left, think about maybe smothering them with Sloppy Joes and creamy garlicky cheese sauce!

Cheesy Sloppy Dogs with SimplyGloria.com #sloppyjoes

  (Cheesy Sloppy Dogs… a great weeknight meal!)

Or you could wrap your hot dogs up…

Baked Corn Tortillas Cheese Dogs with SimplyGloria.com #corndogs

(Baked Corn Tortillas Cheese Dogs… enough said!)

Here’s the recipe for these delicious Homemade Corn Dogs!  It makes enough for the whole family.  Cut the hot dogs into halves before dunking them in the decadent buttermilk batter and you’ll have enough for a crowd.  Perfect for snack-size bites!

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Homemade Corn Dogs
Easy to make and delicious enough to devour! It makes enough for the whole family. Cut the hot dogs into halves before dunking them in the decadent buttermilk batter and you’ll have enough for a crowd. Perfect for snack-size bites!
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Ingredients
  1. 8 to 10 of your favorite hot dogs
  2. wooden skewers (optional)
  3. 1/2 cup cornmeal
  4. 3/4 cup (all-purpose) flour
  5. 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  6. 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  7. 1 teaspoon salt
  8. 1 teaspoon paprika
  9. 1 tablespoon golden ground flaxseed meal (totally optional!)
  10. 1 egg
  11. 1 cup buttermilk
  12. vegetable oil, for frying
Instructions
  1. Wipe off any moisture from hot dogs and set aside. Cutting them in half or putting sticks in the hot dogs are optional. (If not poking sticks in them, use tongs to get them out of the hot oil.)
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and paprika. In a liquid measuring cup, combine buttermilk and egg together. Pour into the dry ingredients and stir until all combined. Do not over mix the batter. Allow to rest for about 5 minutes.
  3. Preheat about 4 1/2 inches of oil in a deep saucepan over medium heat. (Leave another 4 inches from the top of the saucepan with the oil. This allows room for the frying and it won't spill over.)
  4. Drench each hot dog into the batter and drip off any excess. Gently place into the heated oil until golden brown. Turn and rotate with a slotted spoon or tongs, if needed. Only do a few at a time and do not over crowd the oil. Take out of the oil and place on paper towels to drain excess oil.
  5. Enjoy!
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Peas and Bacon Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt

It’s warming up outside and it’s time to break out the pasta salad!

THIS pasta salad.

This is one that you’ll be dipping your fork into and begging for more!

Peas and Bacon #Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt!

Peas and Bacon Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt is bursting with the flavors of all things summer.

There’s tender pasta tossed with a creamy Greek yogurt mixture.  

It’s already sounding quite tasty, right?!

But it’s what is joining the pasta that is even more enticing… crispy peppered bacon sauteed with slivered red onions and crushed garlic, little sweet tomatoes, green onions, peas and chunks of cheese.

Peas and Bacon Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt!

Every single bite will make you want another… and another bite!  

It’s definitely a pasta salad that is hard to put away without just one. more. bite.

A weakness that can only be conquered by being devoured.

Peas and #Bacon Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt!

Pasta salads and potato salads are what we eat a lot of in the summer months.  Reason being, ummm… they’re delicious!  

But mainly, it’s so easy to make ahead of time, set in the refrigerator and go on about your day.  

When you make this creamy pasta salad with bacon (and peas and all the good stuff), maybe pair it with something off the grill.  

Or something from the slow cooker…

French Dip Shredded Beef Sliders with SimplyGloria.com #sandwiches #crockpot

(French Dip Shredded Beef Sliders.  Absolute melt-in-your-mouth GOOD!)

Or pair this bacon-licious pasta salad with MORE bacon in and around potatoes…

Creamy Potato Salad With Bacon - SimplyGloria.com

(Creamy Potato Salad.  A must-have summer side dish!)

Here’s the delicious recipe for Peas and Bacon Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt.  It makes a generous amount for about 4-6 people.  But if you want to feed a crowd, go ahead and double or even triple the recipe!

