Archive by Author

Fudgy Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

This ice cream sandwich recipe is perfect for summer entertaining!  The brownie and ice cream combination is one of my favorites. Since it is my 30th birthday, I thought I should share a recipe that includes one of my favorite things in the whole world… ice cream (hello, obvious).  These Fudgy Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches were […]

4 Comments Continue Reading →

The 30 Best Ice Cream Recipes To Make WITHOUT an Ice Cream Maker

The 30 best ice cream reccipes that don’t require an ice cream maker! In case it isn’t obvious, I love ice cream.  Like, if I had to replace one meal a day with ice cream for the rest of my life, I think I could do that.  Besides, as I’ve discovered this summer, there are […]

9 Comments Continue Reading →

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 8/16/14

Happy weekend!  This week actually flew by on my end… and that is exciting because my birthday is this Thursday!  While part of me wishes I could celebrate the big 3-0 with a big bottle of expensive champagne, the other part of me knows that this healthy baby inside of me is the best birthday […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

10 Tips for Putting Together a Baby Registry

I’m no expert, but after being overwhelmed by baby registries I thought it would be useful to share some of what I learned! 1.  Ask a friend. My best friend had a baby a few months ago and I trust her judgment on baby products (and well, everything).  I knew that she would have a […]

6 Comments Continue Reading →

Vanilla Bean Bourbon Nectarine Bundt Cake (with vanilla bean caramel drizzle)

The summer’s best nectarines are cooked with vanilla bean and bourbon then folded into a delicious cake batter.  Of course the vanilla bean caramel sauce doesn’t hurt! Summer’s stone fruits are really peaking where we are.  I’ve had some super delicious peaches and nectarines in the last few weeks… I just can’t get enough of […]

12 Comments Continue Reading →

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 8/9/14

First of all, I have to stop and say Happy Blog Birthday to me!  Apparently I published my first post FOUR years ago today (I’d link to it but after a couple of site moves it’s disappeared…).  I started the blog when I was a little lost with direction and needed something outside of work […]

5 Comments Continue Reading →

Ginger and Lemon Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chewy ginger cookies sandwiched with homemade creamy lemon ice cream make amazing ice cream sandwiches! I sure hope you listened to me on Monday and got your lemon ice cream ready!  If so, time to whip up these chewy ginger cookies and prepare for ice cream sandwich heaven.  If not, get to the ice cream […]

9 Comments Continue Reading →

Creamy and Refreshing Lemon Ice Cream (No Churn)

Another ice cream recipe that doesn’t require an ice cream maker!  This Lemon Ice Cream is super creamy and quite refreshing, a wonderful summer treat! Sometimes when I enjoy a lemon dessert, I feel like a traitor to my former self.  I was so sworn against lemon anything forever and now I feel like such […]

11 Comments Continue Reading →
(Fresh) Blueberry White Chocolate Brown Butter Cookies - basically cookie perfection

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 8/2/14

So, TV.  Thanks to the exhaustion I mentioned, I’ve probably been watching a bit more than my fair share lately.  It doesn’t help that I’m in the middle of reading a super boring book (please give me a suck-you-right-in recommendation!), but most evenings have turned into a few hours of relaxing with Matt and watching […]

4 Comments Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cupcakes

Perfect fluffy vanilla cupcakes stuffed with a homemade blackberry jam filling and topped with creamy peanut butter frosting.  These peanut butter and jelly cupcakes would be perfect for a summer potluck! Lately it feels like the productive hours in my day are decreasing on a regular basis.  I’m not knocked out tired like I was […]

13 Comments Continue Reading →