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Popsicle Cocktail!

New motto:  Put a popsicle in it!  With the inevitable hot summer ahead of us, we have to get creative with our ice cubes... and our cocktails.  I got some wild cherry skinny girl vodka recently and it is so tasty.  I can…
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Skinny Cake Batter Dip

It's my 2 year blog birthday!!!  2 years ago I posted about how I repainted my kitchen aid mixer... and it's still lookin good!  I started this blog as a way to keep track of all of the tasty treats I made and the fun DIY projects…
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Easy Toasted Coconut Caramels

 I've talked about my love for toasted coconut before.  And with girl scout cookie season among us I have been thinking about Samoas and that wonderful mixture of caramel and coconut.  I haven't had any girl scout cookies this…
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Raisin, Pecan & Rosemary Crisps

Can we talk about Trader Joe's for a minute?  I don't know of a human who doesn't love the place so I feel like its okay if we talk about it.  When you walk into this wonderland you are greeted by some seasonal deal that you will…
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Chocolate Dipped Lemon Cloud Cookies

I like to say often that life is all about balance.  It's my excuse for having a green drink and a candy bar then telling myself they cancel each other out.  It just seems to work for me.  Sometimes balance is as simple as citrus…
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Gingerbread White Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Lets all agree on something.  Breakfast is amazing anytime of day.  I usually go for an omelette at brunch, but when I know a place makes good pancakes, I am there!    But most weekends we make breakfast at home.  I…
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A Collection of Christmas Cookies

Christmas time is the season of cookies!  Here are 10 of my favorite cookies to make around the holidays.  All of them easy and delicious! ENJOY! 1. Peppermint Chocolate Biscotti 2. Chocolate Crinkle Sprinkle Cookies 3. Linzer…
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Chocolate Crinkle Sprinkle Cookies

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us!!! It is our first Christmas in our condo and Matt and I have been loving every minute.  We got a fake tree from home depot on black friday and set it up right when we got home.  While…
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Lemonade Chex

Happy 2nd of July!!  Only roughly 1 1/2 more days until one of the best days of the year.  BBQ's and Budweiser make the USA the best place ever.  Any excuse to get together with friends and family and just enjoy the sun and some…
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Malted Rice Krispie Treats w/ Robin Eggs

 Okay lets have a serious discussion.  Do you find yourself constantly justifying eating delicious treats?  Let me tell you about my inner battles. October: "I can eat a bag of candy corn a day, they are only around once a year!" December:…
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Toasted Coconut Pound Cake

Coconut is soooo in right now.  Something about it is refreshing, sweet and seems to work well with anything.  This is even more true when its toasted!  This cake is packed with toasted coconut and the buttermilk makes it smooth…
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Chewy Coconut-Lime Sugar Cookies

 A chewy cookie with a a little crunch is hard to come by.  My friend Katie got me the America's Test Kitchen Cookbook for Christmas.  She knows me well.  This book is amazing! They explain what they are trying to make and…