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Oreo Pound Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Icing

Rich and ultra delicious oreo pound cake layered with luscious chocolate cream cheese icing. When you are a dessert blogger AND have run your own bakery, the expectations for birthday desserts are exponential. Not only that, but I always want to top the previous year’s birthday dessert with something new and better. Combine that with […]

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Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 10/3/15

It actually was a really good week here. Some days were a bit long but I broke things up with a special dinner date! Erin from Well Plated was in town and we met up for a fantastic meal at ABC Kitchen on Wednesday. Our date lasted over three hours and was just so fun. […]

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New Mom Real Talk Edition 11

New Mom Real Talk: 5 Tips on How to Bake with a Baby Apparently it’s been four months since my last New Mom post. There has been been an amazing amount of change from 7 1/2 months to 11 1/2 months. At that point, L had only been mobile for a few weeks and now […]

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Oatmeal Cookie Wedges with Cinnamon & Chocolate Chips

Chewy oatmeal cookie bars filled with cinnamon and chocolate chips then drizzled with extra chocolate make a delicious and pretty party treat. It’s so exciting when one of my friends publishes a cookbook! And in the world of blog friends, it seems to be happening more and more often. Lucky for me, my friend Miriam […]

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Healthy Apple Cinnamon Muffins

A kid-friendly breakfast or snack, these healthy apple muffins are made with whole wheat flour and naturally sweetened! When I think back to the first month after L was born, it comes back as a haze. Of course I remember the unbelievable sense of contentment I got when I’d snuggle on the couch with L […]

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Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 9/26/15

Having a holiday on Wednesday made this the weirdest week but a good one! Last weekend we actually got to see a lot of friends we hadn’t seen in a while which was such a treat. Between an afternoon at the park, brunch in the city and dinner at our friends’ brand new house, L […]

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One Bowl Pumpkin Blondies

Amazing pumpkin blondies that are easy to make. With chewy centers and crispy crackly tops, you will love this one-bowl dessert. My sister’s engagement party is just a couple of weeks away and I’m so excited! It feels like a big kick off to about a year of celebrations. Of course for her shower and […]

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Chocolate Pound Cake with Peanut Butter Whipped Cream

Rich dark chocolate pound cake topped with creamy, light and delicious peanut butter whipped cream. I have to be honest, when I first made this recipe, I was nervous that it wouldn’t meet my high expectations for dessert, but I was proved wrong. That says a lot because finding a chocolate cake that can stand […]

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Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 9/19/15

Thanks to the holidays, this past week just flew by! We had a great time celebrating Matt’s birthday last weekend (dinner, by the way, was good but not amazing) and now Matt and I are just regretting that his birthday cake (recipe to come) is all gone. Let’s just say that there was a lot […]

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Mini Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mini Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are the perfect pumpkin cookie. Crispy edges, chewy middle and lots of chocolate chips! We are getting closer to L’s birthday, just under a month to go. In fact, I can see so many ways he is now transitioning from baby to toddler (insert many, many tears). There’s the way he arches his back […]

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