Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

Creative cupcake flavors are always fun, but sometimes you just need a simple, classic chocolate cupcake.   Or dark chocolate cupcake, as we always prefer dark chocolate in our treats. Simple, sweet – but not too sweet, and just perfect, the chocolate cupcake.  I love the brown tulip cupcake liners I used for these.  They are click to read more

Cookie Pops

Easy Cookie Pops

Cookie Pops are one of my favorite treat.  Cookie pops are incredibly easy to make, no baking is required and by simply mixing up your cookies, chocolate candy coatings and sprinkles, you can get so many different looks.   This weekend I whipped up some fun cookie pops for St. Patrick’s Day… I am LOVING these click to read more

St Patrick’s Day Cupcakes

St Patricks Day Cupcakes

How about some fun and easy St. Patrick’s Day Cupcakes?   Chocolate cupcakes with white chocolate mint frosting to be exact!   The frosting is all kinds of amazing and it is the star of the show. And that fun little glittery shamrock cupcake topper?  That’s simply a piece of green taffy, rolled out, cut with a click to read more

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

When I was growing up, I remember my grandmothers and mom making chocolate oatmeal cookies fairly regularly.   I always loved the combo of chocolate and oatmeal, but for some reason I very rarely see or hear of this combo these days. As I’ve been trying to work on some recipes that are gluten free for click to read more

Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

Chocolate Raspberry Muffins

I have another delicious muffin recipe for you today, Chocolate Raspberry Muffins.  Big fluffy muffins bursting with raspberries and chunks of dark chocolate.  Talk about a sweet way to start your day! I’m always looking for places to tuck extra servings of fruits and veggies into our food, and these do the trick nicely.  I click to read more

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffin Recipe

I will admit, I am not the world’s biggest blueberry muffin fan. That said, when you add some lemon and white chocolate to blueberry muffins, that my friends, is a game changer.   These Lemon Blueberry Muffins with White Chocolate Chips are incredible.   And you can also make them gluten free if you are so inclined! click to read more

Caramel Brownies

Caramel Brownies

I love brownies in almost any form, but caramel brownies?  They are pretty much my favorite in all of brownie land. Can I get you a fork and some milk?  Rich chocolate brownies and ooey gooey caramel, the only thing missing is a scoop of ice cream.   Let’s be honest, if I had added a click to read more

Rose Cake

Gluten Free Rose Cake

I’ve said it a few times, a cake decorator I am not.  But after long admiring the beautiful rose cakes that Amanda, the blogger behind I Am Baker, makes, I decided to study her tutorials closely and finally try making a rose cake myself.   I Am Baker was right, her rose cakes really are click to read more

Easy Chocolate Fondue

Dipping Cake Pops In Fondue

Let’s talk fondue, easy chocolate fondue to be specific.   Everyone in our house loves fondue.  What’s not to love, it’s not only delicious but it’s fun and interactive to eat.   It’s a dessert that gathers everyone together to not only eat, but also enjoy some time together.  It’s so easy in today’s busy world to click to read more

Valentine Cupcakes

Cupcakes For Valentine's Day

You know those little Conversation Heart candies that you always see around Valentine’s Day?   Did you know that you can have them personalized?  Made to say whatever you want?   You can!  And you can make super cute Valentine Cupcakes with them!  Necco, who makes the chit chatty little hearts, has a line of #tweethearts, personalized click to read more

Breakfast With A Side Of Learning And Fun

Eat 'N' Play Placemat

I am always a little amazed at how much entertainment is provided by the coloring placemats handed out to kids at restaurants.   Both my girls will color and play right up until our food come and sometimes will pick right back up with it as soon as they finish eating.   I’ve been known to make click to read more

German Chocolate Cake Cupcakes

German Chocolate Cake Cupcakes

Let’s talk German Chocolate Cake. It is not just any cake, German Chocolate Cake is my husband’s favorite cake.  And today happens be my husband’s birthday. German Chocolate Cake is the cake I brought him on his 21st birthday (note I didn’t say “made” – small technical detail), the day that is also known as click to read more

Cures For Cabin Fever

Robot Valentine Box

Between news reports and posts on my Facebook feed, it’s clear that families all around the country are stuck at home with snow day (after snow day) and from the looks of it, lots of kids, and parents, are going a bit stir crazy and could use some cures for snow day cabin fever!   Today click to read more

Valentine Heart Sprinkles Recipe Round Up

Recipes using heart sprinkles

I love sprinkles, any sprinkles, but I think I extra love Valentine heart sprinkles.  The micro heart sprinkles just might be my favorite sprinkle ever.   I use them quite liberally, to say the least.  How can you not love all those tiny little hearts?  Since I love Valentine Heart Sprinkles so much, I thought it click to read more

Easy Cinnamon Roll Recipe

Easy Cinnamon Roll Recipe

Cinnamon rolls have always been one of my absolute favorite treats, so I am always trying and creating new cinnamon roll recipes.  While I have some cinnamon roll recipes that I love that are very time consuming, sometimes you need an easy cinnamon roll recipe. Today’s recipe is that easy cinnamon roll recipe.  You still click to read more

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Baking With Your Kids

As a mom to two girls, I know that it’s not just what I say to my girls that matters. I never cease to be amazed at how much children pick up through observation. Everything we do, say to others and say to ourselves, our kids pick up on. It’s so important to me to click to read more