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

Posted on August 16, 2016

Things are continuing to be crazy but exciting here! The house renovation is underway (see the demo photos below) and Matt and I are working our way through all of the details and decisions that wan to be made. Can someone just explain to me how there are so many faucet options? Sometimes I’m tempted…

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 8/6/16

Posted on August 6, 2016

This summer is just crazy. One day we are kicking off my sister’s wedding festivities and the next we are buying a house. It feels like we’ve been running around since then and now we are about to start the big house renovation (!!!!!) and my sister’s wedding is this month. What a summer! Even…

Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream

Posted on August 1, 2016

Rich and creamy no-churn peanut butter ice cream with swirls of milk chocolate and peanut butter. Part of me wants to apologize for the fact that all I want to make and eat is ice cream. I can’t even blame pregnancy or breastfeeding for this summer’s obsession. But you know what? No churn ice cream…

Blueberry Cake with Vanilla Bean Glaze

Posted on July 25, 2016

This fresh blueberry bundt cake with a sweet vanilla bean glaze might be the highlight of your summer desserts! I’ve been so busy making ice cream this summer (seriously, it’s almost embarrassing how much ice cream I’ve made and eaten) that I forgot how much I like to actually bake, you know, with an oven.…

Double Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream

Posted on July 11, 2016

Rich chocolate ice cream full of dark chocolate chunks; no churn ice cream for the chocolate lover! Anyone who has raised a toddler knows that meal time can go in any direction. On a good day, your child will happily eat everything on his or her plate. On a bad day, a child yelling “no…

Brownie Krispie Treats

Posted on July 7, 2016

Thick, chewy rice krispie treats “glued” to a fudgy brownie base with a layer of marshmallow fluff! A few weeks ago, my mom and I hosted my sister’s bridal shower. Leading up to the party, my mom and I (and actually, my dad, too) spent hours and hours brainstorming, theme planning, cooking, baking, decorating and…

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 7/2/16

Posted on July 2, 2016

There is big news to share today!!! We bought a house! Finally homeowners! Picnic dinner in the new house. Our own outdoor space! After three months under contract, we finally closed. I’ve been dying to share the news, but I was so nervous that something would fall through that I didn’t want to say anything…

Graham and Milk Chocolate Ice Cream

Posted on June 28, 2016

No churn graham cracker ice cream with rich milk chocolate chunks. I’m here! Our internet is fixed, I survived my sister’s bachelorette party (I came back in almost one piece), and I have so many recipes piling up and ready to be shared. There are a few that I’m quite in love with, but since…

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 6/11/16

Posted on June 11, 2016

These past couple of weeks have been a whirlwind. Last weekend was my sister’s bridal shower, a major high! I have a lot I want to share (menu, recipes, etc.) from the party… hopefully one of my favorite desserts from the event will be on the blog this week. The shower came together really well…

Blueberry Crisp Oatmeal Cookies

Posted on June 7, 2016

Summer’s favorite dessert in the form of a buttery, chewy and delicious cookie! Yes, I’m still here! Between life’s craziness and some computer issues I haven’t been able to post much over these last few weeks but I’m back… with cookies! And not just any cookie, but perhaps summer’s favorite cookie. I love a warm fruit…

Cinnamon Bun Cookie Ice Cream

Posted on May 24, 2016

No churn ice cream swirled with cinnamon roll filling and full of cinnamon roll cookie pieces! , Every time I make a new ice cream flavor, I convince myself that it’s a new favorite and I can’t possibly come up with another that I will enjoy as much. The last batch, which was so good…

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 5/21/16

Posted on May 21, 2016

Happy weekend! We are heading up to Boston to for my sister’s tea ceremony! It’s the kick-off to a summer full of wedding celebrations and I’m so excited. Unfortunately it’s a really short trip, so I won’t get to eat my way through the city like I normally would want, but it will be fun.…

Chocolate Almond Butter Banana Cookies {Gluten-free} {Vegan}

Posted on May 12, 2016

These easy-to-make soft and chewy cookies are made with wholesome ingredients that make them the perfect kid-friendly snack!   Before I tell you all about my new snack obsession these cookies, I need to tell you about the cookbook, Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Flight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body.   Before you…

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 5/7/16

Posted on May 7, 2016

Happy Mother’s Day weekend! It’s my second year as a mom and I definitely understand why the holiday can be such a big deal. Being a mom can be hard and while it’s truly rewarding to be a parent, it’s nice to get an extra special thank you on occasion. Matt and L have already…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Covered Pretzel Ice Cream

Posted on May 2, 2016

No churn peanut butter ice cream with peanut butter chunks and chocolate covered pretzel pieces. I’ve been working very hard to bring you the very best no churn peanut butter ice cream you will ever eat. And by working hard, I mean eating my weight in peanut butter ice cream. No regrets over here! While…