Peas and Bacon Pasta Salad with Greek Yogurt
This pasta salad has tender pasta tossed with a creamy Greek yogurt mixture. Along with crispy peppered bacon sauteed with slivered red onions and crushed garlic, little sweet tomatoes, green onions, peas and chunks of cheese.
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Ingredients
  1. 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  2. 1/4 cup sour cream
  3. 3 tablespoons buttermilk (or 2 tablespoons milk)
  4. 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  5. pepper, to taste
  6. 8 ounces dry pasta (such as elbow, penne, etc.)
  7. 10 ounces uncooked bacon, diced
  8. 1/2 red onion, slivered slices
  9. 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  10. 5 ounces sweet grape tomatoes, cut into halves
  11. 1 small green onion bunch, chopped
  12. 1 cup cubed cheddar cheese
  13. 1 cup fresh or frozen peas
Instructions
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine Greek yogurt, sour cream, buttermilk, parsley and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Cook pasta to the directions on package. Drain until all water is gone from the pasta. Allow pasta to cool before putting in the yogurt and sour cream mixture.
  3. Fry the diced bacon in a medium skillet or frying pan on medium heat. When the bacon is almost crispy, carefully put a lid on the pan and tip out all the hot grease into a heat safe jar or empty can. Put the pan of bacon back on the heat and stir in the slivered (sliced) red onions and cook for about 3 more minutes. Place crushed garlic in with the bacon and cooked onions and stir until combined. Take off heat and set aside to cool.
  4. Place the peas (fresh or thawed) directly in the mixing bowl with the yogurt mixture. (I always put the frozen peas right in the salad and they thaw pretty quickly.) Along with the cooled pasta, tomatoes, green onions, cooled bacon mixture and cubed cheese. Lightly stir until all combined. Serve immediately (if the frozen peas have thawed) or store in refrigerator for up to 4 days.
Notes
  1. This makes a generous amount for about 4-6 people (and yeilds about 6 cups). But if you want to feed a crowd, go ahead and double or even triple the recipe!
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Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Bake (for Two!)

A fun twist on combining pizza and pasta in one little skillet!

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Bake is a quick and easy meal that makes TWO generous servings.  But the best part is, you can easily double or even triple this recipe to feed your whole crowd!

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This delicious and easy recipe will be a hit with your pickiest eaters.  

You know how I know?  

Well, because I’m surround by boys and every single one of them has their own preference in food.  Along with the fact that they are always hungry.  It’s never ending… unless they’re sleeping.

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Since the boys usually have no problem eating what is put in front of them, I try my best to make (quick and easy) meals that are  fun!  

Especially for lunch time.  

Every.Single.Day.

They choose to come home and eat lunch instead of being in the chaotic and noisy school cafeteria (the lunch factory, as my little nephew calls it).  The boys get hot meals in their bellies and hang out with me = bonus!

Besides, I get to know they’ve actually eaten their lunch… and not tossed it in the trash.  

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These days, It’s just me and my little 4th grader during those quick 10 minutes of lunch time.  Then it’s time to get him back to play with his buddies at lunch recess.  It’s the perfect teeny break for him… and me!

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I love meals that can be made on a whim and in smaller portions.  Especially for those quick lunches!

Here’s a great tip for prepping this little dish even faster– substitute the pizza sauce for this easy tomato sauce you made from a previous meal!

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(Sweet Piquanté Peppers Tomato Sauce with Italian Sausage— takes only 30 minutes to make!)

We’re huge fans of the mini pepperonis … for lunch AND dinner!

Pizza Muffins made from scratch with SimplyGloria.com #pizza #cheese

(Pizza Muffins— perfect for lunchtime or appetizers!)

Or if you prefer to have your mini peps hidden inside…

Homemade Stuffed Pizza Pockets with SimplyGloria.com #pizza

(Homemade Stuffed Pizza Pockets— make them as big or as small as you want!)

Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Bake
Serves 2
This is a quick and easy meal that makes TWO generous servings. But the best part is, you can easily double or even triple this recipe to feed your whole crowd!
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Ingredients
  1. 6 ounces of your favorite uncooked pasta
  2. 8 ounce can tomato sauce
  3. 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  4. 1 1/2 cup your favorite cheese, grated
  5. 1/2 cup (or more!) mini pepperoni
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to the package directions. Drain pasta from water and place in an oven safe 8-inch skillet, baking dish or pie pan. (You may also put it on the stove burner on medium-low heat with a lid to heat and melt the cheese instead of using the oven broiler.)
  2. Sprinkle half of grated cheese on top of pasta.
  3. Add Italian seasoning to tomato sauce and pour on the layer of half the cheese. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top with the mini pepperoni.
  4. Set under the oven broiler or place on stove with lid until the cheese has melted.
Notes
  1. Great dish to make with extra cooked pasta you've made the day before. Cuts down on time for a faster meal!
  2. You can substitute the tomato sauce and Italian seasoning for your favorite spaghetti sauce.
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Easy (No Bake!) Eggnog Cheesecake Pie

Whether you’re hosting the holiday dinner for all your hungry guests or if you’re assigned to bring a dessert… you’re going to love this Easy Eggnog Cheesecake Pie!

Easy (No Bake!) Eggnog Cheesecake Pie - Perfect to make ahead of time!

Did I mention, it’s a no bake pie?

This will take you no time at all to crush up ginger snap cookies and whip up this amazingly easy eggnog cheesecake filling!

So easy… 

Easy (No Bake!) Eggnog Cheesecake Pie

I shared this delicious Easy (No Bake!) Eggnog Cheesecake Pie recipe (along with many other recipes) with my friend, Claire at A Little CLAIREification.  

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Creamy Clam Chowder

A bowl of creamy comfort.

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Tender chunks of red potatoes and briny clams is only a bit of what makes this Creamy Clam Chowder delicate and mild.  It’s accented by bits of leeks, celery, garlic and onions.

My favorite part about making this creamy goodness is that it takes less than an hour to prepare and serve it up in your favorite bowl.  That’s even counting all the prep time of cutting the potatoes and veggies AND not to mention, letting the pot simmer!  

Easy Creamy Clam Chowder with SimplyGloria.com #soup i Let me take you through the easy steps to making this your creamy comfort in a bowl.

Putting this all together is fast and simple!

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Have all of the red potatoes, celery, red onions, a leek and garlic cloves ready to go.  Set aside as you get the pot ready with the creamy base of this clam chowder.

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 Melt butter on medium-low heat and add flour. 

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Whisk the flour and butter together.

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Sprinkle the dried thyme, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder into the flour and butter mixture.

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Whisk the seasoned mixture for a few minutes on medium-low.  This allows the dried thyme and pepper to really burst out its flavors.  It also helps cook out the flour taste.

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Congratulations, you just mad a roux (“roo”)!  It’s the thickening agent for this decadent clam chowder.  It will begin to thicken as it heats.

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Immediately add the cut potatoes and veggies you put off to the side earlier.  Also add the clams.  I love to use boiled baby clams in the red can.  Fast and easy… and delicious!  

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Stir in a spoonful of chicken bouillon.  (I love to use Better Than Bouillon brand.  They also have a clam bouillon, but this chicken flavor really blends well with the cream and gives it a great taste!)

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Stir and combine it all together.  Pop in a few bay leaves while you’re at it.

Turn the heat up a notch… to medium.  You’ve gotta let it simmer into perfection!   Otherwise, you’ll scorch the bottom of your pot.  And you wouldn’t want to do that.  

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As soon as the potatoes are tender (which don’t take long at all!), the chowder is ready to serve.  I told you this was easy!

