Banana zucchini bread

We planted our first garden this year (and by “we” I mean my husband). Let’s just say we’re hoping for a better turnout next year, but one thing that seemed to really take off was zucchini! We’ve had lots of it. All of the time. I think I’ve tried every recipe for zucchini that I could find on Pinterest and in my cookbooks.Yes, there are ways to find good recipes aside from Pinterest.So with having lots of zucchini to use up, and lots of ripe bananas taking up our counter, I decided to make some banana zucchini bread to help thin out our produce....more

Apple Pie Hold the Sugar

My elevator pitch usually starts off like this:...more

Apple Crisp in a Jar: The Perfect Gift

Homecoming decorated cookies ideas

As you can imagine there is always and occasion to decorate some cookies. This cute set of cookies are perfect for a homecoming gift for "Him".Visit for more decorated cookies ideas!!  ...more

Ramazan Pide - Turkish Bread

Since our holiday in Greece early this summer our taste buds seem to be craving middle eastern food all the time! It just seems to be all about good quality ingredients taken to another level with the addition of heady spice combinations and wonderfully surprising textures and sweet and savoury pairings.  Many of the dishes we are playing with also cross the seasons and work fantastically in the summer, when you want a light salad or a Mezze platter to share with friends, or on a decadent and cosy  evening in for two....more

Pumpkin Scones with Maple Glaze

When it comes to fall flavors, I really have a hard time picking my favorite. Apple? Mocha? Pumpkin? How can one be expected to choose?!Today I decided to share my adorable little pumpkin scones. They are lightly sweet, and brushed with a simple maple glaze. Perfect for breakfast, dessert or an afternoon snack!...more

Pina Colada Tres Leches Cake

About a year ago I came up with the brilliant idea of making piña colada tres leches cake - imagine a tres leches cake with a piña colada taste... yum!!...more

This text convo between my husband and me is everything

So, remember yesterday, when I made that abomination of a pie?...more

pass the note and the cookies, snack pouches

 After I made s'more pockets this summer I made a few more snack pockets for car trips, television watching, and park visits. Since we are back to school and the daily grind I thought some school notebook paper folding was in order.  These make it easier to tote a little snack without getting chocolatey fingers! The notebook paper might help you send a reminder, a love note, or in some cases a warning to listen to the teacher for the love of all that is good and holy. I guess it depends on your day, right?...more