Month: December 2018

New Year’s Eve Appetizer Round-up

2019 is almost upon us and in my world that means FOOD.  But lets be really honest…in my world everything comes back to food.  On New Year’s Eve I love finger food.  The perfect night for me is friends hanging out, catching up, lots of laughing and celebrating not only the new year but also […] Read more…

Last Minute Christmas Recipes

I think it is safe to say that I am not the only one struggling in the Christmas preparation department.  I am checking things off of my list but there is still so much I would like to get accomplished.  Then on the other hand…I want to enjoy the holiday.  I don’t want to be […] Read more…

Double Layer Holiday Fudge

I can not be the only one who is in disbelief of the fact that Christmas is in less than a week!  I have never been so far behind!  There is not a gift wrapped under the tree.  In fact, there are still a few gifts I need to buy.  Christmas cards?  No.  Baking for […] Read more…

Bakers Gift Guide

One of the questions that I get asked the most is, what baking supplies I use to make my recipes.  So I decided to go ahead and put together a list of all of my favorite baking products.  Whether you are looking for yourself or maybe you want a gift idea for someone else, this […] Read more…

Cranberry Bliss Mimosa’s

I just can’t help but make a recipe that reminds me of the Starbucks Cranberry Bliss bars.  Forever those flavors will remind me of the trip I took over Christmas with my kids to Maui.  I have wrote about it before but I just can’t say enough great things about that trip and the memories […] Read more…

Red Velvet Cinnamon Roll Cake

Red Velvet and Christmas are such a natural pairing.  The bright red color is so much fun and so festive.  I was brainstorming the other day and wanted to come up with a new recipe using a red velvet cake mix but I didn’t want to make a cookie {I was shocked too}.  Then I […] Read more…

Soft Gingerdoodles

  I couldn’t finish the week without one more cookie.  Soft Gingerdoodles are the perfect combination of Ginger Snap and Snickerdoodle cookies.  My family and I couldn’t get enough of these sweet babies.  I had planned on freezing them until later in the month but before I knew it…they were gone.  My family is not […] Read more…

Chocolate Chip Shortbread

Light, buttery and boasting only 5 ingredients…this Chocolate Chip Shortbread is true perfection.  Tradition is done right and then elevated with mini chocolate chips and an extra dip in chocolate.  You will love them!  So, in honor of traditional cookies.  I am bringing you one of my all time favorites…Chocolate Chip Shortbread.  With only 5 […] Read more…

Peanut Butter Blossoms

Whew!!  Can you believe that it is December 3rd?  I have taken a bit of a break to enjoy my kids, who were home visiting but am back and ready to bake!  Baking during the holiday season makes my heart happy and so naturally, November and December are full of sweets.  The only problem being […] Read more…