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Creamy Clam Chowder
A bowl of creamy comfort. Tender chunks of red potatoes and briny clams is only a bit of what makes this Creamy Clam Chowder delicate and mild. It’s accented by bits of leeks, celery, garlic and onions.
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Total Time
45 min
Total Time
45 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 tablespoons butter
  2. 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  3. 1 pint heavy whipping cream
  4. 1 pint half & half*
  5. 2 tablespoons dried thyme
  6. 2 teaspoons onion powder
  7. 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  8. 1 tablespoon pepper
  9. 1 small red onion, diced
  10. 1 leek, diced
  11. 2 large celery stalks, diced
  12. 4 large garlic cloves, peeled and diced
  13. 4 medium to large sized red potatoes, diced
  14. 3 10 ounce cans boiled baby clams (the red can), drained
  15. 2 tablespoons chicken (or clam) bouillon
  16. 3 dried bay leaves
Instructions
  1. Dice the red onion, leek, celery stalks, garlic cloves and potatoes. Set aside.
  2. In a medium sauce pan on medium-low heat, melt butter and whisk in flour. Sprinkle in dried thyme, onion powder, garlic powder and pepper. Whisk and combine for 2 minutes.
  3. Slowly add and whisk the heavy whipping cream and half & half into the seasoned butter and flour mixture.
  4. Add the diced red onion, leek, celery stalks, garlic cloves, potatoes and drained clams.
  5. Stir in a spoonful of chicken bouillon and add the dried bay leaves.
  6. Turn heat up to medium to allow clam chowder to simmer while stirring occasionally. Ready to serve when potatoes are tender. Enjoy!
Notes
  1. *Half & half is equal amounts of whole milk and cream. You may substitute 1 cup of whole milk and 1 cup of heavy whipping cream.
  2. By cutting all of your vegetables the same (small) size, will result in even cooking and fast cooking time.
  3. Makes 9 cups of chowder and serves 4-6 people.
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With the nippy weather upon some of us, I hope you enjoy this simple and delicious creamy clam chowder!  

Below is my guys’ other favorite cozy in a bowl

Tortellini Cheddar Cheese Soup from SimplyGloria #soup

Cheese and pasta lover??  You’re going to love this Tortellini Cheddar Cheese Soup!

A bowl of warm soup always deserves some kind of bread to sop up what your spoon didn’t catch…

Garlic Parmesan Dinner Rolls from SimplyGloria.com

You are going to fall in love with these Garlic Parmesan Dinner Rolls… these are the best with any meal!

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Sweet Piquanté Peppers Tomato Sauce with Italian Sausage

A quick and easy meat sauce with enticed depth of flavors ready to cap off your favorite pasta!  This Sweet Piquanté Peppers Tomato Sauce with Italian Sausage is ready to devour in less than 30 minutes! 

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Oh, I love my pasta.  But sometimes, I’d rather inhale this sauce all by itself.  

Spoonfuls straight from the skillet.

It’s that good!

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I’m sure you have those nights where you want a hearty sauce (made from scratch) to pour over some simple pasta… but who really has the time to simmer the flavors together for hours– on a weeknight??  Not I.  

With this meat sauce, the flavors begin to fuse together the moment all the ingredients are in the skillet.  

No big pot and no long simmer time.

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This particular sauce recipe all started with using up my recent stash of delectable sweet piquanté peppers

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I find myself always making sure I can stuff as many of these sweet cherry tomato shaped peppers in a little snap shut container from the olive bar.  Or, you could find them in a jar on a shelf near the fancy olives.

The sweet peppers and tangy tomatoes really do add the perfect balance to this sauce.

