Category: Desserts

Homemade Ice Cream has never been so good (& easy)

Summer is officially here and it is ICE CREAM TIME!!  Honestly it is always ice cream time in my world, but especially in the summer.  I mean just look how refreshing it looks…it is the perfect summertime treat!! Homemade and OH SO EASY! Growing up my dad would always make …

Easiest Pie EVER

Ok, Ok I now I talked a lot about how much I love all the berries right now yesterday, but I just have to share one more recipe with you.  This one is all about blueberries and they are SOOOO good!! Easiest Pie I have EVER made I love summer. …

A tart to brighten your day

Summer is here and that means it is time for everything lemon.  Yes…you will see lemons in a ton of recipes over the next few months.  I cannot get enough lemon in my life…especially in the summer! A tart … yes a tart Ok now I know these like bars …

Homemade Oreo Whoopie Pies…YES please

So I am sucker for Oreo Cookies.  There is usually a package of them in my pantry at all times.  I have tried almost every variety but the classic is still my favorite.  What is your favorite? Why make them yourself? I ask, why not?  First, look how cute they …

Celebrate with this berry trifle

The first long weekend of the summer is here.  School is getting out.  The days are getting longer and it is time to enjoy it all with family & friends.  Trust me this berry trifle is a perfect way to enjoy it all! Berrylicious Everything  Walking through the produce section …

no rollin here for these sugar cookies…

Summer is here.  The kids are almost out of school (or maybe they already are) and that means it is time to BAKE!  What do you like to bake int he summer…how about cookies?  How about no roll sugar cookies?  OK perfect…lets start there!! I just love the light texture of the cookie …

no flour needed in these brownies

I have several friends who are gluten free and I am always on the look out for a great gluten free recipe.  These brownies are not only gluten free but no on will ever know they are because they are SOOOOO GOOOD!!! The fudgier the better I am a HUGE …

some cinco de mayo flan fun

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner…in my world that means tons of food, margaritas and some delicious sweets…and this Espresso Flan Cake is definately going to be on the menu. Flan & Cake…really? Ok, I know what some of you are thinking…flan and cake together?  YES…flan and cake …

Blondes (& blondies) really do have more fun

One of my most favorite times of the year is when the Easter M&M’s hit the store shelves.  I just love them so much…the colors are so pretty, there is pink involved and it also means Spring is coming and the cold weather is leaving.   So to celebrate my …

a little late to the carrot cake table…

I asked some of my family a few weeks ago what they wanted for Easter desserts and surprising to me a couple of them mentioned carrot cake.  Now this may not be so surprising to many of you, but to me it was as I don’t ever remember this cake …