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Welcome to Wake Up Wednesdays Week 47!

I can’t believe we’re heading into the final stretch of summer.  Seriously, where has the time gone?  I’m on vacation this week with my family, eating a ton – because calories don’t count on vacation, right? You know another time calories don’t count?  When you make a recipe from the Wake Up Wednesdays link party. ;-)

Have you done anything fun this summer?  Be sure to let us know in the comments.

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I’m a sucker for any recipe with “Mexican” in the title.  And when you add in “creamy” and “pasta,” it’s pretty much a winner in my book.  This pasta bake from A Dash of Sanity needs to happen in my kitchen asap.

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Speaking of must make recipes, check out this Neapolitan Brownie Ice Cream Cake from Inside BruCrew Life.  Hubba-hubba.

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Need an elegant treat for end of summer entertaining?  Then you should definitely try these No-Bake Blackberry Bars from Roxana’s Home Baking.

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Anyone else love poke cakes as much as I do?  Check out this Honey Lemon Poke Cake with Ricotta Frosting from I Should be Mopping the Floor.

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 Have zucchini from your garden or your local farmer’s market?  Try this Zucchini Bread with Chocolate Glaze from Carmel Moments!

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Welcome to Wake Up Wednesdays Week 46!

You guys! We are almost at the end of July!! Can you believe it? I am loving all the summery ideas you all have been posting, and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week! We love featuring you, so make sure you follow along!

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You’ll have to forgive me, but with it being S’mores Week at all, I have S’mores on the brain! So all our features this week are amazing and delicious S’mores inspired recipes!

No Bake S’mores Raspberry Cheesecake from Lazy Mom’s

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S’mores Brownies from Mommy on Demand

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Nutella S’more Pudding Cups from I Love My Disorganized Life for Miss Information

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S’moreo Ice Cream Sandwiches from This Silly Girl’s Life

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Wow – 45 weeks of Wake Up Wednesdays! What are you showing off this week?

Since the last time Meghan wrote a post, A LOT has changed. She bought her first home in Chicago and her life has been consumed with unpacking and DIY projects…. ok, fine. She’s not doing much DIY but our handyman has been given many of my blogging buddies tutorials of things I want done. MANY of these wants are coming from YOU. Thank you guys so much for coming back each week and inspiring your hosts. Be sure to keep up with us on social media since we love sharing your work!

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Now on to the features! I wish I had opportunity to highlight more than just 6 bloggers. There were so many awesome posts!

I’ve been obsessed with butterscotch ever since having butterscotch blondies at a 4th of July party. These Butterscotch Scones will be all mine very soon. Mouthwatering Butterscotch Scones

Is there anything more refreshing than Key Lime Pie? How about Individual Frozen Key Lime Pies??! Sign me up!

I’ll be picking up a rotisserie chicken and making this Buffalo & Blue Cheese Chicken Salad ASAP. Looks soooooo good!!! Buffalo and Blue Cheese Chicken Salad - hot wings flavor in a cold lunch or dinner | cupcakesandkalechips.com | #glutenfree #buffalochicken

I thought French toast was good as is…. and then I saw this Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast from Mom on Time Out. You go, girl!

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Wine Smoothie??! I love a fun grown up beverage! Wine Smoothie | For White Lights on Wednesday by Cooking with Curls

Creating a meal plan around what produce is in season is an awesome idea. What a great way to eat healthier (and local!!) all year round.

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Welcome back to Wake Up Wednesdays – the day when you get to take over our blogs!

I hope everyone had a great long weekend!  We definitely did here, and we’re certainly in the throes of (hot hot hot) summer.  For me, that means little indoor cooking, and lots of meals around the grill and/or no bake everything! ;-)
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After a weekend of indulging, I need to get back on the healthy eating train.  These Healthy Grilled Lemon Pepper Pork Chops from Tone and Tighten sound fabulous – and easy!

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Grilled corn on the cob is a favorite at my house.  This Chili Lime Corn on the Cob from Simply Suzanne’s At Home is the perfect summer side dish:

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And I could definitely eat a HUGE bowl of this Pineapple Cucumber Salad from Mom on Timeout:

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How about these Chocolate Covered Strawberry Icebox Bars from This Silly Girl’s Life:

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As a coffe-a-holic, I’m in love with this Frozen Caramel Macchiato from Roxana’s Home Baking:

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I’m in love with these simple and classic monogram letters from Designs By Miss Mandee.  Just download, print and frame, and you’ll have some great new home decor!

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Happy July Everyone!

And welcome to another WUW where you are the star.

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With the
4th of July just days away, this week I am all about the
Red White and Blue

These shortbread sparklers from Shaken Together look
perfect for our annual neighborhood 4th of July party
No party is complete without adorable favors, and I
love the simplicity of these by Design by Miss Mandee
Red Velvet Trifle, yes please Casual Craftlete
This festive Kool-Aid popcorn by Simply Designing is a HUGE hit
with my kiddos
every great party has to have a great dip if you ask
me
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Welcome to Wake Up Wednesdays!

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Welcome to Wake Up Wednesdays! I’m so glad you are here! You guys bring us so much amazingness every week, it is always so difficult to pick the features. And this week was no exception! There were so many amazing and wonderful things for summer! I can’t wait to see what you guys link up this week.

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Now, on to the features!

Does anything say summer more than Strawberry Shortcake? Even better when it’s in the form of a cake roll!

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These Grilled Pineapple and Watermelon Fruit Kabobs seems like SUCH a perfect summer dessert. So fun!

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I’m pretty sure that this Strawberry Brownie Cheesecake came from my dreams

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Two words: Snickerdoodle Cookies. Want. (Okay, that was three words)

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Isn’t this Peach Shortcake gorgeous??

