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A Joyous Announcement!!

Photo by Brad W.   Friends, I have such wonderful news to share with you.  Next week, my husband and I are scheduled to welcome a precious baby girl via c-section!  There are simply no words to rightfully express our excitement and joy. It's been a long, emotional and rocky road for us to reach this point, but it will all be worth it the moment we see our daughter's face for the first time.  Feeling her little kicks, jabs and punches has truly been one of the greatest blessings of my life. I know that you haven't seen me post many recipes lately, and now you finally know why.  As you can imagine, we've had a lot going on, and this mama-to-be just needed a tiny break.  But do not worry my foodie friends, this blog is still incredibly important to me and you will see many, many yummy recipes soon.  I can't wait to be able to share "mommy and me" recipe posts and updates about our little one!  Please keep us in your prayers as the big day a

Blueberry Buttermilk Belgian Waffles

Can I just say that my hubby is THE best?!?  I sure do love him.  This past Valentine's Day, he surprised me with several goodies - and a Belgian waffle maker was among them.  I was so excited to open up the box and give it a whirl.  There are lots and lots of wonderfully thick and fluffy waffles in our (very near) future! I wanted to start off with a classic recipe - nothing too crazy.  I pretty much love any recipe that incorporates buttermilk, so that seemed like a good place to start.  Belgian waffles are a little more involved than regular ole' pancake batter, but they are totally worth the extra effort.  They still came together pretty quickly, especially with the help of a stand mixer and using the waffle maker was very fun!  I have to admit, I was more than a little excited as I patiently waited for that first waffle to finish baking so that I could open the lid and take a peek at the waffle-goodness.   These waffles came out even thicker than I thought they woul