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    Erica Vlogs – Part 2: Reality Snack Bites

    Grown-up snack wars. It’s a thing. It’s the battle that ensues in the middle of the afternoon when you’re hankering for something bad-but oh-so-good and instead convince yourself to be all healthy. Face it: reality bites. Or, rather reality snack bites. Today I didn’t eat lunch for some reason — distracted, much? — so I’m feeling rather peckish. So now I find myself resisting the urge to throw myself into the bag of peanut M&Ms. But I won’t. Because adulting is full of these tough decisions. Trust me, I know the drill. Don’t Let Reality Snack Bites Bite You in the Arse Instead, I make sure that I have a bunch of bite-sized,…

  • Try this recipe for an authentic Spanish Sangria. You won't be disappointed. http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com
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    Authentic Spanish Sangria

    I am SO not ready to say good-bye to summer. And to prove it, I’m mixing up a batch of one of my favourite summer beverages: authentic Spanish Sangria. Authentic Spanish Sangria: A Taste of Spain Sure, you can buy Sangria in a bottle or blend a pre-made mix with some Club Soda, but there is something innately satisfying about making this classic Spanish summertime beverage from scratch. When I want the true taste of Spain, I go to the only person I know who will give it to me straight-up: my dad. This recipe has been in our family for as long as I can remember. The measurements are all…

  • If you've ever indulged in a Starbucks Cranberry Bliss bar and wondered if you could make it yourself, you absolutely can! And it is delicious! Find the recipe at http://diaryofadomesticdiva.com
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    Better-Than-Starbucks’ Cranberry Bliss Bars

    Hopefully we’ve all recovered from the emotionally-charged ‘Red Cup’ debate and realized there are other, more important Starbucks-esque things to ponder. Like: How do they get the cranberries into the Cranberry Bliss Bar? If you’ve never tasted the likes of these Cranberry Bliss Bars then you might be missing out on one of Christmas holidays’ greatest indulgences. Lucky for you I’m going to share how you can make this beautiful dessert to serve up this festive season. (It’s quite possible they’re even better than the Starbucks version! Shhh…) Sorry, Starbucks, but I’ll be making these Cranberry Bliss Bars from now on. These bars have become one of my most favourite Christmas baking…