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Cannoli Dip

24 comments December 18, 2014

Aaaaaand my pants are tight. Mid-December. Ya. Seems about right. The last couple of weeks have seen copious amounts of cookies, fudge, and chocolate bark coming out of my kitchen. […]

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Peppermint Snowcap Meringues

10 comments December 16, 2014

Every year the kids’ school does several fundraisers (of course) – I have 3 favorites: the Fall Festival, with games, music, and a silent auction for amazing gift baskets. The […]

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Deep-Dish Chocolate Caramel Cookies

December 2, 2014

Every once in a while a product comes along that sort of blows your mind. And at the same time, you’re like, “Why didn’t this exist sooner?” Nestlé Toll House®. […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Roll Cake

15 comments November 25, 2014

I was going to share this cake with you 340 days ago. I’m nothing, if not a procrastinator. But really. I think it was in the 11th hour last year […]

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Tiramisu Dip

15 comments October 18, 2014

You know a cookbook is awesome when… 1. there are pictures for each recipe 2. prep times are included 3. substitution suggestions are given 4. you want to make every. […]

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Chocolate Spiderweb Sugar Cookies

30 comments October 14, 2014

I am not a crafty mom. So when the kids come home with art-related school projects, I immediately hand it off to Paul and say, “have fun!” I get equally […]

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Cinnamon Whipped Cream

16 comments October 4, 2014

So, I had dental surgery. That was fun. #sonotfun Tissue grafting on my lower gums, to be exact. Soft foods for an eternity 2 weeks and only food requiring a […]

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Halloween Ghost Meringues

17 comments October 2, 2014

Haley thought these looked like ghosts, Trevor thought they looked like blobs, and Paul thought they looked like mounds of poop. Lovely. I’m going with Haley on this one. Regardless, […]

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Halloween Poke Cake

12 comments September 20, 2014

It’s funny how I whine about the onslaught of pumpkin recipes coming way too soon, and yet I cannot wait to post all my Halloween ones – maybe that’s because […]

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Apricot Almond Thumbprints

19 comments September 13, 2014

You all know my love for pie. But I actually think that cookies are what could solve world peace. I mean, really. Can you imagine if our world’s worst dictators […]

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Cookies and Cream Pops

10 comments August 25, 2014

Well. Duh. Like these weren’t going to happen. (Pssst. They’ve actually already happened about 127 times in my house. So you’ve got some catching up to do!) When I get out […]

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Mexican Chocolate Pops

13 comments August 16, 2014

So, um. These were delicious! And they made my lips tingle a little bit. “Always fun when your body parts tingle.” <<< Seriously. That’s a quote from the 6YO. Granted, […]

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Easy Mini Peach Pies

14 comments August 9, 2014

I haven’t posted a pie recipe since mid-May. Forgive me?…Or am I the only one losing sleep over that? Well, I’m back with a vengeance. More like a mini-vengeance. Mini […]