Jalapeno-Infused Avocado Cucumber Cocktail

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May 28, 2016 / By / , , , , , / Post a Comment
As I type, it’s 90 degrees outside….so it’s friggin hot.  I’m not complaining though.  I like warmth as long as I am surrounded in air conditioning, HA!  Since it’s feeling like summer around these parts, I’m sharing a beverage that’s so damn refreshing it should be illegal.  This insanely delicious beverage is a jalapeno-infused avocado […]

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May 24, 2016 / By / , , / 2 Comments
This is an affiliate post on the top 10 ways Food Blogger Pro will help you become a successful food blogger.  If you join Food Blogger Pro, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you, which helps support Bessie Bakes.  I only recommend Food Blogger Pro because I am a committed member […]


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Recently we went on a family beach vacation to Destin, Florida.  Just looking at these photos makes me say, “AHHHHHHH!” The ocean. Couldn’t you just stare at it for hours?  I mean, why can’t they just create teleportation machines so I can transfer my energy to be beachside any time I want?!  Well I could […]


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May 16, 2016 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
Let me just start off by saying I suck at decorating cakes.  If you are an avid baker like me (or only bake occasionally), and struggle with making your cake or cupcakes look like they came out of a Martha Stewart magazine, then you’ve come to the right place.  This is a no-judgment zone for […]


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May 8, 2016 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
CHOO CHOO!  AAAALL ABOARD!  It’s an adorable Thomas the Train birthday party.  This post is possible because of awesome aunt Cheryl and uncle Steve who threw this fun birthday party for my son’s cousin, sweet Hana Jae, who just turned 4!  Don’t ya just love going to parties that you don’t have to put together yourself?! […]

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