Sugar Cookie Chex Mix

Sugar Cookie Chex Mix

If there is one thing I love more than holiday baked goods and snacks, it’s quick and easy holiday baked goods and snacks.  Goodness knows we all have our hands full during the busy holiday season, so whenever I can whip a great treat to share or give, that is a total win in my […]

Coffee Brownies And Easy Gift Ideas

Chocolate Coffee Brownie Recipe

While shopping this weekend there was no denying that the holidays are here.  Christmas music is playing in the stores, trees are up, and I kind of love all of it.  Until I stop and think about my gift list and how I always struggle to come up with gift ideas for half the people […]

10 Perfect Pie Recipes

Pie Recipes For The Holidays

For some reason, most of my life I wasn’t much of a pie fan.  Well, maybe that’s not the way to put it, pies were just not high on my dessert priority list, to make or eat.  My husband has always LOVED pies, and lately I am finding myself really into making pies.  Pies are […]

Easy Holiday Entertaining

Simple Dinner Party Decorations

While I love to have friends and family over during the holiday season, it’s easy for things to get a little stressful.  I always think I’ll have more time and be better prepared than I end up being, which often results in me not enjoying our dinners and get togethers as much as I should.  […]

Easy Thanksgiving Desserts

Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

With Halloween behind us, it’s time to start thinking about Thanksgiving. I can’t believe that Thanksgiving Day 2015 is just weeks away.  I’m usually the Thanksgiving host in my family, and I’m all about keeping things simple. I’m a fan of easy Thanksgiving dinner menus, simple and delicious desserts, and spending a Happy Turkey Day […]

Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffin Recipe

As much as I love pumpkin, I think it’s time to let another one of my favorite fall veggies have a turn here on the blog.  Sweet potato muffins anyone? I absolutely adore sweet potatoes. Baked sweet potatoes, sweet potato fries, sweet potato tots, sweet potato casserole, you name it! Somehow I have never tried […]

Easy Brownie Pie #chocolateforjoan

Easy Brownie Pie Recipe #chocolateforjoan

Most days I would be super excited to share an easy brownie pie recipe with you.  But this isn’t just another recipe.  This is a recipe by my friend Joan, the amazing, enthusiastic, supportive, energetic, intelligent, kind, wise and life loving woman behind the super popular baking blog Chocolate, Chocolate And More.  Joan passed away […]

Biscoff Pumpkin Muffins

Biscoff Pumpkin Muffins

Looking to take your pumpkin muffins, or pumpkin bread, to another level?  Biscoff.  It’s like a magical BFF to pumpkin. Biscoff is magical with pumpkin.  They compliment each other wonderfully.  A few years ago I made Biscoff Pumpkin Bread, complete with a crunchy, buttery, Biscoff cookie topping.  To this day it’s one of my all […]

Easy Halloween Cookie Pops

Easy Halloween Cookie Pops

I love Halloween treats and sweets.  There are so many fun options, themes and bright colors to work with.  These easy Halloween Cookie Pops are one of my absolute favorite cookies from my book, Smart Cookie. Seriously, how cute are these cookies?  And they are SO easy to make.    I think the little Frankenstein […]

Apple Pie Cheesecake Bars

Apple Pie Cheesecake Bar Recipe

With September here, it’s game on with the fall baking and delicious treat making.  Cinnamon and pumpkin and apple, oh my!   I’m pretty sure that there is no baking season that smells better than fall does.  It’s all SO good.  I’ve been on a bit of a cheesecake kick lately, so I decided it was […]