Two Peas and Their Pod

Family Pizza Party

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When we were in Illinois we made Chicago Style Deep Dish pizza for dinner. It was so much fun. The whole family got in on the action! My dad makes the best pizza ever! He normally does a regular thin crust pizza, but this...

Lavash Crackers

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We are finally home! We got back to Utah late on Saturday night. We had a wonderful time in Illinois. We spent a lot of time with the family, it was fun just hanging out. We did a lot of baking, eating, relaxing, watching...

A Christmas Tradition

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I am sharing one of our family traditions today. Every year my dad cuts down our Christmas tree. We live in the middle of nowhere in Illinois, so he goes out into the woods to find our tree. (kind of like Chevy Chase on...

Recipe for Cinnamon Rolls

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We are having a great time in Illinois, minus the bone chilling weather. Luckily, we have been inside a lot. My dad has been spoiling us with a fire in the fireplace and tasty treats from the hot oven. We love vacation!! My dad...

Recipe for Vegetarian Lentil Soup

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I am not a big fan of the winter. I do enjoy the four seasons, but I only want winter for a day. I hate the cold!! The snow is pretty, but only from inside. I hate driving in it, shoveling it, scraping my...

Peppermint Bark and Peppermint Bark Cookies

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Peppermint bark is a great gift to give out during the holidays. Most people don’t think about making it, but it is so easy and TONS cheaper than the store bought stuff. (not mentioning any names, but come on Williams Sonoma, your bark is...

Recipe for Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

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In my opinion, you can’t fully experience the holidays unless you eat at least one chocolate crinkle cookie:) I tend to indulge in more than just one because I love these cookies! They are the perfect holiday cookie! Crinkles are easy to make, the...

Peppermint Crunch Ice Cream with Chocolate Cocoa Nibs

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My co-worker, Celsa, is a creative genius. She always comes up with the best gifts to give during the holidays. I get excited every year to see what she is giving out. Well, this year I got in on the action early. She asked...

Oatmeal Cookies with White Chocolate and Dried Cranberries

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During the holidays I have to make my oatmeal cookies with white chocolate and dried cranberries. It is a must! They are the perfect cookie for this time of year! The dried cranberries are nice and sweet and go perfectly with the white chocolate...

Lime Coconut Snowballs

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Over the weekend I baked up a storm. I woke up at five on Friday morning and worked out…then started my baking adventures a little after 6:00. I didn’t stop until Josh got home around 5:00! It was a fun filled day! I got...