I like to think of myself as a morning person. From the moment my feet hit the ground in the morning, I am up and running.…Now, the difficulty is actually getting my feet to hit the ground. ...more

S'mores Bites

I woke up this morning to the animals hooting and hollering at the zoo.  I don’t know what happens at 5:30am EVERY. SINGLE. MORNING but they must find some joy with waking up the neighbors at this horrible hour. is it feeding time? mating time? Whatever it is, it happens like clockwork down to basically the exact minute.they also get pretty loud at night when the weather changes… maybe they sense a storm rolling in?...more

Hot Cocoa Sippers


Sweet Bloody Skulls

Hi , it's just one week left  before Halloween woohoo! Did you prepare anything for Halloween's celebration yet?  Yesterday I was in downtown and Wow! there were a lot of kids who had a Halloween and ghost makeup on.I saw one boy with a Mario's dress, that's cute! I guess maybe there was some kind of Halloween party at the school. ...more

Easy Pink Velvet Whoopie Pies with White Chocolate

If you are looking for an easy but fun and tasty treat to make for a party, then you may want to try these Pink Velvet Whoopie Pies that I made for my daughter's birthday.  They are quick and easy to make.  They would also work well for any type of girl party including girl baby showers, bachelorette parties, tea parties and more!  ...more

Orange Dreamsicle Pumpkin Cakes

These are the cutest little pumpkin cakes! ...more

Chocolate Pecan Pie

I have kind of become obsessed with making pies, so I'm using the excuse of blog content to enable my obsession, haha. I mean, who doesn't love pie?!...more
I have been wondering about making a chocolate pecan pie for a while.  This recipe has convinced ...more

Cornbread Pudding with Caramel Rum Sauce

I've never really cared for bread pudding.  I think it's because some of them have a real eggy (made up word alert) taste and I don't like or eat eggs unless they are hidden so well that I can't find or taste them. When I came across a recipe for cornbread pudding with whiskey caramel in Southern Living, I was intrigued to say the least....more

Stuffed Mawa Modak

Stuffed sweet dumplings made milk and dry fruits...more

Mint Chocolate Ricotta Mousse

Recently, I got to go to the grocery store on my own! I found myself wondering the aisles, looking around and taking my time. ... checking labels and ingredients. It was amazing, but slightly dangerous. With three rambunctious kids, I usually run through the store with my list and don't stray at all. It's a race to get in and out as fast as can be. This trip, I was making unneeded purchases. Oops. ...more