Peppermint Mocha Cookies

It’s peppermint time!! I don’t know why the minty goodness is limited to winter, it’s not like it’s a seasonal fruit or anything, but I definitely appreciate its overabundance this time...

Chocolate Caramel Hazelnut Tart

Welcome to the season of overindulgence and excessive sweets! (And Happy Birthday, Mom!!) It’s the time of year bakers like me go crazy for. Either because we’re so excited, or because...

Cranberry Pecan Rugelach

This blog has celebrated four holiday seasons, but sadly I’ve only given props to my Jewish friends once before with my Nutella-Filled Donuts, but today I’m adding another one to the list!...

Every year around this time I pronounce my dislike of pie here on the blog. While everyone is freaking out about what pie they’re going to whip up next Thursday, I’m...

Okay friends, things are about to get a little ridiculous here. I may or may not have made mini outrageous towers of peanut butter and chocolate goodness that are almost so over-the-top they’re...

Homemade Butterfinger Bars

Today you’re going to have to run to your nearest grocery store, pharmacy, or closet candy-selling facility and grab up a bag of discount candy corn because you have to make...

Despicable Me Minion Cupcakes

Working with kids is so, so much fun. Sure sometimes it’s extremely exhausting and I leave the room sweaty from wrestling the squirmy ones, but those little smiles and bubbling personalities...

Although our schedules don’t always line up, if Ryan and I are eating dinner together at home, we’re having red wine, and we’re probably having chocolate afterward too.  It might not...

Vampire Pumpkin Spice Donuts

For those of you who may have just stumbled onto this blog and don’t really know me, it’s important you know one thing about beyond my love for sweets – I’m...

A few months ago I had the pleasure of meeting Amy Levin, founder of the fabulous website College Fashionista, through one of our mutual friends (Hi Marissa!).  We bonded over managing...