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chocolate marshmallow layer bars {crap no. 10}

chocolate marshmallow layer bars | movita beaucoup

Some of you were confused by my last, almost-healthy recipe, so I decided to lay some multi-layered sweetness on you. Welcome to Crap I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You About, 10th Edition. One of my students recently told me a story about passing out in sex education class. At first I pretended to be concerned, but…

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arrowroot squares {crap no. 7}

arrowroot squares | movita beaucoup

Welcome to Crap I’ve Been Meaning To Tell You About, 7th Edition. ebony-the-cat has been under the weather. We have to administer eye drops every 12 hours for the rest of her life. (Thus, our fun is now planned in increments of no more than 12 hours.) When I had to take ebony to the vet last…

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chewy gooey layer bars

chewy gooey layer bars | movita beaucoup

Growing up, I loved me some Hello Dolly Squares. Some of you might call them Magic Bars, 7-Layer Bars, or Miracle Bars. I requested them every year – especially at Christmastime – and I still do. There are many variations, but the results are always basically the same: layers of über sweet, awesome goodness sitting…

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lemon coconut squares and a new series

. . . I am a worrier. As in: I think I have a crippling anxiety-disease that is taking over my life. To be honest, worrying takes up more time in my day than anything else now, which I’m thinking can’t be normal. Actually, I’m worrying that it can’t be normal. So, because among my…

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caramilk brownies

How’s it going, friend? You aren’t on a diet are you? Because I made these brownies for you. And me. Okay, I made them mostly for me. I made these brownies because returning to work last week was… stressful. Wanna know what I think of January so far? I kinda think it sucks donkey balls. But…

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olive oil and fleur de sel crispie treats

movita's crispie treats

The inspiration for these little crispie treats came from three people: Pussycat, Carol, and 2.0. When I was visiting Pussycat last month, she described her hardcore belief that swapping out the butter for olive oil and fleur de del in this recipe was very bourgeoisie. (You could probably leave the couch for a minute to look that up…

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P. Kitty’s White Chocolate Coconut Shortbreads

Dear People Who Don’t Like Swearing, You probably shouldn’t read this post. Sincerely, movita beaucoup . Back in November, when I was visiting with Pussycat, she told me about her idea for some super awesome shortbreads. As we were baking them, she proclaimed, “this is some next level pioneer shit.” And that became our working…

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blueberry squares

blueberry squares

2.0 has a routine when we go to visit his mummy, Jackie, by the ocean. As soon as we arrive, 2.0 runs to the washroom yelling, “why did you let me drink all that coffee before the drive?” Jackie shakes her head. 2.0 pillages Jackie’s refrigerator for snacks. 2.0 tells his mother that he is very hungry…

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zucchini brownies

You didn’t think I was all out of zucchini, did you? ‘Cuz I’m not. I’ve got another zucchini recipe for you – just in case you’re in the same boat. I’m also feeling the need to tell you that I blanched a pile of diced zucchini and got it into the freezer today – which will…

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