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Bridal Shower Ideas: I Dough, er I mean I Do!

 Want a yummy and new way to enhance any of your wedding activities??? Here’s a dish on a sweet new item to give your guest. It’s called Edoughble ready to eat cookie dough. Cookie Dough! Who doesn’t like cookie dough? I know I’ve many time taken a nice chunk out while making cookies. But of
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Mix it Up: Four Cheese Spinach Dip

Gather Supplies: (makes about 4 servings) 8 ounces of cream cheese, room temperature 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoons freshly grated Romano cheese 2 Tablespoons red bell pepper, very finely chopped 2 green onions, finely chopped 1 cup of wilted fresh baby spinach, squeezed dry and chopped (or frozen and thawed) 1/2 cup grated medium Cheddar
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Mix it Up: Valentine Pretzel Bites

Valentine Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites Gather Supplies: (makes about 45 pretzel bites) 2 1/2 cups confectioner’s sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (12 oz) pkg chocolate almond bark pretzels valentine sprinkles Mix it Up: 1) In a large bowl, combine the
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Mix it Up: Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites

Bacon-Wrapped Potato Bites with Spicy Sour Cream Dipping Sauce Gather Supplies: (makes about three dozen appetizers) 1 pound small or medium red potatoes 2 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon olive oil Freshly ground pepper 12 ounces to 1 pound thick-cut bacon 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream 1-3
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Wedding Trends: Late-Night Snacks

At the end of a long, exciting night of laughing and dancing and catching up with friends, there is little more comforting than a simple late-night snack.  Treat your guests to mini-burgers or milk and cookies as your wedding night winds down!  Yum! Images: Grilled cheese & tomato soup treats; Chocolate milk and cookies; Mini-cheeseburger;
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Stir it Up: Green Flash Cocktail

There is an art to crafting the perfect beverage: color, consistency, temperature, and, of course, taste blend together to create a finely mixed signature cocktail.  Luxurious libations are shaken and stirred by true mixologists… but who says you can’t be one too?  Inspired by last week’s Signature Drinks article, and the rise of inventive refreshments,
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Wedding Trends: The Craft of Beer Selection

Ladies, grab your man and sit him down in front of the computer because this one’s for him.  You’ve got your dress, the invitations, and the cake all planned out perfectly, but how about turning over the “good stuff” to your groom?!  Okay, guys, let’s talk about beer.  (Yeh, you can go grab one first.)
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Babies & Kids: A Heart Shaped Day

First of all, I have to take a moment (before I start rambling about this love-dovey holiday) to wish Cameron, Head ‘Roo Kristen’s Littlest Joey, a very Happy 1st Birthday from The ‘Roo Crew. Happy Birthday, Cam! And now … Happy Valentine’s Day! There are so many unique ways to make Valentine’s Day special for
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Wedding Trends: Cakes for the Guys

That’s right, we’re introducing Groom Trends into our Fresh Forward series.  We enjoy sharing all sorts of lovely wedding day inspiration with our brides and hope to feature some fresh ideas for the fellas as well. Groom’s cakes have been a tradition for centuries, though they are often credited as a newer Southern custom.  Guys,
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Wedding Trends: 2012 Wedding Day Trends

With the fresh start of a new year upon us, we’re thinking ahead of what new wedding day trends we have to look forward to in 2012.  Just like the latest jean fads, wedding trends come and go — for better or for worse!  Here are a few that we hope to see more of
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