Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars

If you love peanut butter and chocolate, you are in for a treat.  I made Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars, and let me tell you, they are all kinds of amazing.  Like someone come take them away from me before I go back for just one more bite (for the fifth time). These bars are click to read more

TSRI’s Sizzling Summer Retreat at Firesky Resort

Firesky Resort Scottsdale

Last month I had the opportunity to spend a weekend with a group of amazing bloggers, at a fantastic resort, while getting pampered, eating delicious food and learning about some fabulous brands.  Sounds kind of like a dream, doesn’t it?  That’s basically exactly how it felt! Donna and Chad, the talented and creative duo behind click to read more

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pancakes

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pancakes

I have been on a serious pancake kick lately.  After about two years of eating muffins and fruit for weekday breakfasts, my girls both seemed like they were ready for a change, so pancakes have been the breakfast of choice.  Now, don’t get all crazy and think that I’m getting up each morning and making click to read more

Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cinnamon Sugar Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

It’s on.  Pumpkin baking that is.  While I actually do bake with pumpkin year round, I try to not go all pumpkin crazy here on the blog in May.   It’s just such a great ingredient!   Today I’ve got a simple spin on my favorite pumpkin cupcakes, these ones have a delicious cinnamon sugar cream cheese click to read more

Sharing My Passion For Baking

So many delicious ways to enjoy Nutella

All summer I have been sharing ways that I am spreading happiness in my life, and spreading a little Nutella in the process!   I hope that you have enjoyed seeing some of the things that I do to spread some happiness with my friends and family, as well as the great recipes I’ve shared that click to read more

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin Cupcakes With A Delicious Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Despite the fact that it’s still crazy hot here in Phoenix, I am embracing fall, or at least fall baking.  I’m ready for pumpkin, apples, cinnamon, caramel, you name it, I’m ready to bake it!  I always feel like if I just start baking for fall, fall will come.  Fall is my favorite time of click to read more

Dark Chocolate Brownies

A delicious and easy brownie recipe that is made in one bowl!

Let’s talk brownies.  Dark chocolate brownies.  Brownies do not last long in my house.  While I love cake and cookies and pies, there is something about brownies, they are all to easy to sneak a bite of every time you walk through the kitchen.   Many pans of brownies in my house have disappeared at an click to read more

Smart Cookie Book – Fun Flower Cookies

Smart Cookie Cookbook - Fun Flower Cookies

I have another fun sneak peek into my new book, Smart Cookie, to share with you!  These Fun Flower Cookies are adorable and simple to make, and I think they’d be fabulous for parties.  Depending on what flower lollipops you use, you could switch them up with different seasons and colors. Thanks to bakepedia for click to read more

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

I know it’s only August, but I can’t help it, I’m ready for pumpkin!  I actually use pumpkin year round, it’s a key ingredient in my chocolate bread recipe, which both my daughters love.  While it has pumpkin, the pumpkin fades behind the chocolate flavor, and isn’t very noticeable (I use it for moisture and click to read more

Caramel Cookie Butter Bars

Biscoff Cookie Butter Bars

Sometimes when I can’t decide what ingredients to use in a recipe, I just go crazy, and use them all.  That would be the case with these Chocolate Chunk Salted Caramel Cookie Butter Bars. These bars are kind of like a brownie or a bar cookie, with delicious cookie butter, or Biscoff, and caramel mixed click to read more

Sundae Party

Ice Cream Cookie Sundaes

Who wants an ice cream sundae?  Who wants to win everything you need for a sundae party?  I’ve got a great giveaway from the folks at Smucker’s! How do you like your ice cream sundaes?  My absolute favorite way to enjoy an ice cream sundae is on a nice warm cookie!  These are so easy, click to read more