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Sweet Piquanté Peppers Tomato Sauce with Italian Sausage
A quick and easy meat sauce with enticed depth of flavors ready to cap off your favorite pasta! It's ready to devour in less than 30 minutes!
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Ingredients
  1. 1.5 pounds ground sweet Italian sausage (or your choice of ground meat)
  2. 1 small white onion, diced
  3. 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  4. 14 ounces sweet piquanté peppers, cut into halves or quarters
  5. 6 ounce can tomato paste
  6. 1 (28 ounce) can whole (or diced) tomatoes, do not drain the juice out.
  7. 1/2 cup chicken broth (water and chicken bouillon can be substituted for canned broth)
  8. 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  9. 6 fresh basil leaves (or 2 teaspoons of dried basil)
  10. 2 teaspoons dry rosemary, crushed
  11. 2 teaspoons dry marjoram (or use dry oregano)
  12. 1 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar (to balance the acidity of the tomatoes)
  13. salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet pan on medium heat, start to brown the meat. When the meat is half cooked, add to it the diced onion, crushed garlic cloves and cut piquanté peppers. Cook all together until meat is fully cooked and browned.
  2. Stir in the tomato paste to coat the meat mixture.
  3. Add the canned tomatoes (with the juice), chicken broth, Italian seasoning, rosemary, marjoram, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir until combined. Bring heat to a medium-low and simmer for 5-8 minutes. Serve over your favorite pasta or use this sauce for bread dipping!
Notes
  1. Makes about 3.5 cups of sauce. It's great for leftovers, too!
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For more sauce recipes to top your pasta, try these creations…

Lemon Peppered Garlic Cream Sauce with SimplyGloria.com Pour over your favorite pasta!

This Lemon Peppered Garlic Cream Sauce is the perfect sauce to add a little zing to any pasta!

Parmesan Cream Sauce from SimplyGloria.com #CreamSauce #Pasta

The pasta creation possibilities are endless with this Parmesan Cream Sauce!  Try layering it into your lasagna.

Use both a cream sauce and this red sauce to layer them between some tender pasta! 

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing

Sweet swirls of cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice tucked inside puffy pumpkin sweet dough.

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Do you want to know what the best thing about these Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls are… besides being extremely delectable and possibly overly obsessed with getting to the next bite?

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There’s no rising time!  

Who has time for that anyways?  I sure don’t.  Well, to be honest,  it’s my patience that doesn’t have the time.  

Even though the yeast has it’s short time alone of proofing,  it will continue to work it’s magic of puffing up in the dough all the while it’s being kneaded, flattened out and rolled up.  

No time for this to sit. 

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Other than when you slather it with the marvelous melted butter mixture with brown sugar, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice!

Gently roll it up into a large looking log.  Then slice it with thread.  This is the method on how I always cut my cinnamon rolls. By using thread, it cuts into the rising dough gently without smooshing and demolishing your pretty swirls… or ruining your dough’s puffiness that’s already in progress. 

Moving on…

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THE aroma.

The scent of fresh baked PUMPKIN cinnamon rolls coming out of the oven is the best!

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While these sweet babies have been baking, always have your icing ready.

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It’ll seep into every crevice of cinnamon… and pumpkin!

