Espresso Cupcakes with Cherry Frosting

My husband has been on this kick lately where he orders free product samples for us and through this sampling, I have wound up with three packs of espresso in a week and was left wondering how in the world I would use that much jacked-up coffee. Drinking that much just wouldn’t happen at my house, nor would I want to encourage it … surely someone reading this is familiar with “Tweak” from the animated show “South Park” and if {Read More}

Cream Cheese Glaze for Cookies

Make this amazing Cream Cheese Glaze for Cookies instead of royal icing! Easy to prepare, perfect for holiday cookies that are simply beautiful! I am at it again, attempting to perfect royal icing cookies.  This time I tried a new recipe that has cream cheese in it and it is much tastier than the original recipe I was using in my first few attempts.  I also found a great tutorial on How to Marble Royal Icing by Sweetopia. I used {Read More}

Sweetheart Sunrise {non-alcoholic} Drink

Make your sweetie a Sweetheart Sunrise {non-alcoholic} Drink! Perfect for Valentine’s Day, great beverage for the entire family! Ready for a fun drink the entire family can enjoy?  The Sweetheart Sunrise is a non-alcoholic beverage that can be enjoyed any time of the year. Of course, it is especially fun around Valentine’s Day!  I’ll describe this tasty drinks a Tequila Sunrise sans tequila. With 3 simple ingredients, you’ll be feeling the love! Now if you aren’t familiar with Rose’s Grenadine {Read More}

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies

White Chocolate Cherry Cookies are a delicious treat! Bake them for Christmas, Valentine’s Day or every day, they are a great dessert! White Chocolate and Cherries seem to belong together, or is that just me?  I love the combination, to be honest.  And I love a different cookie.  Yes, chocolate chip or peanut butter is delicious, but sometimes you need something else.  So I did a little experimenting in the kitchen and I came up with these.  I hope you {Read More}

Red Velvet Squares with Cream Cheese Filling

Perfect for the holidays, Red Velvet Squares with Cream Cheese Filling will wow your guests. Great with some fresh whipped cream! So, who doesn’t immediately think of a hacked-up armadillo cake when they hear the words “red velvet”? If I hadn’t had red velvet cake several years before the movie “Steel Magnolias” came out, that would probably be my first thought too. But for me, a red velvet cake reminds me of home in Lancaster, Penna., where Oregon Dairy made {Read More}