Peppermint Marshmallow Holiday Brownies

  Can you fathom that it is almost Christmas?  Like, in only a few days? It is.   And here I am, in Munich, Germany, typing this recipe for you on a computer where the letters are all in the wrong place, and I can’t find the delete button for the numerous occasions I keep […]

World Peace Cookies

I’m participating in REAL® SEAL’s Virtual Cookie Swap Party. Each day, REAL® Seal will showcase a different yummy recipe on their Facebook page. I wish I could say I invented these darling cookies, but alas, I did not. Dorie Greenspan, the woman I truly credit with teaching me to bake, created these quite some time […]

Chocolate Stuffed Graham Double Peanut Butter Cookies

I have a problem. I took a nap the other day.  It was sunny.  Kids were playing in the backyard on the swingset.  There were tomatoes in the garden. Then I woke up, and it’s December. December? Like, three weeks until Christmas, UPS and I are having an affair thanks to internet shopping, and holy […]

Cream Cheese Ideas for the Holidays

Cream cheese. Creamy. Sweet. Delicious. Doesn’t make you fat at all. I kid, I kid. Every single bite is worth it. You know it, I know it. There’s nothing better than cream cheese. Now…I’m a cream cheese snob. If it’s not Philadelphia Cream Cheese, I don’t want it. Have you bought the store brand versions? […]

Candy Corn Treats

Candy Corn. You have three options: Love it. Hate it. Eat it either way until you are stupid sick because there’s always a bowl of it out this time of year. Now, while you may not be a huge fan of this super sweet treat, most people will agree that it’s a fun looking fall […]

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Whoopie Pies

I blinked, and August became October.  Literally, I woke up in Florida one morning in mid-August, then blinked, and Seven started back to school, blinked again and landed in Texas for Mixed Conference, and now, October is almost gone.  Blink, blink, blink. What bloggers were aching for a few weeks ago – pumpkin – was […]

Raspberry Ice Cupcakes…and a KitchenAid Giveaway

Raspberry Ice Cupcakes.  Pink Cupcakes. Cupcakes for a Cure. Sure, you may think pink cupcakes in October may seem odd, considering everything else in your feed is pumpkin and pear, but pink is perfect for today, and for the rest of October.  Why? It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I am helping KitchenAid raise money […]

Strawberry Cheesecake Tassies

Tassies?  Tassies? Little cuppy cookies, folks. Worry not.  Before I became a food blogger, I didn’t know s tart from a tassies.  And you know what?  They really aren’t all that different. Tassies are kind of like little pies, round and chewy, an full of a filling of your choosing.  Today we have cheesecake.  Strawberry […]

Stuffed Toffee Snickerdoodle Cookies

It’s Back to School you all. Back to SCHOOL. They are IN SCHOOL. The summer went by in a blink…I swear I think I was only home for maybe 2 full weeks?  It was a whirlwind, probably a whirlwind for you, too.  Kids underfoot, or off to camp, or off on vacation, or off to […]