Boyfriend Cookies

Boyfriend Cookies are huge, chewy, chocolatey cookies from the I Heart Naptime Cookbook! Loaded with oats, milk chocolate, M&M’S, semi-sweet chocolate and walnuts, they’re guaranteed boyfriend bait!

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Peanut Butter Cup Granola

You know what I kind of hate? Those “scan your own” grocery aisles. As if shopping wasn’t enough work, now I have to scan my own scallions as well?   And not for nothing, the fact that I have this blog on the internet is something of a miracle in...
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Most Creative Holiday Recipe Contest

Hey guys! After many years of blogging and getting to know all y’all, I’ve noticed that you’re pretty stinking creative.   Some of my most favorite posts and recipes have come from ideas from readers! So…here’s the deal… Kristan (Confessions of a Cookbook Queen) and I are joining forces for...
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Candy Cane Kiss Kettlecorn

Hope you guys had a successful Thanksgiving! We did. Actually this year we decided to go low-key..meaning we stayed home and didn’t invite anyone over. No traveling. No stress. No loads of prep. Totally different for us…and it was awesome. We have never had Thanksgiving with just us…meaning I have...
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Hershey Trip

Last week I had the amazing opportunity to go to Hershey, PA and visit the Hershey’s Kitchens. I was fortunate to be selected as one of the Hershey’s Baker’s Dozen this year along with 12 other amazing bakers, who are also friends as well! Here’s who joined me:  Naomi from...
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Pumpkin Round Up

This is a great Pumpkin Round Up! Fun ideas for all things Pumpkin! In the last few days of “Pumpkin Season”, let’s pay remembrance. It’s had a good run this 2012… But with Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we are counting down the days until pumpkin is replaced by peppermint.   So...
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Nutella Pastry Cookies

This whole “fall” situation has gotten away from me. Like one day it’s summer and now it’s Thanksgiving. When did that happen?   And quite frankly, somewhere in the month of September I lost my mind. I have been the mom who forgets that it’s “take your stuffed animal to...
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Caramel Apple Dip

This is barely a recipe. It’s almost embarrassing. But sometimes those not-really-recipes-but-kinda-recipes are the best. Because the faster you can make this, means the faster you can eat this. And you’ll want to eat it, I promise you that.   This is Caramel Apple Dip. You can eat it with...
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Salted Caramel Coconut Macaroons

These Salted Caramel Macaroons are the perfect combo of sweet and salty! I will start this post off by saying a huge thank you to all those who sent positive thoughts to me the past few weeks while we lived without power. We are officially back in business after 2...
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Cranberry Bliss Bark

So, besides Hurricane Sandy taking away my power for 9 days so far, I think she took my self control too.   I have been wearing elastic pants for over a week…nary a zipper to be found. I’ve been eating Pop Tarts for breakfast every morning… And pizza for dinner....
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Host A Cookie Party ~ A Giveaway!

Hey guys! It’s that time of year again where we’re all baking. A fun tradition that a lot of people participate in are Cookie Exchange Parties! Have you ever been to one?  Well, if you haven’t, go ahead and plan your own! I am teaming up with the J.M. Smucker...
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No Bake Peanut Butter Cup Granola Cookies

So I am writing this sitting in my car outside of Staples. I am scamming their internet. Why? Because Hurricane Sandy has left me without power and internet.  Tomorrow will be 8 days. Annnd every Starbucks, Panera etc in the area also doesn’t have internet. The people at Staples must...
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Recipe For Togtherness

So in August I got to do something fun. Fun and totally out of my comfort zone. I was asked to go to Philadelphia and film 3 “webisodes” for “Recipe For Togetherness“. “Recipe For Togetherness” is a multi-branded partnership that delivers recipe solutions for everyday life.  They’re brands we all...
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Using up Halloween Candy!

Got tons of Halloween candy left over? Well, hide your favorites and then get baking with the rest. I have some ideas for you!  Let’s talk, “Using up Halloween Candy!”… It’s always fun to use up your leftover candy in cookies and treats.  I’m sharing some of my favorites candy...
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Pumpkin Shortbread

This easy Pumpkin Shortbread will make your house smell fantastic when it’s baking! So yeah, the hurricane came. We are safe, but have no power… Which was basically what we all knew would happen.   Living like a pioneer or an Amish person doesn’t jive with my inner 21 Century...
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Scarecrow Bars

Apparently there is a hurricane coming. Sandy. As I sit here and type, I am listening to the weather channel people get all “Doppler-y”. I think they are far too excited about the prospect that I might not have power for a week. Far.  Too.  Excited.   Yep, we were...
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Millstone Bean to Cup Journey Giveaway

I have such a great giveaway today! The folks over at Millstone Coffee have recently launched THE COOLEST web experience, Millstone Bean Journey.  Anyone who is a coffee drinker will appreciate learning the process of what goes into your morning cup. Not only is it informative, but the site has...
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Homemade Butterfinger Bark

I know this site is full of unnecessary indulgences. I get it.   Annd I realize there is no reason whatsoever in your life that you should worry about making Homemade Butterfinger bars. But sometimes I let Pinterest talk me into doing stuff.   Because everyone on Pinterest is rich...
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