Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake Pots

November 29, 2011

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving, I know I did! I was lucky enough to host this year, and one of my favorite things about hosting is that I get to plan most of the menu! My favorite part of the day? Dessert of course. It has been well documented on this blog that […]

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Caramel Apple Dip

November 21, 2011

Here is that apple recipe I promised you! I first saw this caramel apple dip on Pinterest (if you have not heard of Pinterest, check it out!) and found a reason to make it pretty quickly. Sweetened cream cheese is layered with thick, gooey caramel dip and topped with crunchy toffee bits. Thick slices of apples are used […]

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple Cream Cheese Filling

November 14, 2011

Are you guys sick of pumpkin yet? I mostly only bake with and eat anything pumpkin this time of year, so I love it! I do realize though, that not all of you may feel that way. If you are in the not-sick-of-pumpkin camp, this is a great recipe for you! These whoopie pies are very popular […]

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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

November 5, 2011

I love baking with pumpkin, but I always seem to have some leftover! Not enough to bake something else, but too much to throw away. Enter this homemade pumpkin spice coffee creamer. With a mild spice and pumpkin flavor, a cup of coffee with this creamer has become my daily afternoon treat (made even better with these […]

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Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

November 3, 2011

I love snickerdoodles and I have seen have recipe everywhere over the past couple of years, but I kept putting off actually making them!  I love pumpkin as well, but I already have a great snickerdoodle recipe, and it sort of felt like I was betraying my beloved classic snickerdoodles by making pumpkin snickerdoodles. Well I did finally make them, […]

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Caramel Corn {Giveaway winner announced!}

October 28, 2011

So I have had this recipe saved for years, but never got around to making it until recently. I am not really sure why I waited so long, but finally made it last month. And then I made it again this month, twice. Don’t make the same mistake as me and make this popcorn as […]

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Strawberry Muffins {Power of Pink Challenge}

October 25, 2011

As I am sure you have noticed, pink is everywhere this month! Pink is the color of breast cancer awareness month, and it seems like every year more and more people and corporations are working hard to promote breast cancer awareness in October. One of those people is Jen over at Beantown Baker. This month […]

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Tomato Mozzarella Tart with Basil Garlic Crust

October 21, 2011

Tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella. These ingredients make this tart sound like a perfect summer recipe, but after making it last weekend, there was no way I could wait until next summer to post about it! I realize tomatoes aren’t as fresh and juicy, and basil isn’t as green right now, but this tart is still good, […]

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Eggland’s Best Pink Party and a Giveaway! {Closed}

October 18, 2011

I was so honored when Eggland’s Best contacted me about being part of their Eggland’s Best Double Dozen and hosting a Pink Party in honor of breast cancer awareness! Like many other women, and as a nurse, I have personally seen the effects of breast cancer many, many times. By participating, Eggland’s Best has made a donation in my name to […]

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Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

October 14, 2011

I am one of those people that looks for reasons to bake something. Birthdays, a coworkers departure, a new baby, stubbing my toe, any reason really. Lucky for me I recently had not one or two, but three reasons to make this cake! It was one of my husband’s co-workers birthday, I had a bag […]

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