salty and sweet (and a little more salty)

Wow. Wow wow wow! This was a new-to-me cookie recipe and I was THRILLED with the results. It is definitely for the lover of all things salty and sweet together – just like the happiest of couples. I want to know if you make these so we can oooo and ahhhh together over their perfect…

Really (really!) Fantastically Soft Gingerbread Cookies

I posted this recipe on my Instagram and Facebook today and had some people message me about a printable copy. So because I’m such an awesome person, here is the printable recipe version. These are seriously good gingerbread cookies. Soft center. Lightly crunchy outside. Just the right amount of spicy and sweet. (Wait. Are these…

Girl, don’t do it…

It’s not worth it. I’m not gonna do it, I was just thinking about it. I’m not gonna do it. I did it. The recipe for Southern Living’s Pumpkin Spice Bundt Cake. Holy nutmeg! The perfect marriage of spice cake and pumpkin bread. I am NOT one of those people. I don’t like rushing seasons…

Hawt Chocolate

We made a deliciously rich and decadent hot chocolate recently that I decided must be a part of my #2020s20HolidayCrafts. I insist you make it immediately then sit back with a good book and one of those arm-knitted throw blankets and have yourself a merry MERRY weekend-before-Christmas. This recipe is adapted from a Southern Living…

2020’s 20 Holiday Crafts: Sucker for Stars (2/20)

I’m not sure how many of my 2020’s 20 Holiday Crafts will involve stars, but I’m willing to bet there will be more than a couple. I am a sucker for stars at Christmastime. I made these few projects with a fabulously -scented salt dough. Let me give you the recipe first: SCENTED SALT DOUGH…

Lemon Blueberry Cupcake Perfection

I humbly submit to you that I have just made (and this can’t be stated strongly enough) the best cupcakes the world has ever known. …without rival …underrated brilliance … beyond compare These are the phrases that leapt to mind when I bit into these amazing Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes. Overstated? Impossible. Mere adjectives do not…