Cookies & Cream Ice Cream

Rich and creamy homemade ice cream with chunks of crushed Oreos mixed in. A homemade version of your childhood favorite!

Cookies & Cream Ice Cream - Rich and creamy homemade ice cream with chunks of crushed Oreos mixed in. A homemade version of your childhood favorite!… 

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July giveaway!

Today I’ve got a fabulous giveaway to share with all of you! My friend and fellow blogger, Julie from White Lights on Wednesday is celebrating her birthday this month. To help her celebrate we are giving away a really awesome prize pack. It will include a $125 Amazon gift card, a $50 Starbucks gift card and a $125 Target gift card. I would love for one of MY readers to be the winner, so enter below for your chance to win! 31st Birthday Giveaway   a Rafflecopter giveaway

  Here’s a list of the other wonderful bloggers who are participating:

Julie from White Lights on Wednesday

Aubrey from Real Housemoms

Nancy from The Bitter Side of Sweet

Becca from It’s Yummi!

Brianne from Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Alyssa from What’s Cooking, Love?

Raquel from Organized Island

Deb from Cooking on the Front Burner

Jenn from Endlessly Inspired

Melissa from Persnickety Plates

Megan from The Pink Flour

Heather from French Press

Nicole from The Marvelous Misadventures of a Foodie

Ari from Ari’s Menu

Kelley from Miss Information

Paula from Call Me PMc

Official Rules: The giveaway will be open from Wednesday July 9th, 2014 at 12am EST until Wednesday July 23rd, 2014 (@ 11:59pm EST). You must be 18 years old to enter and you must live in the USA. One winner will receive 1 (one) $125Amazon gift card, 1 (one) $125 Target gift card, and 1 (one) $50 Starbucks gift card.

Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored and hosted by myself and the other bloggers listed above. Amazon.com, Starbucks and Target are not affiliated with this giveaway.

Disclosure: Some of the links included in this post may be affiliate links and I will earn a very small commission if you purchase through those links. I really appreciate your support to help keep free recipes on this site! Please see my policies page if you would like more information

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Living & Loving: June

Since I recently changed up how I talk about my monthly reads (and other bookish things) I figured it was about time to liven up how I share my life happenings and things I’ve been digging lately. I entrusted my friend Jenn to help me come up with a cute name for it – seriously… 

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Ginger Lemonade

 This ginger lemonade is perfect balance of sweet and tart – with a spicy punch from the ginger. The ultimate refreshing summer drink! Disclosure: Some of the links included in this post may be affiliate links and I will earn a very small commission if you purchase through those links. I really appreciate your support… 

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Books and Beyond: May

Books and Beyond is a new series I’ll be sharing on the blog each month. Previously I had been sharing my monthly reads in my “Currently” posts, but all my bookish things started to take over those posts and I felt they needed their own space on the blog. In these Books and Beyond posts… 

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Buffalo Chicken Sliders

These bold and spicy burgers are loaded with all your favorite buffalo wing ingredients and topped off with a little spicy ranch! Disclosure: Some of the links included in this post may be affiliate links and I will earn a very small commission if you purchase through those links. I really appreciate your support to… 

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Strawberry Sherbet

Sweet summer strawberries churned into smooth and creamy sherbet – lighter than ice cream but still a refreshing summer treat! Disclosure: Some of the links included in this post may be affiliate links and I will earn a very small commission if you purchase through those links. I really appreciate your support to help keep… 

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Taco Macaroni & Cheese

This creamy macaroni and cheese is loaded with jalapenos, bell peppers, taco meat and of course, lots of cheese! When I first started this training cycle for my triathlon my hunger was out of control – the 2 a day workouts were kicking my butt! I would come home and would be craving meat or… 

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Strawberry Ricotta Bruschetta

Crispy French baguette slices covered in creamy ricotta cheese and topped with sweet summer strawberries – add a little drizzle of balsamic and a sprinkle of fresh basil for the perfect appetizer! When strawberry season rolls around I find myself buying at the store just because they look pretty. Most of the time I have… 

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Hummingbird Cake

This sweet and fruity cake is full of banana and pineapple to create a perfectly moist cake – then is topped with cream cheese frosting. The perfect cake for any Spring gathering! Please allow me to introduce you to the scrumptiousness known as hummingbird cake. And no it does not have hummingbirds in it nor… 

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Currently: May 2014

Loving: My triathlon was on Sunday! I trained so freaking hard for this race and it really paid off. It was my first Olympic distance race so I wasn’t sure what to expect. The race was lots of fun – I enjoyed like 97% of it (one small freak-out moment in the water and the… 

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Fajita Burgers

These bold and spicy fajita burgers are full of Mexican flavors – and are topped with all the best fajita fixings.  It’s the best of both worlds, burgers + fajitas! Do you ever have those moments when you can’t decide what to make for dinner? When everything sounds good? I usually turn to Lance to… 

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