pretty bunco cookies

Pretty Bunco Cookies

One of the joys of baking for me, is being able to make special things for my family and friends to enjoy. A friend recently asked me to make a pretty set of cookies for...

Have a Sweet Weekend!

Have a Sweet Weekend!

Just in case you’re still wondering what to make for a special Halloween treat this weekend, here are a few of my favorites…. Candy Corn Cheesecake Mousse (shown above)Halloween Cupcakes in a JarPumpkin Pecan...

Gourmet caramel apples

How to Make Gourmet Caramel Apples

Few desserts are more closely associated with fall than caramel apples.  Tart, crisp apples and sweet, chewy caramel make such a delicious pair!  These classic fall treats are quite easy to make, and yield impressive results.  Dress...

black and white halloween desserts table

Black and White Halloween Dessert Table

Last Halloween, I prepared a kid-friendly, traditional orange/black Halloween Treats Table.  This year, I wanted to work off a more modern, grown up color palette.  I chose black, white and silver as my color combo, and...

Cookie Camp Goodies {Giveaway!}

Cookie Camp Goodies {Giveaway!}

{Ridiculously amazing cookies above by Maryann Rollins a.k.a. Cookie Artisan} I’m still on a high from my road trip adventure to Cookie Camp earlier this month!  To be surrounded by friends, away from the stresses of...

camp lake

Road trip to Cookie Camp!

I’m a stay-at-home mom.  I live in the suburbs.  I homeschool.   My life isn’t exactly what you would call exciting… But last week I enjoyed a special trip that took me from my home...