Mini Pumpkin and Chocolate Pies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessPies #CollectiveBias Fall has always been my favorite time of the year, but even more so after we moved to Texas.  I love a break in the insane heat, the crunch of the leaves underfoot and the smell and taste of […]

Grasshopper Frozen Custard Cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #IceCreamHero #CollectiveBias With summer winding down and the advent of school upon us, I’m looking for ways to be the hero around my home.  It is still OH SO HOT in North Texas and my family is constantly […]

BAKE HAPPY Dessert Cook Book by Judith Fertig and Blood Orange Curd Recipe

Showing love to people around us (and ourselves!) through food, especially anything sweet and homemade, is common practice. A special homemade birthday cake or traditional holiday cookies do more than provide a sugar rush: they’re a confectionery spring in your step! A dessert a day may be just what the doctor ordered: health care professionals […]

Easiest 4th of July Layered Cake

I’ve never been the super mom who made fantastic homemade cake pops for birthday parties.  Nor do I make my own fondant or elaborate cut out cookies.  I’m all about easy.  I want to ‘look’ like I slaved all day over what I bake and cook, but in actuality, I want the easiest way to […]

Easy Layered Chocolate Cream Cake

We attended a potluck gathering the other day and I said that I would bring dessert.  I wasn’t really sure what I was going to bring, but then I saw a recipe in a magazine to make a layered Boston Cream Pie.  With a few changes with what I had in my pantry I thought […]

Market Street’s Apple Donation Program + Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie Recipe

What I love about shopping at Market Street is that they are invested in the communities that they are located in.  They like to know where the food they sell comes from, and they personally visit each and every Growing Partner they buy from.  In turn they also give back and from now until March […]

Mickey Mouse Jello Treat Recipe

Like many of yours, our family is a big fan of Disney.  Our family vacations have revolved around their parks and the Disney Cruise Line for the last 21 years, starting with our honeymoon.  So it was with great excitement when I learned that I get to host a Disney Side @Home Celebration next month!  Disney Parks & MomSelect sent me a whole box of goodies to get my party started and I know the moms and kids who come are going to have a great morning.

Easy and Affordable Cookies & Cream Fudge Recipe

homemade cookies and cream fudge

Everyone’s favorite chocolate sandwich cookies are a part of this easy and affordable homemade fudge treat.

Candied Pumpkin Pie | Add a Homemade Touch with Marie Callender’s

If I’m going to be honest one of the things I like best about the holidays is the food, especially pie.  Pecan Pie, Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie…I want..  All. The. Pies.  Here comes a moment of truth though..I’m not so good at making pies myself.  I’ve tried.  Numerous times.  The crust is never as flaky as I think I should be.  The filling never as dense or as flavorful.  The perfect pie from scratch, I’m of the opinion that it will take me years to master that, and I want the perfect pie…NOW!  Plus this year with our daughter being away at college, I don’t want to be spending all my time in the kitchen baking – I want to spend it with her while she’s home for break!

Caramel Krisps Recipe | Inspired by Best Of Bridge Holiday Classics

Caramel KrispsSince 1975, the Best of Bridge “Ladies,” as their children have named them, have been developing recipes that are easy to understand, written with a sense of humor and guaranteed to work.  Not surprisingly, given their motto – “simple recipes with gourmet results” – over the course of four decades, they have cooked up countless treats that are perfect for sharing with family and friends when it’s time for a celebration.

Best of Bridge Holiday Classics: 225 Recipes for Special Occasions focuses on recipes that will meet all of your holiday entertaining needs.