Things I’m Loving: Holiday Gift Guide 2016

It is December 1st, and as Caroline says, the MOST exciting day because it is almost the holidays! Ha! As in past years, I have been hard at work putting together a gift guide for you ....more

Banana Bread with Streusel Topping

Well, I blinked and it’s the holiday season and holy cow, I have ALL THE THINGS to do! Not that this is particularly different from any other time of year, but...more

Cranberry Streusel Pie

If you already have your holiday desserts set in stone, I’m sorry to complicate things for you but I really think you need to consider including this cranberry streusel pie in the mix. Cranberries are surely one of the best seasonal foods at this time of year, at least in my opinion. I expect they are gracing your Thanksgiving table in one form or another, be it an appetizer, sauce, one cocktail or another ....more

Apple Pie Layer Cake

Hey friends. It’s been a little while and I’m sorry about that! My continued sadness and confusion at all that has happened and continues to happen since the election combined with the impending five year anniversary of my dad’s death, a full-tilt schedule of kid activities, and a very heavy work load have left me quite...more

Love Trumps Hate

In the nearly ten years of this blog’s existence, two presidential elections have come and gone and I have not discussed them. That changes right now, because this was no...more

The Bee’s Knees

I don’t know about you all, but I could use a drink right about now. This election season has been something to endure. I am in a state of high anxiety and...more

Mac and Cheese with Garlicky Breadcrumbs

Here it is, finally! ...more

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

I hope everyone survived Halloween on a Monday. I think I’m still recovering! Now that it’s behind us, we can look forward to Thanksgiving ....more

Late Harvest Pizza

Guys, we made it. If your week has been anything like mine, it may have been just barely, but nevertheless – we made it. It’s Friday ....more

Spiced Plum Pop Tarts with Brown Butter Vanilla Bean Glaze

Boy, that’s a mouthful isn’t it? Recipes can be...more