Mexican Spiced Coffee Brownies

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Coffee and chocolate. That’s probably a match made in heaven for lots of you, am I right? I never used to be a big coffee drinker until several years ago some friends of mine suggested I have a cup of coffee to stay up later at a scrapbooking retreat. Thankfully, I never got addicted to NEEDING it but I do enjoy a cup now and then. And I always joke that my coffee is more like a dessert because it has to have some sort of milk and sugar (at minimum) or even better, a tasty creamer like this Vanilla Cinnamon Coffee Creamer and usually the ratio is more like creamer with a dash of coffee! So no wonder that several years ago, I used to be famous for making coffee brownies to bring to work. I’ve since lost track of that recipe (boo!) but found a new one that is a great substitute. And this ...

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Weekly Menu Plan {February 8, 2016} Find recipes and dinner inspiration ideas at MealPlanningMagic.com

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This week is shaping up to be another busy one with lots of appointments and meetings again. Seems it's this way the last week and first week of the month for me. Thank goodness for my weekly menu plan that helps me bring a little sanity to our week. At least it's one less thing I need to think ...

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This is a post I wrote over 5 years ago so I’ve refreshed it a bit and am sharing it again for those of you that may not have seen it the first time around. I’m no longer organizing a freezer meals exchange group as I haven’t found enough friends who like to cook as much as I do to keep one going ...

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The Use It Up Grocery Challenge will help you get organized and save money on your grocery bill. I call it Small Steps to Big Change! | Join us at MealPlanningMagic.com!

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Well, I missed last week's update for the Use It Up Grocery Challenge and this one is going to be pretty short and sweet. Have you been keeping up with the challenge? It's proven to be a bit more difficult than I anticipated when I first started because of some last-minute company and a birthday ...

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What's great about having a meal plan? Well, when your plans go awry for a few days, you know you at least have some days you can count on to keep your budget and sanity on track. That's what happened to me last week...I had a plan but we had some last minute company come stay with us. It worked out ...

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This week's menu plan continues another week of using up what we've got on hand. I did go to Dream Dinners last week but that is part of my monthly grocery budget so I knew that was part of the plan. We've got a few special occasions and evening meetings so dinner time will be a bit more challenging ...

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Slowcooker Classic American Chili is so simple and delicious! I've been making this for over a decade--a family favorite! | Recipe at MealPlanningMagic.com

Slowcooker Classic American Chili #SundaySupper (ad)

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by the Beef Checkoff in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own. I’ve been making a version of this chili for over a decade now and it is one of my family’s favorites! Inspired by a recipe I originally ...

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The Use It Up Grocery Challenge will help you get organized and save money on your grocery bill. I call it Small Steps to Big Change! | Join us at MealPlanningMagic.com!

Use It Up Grocery Challenge 2016 – Week #2

So here we are halfway through the Use It Up Grocery challenge. I forgot to take a picture of what I bought before it got eaten. We had a bit of change in our plans and hosted some company over the weekend so I ended up going to Sam's Club and Costco to stock up on some extra things like lunchmeat, ...

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