Sugar and Spice Nuts

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You know how sometimes you're thinking all "Hey! I want to make [insert incredible recipe you saw on Pinterest/Facebook/Favorite Food Blog], because it looks amazingly scrumptious and I've been wanting it since I laid eyes on it".  But your cabinets are all "Ha, no! That bag of [mystery ingredient ... Continue Reading...

Homemade Oreos

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Did you notice? It's that time of year... That time of year where it's almost Halloween so you start thinking about all the candy you're going to eat (that you might buy for the non-existent trick or treaters because ohwhat I forgot to turn the porch light on!), then you turn to thinking ... Continue Reading...

Stuffed Peanut Butter Cups

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Sometimes, you just need a big chunk of chocolate stuffed with peanut butter with a dash of crunch.  It was Monday yesterday, so we deserve these, right? RIGHT!   I think we should celebrate getting through a Monday, let's make these extra delicious peanut butter cups to keep a head ... Continue Reading...

Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Hello there!  Guess what? I made you cookies.  Because it's Friday.  Because Friday=almost weekend.  AND because you're awesome and deserve to have a cookie embedded with 3 kinds of chocolate. Ready? Let's do this thing! (p.s. I just broke so many grammar rules, starting sentences with because ... Continue Reading...

Cherry Pie Coffee Cake with Almond Frosting

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Happy Tuesday! Let's talk about vacations!  We're kind of stuck in that time of year when the holidays aren't quite here yet but the next 3 day weekend is not close enough, am I right? One of the best things about vacation is the food that goes along with it.  We all have a favorite moment ... Continue Reading...

Lemon Pound Cake Balls

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These sweet babies were made by accident.. You see, I had homework. Two of the most inspiring lady food bloggers I know have a wonderful life/cooking podcast, Joy the Baker and Shutterbean.  These lovely ladies discuss everything from favorite Trader Joe's items to where to get the ... Continue Reading...

Peanut Chocolate Chip Waffles

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Yes, it's Tuesday, but let's talk about what we're having for breakfast this weekend! I have the most distinct, warm memories of Sunday mornings.  Both while growing up and now, Sundays have always been lazy, carefree days filled with indulgent foods and plans for absolutely nothing. My ... Continue Reading...

Mexican Spiced Popcorn

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Friends...I know. I know it's Friday. I know you're thinking about the meals you will/won't make this weekend. I know you're thinking about the laundry that maybe..MAYBE will be cleaned and folded this weekend.  I know about the toilets you don't want to scrub. or bathtubs that need to be ... Continue Reading...

Homemade Wheat Thins

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Let's keep this simple.   There is something so satisfying about taking something common that can be bought at the store and making it yourself, in no time flat, with virtually no headache (unless you drank a lot of wine, that's another problem for another ... Continue Reading...