|Posted on February 5, 2013 at 6:15 AM||comments (0)|
Why “Whoopsy” cookies? Well, these delicious morsels were born of a fortunate mistake. A couple weeks ago, the little man and I were making oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. I helped him carefully measure out ingredients, test-tasting the ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 18, 2012 at 6:00 AM||comments (0)|
You'll often find a caramel apple pie at our holiday dinner table. However, as pecan and pumpkin pie are also seasonal favorites, I've decided on a twist this year...an Apple Cake with Caramel Frosting and Chopped Pe...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 24, 2012 at 9:00 AM||comments (3)|
One of the best parts about Halloween are the pumpkins! Pumpkins are on almost every door step and my son and I enjoy pointing them out to each other as we drive down the road.
And of course…wher...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 12, 2012 at 7:10 AM||comments (0)|
I’m pretty sure this dish was used in medieval France during an ancient war, but I don’t have proof. However that’s the spirit of this delicious treat and you'll taste it in each bite: a seasonal fall fruit, a smooth red wine and aRead Full Post »
|Posted on September 7, 2012 at 6:00 AM||comments (2)|
I always love combining sweet and salty, but being pregnant seems to make that craving 10 times more intense! A couple days ago I could think of nothing but bittersweet chocolate and salty pretzels and ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 30, 2012 at 6:40 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on July 6, 2012 at 6:00 AM||comments (0)|
Next month, my niece turns three years old. Like my almost-three-year-old son, she is in LOVE with Elmo. Maybe it's that shaggy red face, maybe it's that shrill baby voice - I don't know makes him so incredibly enticing, but I do know that she ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 15, 2012 at 6:00 AM||comments (0)|
Last summer, the sports-fanatic (hubby) and I attended the wedding of my friend Karin and her now-husband, Phil. The reception was fun and playful, with hula hoops, a soft-serve ice cream machine, and these delight...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 8, 2012 at 7:00 AM||comments (0)|
There's nothing like homemade butercream on a freshly baked slice of cake. It is so easy to make and so much tastier than store bought icing! However, if you plan on doing any piping with your buttercream, or if it'll be in the heat, then a butter-only ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 18, 2012 at 7:00 AM||comments (7)|
I recently helped to host my girlfriend’s baby shower. I decided to recreate a party favor that I received at a shower a few months ago. The party favor is a candy bar that has been recovered with a label specific ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 23, 2012 at 6:00 AM||comments (0)|
I can think of few images that instantly bring a sense of serenity than the sight of a fluttering Monarch landing on a lovely blossom. Sigh. These delicate creatures are true harbingers of spring.
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|Posted on February 12, 2012 at 8:00 AM||comments (0)|
Two days to go!
If your first thought is "Two days until what?" then, WHEW, glad you're here. We have some fabulous VALENTINE'S DAY yummies to share with you that are easy, sweet - and unexpected! There's so much about this holiday that is cliche that we want to offer you som...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 3, 2011 at 6:50 AM||comments (0)|
Cupcakes are everywhere these days as the essential party dessert. If you are hosting or preparing cupcakes (or any individual desserts) for an upcoming event, customizing a display is a must. Here's ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 10, 2011 at 4:15 PM||comments (2)|
I'm about to make a confession. Are you ready?
Those cakes I make, the ones everyone thinks are from scratch?... um, they're not.
Okay, okay, before you fly off the handle...Read Full Post »