Fake Bake Like a Pro: Slacker Mom’s Guide to Baking

Bake sales? Cookie swaps? Birthday Parties? Ugh, baking. Who has time for that sh*t? In our newest Slacker Mom episode, Slacker Mom’s Guide to Baking, learn how to fake bake like a pro. ...more
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Cookies In A Jar - A Perfect Gift Idea

I love the idea of giving gifts in Mason Jars. I think it is so unique and creative. With the holidays quickly approaching, I thought I would share with you three EASY Cookie in a Jar Recipes that you can be create in no time. Who doesn’t love cookies, right? Especially when they are gifted to you. These make perfect gifts for any time of year, but especially during the holidays. Plus, they are inexpensive and easy to make....more

Persimmon Bread


TODAY THE WORDS are LOVE IN A BISCUIT. This past week, someone I am close to had created and experimented with the biscuit recipe. He shared the recipe with me and I tried them. Needless to say, they are delicious. I, of course, being the proud cook I am, posted my biscuits with sawmill sausage gravy I had made. Requests for the biscuits and the gravy came from different directions until I had to message Mark Lott to see if I could share the recipe. His reply was, Share it with a smile. Wow, what love is in that statement....more

Banana Bread Muffins

Banana Bread Muffins...more

Raspberry Shortbread Candy Cane Cookies

 I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  With Christmas being just 8 days away *gasp*, I wanted to share these festive cookies with you.  These shortbread cookies are so buttery and delicate.  Pile on some sweet icing and fruity raspberry preserves and you have yourself quite the delicious (and adorable) Christmas cookie!...more

The Best Ever Gluten-Free Egg-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are hand-sized comfort food that make bad days better and good days even more so. Eating gluten-free can make baking difficult, but when I discovered Namaste Foods Gluten Free Perfect Flour Blend, I found a way to make many of my favorite recipes gluten free. ...more

DIY Peppermint Extract

As the holidays roll around, I start baking up a storm. One of the classic flavors of the winter holidays is peppermint (Mentha piperita) . The peppermint used in baking is usually an extract rather than the leaves themselves. You can purchase peppermint extract at any grocery store but if you have a pot-o-mint in your garden like I do, it’s easy to make your own peppermint extract....more

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