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Super Creamy Cookie Butter Ice Cream - NO ice cream maker needed!  So easy and so delicious!

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 5/23/15

Florida already feels like it was forever ago, but despite some mild post-vacation blues, this week turned out to be a good one. I kept busy with L… or I should say, he kept me busy! We went to Florida with a 6+ month old baby and returned with a completely different 7 month old. […]

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New Mom Real Talk Edition 8

Family Vacation and Tips on Travelling with a Baby We had the BEST time in Florida last week. It was our second time flying with L (last time at 5 months, this time at 7 months) and luckily he did well again. This trip was so wonderful for a lot of reasons. We started off […]

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Watermelon Salad with Lemon Cake Croutons and Blueberry Balsamic Glaze

5 Desserts You Should Probably Make for Memorial Day Weekend

Five desserts full of berries and bright colors for your unofficial summer kick-off! We got back from the best vacation yesterday and I can’t wait to share some pictures of all the fun we had. Going away has always been a treat, but it was so much more fun with L! Even though it is […]

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Thin Mint Ice Cream

Creamy no-churn ice cream full of huge Thin Mint cookie chunks. Recently I found myself in a disappointing situation. The ice cream selection in my freezer was boring the heck out of me. To remedy the situation I decided to take matters into my own hands and make some no churn ice cream. You all […]

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Super Creamy Cookie Butter Ice Cream - NO ice cream maker needed!  So easy and so delicious!

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 5/9/15

Sorry for the slower pace of recipes lately… that’s just how life is these days. However, I have a few ice cream recipes coming down the line and some baked goods I want to test out. Matt also was astounded at our lack of cookie inventory (except for a few lactation cookies), so as soon […]

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30 of the best ice cream recipes without a machine!  Love how easy these recipes are

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 5/3/15

And just like that, it’s Spring. Actually, we are even about to get some summer-like temperatures. It’s basically practice for our trip to Florida next week (!!!!!!!). We’ve been planning this trip with family for what seems like eternity and I just can NOT wait. I’m not sure I really need to pack anything besides […]

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New Mom Real Talk Edition 7

New Mom Real Talk: 6-month postpartum body image, dieting, working out etc. My last post on the topic of post-baby body image, etc. was written almost three months ago, so I thought it was time to revisit the topic. Confession time. A few days ago, for the first time since my first trimester of pregnancy, […]

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Brown Butter Banana Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Icing

Three layers of brown butter banana cake slathered with amazing brown butter cream cheese icing. If there ever was a cake worthy of remaking for better photos it would be this one. I don’t typically like to make a huge cake (ahem, three layers) without an occasion, but this one was too good to  hold […]

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Lemon Berry Pavlova Parfaits

The prettiest parfaits layered with lemon whipped cream, fluffy meringue and fresh berries. I’d love to say that I had this big “creative” idea to turn a pavlova into a parfait but that would be a lie. In fact, I had all intentions of sharing a perfectly pretty pavlova with you until mine crumbled a […]

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30 of the best ice cream recipes without a machine!  Love how easy these recipes are

Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 4/18/15

Man, just when things were really looking up our household got wiped out with a stupid cold this week. At first I thought my throat was just going crazy with allergies but when Matt, L and I all woke up completely under the weather on Tuesday I was proved wrong. Nothing like a cold to […]

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