Spooky Halloween Peanut Butter Cups & Chocolate Covered Oreos

With Halloween a few days away, I’m bringing out all of the tricks and treats for our family to enjoy this holiday! Being a mom has really made me appreciate and elevate all holiday traditions, and as our toddler has gotten older, it’s been so sweet watching her enjoy the traditions as much as we […]

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Dark Chocolate & Caramel Pretzels

Does anyone else enjoy the casual stroll through Costco with their spouse? My husband and I live for the days we’re able to walk around Costco together checking out their furniture and unbelievable cheese section (cheese in bulk, yes please!), and of course racing down the aisles to try every sample in the store. We’re […]

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Happy Birthday, Marina Makes!

A newborn, career change, and over 100 posts later and the blog is a year old!┬áIt’s been quite the adventure starting Marina Makes, one that I never really thought I’d still be on, but here I am still keeping up and sharing my love for food and crafts. It’s still messy around here (very messy […]

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Red, White and Blue Trifle

As I mentioned in my last post, we went strawberry picking this past weekend at Stade’s Farm and Market. It was such a fun summer activity to do together as a family – I’m hoping to make it a tradition at the start of each summer. Not only was it enjoyable, but the strawberries we […]

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Dark Chocolate Covered Potato Chips

Today is National Potato Chip day, which means you shouldn’t feel guilty about cracking into a bag of Lays or Ruffles. In celebration, I made dark chocolate covered potato chips yesterday. Yes, chocolate covered potato chips are totally a thing! I have my best friend to thank for introducing me to them. She’s been obsessed […]

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Heart-shaped Red Velvet Cake Bites

Do you plan on getting super cheesy on Valentine’s Day (no judgement here, I do)? If you do and are looking for a gift for your sweetheart, nothing says I love you more than dessert. And, nothing says I’ll love you until we’re old and gray like red velvet cake bites. That’s a fact, people. […]

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