St Pattys Day Project #2: Spring Cookies To Share

After lunch the kids and I made sugar cookies with light green frosting and some pretty, Spring colored sprinkles. Okay, if we’re going to be honest, this wasn’t my shining moment in Baking With the Kids, but they did come out pretty and MM did help with some pouring, frosting and sprinkling in between meContinue reading “St Pattys Day Project #2: Spring Cookies To Share”

t13: Thirteen Sweet Recipes I’m Coveting

Between being hugely pregnant and prone to craving sweet treats and having access to Food Network again for the first time in like two years, my sweet tooth coveting tendencies have been kicked into overdrive lately. Here are thirteen desserts and assorted sweet treats that I have a hankering to make right now and theContinue reading “t13: Thirteen Sweet Recipes I’m Coveting”

Six Dishes I Wouldn’t Kick Off My Breakfast Table

Today’s Small Talk Six topic is “6 breakfast foods that you love or hate.” You can answer this with a list of 6 words, 6 phrases, 6 sentences, 6 paragraphs, 6 photos, 6 videos, etc . . . Pancakes – I grew up on Bisquick pancakes and love them dearly, but we just tried thisContinue reading “Six Dishes I Wouldn’t Kick Off My Breakfast Table”

Aloha Friday: Best Birthday Cakes

It’s time for another Aloha Friday, the day that you take it easy and look forward to the weekend, in Hawaii and blog land anyway. As you should know by now, over at An Island Life, Kailani decided that on Fridays she would take it easy on posting and ask a simple question for youContinue reading “Aloha Friday: Best Birthday Cakes”

WW: MM’s first 3rd Birthday Party

This was the “friends” party with all his little buddies. We gave him Madagascar for his birthday this year and I made a ‘Madagascar’ themed cake using those little miniature zoo animals that you can buy at Target for like $2.00 for a pack of 20 animals or something like that. I was actually veryContinue reading “WW: MM’s first 3rd Birthday Party”

Christmas Cookie Exchange: Mistletoe Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

You can go to Jan’s blog to find more delicious recipes in the Christmas Cookie Recipe Exchange! * * * * * This recipe is one I remember seeing year after year at my grandmother’s house growing up and it’s very simple. Just make basic peanut butter cookies but instead of pressing it with aContinue reading “Christmas Cookie Exchange: Mistletoe Peanut Butter Cup Cookies”

Happy Birthday To You – Happy Birthday To You – Happy Birthday D.H. – Happy Birthday To You!!!

My husband wanted one thing for his birthday this year (well I’m sure there are other things he wouldn’t mind, but this was the one thing he asked for): My homemade chocolate chip cookies. I haven’t made them for a year or two now – at least not since we moved into this apartment –Continue reading “Happy Birthday To You – Happy Birthday To You – Happy Birthday D.H. – Happy Birthday To You!!!”

GIVEAWAY ALERT: Kitchenaid & Cuisinart Appliances!

So it’s kind of an on-going thing in our house that dh will ask for some yummy baked good, like my world famous(ish) chocolate chip cookies, and I’ll laugh and laugh, and say, “Maybe if you buy me a Kitchenaid Stand Mixer.” And of course at the price they go for, this hasn’t happened yet.Continue reading “GIVEAWAY ALERT: Kitchenaid & Cuisinart Appliances!”