Cherry Almond Chocolate Squares

Cherry Almond Chocolate Squares

Valentine’s Day is upon us folks! And with it comes the usual push of manufactured, blah candies and chocolates. No offense to those who enjoy them, but they’re just not my thing. Anywhoo . . . I thought it would be timely to share with you a homemade chocolate treat you can really spoil your …

Cranberry Almond Biscotti

Cranberry Almond Biscotti

Cookies are great and all, but cookies that are intended to be dunked in coffee?? Now, that’s where it’s at! These beautiful, crave-able, dunk-able Cranberry Almond Biscotti are just the treat to enjoy after wrapping presents. Or, while cozying up to the fire. Or while writing a blog post . . . I actually developed …

Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Well, believe it or not, the holidays are here again, folks! We’ve been so busy settling into our new home, catching up on school work (Craig), and prepping for yesterday’s holiday market (me), that Thanksgiving week just seemed to appear out of nowhere! But I am prepared this year. I have lots of recipes I …

Chocolate Coconut Sugar Cookies

Chocolate Coconut Sugar Cookies

December has arrived, and with it, we got snow!! This is the wintery-est I have seen it here in years! I can’t wait to take Oliver sledding for the first time. He went crazy discovering slides last summer, so I have a feeling sledding is going to be a blast for him as well. One …

Chocolate Banana Coconut Ice Cream

Chocolate Banana Coconut Ice Cream

    So I’ve been a bit busy lately. Busy being a new mommy!! Our handsome little guy, Oliver, was born one week early at the end of May, and from that point on life swung into high gear. The summer was spent traveling around the state visiting family and showing Oliver off to everyone. …

Vanilla Pear Pudding with Salted Maple Almonds

My husband got all of our patio furniture out of storage last week. We had been getting little teases of warm spring weather here and there, so I told him I wanted our porch swing out before he left for a four-week work trip. So what happens a few days later? Snow. Inches of snow. …

Pineapple Sunflower Spice Cake

I love cake. I just don’t get people who say they don’t like cake. It baffles me. They can’t be serious. Or maybe they’ve just never had a fresh, homemade one without all the additives and the lingering greasy residue commercial frosting leaves in your mouth. That I could understand. I don’t like that stuff either. …