Gooey Butter Cookies


I have a recipe to share with you today for melt-in-your-mouth cookies that are so easy to make with just a couple of ingredients. These cookies will be perfect for your game day guests! They are also a great idea to save in your recipe box for your next bake sale, family get-together or just […]

Butter Popcorn Cookies


I love popcorn. I love cookies. How about a combo of the two? Yes. Just yes. I am sure you are all familiar with Trader Joe’s. Trader Joe’s used to make a Kettle Corn Cookie that was my absolute fave. I mean it was such a favorite that I really couldn’t buy them because I […]

Fluffy Fruit Salad


It is Thanksgiving week! Time to start thawing the turkey and prepping for the many sides that will grace your family table. Maybe you are feeding your family at your house or heading over the river and through the woods. As for me, I am driving the 10 miles to my parents to celebrate and […]

Mountain Dew Bundt Cake


Well, hello there friends, family, strangers, readers…love you all and glad you are here. I am here too. Somewhere behind this computer screen. Realizing that I cannot let months go by. Realizing I need a plan. Realizing that I can’t do it all. Oh well, enough of that. Fall is here! I heart fall. I […]


What is it about being in a funk? I have been in a creative funk. You know my kitchen weekend? Didn’t really go the way I had hoped. I got all jazzed up and ended up in a funk. I think with the busyness of life around me (showers, weddings, work, re-modeling, home buying) I […]

Creamy, Dreamy Chocolate Malt Cupcakes

A creamy dreamy chocolate malt with a cherry on top = a dessert dream. I love the flavor of malt. It is one of those flavors that are so hard to explain what it tastes like, but you just know that it tastes good. Soo….for Valentines Day, your next party or your next Tuesday night, […]

Easy and Delicious Dessert Skillets


Have I told you lately that I love my cast iron skillet? I have found so many things to do with that incredibly heavy pan that I had no idea could be done! There are three desserts that I created for Pillsbury that were especially good and especially easy. How about a giant chocolate chip […]

Birthdays and Cupcakes


It has been one day shy of a month. One month since an update. I am horrified. Ok, let’s move on. Over the last couple months, I have been fortunate enough to be invited to two certain cuties birthdays. Brooklynn turned three in September and Brendan turned 6 very very recently. There are two things […]

Oatmeal Cookie Pear Bars

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I love bars. Please read that as if I said it with a Minnesota accent…because you know I did. When a bar is sweet, tart, gooey, crisp and easy, how can you not love it!?! Today on Betty Crocker, my Oatmeal Cookie Pear Bars are featured. They are a delicious addition to your dessert recipe […]

Slow Cooker S’more Cake – Yummers!


As I sort through photos from the past week and work on working on some new recipes, I wanted to share with you a recipe I did for Betty Crocker. Take a look at this Slow Cooker Fudgy S’more Cake! It is gooey. It is fudgy. It is one of my favorite flavor combos. It […]