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Pecan Pie

Finally the Pecan Pie post.  I make this pecan pie at least once a month.  The agreement when I moved home after graduating, was that as long as I keep the Pecan Pies coming, no rent would be necessary.  Pretty sweet deal huh?  My parents…
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Red Velvet Cheesecake Cookies

How was everyone's 4th of July?  Full of food, family, friends and fun?  Good.    There comes a time in everyones life when you realize that some things just go well together, and some things don't.  While eating a cheeseburger yesterday,…
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Lemon Curd, Fruit, Sugar Cookie > American Flag

What pops in your head when you think about America?  It is along the lines of Baseball and Hot Dogs?  Budweiser and Country Music?  Yeah me too!  I love all of these things, and tomorrow is the day we get to take off work and enjoy them. …
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PB & C Cake

Ah the beauty of peanut butter and chocolate.  I have posted about this duo when I made Peanut Butter Cookie Cups, but I think I have just taken it to a new level.  This deadly combo is not one that I jump to immediately, but whenever I…
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Drunken Gummy Bears

When i'm invited to party, the first thing that pops in my head is what am I going to bring?  Alcohol? A treat?  Then jello shots pop in my head, but that seems almost to "collegey" now.  Then after some brainstorming with my sister, we…
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Banana Chocolate Chip Waffle Cookies

Do you ever find yourself craving something sweet but are A: too lazy too make anything, and/or B: Need to watch your waistline?  Well this is just about the story of my life.  Now I wouldn't call myself lazy when it comes to baking, just…
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Orange Creamsicle Cake

Happy First Day of SUMMER!!!!!  It is going to be an amazing summer.  Full of trying new things.  I have been trying to think of a summer bucketlist, but every time I think of something I just do it instead of writing anything down.  For…
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Apple Cinnamon Galette

What a long weekend it has been!  Full of food and fun.  I have many recipes to share but I am going to start with the dessert, as it should be!  My weekend started out as any good one should, with happy hour.  My sister and I decided…
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Graduation Cake!

I cannot believe it has been one year since I graduated college. Time really flys!  This time last year I was crying over this quote.  And although a lot has changed, I have begun to accept my twenties due to this amazing article.  And…
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Cinnamon Roll Rice Krispie Treats

After a wonderful weekend of wine tasting with some of besties from college, I started to think about all of the times my baking got us through the long days full of practice, class, and more practice.  A staple that was always in my pantry…
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S'mores Brownies

Sometimes I dislike Mondays.  And when I say sometimes I mean most times.  5 whole days until Friday? Its just not fair.  But I have decided that today will be a good day.  The week 2 weigh-in did not go well.  Time to get my ask into…
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Chocolate Rolo Cookies

Friday. 6:30- AHH ITS FRIDAY!!!! 11:30 - "oh i just love fridays! laughing, working, talking about our weekends, yay! 1:00 - "omg this day will never end." 2:30 - "are there seriously 2 more hours left?  I think I might just…