Grandma’s Chocolate Drop Cookies {Recipe} #RealCookieSwap

One of my very favorite cookies also happens to be one of Ben's --> score! AND a family recipe --> double score! When I met Ben he had long been enjoying what his family called Chocolate Drop Cookies. His grandmother had made them as he was growing up and it was such a treat to eat them. … [Read more...]

Must Have Baking Supplies List For The Holidays

Every year around this time I start to get ready for holiday baking. I get for cookie swaps, hosting dinners, and maybe a girls night out or two. I love to be prepared. Nothing is worse than getting ready to make cookies and finding out that you don't have _______. So, of course I always make sure … [Read more...]

Nutrient Dense Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies {Recipe}

The other day I came across a container of infant oatmeal cereal. Knowing all of the nutrients that are packed into that cannister, I couldn't bear to get rid of it. Sure, my youngest is 2 1/2, but we can all use some extra nutrients sometimes, especially when it comes to treats! I checked out … [Read more...]

Peach Jam Shortbread Cookies {Recipe}

Just a few weeks ago I introduced you all to Abby Dodge's Vanilla Shortbread Cookies. Remember? We spruced them up into Sweet Lavender Vanilla Shortbread Cookies. And they were delicious (if I do say so myself;) With it being peach season at the moment, I found myself craving peach desserts. Now, … [Read more...]

Sweet Lavender Vanilla Shortbread Cookies

If you've been a reader of this blog, you will know that I have been a fan of lavender for quite a long time. It has become one of my favorite culinary herbs to create with. It's (almost) savory flavor with just a pinch added to any baked good or meal is enough to make me melt! I was browsing … [Read more...]

Best Friends by Happy Family Brand {Review and Giveaway}

While on our weekly (maybe every two weeks) trip to Target, we strolled down the baby food isle just like we usually do, but something was different this time. There, on the shelf, right next to our usual buy, (the Happy Family Squeezes) were cookies - by Happy Family! Exciting! Now this is another … [Read more...]

Peppermint Buttercream Icing {Recipe}

Are you the cake or icing kind? Me? I am ALL ICING! I can not be within 50 feet of buttercream icing or I want it all. Thankfully Ben is a cake kind of guy. We make a good pair. :) One of my other loves? Peppermint Patties. I'll tell that story a different day. I combined the two (along … [Read more...]

Hurricane Sandies

  We woke up this morning and our house had power, which I absolutely didn't expect. With the wind last night and the way the trees and branches came down, I thought for sure every time the lights flickered that we would lose it indefinitely. We were pretty lucky here. Today is a day full of … [Read more...]

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