Grandma's Buttercream Floral 88th Birthday Cake - 1 tier of classic chocolate cake, 1 tier of whiskey-molasses cake

Floral Buttercream Birthday Cake with Chocolate and Whiskey Tiers

Omigosh you guys, it has been a whirlwind month! Over Memorial Day weekend we headed for Des Moines to throw… Continue reading »

Oreo Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Oreo Peanut Butter Cup Pie

Awhile back I needed to make a dessert for an office birthday. Most of the time I have free-rein on… Continue reading »

Extra Almond-y Almond Cheesecake Bars

Extra Almond-y Almond Cheesecake Bars

If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you probably know that I am *obsessed* with almond flavoring (Seriously, it… Continue reading »

Spicy Stir-Fried Tofu with Coconut Rice #vegan #glutenfree

Spicy Stir-Fried Tofu with Coconut Rice

As I’ve mentioned, we’ve been picking up lots of cookbooks at thrift stores lately. One of our recent finds was… Continue reading »

Peanut-Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Peanut-Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

You know,  every so often, I just have one of those days that is so cruddy that my only real… Continue reading »

Disappearing Vidalia Onion Dip - so good it'll be gone before you can photograph it!

Disappearing Vidalia Onion Dip

Is it possible to get fired from your own blog? Because, well, I don’t have any excuses for this, so… Continue reading »

Paw Patrol Birthday Cake

Paw Patrol Birthday Cake

This cake was so much fun! Every year, I bake a cake for my nephew’s birthday. He’s turning five this… Continue reading »

Citrus Fruit Salad with Cardamom #vegan #glutenfree

Cardamom Citrus Salad

A few weeks ago my husband’s aunt and uncle were hosting a casual family dinner while my husband’s grandmother was… Continue reading »

Extra-chewy Brownie Cookies - Accidentally Gluten Free and Dairy Free!

Chewy Brownie Cookies (accidentally Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

When we were invited over to our friends’ place for dinner the other night, I was honestly going to bring… Continue reading »

Spinach, Apple, Avocado, Cranberry, and Orange Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette (accidentally #vegan)

Spinach and Fruit Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette (accidentally vegan)

You guys, have you seen that huge glowing orb in the sky?!? I forget what it’s called, but it’s, like,… Continue reading »