Conquering the French Macaron

Hi Friends!  I’m working on a menu for a bridal shower and my party co-host requested macarons as part of the dessert spread, so I knew I had to deliver. I’ve never made macarons before, so I was a little intimidated by the idea, but they were easier than I thought! I think just the…

Mostly Homemade Mint Chocolate Brownies!

If you thought mint was just for Christmas time, than my friend you are dearly mistaken! Mint (of just about every variety) is my favorite flavor year-round! I’m calling these mint chocolate brownies mostly homemade, because we will be using a box mix of brownies. This isn’t a recipe you can whip up quick and…

Chocolate Mint Cookies

Chocolate and mint, a match made in heaven! They go together like…well chocolate and mint! This cookie is perfect for the holiday season with its minty goodness, but also a great everyday kinda cookie for mint obsessed people like myself. I found this recipe on allrecipes.com and I will link it here. Mike and I…

Snickerdoodles: funny name- delicious cookie

Hello everyone! I’ve been gone for a while and I’m sorry! Life has been a little bit crazy for me lately, but I’m trying to get back on the blogging train!! Ok, so today we will be making one of my MOST FAVORITE cookies EVERRRRR! Snickerdoodles! It’s a silly name, but honestly so so yummy….

Banana Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

I’m calling this bANNAna bread for my sister Anna. She requested this recipe and helped me make it as well! So this one is for my Anna(On-A) Banana! We had fun whipping this up together and it was a breeze to make.

Soft and yummy chocolate chip cookies!

If I had to pick my favorite kind of cookie, it would definitely be chocolate chip. Hands down. Although, I will say that the classic snickerdoodle is a very very close second! Typically I make chocolate chip cookies by opening up a pack bought from the store and away I go. Since I’ve started on…

Pecan pie.. Who do I think I am?!

Ok so, I have to admit before baking this today, I have never eaten pecan pie before. It always seemed kinda gross to me.. Brown and slimy.. Ick. But then recently I stumbled across a recipe and after looking it over, I realized that it was, in a nutshell (hehe), just pecans and various types…

Guys, I made a Chocolate Cake!

Hey everybody and happy Saturday! So my dad’s birthday was Thursday and he requested a chocolate cake. I had a few choices: buy a cake, use a box mix, or face my fears and try and make it from scratch. Well, enter my hero, Ree Drummond aka the Pioneer Woman, with a tried and true…