Cakes, etc.

10 April Fool’s Day Recipes {Foods that will Fool you!}

March 29, 2014
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10 April Fool’s Day Recipes that will have your family and friends fooled — and smiling! This is one of the shorter lists that we’ve compiled but I’m so excited about it! These recipes for April Fool’s Day are so fun and creative.  My daughter would flip if I made her any of these. They […]

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Savory Corn Cakes {The New Southwest giveaway}

March 17, 2014
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These savory corn cakes are easy to make and will be a perfect side to any southwest meal. We even ate them for breakfast! It’s giveaway central here lately! Make sure to enter to win a copy of Surprise-Inside Cakes as well as an iPad Air! Today, I’m excited to tell you about another friend’s […]

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Surprise-Inside Cakes {Book Giveaway!}

March 14, 2014

Happy Friday everyone! I’m really excited have the chance to tell you about a book that is fresh off the press! Amanda of i am baker has created the most beautiful book called Surprise-Inside Cakes and it is hot off the presses — just released Tuesday! If you have kids, you need this book. If […]

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Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

March 12, 2014
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This Meyer Lemon Poppy Seed Bread is easy to make and the glaze that gets poured over makes this a definite winner. I know I’m a little late to the Meyer lemon party, but better late than never, right? I’m usually late to most parties. Except real-life parties. I’m always awkwardly early to those. Like…drive […]

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Clementine Vanilla Bean Yogurt Cake

January 31, 2014
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This yogurt cake has so much great flavor thanks to clementines and vanilla beans that you won’t even notice that it uses whole wheat flour and yogurt!  This time of year, we go through clementines like craaaaaazy. E loves them, Ben loves them, and I love them. Easy to peel, easier to eat. But sometimes […]

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30+ Uses for Leftover Halloween Candy

November 2, 2013
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Have leftover Halloween candy? Here’s 30 great ideas for treats to make with your treats. Am I a bad mom because I don’t take my 3-year-old trick or treating? Don’t answer that. I’m totally fine with not doing it. A) We don’t really let her eat much candy. B) See A. C) See A. Okay, […]

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Banana Cupcakes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting (and filling!)

September 27, 2013
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These banana cupcakes are the perfect combination of banana and chocolate. The sweet filling inside makes them extra special. Over 25% of kids diagnosed with cancer do not survive because of lack of effective therapies. Do I have your attention now? I’m teaming up with OXO (they aren’t paying me, but more on that in […]

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Rhubarb Cardamom Shortbread Bars

August 19, 2013
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These rhubarb cardamom shortbread bars are flavorful and perfect for a brunch or breakfast event. Are you a rhubarb lover or hater? I’m firmly on the “love” side of the equation. I posed the question on my facebook page and surprisingly (sort of), more people seem to love it than hate it. Yay! My mom […]

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Vanilla Cupcakes {with a surprise inside!}

July 25, 2013
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Ummm… Amanda from I Am Baker asked me to guest post for her and then I promptly freaked out. Full-on panic mode. Her site and her cakes are beyond gorgeous. But then I pushed myself beyond the freak-out and was inspired by Amanda’s “surprise inside” cakes. I created these vanilla cupcakes…and they have a fun […]

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Savory Quinoa Muffins

May 22, 2013
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  It’s no secret that I love quinoa. I’m always trying to think of new things to do with it. I love its nutty flavor and slight crunch and the versatility that it provides. I am so excited about these savory quinoa muffins. They are so full of flavor and nutrition. Not only do they have quinoa, […]

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