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Delicious Fall Chili Recipe

By: Amanda Magnus Well in Wisconsin it appears that we have skipped fall and gone straight to winter. We are getting snow again today as I type this. But the cool weather is also perfect weather for a nice warm soup. I don't make soups as often as I'd like, but when I do they… Continue reading Delicious Fall Chili Recipe

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7 Layer Thanksgiving Hot Dish

By: Kristen Darkow   Happy November! Can you believe how time is flying? Just 23 more days until Thanksgiving! And whether you're hosting Thanksgiving this year, bringing a dish to pass at someone else's home, or just want a creative way to use up your leftovers, we've got you covered today! Here in the Midwest,… Continue reading 7 Layer Thanksgiving Hot Dish

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A Hearty Potato Soup Perfect for Fall

By: Kristen Darkow   October is officially here! I don't know about you, but once the weather becomes cool and crisp, all I want when I get home from work is a warm bowl of soup ready and waiting for me in the crock pot. I live on soups this time of year! I recently… Continue reading A Hearty Potato Soup Perfect for Fall

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One Year of Eat, Drink and B Crafty!

By: Amanda Magnus & Kristen Darkow   This week, we celebrate ONE WHOLE YEAR of Eat, Drink and B Crafty! Can you believe it? We want to take today to thank all of you who have loyally read this blog, whether it's been for a week, a month, six months, or a year. We have… Continue reading One Year of Eat, Drink and B Crafty!

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Lightened Up Egg Rolls

By: Kristen Darkow   If you haven't noticed by now, I'm all about finding delicious recipes and subbing out ingredients to make them healthier. I love me some Chinese takeout, but I'm not always willing to undo that day's workout for all that deep fried goodness. Don't get me wrong, sometimes I am very willing… Continue reading Lightened Up Egg Rolls

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The BEST Strawberry Margarita Recipe

By: Amanda Magnus I have recently become obsessed with strawberry margaritas. And not just drinking them (in moderation of course) but figuring out the perfect recipe. It all started when Brian and I were out to eat with his family at Chili's. His dad ordered a margarita on the rocks. I've always been a blended… Continue reading The BEST Strawberry Margarita Recipe

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Banana Bread Cheesecake: Two Wonderful Worlds Collide

By: Kristen Darkow   Happy Tuesday! Do you have a friend or family member's birthday coming up? Or just need a dessert idea for a summer cookout? Every year for Andrew's birthday, I've made him some variation of a cheesecake. We love us some cheesecake. But we also love us some banana bread. So when… Continue reading Banana Bread Cheesecake: Two Wonderful Worlds Collide

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The Perfect Homemade Espresso Drinks

By: Amanda Magnus Being a mom means the only way I get through the morning is usually with caffeine. And some days I require some more in the afternoon too! A few weeks ago, I found this awesome espresso machine on Amazon. I've been experimenting with drinks and wanted to share my two favorites with… Continue reading The Perfect Homemade Espresso Drinks

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Our First Time Strawberry Picking

By: Amanda Magnus This past week the kids and I had our first strawberry picking experience! We go through a lot of strawberries in our house, so of course going and picking our own was a great idea! I had never been strawberry picking before but had wanted to go for the past few years.… Continue reading Our First Time Strawberry Picking

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Unique Fourth of July Recipes

By: Kristen Darkow   Can you believe the 4th is just around the corner? If I had to guess, I'd say it's May 15. And yet here we are with less than a week until July. Honestly though, July 4th is one of my very favorite holidays! I love summer, I love cookouts, I love… Continue reading Unique Fourth of July Recipes