A most delicious side salad or dessert
Boston Cream Cake by KristenDuke.com. This decadent cake is assembled in under 10 minutes
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Chocolate Chip Strawberry Pretzel Squares

This dessert has long time been a favorite of mine, but I’d seen it around on the internet in varying forms, and never wanted to just spin the wheel. When I teamed up with Kraft to shares some of their recipes, it was the perfect time to share this recipe from their site, with my own twist. Introducing: Chocolate Chip Strawberry Pretzel Squares.

A most delicious side salad or dessert

If you’ve never had this dish before, you MUST give it a try. Something about the pretzel crust, the cream cheese center, and the jell-o on top make is an amazing combination! Some people call it a “salad” (of the fruit variety) and you can call it that if it makes you feel better, but it’s more of a dessert in my mind. It’s a great side dish for a holiday meal.

Did you see the other Kraft recipe I shared yesterday? This Boston Cream Cake, SOOO yum! Another one coming tomorrow. … Continue Reading

Boston Cream Cake {10 minute dessert}

Boston Cream Cake by KristenDuke.com. This decadent cake is assembled in under 10 minutes

Do you love Boston Cream Pie or Eclair type donuts? If so, I’m pretty sure you’ll love todays recipe! Once you have the 5-6 simple ingredients, this Boston Cream Cake 10 minute assembly dessert is SUPER easy to make, and a crowd pleaser. I teamed up with Kraft to share a recipe they have on their site, with my simple twist of my own. This recipe starts with the base of an angel food cake.

on my mind: taxes, business, and field trips

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It’s going to be a week of recipes this week! I’ve got three desserts to share for Kraft, and one dinner recipe smashed in the middle. Hope you’re hungry! Here are the random things on my mind from what I’ve done in the past few days: We finished our taxes over the weekend, hooray! Dang, blogger taxes are a BEAST! I’m grateful for the income I make from this blog, but it’s a lot of… Continue Reading

Inspirational Words

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I’ve got an “on my mind Monday” post in the works, but it might not be til later Monday night. I’ve had this in the que to share, so thought I’d post it now. I mentioned in this post that I was excited to listen to the prophet and apostles speak this last weekend from our churches General Conference. I was indeed uplifted. As I listened, I typed out a few of my favorite quotes… Continue Reading

More Monday Funday

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I’m co-hosting for the 3rd out of 6 weeks with this FAB party, enjoy looking through the ideas, and check out the other hosts! Welcome to the Party! The Monday Funday Link Party is a 6 blog party where you can share your latest creativity… diy projects, crafts, and recipes! You can link up once and your projects will be seen on all 6 blogs! *************************************** Our hostesses each week are… C.R.A.F.T. ~ That’s What… Continue Reading

Family Meal Plan #6

Family Meal Plan #6 by KristenDuke.com

Another week, another set of meals for the family! Since I didn’t share last weekend, I’ll start with Sunday!

A Year with Six Sisters’ Stuff Cookbook

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Who doesn’t love a brand new cook book filled with fabulous pictures, and easy to use recipes? I’m excited to review, A Year with Six Sisters’ Stuff, 52 Menu Plans, recipes, and Ideas to bring families together. First, let me say that I know and love each of the Six Sisters personally. I photographed them last year, and am really close with sister #2, KRISTEN! It’s a good thing she spells her name the right… Continue Reading

Easter Bunny Chocolate Cakes

Easter Bunny Chocolate Cakes

Spring is in the air and what’s more springy than sweet bunnies?I’ve got these cute little Easter Bunny Chocolate mini Cakes to share with you today, and my friends with their bunny ideas, too! Get your PIN fingers ready and check out these 10 bunny themed projects, then read on for the full tutorial how to create your own Easter Bunny Chocolate Cakes.

Ham and Swiss Cheese Savory Crêpes

Ham and Swiss Cheese Savory Crepes at KristenDuke.com

This article is sponsored by Alpine Lace®. The recipe, thoughts, and opinions are 100% my own. I am a cheese LOVER! I always add extra cheese when making any recipe with the ingredient, because I don’t think you can have too much! I’m excited to share my husbands most requested meal (from the kids), French Crêpes! These Ham and Swiss Cheese Savory Crêpes will melt in your mouth. I used Alpine Lace® Swiss Cheese, which… Continue Reading

“He Lives” Easter and Bunny Printables

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Hi everyone! Kiki from Kiki and Company back to share a new printable with you this month. Easter is just around the corner and I have a few little spaces that needed some Easter love…do you? I am LOVING these little banners lately and thought it would be fun to do some Easter inspired ones: First we have the bunny.

25 Recipes with Leftover Ham

25 recipes with leftover ham KristenDuke.com

It’s Easter in a few weeks! The traditional Easter meal is a delicious HAM, so I thought I’d share some ideas on what to do with that leftover ham in the days after the big meal. I actually just cooked a ham a few weeks ago, and was amazed at how far the meat stretched for my family of six. Everyone loves it, and it was fun to throw it into a few different recipes. … Continue Reading

Monday Funday Party

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This is the 2nd out of 6 weeks that I’m a guest on the Monday Funday party circuit! Check out the goodness below, and check out the ladies that host each time! Yay! It’s party time!!     Welcome to our AMAZING Monday Funday Link Party! We are thrilled to have YOU join us! Each week your DIY projects, crafts, and recipes will be seen on 6 blogs! Yep, one link and get seen in… Continue Reading

General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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It’s the weekend! I’m very excited that for 8 hours this weekend (4 Saturday/4 Sunday) I get to listen to a prophet of  God speak. I love how I feel uplifted when I jump into the scriptures daily, but to hear a modern day prophet speak about our current issues is like scripture, too. For that reason, I’m not going to post my regular Saturday/Sunday posts. If you’d like to watch as well, head to… Continue Reading

Pottery Barn Knock-off Giant Paint Palette and Brush

Pottery Barn Knock-off Giant Paint Palette and Brush

Today is my mom’s birthday! Her knick name is Rainy and she loves rainbows, so I though in honor of her, I’d post about my Pottery Barn Knock Off Giant Paint Pallet and Brush set from our Colorful Playroom Makeover. Some of you may remember that my parents are currently living

Cooking with Kids

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If you are like me, you know it’s a great idea to include the kids when cooking in the kitchen, but sometimes it’s not as easy in practice. I love the dream-like visions in my head that we are all laughing and having fun, but sometimes it can be stressful! I’ve done it enough that I thought I’d offer up a few tips. World Market asked me to check out their Easter and Spring items,… Continue Reading