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Tag Archives: desserts

Vote for Your Favorite Rice Krispies Treats Recipe for Great Prizes #KreateMyHappy

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 13, 2015 | Categories: Giveaways, Recipes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KreateMyHappy #CollectiveBias In my home, it seems like there is always someone snacking. Or looking for a snack. I remember when I was young how one of my absolute favorite snacks was Rice Krispies Treats. My mom made […]

All About Chocolate – Brownie Recipes

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 5, 2015 | Categories: Chocolate, Food

This delicious chocolate dream-filled brownie post is a sponsored post. All opinions of every yummy brownie is 100% my own. With Valentine’s Day in February, it makes it a great month for chocolate. I don’t think I know anyone who doesn’t appreciate chocolate. Although I love chocolate, my absolute favorite way of eating chocolate is […]

Best K Cup Flavors for Cupcake Recipes & Iced Coffee #BrewOverIce #BrewItUp #shop

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 7, 2014 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Food, Recipes
K-Cups Iced Coffee great summer drink #BrewOverIce #BrewItUp #shop #cbias #collectivebias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #collectivebias I consider myself a coffee connoisseur. I absolutely love everything about coffee. In the summer, though, it’s too hot to drink coffee past my morning cup (or two) so I enjoy a good iced coffee (or two […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with Chocolate Ganache Topping

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 14, 2014 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Chocolate, Desserts, Food, Recipes

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Okay, I know there are a few people out there that for reasons beyond my understanding don’t, but I know most of you, like me, love chocolate. Sweet, rich, decadent goodness. Sigh. And I don’t know many people, especially children, that don’t love chocolate chip cookies. I know, right? I have […]

12 Fabulous Fruit Pies for Pi Day

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 26, 2014 | Categories: Desserts, Food, Holidays and Observances
12 fruit pies for pi day

This post is brought to you by foodie.com. All opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement. Who doesn’t love pie? Especially fruit pies? Whether it’s lemon, coconut, blueberry, cherry, or the “As […]

Banana Pudding Cake Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: February 17, 2014 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Desserts, Food, Recipes
Banana Pudding Recipe via Blog by Donna https://blogbydonna.com

I have an aversion to bananas. Ever since I had to eat several pounds of bananas in one morning to get the scales to go tip 105 pounds when I only weighed 94 pounds. It was crazy and a story for another day. Even though I do not love bananas, I do love things with […]

Homemade Gooey Chocolate Brownies with American Heritage Chocolate #sponsored #MC

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 18, 2013 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Chocolate, Food, Recipes

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for American Heritage Chocolate. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. To say I’m a chocolate lover would really not accurately describe my adoration of chocolate. I do adore chocolate. Simply adore […]

Pumpkin Pie Anytime of Year #CansGetYouCooking #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 10, 2013 | Categories: Around The house, Baking and Cooking, Food, Home and Garden
#cansgetyoucooking

FYI, this delicious cannerific post has been brought to you by Cans Get You Cooking as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. At one time I fancied myself a cross between Martha Stewart and Betty Crocker. I did a lot of DIY projects, a little crafty, and cooked and baked frequently. I imagined […]

The Perfect Ending to Any Meal – Private Selection Upside Down Cakes from Kroger #sponsored

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: May 20, 2013 | Categories: Chocolate, Desserts, Food

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Private Selection for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. When I first met my husband I never ate dessert. This was a foreign to my husband. He always ends a meal with dessert. Always. He couldn’t understand how I couldn’t have dessert after dinner. […]

Mrs. Smith’s Signature Deep Dish Pies & $50 Williams-Sonoma Gift Card (Over)

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 13, 2012 | Categories: Desserts, Food, Giveaways

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mrs. Smith’s for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. This time of year my favorite dessert is pie. Not just any pie — but homemade delicious pie. The kind of pie Grandma makes. Since I don’t have my Grandma around anymore to bake pies, […]