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I love these adorable Folded Patriotic Paper Medallions, so perfect for The Fourth!

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Welcome to Wake Up Wednesdays! The day YOU take over our blog!

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Are you loving your summer?? I know I am! I can’t get enough of summer flavors, farmer’s markets and chilling outside until the sun goes down. I find myself rushing home from work every day just so I can take the pup on a long walk. Life is so much more fun with a warm breeze and sunshine on your face! And when it’s hot, does anything taste better than a frozen treat? Lisa put together a frozen treats round up featuring YOUR links from Wake Up Wednesdays!

25 Frozen Treats on wineandglue.com

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On to the features!!

Cherry Lemonade Donuts. Hello, my favorite drink in a donut!

Cherry Lemonade Donuts - these soft baked donuts have a refreshing and light flavor from the lemonade and cherry pieces

Breakfast Tostadas is the perfect way to get my Mexican fix for breakfast.

Breakfast Tostada | cookingwithcurls.com | #vegan #Gemini Cooking with Astrology

Grilled Cherry & Brie Pizza is just what I need to for dinner tonight!

Naan bread is the crust for this tasty pizza.  It’s then topped with creamy brie, fresh , tart cherries and crisp poblano peppers!  www.lemonsforlulu.com

Red, White & Blue Lollipops are so festive! Perfect for 4th of July!

I’ve never met a nacho I didn’t like. Spicy Blacked Shrimp Skillet Nachos are fun and spicy!

Spicy Blackened Shrimp Skillet Nachos. Nachos for grown-ups in just 7 minutes. | MomOnTimeout.com #ad

Nectarine Blueberry Crisp is a great dessert for some of the best summer produce.

Nectarine Blueberry Crisp Recipe ~ Warm, delicious, easy and is just right for breakfast or dessert!

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Welcome back to Wake Up Wenesdays…

the day when YOU get to take over our blogs!

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 We’re well into the swing of summer here, and having lots of fun with a busy summer schedule.  Somehow {even though we’re busier than during the school year}, the hectic days and evenings seem a little more fun.

With Father’s Day sneaking up on me, I’ve been trying to get some last minute menu ideas, and you guys brought SO many awesome recipes last week to choose from!

You know we all love to share how fabulous you are, and this is where you can find us:

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ON to the features…
Start your Father’s Day off with surprising that special guy with some Raspberry Lemon Sweet Roll Cake with Buttermilk Glaze from Baking a Moment:
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I’m totally making this Mexican Layer Dip Tart from The Well Floured Kitchen for a pre-dinner snack {who’s bringing the margaritas?}:
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I know the guys in my life would love these Smoky Barbecue Ribs from Julie’s Eats and Treats:
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If you’re planning a salad as a side-dish, this Herb Infused Balsamic Vinaigrette from Your Homebased Mom sounds like the perfect dressing:
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If we’re being honest, I could probably eat this entire batch of Samoa Cookie Dough Bars from Beyond Frosting completely on m own:
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I think these Cocoa and Chocolate Cheesecake Bars from Roxana’s Home Baking would make a show-stopping dessert for any occasion {or you know, just a Wednesday}
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And I’m LOVING these fun {and FREE} Superhero Dad Printables from Busy Mom’s Helper:
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Welcome Back to Wake Up Wednesday

I just LOVE when you get to take over for
the day

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We’re into the first week of summer
vacation, and loving every minute of it. Days are long, nights are warm,
and we are in NO way keeping any kind of a schedule :) I hope you’re
enjoying summer as much as we are. There were SO many great summery
items linked up last week, it was hard to choose just a few…

You know the four of us love to share how
fabulous you are, and this is where you can find us:

We’re also pinning to our
so make sure you’re following along.
ON to the features…
it’s summer, and eating more fruit is
important right? I’ll take mine is pie form
I’m still feeling the fruit, and this salsa from Lemon for Lulu looks BERRY good
{sorry had to do it}
I also happen to love my fruit with Balsamic, if you
haven’t yet, you need to try it
or how about fruit in cakes, like these raspberry swirl coffee cakes from the Crafting
Foodie
ntehse would be perfect with my morning coffee
and then, with all of that fruit, you will want ice
cream, and this no-churn ice cream from happy and harried is
simply gorgeous
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Welcome to Wake Up Wednesdays Week 38!

It’s officially SUMMER!! And as much as I love to see all the creativity that flows around the holiday season in the fall and early winter, I really love what summer does to blog land! I love seeing all the delicious recipes for the grill, amazing salads, and yummy cocktails. I love seeing the creative ideas for things to do with your kids to beat boredom, and all the beautiful red white and blue EVERYTHING! So bring it on, let’s see what you’ve got!

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I don’t know if it’s baby brain or sleep deprivation, but I had a PARTICULARLY hard time picking features this week. It’s probably neither of those things, probably just that you all linked up some amazing things last week. Here are just six of the wonderful amazingness that caught my eye.

Getting out of bed this morning was ROUGH, but it would have been a lot easier if I had had some of this Starbucks Copy Cat Lemon Loaf from Yesterfood!

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I love Samoa EVERYTHING, and these Samoa Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies from Blahnik Baker look particularly awesome!

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I could totally dig into this Balsamic Honey Grilled Steak Salad from Mom on Timeout!

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And how cute is this DIY Laundry Play Set from Little Red Window? My two year old would love this!

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I’m going to need about five of these Salted Caramel Cafe Mocha Smoothies from A Little Clariefication

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And I love this Chicken Poppyseed Fruit Salad from i should be mopping the floor, it looks so perfect for summer!

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