Soft & Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies with Candy Corn M&M's

It’s finally here, my favorite season of the year, Fall! I love the cooler temperatures and the changing colors of the leaves during this time, not to mention it’s football season..Yaay!And while everyone else is making everything pumpkin and apple right now, I’m off in another direction, marching to the beat of a different drummer, going towards….wait for it…..peanut butter! Ah yes, the creaminess and peanutty deliciousness of peanut butter....more

Pumpkin PB2 "Smile" Baked Oatmeal

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Pumpkin Pound Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

This post was featured on Mama’s Blog Central.We’re over halfway done with 13 Days of Pumpkin! Wow, September is going by fast.Today, I’ll show you the pumpkin pound cake I made! It’s delicious....more

Pumpkin Pasties {Harry Potter Inspired}

This post was featured on Epic Mommy Adventures.A couple weeks ago I posted my pumpkin juice recipe, which is a drink from the Harry Potterseries.Well, over the weekend I made another Harry Potter inspired treat–pumpkin pasties!...more

The Baking Bug

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Streusel

This post was featured on Domestic Superhero, Gingerly Made, and Mama’s Blog Central.Day 5! If you want to catch up on previous 13 Days of Pumpkin posts, you can check out this page....more

Sweet Peach Bread

YOU GUYS. I just came up with something brilliant. You know how you can substitute apple sauce for oil when baking to reduce the fat? The apple sauce keeps your baked goods moist, and can be used in cakes and breads, such as banana bread. Well, WHY NOT USE PUREED PEACHES instead of apple sauce?! And why not make PEACH BREAD instead of banana bread?...more

Flan, Flan, Flan, Flan...Did I say Flan???

I like to bake.  I am not a super cook, but I can bake.  Mr. Handy on the other hand is pretty well rounded in the kitchen as he can cook and bake.  And I have figured out over the years that one of his love languages is cooking for his family.  So almost nightly he whips up an amazing meal for us and we delight in the way he shares his love for us!  Every once in awhile, I know when he is going for the heart with me because there is always a special dish that comes out of nowhere that just knocks me off my feet.  This was one of those moments. ...more

Biscuit S'more Shortcakes = S'morescakes

How on earth. How on earth. How on EARTH have 33 years passed in my life before I did this?I am talking, of course, about taking your favorite recipe for strawberry shortcake, saying "screw you, health food!" to the strawberries and whipped cream part, and swapping it out for the makings of s'mores. ...more