Red, White, & Blue Crisp

Wow, ya’ll. The past two months have blurred by! I’m not sure where June went, or how we are even in July, but things have been downright crazy! In May I turned the big 3-0. *gasp* I wasn’t too nervous about it and celebrated the day with family, but its still super weird to think…

Holiday Cookies

Holiday Cookies Written by: Elisabet Der Nederlanden Publisher: TenSpeed Month, Year: September, 2017 Amazon A brief summary from Amazon: From Icebox Pinwheel Cookies to Red-and-White Meringue Kisses to Apple Cider Caramels, find new inspiration for the best of seasonal baking with Holiday Cookies.   This instant holiday classic is packed with 50 recipes, each gorgeously…

Berry Almond Crumble

  Summer temperatures have been out of control this year here in North Carolina! Truly out of control! And for me, when its too hot, I find that I want anything but chocolate to munch on. I know, I KNOW!! You’re probably thinking: Anything but chocolate?! Is this girl for real? *nods* Yes, yes I…

Raspberry Cream Cheese Muffins

I went to Costco on Sunday. No surprise there as I LOVE Costco and they practically built one in my backyard!! Its the best place in the world. Well, that and Ikea! ❤ While meandering through the fruit aisles, I came across one of the last boxes of raspberries that had been on the pallet….

Mini Glazed Chocolate Donuts

So it would seem I have motivation to bake tonight and I’m thinking donuts sound pretty awesome right now. Mini glazed chocolate donuts!!! After scouring Pinterest for about 30 min (ok, really it was more like 50 minutes because I’m a Pinterest addict) I found this recipe and decided to give it a whirl. This took…

Mini Apple Spice Donuts

In a world of fast-food sausage + egg + cheese on a fluffy biscuit for an early morning breakfast, I choose the almighty donut! Especially if that donut is a creation of my own making, filling my house with the delightful scents of apples and spices. Ohhhhh its almost too good to be true. But…

Blueberry Muffins

Mornings are my favorite time of the day.  A cup of coffee warming my hands, a sleepy puppy curled up at my feet, sunlight filtering through my windows while wind chimes faintly twinkle in the breeze; I love mornings. On this particular morning, I’m liking the sound of blueberries. Or, blueberries + sugar. Oh, blueberries…

Peachy Pecan Crisp

I can’t wait for autumn. It is absolutely my favorite season of the year. Sweaters, jackets, gloves, cute hats, and boots. State fairs, pumpkin everything, football games, and corn mazes. I am so excited!! This delightful Peachy Pecan Crisp tastes like autumn with its sweet crunch and heavenly smells. I’m so glad I found the original…

Raspberry Cream Cheese Cake

I love raspberries. I mean, I LOVE them. Needless to say, when I saw a CAKE + RASPBERRIES recipe on Pinterest thanks to I Wash…You Dry, it was a match made in heaven. I knew I had to try this recipe out, and pronto! So I did…the same day. And I am so #sorrynotsorry about…

Chocolate Reese’s Explosion

Last week I got a text asking me to make a cake for a birthday party. And would I please keep it a surprise. To say I was excited and nervous would be an understatement, but I was determined to find and make the best cake I could. Did I mention this was the first…