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing
Sweet swirls of cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice tucked inside puffy pumpkin sweet dough. Do you want to know what the best thing about these Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls are… besides being extremely delectable and possibly overly obsessed with getting to the next bite? There’s no rising time!
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Ingredients
  1. 1 tablespoon active dry yeast (I've always trusted Fleischmann's.)
  2. 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  3. 1 cup really warm water, about 170 degrees
  4. 2 tablespoons honey
  5. 2 eggs at room temperature, beaten
  6. 1/2 cup milk, scalded
  7. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  8. 2/3 cup pumpkin puree, room temperature
  9. 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  10. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  11. 5 3/4 - 6 cups bread flour (if more is needed, add a tablespoon at a time. Depending upon how much humidity is in the air that day, I've used up to 6 1/2 cups before.)
filling
  1. 3/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  2. 2 cups light brown sugar
  3. 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  4. 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
icing
  1. 8 ounce cream cheese, room temperature
  2. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  3. 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream (or 2 tablespoons of milk)
  4. 2 1/2-3 cups powdered sugar (depending on how you like the consistency. Add more for thickness.)
  5. 3 teaspoons cinnamon
  6. 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Instructions
  1. For the filling, combine the melted butter, brown sugar and spices together. Set aside.
  2. Combine yeast, granulated sugar and warm water in a small mixing bowl. Set aside in a warm place for about ten minutes. (A draft-free warm place is your microwave! Sit it in with a cup or bowl of hot water and just shut the door.) Once the yeast mixture has proofed (doubled in foam), stir in honey.
  3. Scald milk and add cold butter to it. Butter will melt and cool down the milk at the same time. Set aside.
  4. Add the proofed yeast-honey mixture, pumpkin puree, beaten eggs and milk/butter mixture into a large mixing bowl with 3 cups of bread flour. Mix by hand or use a dough hook with a standing mixer on low speed. Slowly sprinkle in the rest of the flour while it is mixing. Keep mixing until the dough has pulled away from the sides of the bowl. Add additional flour one tablespoon at a time, if needed. Do not over mix or knead. Once the dough is not grabbing the bottom of the bowl, it is ready to take out.
  5. Take dough out of the bowl and set onto a lightly floured surface. Allow the dough to rest for 10 minutes, covered. (This helps relax the gluten in the dough... therefor, making a tender texture.)
  6. Roll out the dough (on the lightly floured surface) to a rounded-rectangle size about 15 inches by 12 inches. And, about 1/2 thick. Be sure to not over work the dough.
  7. Spread on the filling mixture to all the edges. Except the one edge you are going to have the roll sealed.
  8. To roll into a log form, start with one of the long sides, tuck and roll the dough until you come to the very end. Make sure to have the last part of the flap onto the bottom to hold it together. Grab a long piece of thread and slide it up underneath the roll. Crisscross the thread while going down onto the dough.
  9. Gently lay the rolled pieces of dough onto a large greased baking sheet. Place each one about 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch apart to allow room to rise. That includes from the edges from the pan.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes in your preheated 350 degrees oven. Or until golden brown on top.
to make the icing
  1. Beat the cream cheese for 30 seconds. Then add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time, alternating with heavy cream. Add vanilla and whip until you have the desired consistency. Sprinkle in the cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice.
  2. Spread on the icing on the hot baked cinnamon rolls as soon as they come out of the oven. I like to do this, because the icing starts to melt in between all of the swirling crevices.
Notes
  1. These are just as perfect when you make them the night before. Cover the unbaked pan of pumpkin cinnamon rolls with plastic wrap and set into the refrigerator over night. Unwrap and allow to get to room temperature. Place in oven and bake in preheated oven.
  2. Will stay fresh for up to 3 days in a stored container. But best the day of baking.
  3. Makes one large dozen. For smaller rolls, this recipes will make 18 rolls.
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Cinnamon Roll Ring with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting via SimplyGloria.com #cinnamonrolls

Cinnamon Roll Ring made in a skillet… or pie dish.  Also drenched with cinnamon cream cheese icing right after you pull them out of this oven!

Quick & Easy Cinnamon Rolls with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing by SimplyGloria.com

And if you’re more into the traditional swirly bites of cinnamon, these Quick and Easy Cinnamon Rolls are definitely for you!  (Because they are truly quick and easy!)

Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls with Eggnog Cream Cheese Frosting at SimplyGloria.com #cinnamonrolls #eggnog #icing

Love the flavor of EGGNOG??  Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls are so perfect for the eggnoggy season!

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Blueberry Crumble (baked in a jar!)

Tart blueberries nestled underneath a sweet brown sugar and oats crumble.  Baked in mini wide mouth jars that are perfect for individual servings!

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Blueberry Crumble that’s been baked in a jar and topped with cold vanilla ice cream is THE perfect dessert.  

Not only the perfect dessert to devour.

But it’s all baked and served in little jars!

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Unless you’re going to eat all of these in one sitting (like the hubster did!), you can store these at room temperature with the lids on.  You can make this any time of the year and use fresh or frozen berries.  Yay!

