Archive by Author

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 9/20/14

Anyone else extra happy that it’s the weekend? I think now that we are a couple of weeks into September it’s more like real life during the week and the weekends are becoming more precious. A lot of people tell us to enjoy the time just the two of us that we have left and […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

Black and White Cookie Cake

This giant black and white cookie is a huge version of the classic New York treat!   Before moving to New York City eight years ago, or I guess before I lived here the summer before that, I didn’t understand the fixation on the Black and White Cookie. Matt loves them and you can find […]

12 Comments Continue Reading →

Cinnamon Chip Whole Wheat Pumpkin Scones

Lightly sweetened pumpkin scones filled with rich and flavorful cinnamon chips. I haven’t had many weird pregnancy cravings, but there were a few times that I could have killed for a scone from this bakery.  I don’t know what it is about them that is so good, but they are insanely addicting.  I think it has […]

8 Comments Continue Reading →

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 9/13/14

Sorry for the later posting this weekend!  Our cable and internet were out for a full 24 hours.  It actually scared me a little bit how lost I felt for that short period of time.  Luckily everything is back in working order and I can get back to watching shows, reading blogs and playing around […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

Giant Caramel Apple Cinnamon Bun with Cream Cheese Glaze

This giant cinnamon roll is oozing with a gooey caramel apple and topped with a perfect cream cheese glaze. I think Matt put it perfectly when he said, “You know how when you eat a cinnamon roll and the middle is the best part?  This is like getting almost only the middle!” Seriously, though.  I’ve […]

20 Comments Continue Reading →

Lighter Chocolate Chip Banana Cake

Super moist banana cake loaded with chocolate but not loaded with fat! My mom has made some version of this banana cake at least once (usually more) a year every year for as long as I can remember.  Chocolate chip filled for a holiday, chipless and stacked with chocolate cake and peanut butter frosting for […]

13 Comments Continue Reading →

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 9/6/14

This week went by nice and fast which was perfect for me. Yesterday my sister and her boyfriend moved into their new apartment (very close by!!!) which was super exciting.  Today I actually have lots of plans with friends. I’m kicking things off with a yoga class with Katie (nice change from my videos I […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Blondies with Caramelized White Chocolate Swirl

Dense and fudgy pumpkin blondies with a rich caramelized white chocolate swirl.  About a year ago, I absolutely fell in love with caramelized white chocolate.  Luscious, creamy, sweet, decadent; so many reasons to love it.  And thanks to that wonderful ingredient, these pumpkin cupcakes are one of my favorite recipes on the blog.  This time […]

19 Comments Continue Reading →

Pregnancy Update: 33 Weeks+

Serious third trimester progress and a pregnancy update Man, my belly is BIG Yeah, this third trimester thing is no joke.  My first trimester I was super exhausted but still physically capable, but now I’m getting exhausted again and not so physically capable.  Generally I feel good but I get more and more tired on […]

17 Comments Continue Reading →

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 8/30/14

Happy long Labor Day weekend!  I hope you are all enjoying the last real summer hurrah with lots of family and friends.  Normally we’d be relaxing and going to the pool or beach, but we actually have a pretty packed weekend.  In fact, I’m trying not to get overwhelmed with all that I have going […]

3 Comments Continue Reading →