Holidays

Chocolate Almond Carrot Cake {Giveaway}

Thursday, April 17, 2014

I really wanted to make a cute cake for Easter this year, but I wanted something new…something different and decadent. For me, decadent almost always requires chocolate. It’s how my brain works. What’s something quintessentially ‘Easter’ that would be better than ever with chocolate added? Duh. Carrot cake. Seriously, it just got so much better. […]...

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Chocolate Malt Sheet Cake for Two

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Valentine’s Day is when he surprises you with your favorite soda that you never ever drink anymore, but it’s pizza night, and pizza and soda are BFFs. It’s managing his Eve Online training skills when he’s far, far away with shoddy Internet. Valentine’s Day is when he brings home teeny soda bottles from Italy, just […]...

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Chocolate Chai Spice Cream

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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Have you seen the new video fad going around Facebook right now? The one where you follow the link and Facebook shows you a one minute video of your time spent on the site since you joined? If you haven’t yet, trust me, you will. I actually think it’s pretty fun. I mean, Facebook is […]...

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No-rise Hot Buttered Rum Cinnamon Rolls

Sunday, December 22, 2013
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This year, I have the second best Christmas tree ever, thanks to my sister. The first best Christmas tree was because of her, too, though, so I don’t feel bad saying this one is second. We got home from England last night, late. The first thing to greet us when we opened the door was […]...

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Red Velvet Eggnog Cupcakes

Monday, December 16, 2013
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Pub crawlers and dropped pants. That’s where this post is headed. You’re been warned. As you know, the Hubster and I are currently in England, and boy oh boy, did we get a welcome! We arrived Friday afternoon, on the ferry into Dover. From there, we drove to Oxford, where we spent the weekend. On Friday […]...

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Soft and Chewy Googly-Eye Cookies

Friday, October 25, 2013
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I’m pretty sure my elevator is out to get me. I have a theory that it senses my dislike of elevators in general and enjoys toying with me. Elevators are scary, y’all. There’s the ever-present risk of plummeting to the bottom of the shaft screaming your lungs out, the terrifying prospect of stepping in, only […]...

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Fun and Easy Witchy Krispy Treats

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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Have you ever heard of rice krispy treat addiction? It’s a thing, I assure you. My…uh…friend…we’ll call her Not-Darla, is a sufferer. Krispy treats are like crack to Not-Darla. Normally, if you were to ask her what her favorite dessert is, she would say brownies. Always brownies. Not krispy treats. Yet, if you put krispies […]...

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Spiced Almond Spritz Pumpkin Cookies

Friday, October 11, 2013
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When I was a little girl, I had three idols: She-Ra, Jem, and Rainbow Brite. In three consecutive years, from first grade through third, I agonized and obsessed over the opportunity to be any of the three for Halloween. Fact: I was She-Ra once. In the first grade, I got my wish, and I was […]...

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Doctor Who Geekster Egg Cookies

Saturday, March 30, 2013
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I am officially declaring Easter this year to be Geekster....

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Mickey Mouse Easter Basket Cookies

Monday, March 25, 2013
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Sixteen years ago today, my daddy passed away. It was on a Tuesday, instead of Monday, but Easter was that Sunday, just like it is this year. Easter is inextricably linked to my family’s loss that year, but that doesn’t take the joy out of the day for any of us, and this year, I’m […]...

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