These truly are the best, quick and easy little treats to make… and devour!

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I made this for my friend, Claire over at A Little Claireification.  

Head over to say hello and grab this delicious (and did I mention, EASY!)..Blueberry Crumble baked in a jar!

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If you’re in love with (frozen or fresh) blueberries, like I am, try these favorite blueberry treats…

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100+ Delicious Summer Recipes

Summer is right around the corner and I couldn’t be more excited!  To me, it translates to more quality time with my guys, warm sunshine and no itineraries.  And of course, great summer food!  

Some of my favorite food bloggers and I have gotten together to share with you our recipes we love to bring to summer parties.  You’ll find anything from dips, appetizers, desserts and drinks.  Along with a variety of pasta and veggie salads!  Before you get to all that, I thought I’d share with you some summer recipes (and family favorites!) that are already here on Simply Gloria.  

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The best part about outdoor summer parties is, the grill is smoking and sending off the amazing aroma (and advertising through the neighborhood) that says, there’s more than just meat smoking over here… there’s an array of delicious food to go along with it!  

Here are the 10 best summer recipes you can already find here on Simply Gloria!

Cheesy Sloppy Dogs with SimplyGloria.com #CheeseSauce #SloppyJoes

Try a different way to dress up the grilled hot dogs.  The whole family will love these easy Cheesy Sloppy Dogs!

Pulled Pork Nachos from SimplyGloria.com #nachos

Why not serve Pulled Pork Nachos as an appetizer?!  Ridiculously delicious!  This is also a great idea when you have no idea how to use the huge pork butt you grilled the day before.

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad - SimplyGloria.com

An oldy, but a goody… this Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Salad is definitely my guys’ most favorite pasta salad.

Creamy Potato Salad With Bacon - SimplyGloria.com

You’d be surprised (and happy) at how delicious bacon and dill weed make for the best Creamy Potato Salad.

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Speaking of bacon… these homemade and easy Baked Beans With Bacon are a must to make for your friends! 

Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip - Easy to make and great hot or cold!

This Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip is my favorite to make any time of the year.  Serve it hot or cold and it’s amazing!

Picnic Style Caprese Salad by SimplyGloria.com

I love packing this Picnic Style Caprese Salad in individual jars when we go out on the boat.  Super easy and always a hit!

Bananas Foster Cookie Pizza from SimplyGloria.com

After tending the grill all day, this Bananas Foster Cookie Pizza is my husband’s most favorite dessert.  He says it compliments the amazing ribs he just smoked.  {smiling}

Root Beer Float Cookie Sandwiches by SimplyGloria.com #cookies #sandwiches

Root beer floats definitely reminds me of summer.  And these Root Beer Float Cookie Sandwiches have summer written all over them!  You will love how these taste… pinky swear promise!

Dirty Dr. Pepper Floats with coconut ice cream from SimplyGloria.com 12

I think you are starting to notice ice cream floats are my favorite, right?  Well, if you live here or have been surrounded by Utahns, then you know what a dirty drink is… and the whole entire family will fall in love with these Dirty Dr. Pepper Floats

Blueberry Frozen Custard Pops with SimplyGloria.com #frozen

Make these easy Blueberry Frozen Custard Pops the night before your summer party and you’ll have a dessert the whole crowd will be in love with!

Below is even more amazing summer recipes by these talented bloggers! 

Kristin at Yellow Bliss Road | Jen at Yummy Healthy Easy | Jaren at Diary of a Recipe Collector | Andi at The Weary Chef | Kelly at The Grant Life | Nicole at Or Whatever You Do | Gloria at Simply Gloria (me!)| Rachael at Eazy Peazy Mealz | Ashley at Spoonful of Flavor | Lise at Mom Loves Baking | Serene at House of Yumm | Taylor at Food Faith Fitness | Sara at Bitz & Giggles | Mariah at Mariah’s Pleasing Plates | Julie at Julie’s Eats & Treats

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