Serving Holiday Desserts

Setting a 4th Of July Table

I hope that everyone had a wonderful Fourth Of July!  We kept it pretty simple, enjoyed some pool time, had some burgers on the grill, and enjoyed The “Wave Your Flag” cake from Kraft that I made. I wanted to share a few tips that I used for serving my Wave Your Flag Cake.   click to read more

Free 4th Of July Printable

Free 4th Of July Red White And Blue Printable

I have a free 4th of July Printable for you today!   You can print this at home, or send to your favorite photo lab, I always use Costco for my prints.   This is an 8×10 print, you can slip it into a frame and voila, cute and festive! I used this sign with my Wave click to read more

Red, White And Blue Flag Cake

Red White And Blue Cake

I have a super fun (not to mention easy) Red, White and Blue Flag Cake to share with you, the Wave Your Flag “Cake” from the folks at Kraft.  A fun and summery twist on cake that is perfect to serve at your Fourth Of July parties, picnics or get togethers. This cake brings together click to read more

Éclair Cake

Easy Eclair Cake

While summertime entertaining often means big get togethers with family and friends, sometimes it’s much simpler than that.  Sometimes celebrating summer means time spent at home with the family.  While I love to get together with others, sometimes I really enjoy just hanging out at home with our family and doing little things to make click to read more

Serving Summer Ice Cream

Fourth Of July Ideas

Last week I shared an easy and delicious recipe for Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream with you, and today I’m going to share a fun way to serve ice cream for summer parties or get togethers. You can find the recipe for these Chocolate Chunk And Marshmallow Sundaes in the is post.  I love this recipe, click to read more

Fun Finds Friday Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Gift Ideas Cookbooks

While most of my Fun Finds are items I’ve seen in stores while out shopping, I thought I would put together an online Fun Finds Friday and share some fabulous Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for those who like to bake and/or cook.   With Easter being fairly late this year, Mother’s Day is right around the click to read more

Mini Easter Cakes

Easter Cakes

While I love to make cupcakes, one of my favorite small treats to make are mini cakes.   Not much larger than a cupcake, they are perfect for individual servings, but there is something super sweet about them.   These are perfect for Easter and would look darling on an Easter table. This isn’t so much a click to read more

Chocolate Donut Recipe With Gluten Free Option

Peeps Donuts

Have you made donuts at home?   It’s quite easy, especially if you go the baked donut route.  Today I have a simple baked chocolate donut recipe for you that can also be made gluten free. The other day I stopped at Dunkin Donuts to pick up a birthday gift for one of my daughter’s teachers.  click to read more

Easter Peeps Pops

Easter Pops

I love when a you can whip up a sweet treat quickly and easily, with very few ingredients, and it is not only simple, but it is also super cute.  These Easter Peeps Pops totally fit that bill!   Adorable! Ahh, how cute are these darn Peeps Pops?  I’m totally in love with them! Seriously, keeping click to read more

PEEPS Recipes And Ideas

The Best Collection Of Peeps Recipes And Ideas On The Web

It’s no secret that I love PEEPS.  Not only am I a life long PEEPS fan, but I have also had the pleasure of working with the great team at PEEPS the past few years to create recipes and craft ideas for their website. I even visited New York last spring to appear on Fox click to read more

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes-3

One of my favorite Easter desserts is carrot cake.  Such a delicious moist cake, with great texture, a bit of spice and the real star of the show, the cream cheese frosting. Carrot cake is one of those cakes that seems to get tucked away with the Easter recipes, but really is a great year click to read more

Lemon Cookies

Cake Mix Cookies

Whenever I think of dessert, I usually think “chocolate”, but lately I can’t get enough lemon, so today I’m sharing some super easy Lemon Cookies with you. What makes these lemon cookies super fun is the cute yellow and pink Springtime Morsels from Nestle.  I found mine at Target and it looks like you can click to read more

Fun Finds Friday – Target

Fun Finds at Target

It seems like this year is flying by!  Between the kiddos and finishing up my cookbook, I haven’t been around here on the blog as much as usual, but I think (knock on wood!), that is changing and things will be back to normal, whatever normal might be! Today I’m bringing back a fun feature click to read more