Bubblegum Macarons

Bubblegum Macarons

My daughter has been asking to make Macarons for months.  They are her absolute favorite cookie ever.  Strange, right?  She’s eleven!  But anywhere we go that has them, the first thing out of her mouth is, “Mom, look!  Macarons!  We need to buy some.” It’s not that I haven’t wanted to make them.  They just […]

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White Chocolate Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies {Secret Recipe Club}

White Chocolate Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Nothing says Fall like pumpkin.  So how about White Chocolate Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies?  That screams Fall, right? There’s an extra Monday this month so the Secret Recipe Club decided to put on a Fall secret reveal day – all things Fall.  My assigned blog was Savory Moments, written by Amy.  Amy’s interest in food sparked in […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

As a kid I loved Halloween.  I loved absolutely everything about it.  Now, as an adult?  Not so much.  It’s not the holiday, per se.  It’s the craziness that has become Halloween.  I live in a neighborhood where everyone comes to trick-or-treat.  I’m serious.  Everyone!  It’s crazy.  I used to try to keep up with […]

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No Bake Caramel Chocolate Cookies

No Bake Chocolate Caramel Cookies

When I first started working at the middle school the cafeteria sold these amazing No Bake Cookies that were a huge hit with the students and staff.  They were huge and only cost $1.  Then this silly rule came down from up above that the cafeteria can’t sell giant No Bake Cookies anymore because they […]

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BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad

BBQ Ranch Pasta Salad

It’s official, I’m on a giant pasta salad kick.  I love everything about pasta, hot or cold.  But there’s something about a pasta salad that is easy and so delicious.  It’s one of those things I can take for lunch and not have to worry if I’m going to have time to go find a microwave.  […]

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Copycat Cosmic Brownies

Copycat Cosmic Brownies

With how much baking we do in my house it’s ironic that my son’s favorite dessert of all time is Cosmic Brownies.  You know.  The store bought ones.  What the heck?!?!  I can’t really blame him, though.  I remember as a kid growing up thinking the best “treat” was a store bought cake.  My Mom […]

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OOfos Sandals Review and a Giveaway

OOfos Recovery Footwear

I have a confession to make.  I’m in love.  Yep, head over heals in love!  With these sandals! I’m on my feet a lot during the day.  I work in a middle school so I have to keep up with 550 sprouting pre-teens.  If that’s not enough to make your feet hurt, add to that […]

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Chocolate Toffee Bars

Chocolate Toffee Bars

I absolutely love toffee and chocolate together and these cookies?  To die for!  The buttery crust and condensed milk filling puts these Chocolate Toffee Bars at the top of my list. Our cookies didn’t turn out like the picture on Pinterest but when I bit into one of them I realized I didn’t care.  They […]

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Mind Blowing Brownie Bites

Mind Blowing Brownie Bites

Who doesn’t love brownies?  They are one of my favorite desserts with all the chocolatey goodness.  They are so easy to make and you can seriously make a hundred different kinds.  How could I not love that?! Culinary Envy called these Mind Blowing Brownie Bites.  I think I’m changing the name of them.  They remind […]

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Three Cheese Chicken Alfredo Bake

Three Cheese Chicken Alfredo Bake

Every summer my Dad organizes a family beach trip.  It’s one of my favorite weeks in the summertime.  We eat and talk and walk on the beach.  It’s relaxing and wonderful and my kids and I love it. One of the things I love about this week is planning what I’m going to bring for […]

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