Thanksgiving Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

A beautiful pie with colorful layers! Think cheesecake and pumpkin pie, rolled into one, poured into the crunchiest and most delicious graham cracker crust!… Read More Thanksgiving Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

Baking, Holidays

Cinnamon Sugar Snickerdoodle Pie

I must admit, Snickerdoodle Cookies turn into a delicious Cinnamon Sugar Snickerdoodle Pie… Before we get into this delicious Cinnamon Sugar Snickerdoodle Pie, let me tell you a story… I remember the very first time I had Snickerdoodles.  They weren’t fresh, or even great quality.  They were boxed from the dollar store. I was working… Read More Cinnamon Sugar Snickerdoodle Pie

Baking, Dessert, Fall Favorites, Favorites

Shortbread & Jam Thumbprint Cookies

These shortbread and jam thumbprint cookies are the perfect addition to any afternoon tea or coffee session. It’s buttery golden deliciousness in the form of a cookie!… Read More Shortbread & Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Appetizers, Baking, Dinner

Cheesy Garlic Crescent Roll Knots

Cheesy garlic bread is always the best… especially when the bread is a crescent roll. Flaky, buttery and soft, these are positively divine with any Italian meal!… Read More Cheesy Garlic Crescent Roll Knots

Baking, Chocolate

Gooey Brownie Cookies

These gooey brownie cookies are made in under 20 minutes from start to finish. You won’t believe what the main ingredient is in these (hint, I’m pretty sure you probably have it in your pantry already)!… Read More Gooey Brownie Cookies

Baking, Dessert

French Chouquettes

French Chouquettes sound intimidating, but they are not in the least bit. Find out exactly how to make them and you could be enjoying these with your afternoon coffee today! … Read More French Chouquettes


Banana Cream Pie

Spring has sprung! Flowers are budding, the days are longer, the sun in shining brighter and the air is warmer.  This is by far my favorite season.  The mangoes on our tree in the backyard are beginning to grow, there are lots of avocados growing on the tree right next door, and it is fun… Read More Banana Cream Pie


Top Ingredient Substitutions for Cooking and Baking

Have you ever gotten deep into cooking a recipe, only to realize you were missing an ingredient? Yeah, same here.  It is sooo annoying and completely nerve wracking at the moment.  I am already thinking that this is going to be a failure of a recipe and that I will not have anything ready in time… Read More Top Ingredient Substitutions for Cooking and Baking


Robin Eggs Garden Carrot Cupcakes

I absolutely love carrot cake.  Although I think it is typically a “fall” dessert, it always makes an appearance around here in the springtime for Easter.  Last year I made a three layer carrot cake and although it was delicious and really pretty, it took A LOT of work! I am glad I made it… Read More Robin Eggs Garden Carrot Cupcakes