Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Cookie Cups are a great cookie for holiday cookie exchanges. Easy to make and ooey gooey good! The season of baking has arrived! And with it come out all the beloved holiday cookie recipes. It seems that everyone has their own special collection of tried and true baking favorites that they make every holiday season. I’m no different, I have 3-4 really delicious cookie favorites that my family expects me to make around the holidays. Each {Read More}

Spooky Spider Cake

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of the J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. Make your next Halloween party spooktacular with this Spooky Spider Cake! Easy to make and tasty too! The perfect party cake! Anyone else super excited that Halloween is just around the corner? We are not the family who enjoys the morbid Halloween festivities, we prefer the slightly spooky festivities. My youngest kids enjoy the fun parts of Halloween, {Read More}

Butterfly Cupcakes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The J.M. Smucker Company. The opinions and text are all mine. The perfect treat to celebrate spring! We’ve made it through another harsh winter season in Michigan. The calendar says spring has arrived, unfortunately spring hasn’t gotten the memo. Still dealing with cold weather, minimal sunshine, lack of spring flowers and even snow! Yes, snow had the nerve to appear here after winter was supposedly done and gone. My {Read More}

Eggnog Custard Pie

Everyone out there knows how perfectly pumpkin “this-and-that” goes with holidays; you can’t escape the abundance of pumpkin creations everyone is sharing. Don’t get me wrong – I’m not complaining, as I love pumpkin! But there’s another flavor popular at this time of year that is sometimes overshadowed by the pumpkin popularity: EGGNOG! I’m an equal opportunity holiday flavor embracer: I rotate between pumpkin, gingerbread and eggnog freely at this time of year to get my fill. They’re all too {Read More}

Mocklava (Easy Baklava)

Mocklava (Easy Baklava) ~ If you love baklava, this is an easy and adaptable recipe using crescent roll dough instead of phyllo! Fantastic dessert! I love baklava (pronounced “bahk-LAH-vah”), but I’ve never worked with phyllo, the dough typically used to make baklava. Once I got to thinking about how I could make “my” version of baklava, I recalled an old episode of “Friends” — the one where Monica is creating recipes using “mock” chocolate. I giggled to (and at) myself {Read More}