Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 11/15/14

Posted on November 15, 2014

Okay, seriously, how is my baby going to be one month tomorrow? On the one hand the past few weeks have been a split-second blur, but on the other hand, I feel like I had L forever ago. This week I plan to do a full L update on the blog, so I’ll try to talk about something other than babies today:-)

Hmm, let’s talk Thanksgiving! Are you hosting this year? If not, what are you bringing/making for your holiday meal? We are having the holiday at our apartment. Yes, I’m the insane mother of a newborn that thought that was a good idea. In reality, I’m actually not worried about the actual meal, it’s more the space issue that worries me a bit. We had to borrow a few extra tables to seat all 21 of us (though, that number includes two babies).

Anyway, in terms of the meal, everyone coming is making or bringing something to help out, so Matt and I don’t even have that much to worry about. He is taking care of the turkey and I have a couple of side dishes on my plate. I also have been planning to make this apple cake (one of my favorite recipes) but luckily my mom is in charge of most of the dessert spread this time around so if I don’t get to it (someone tell me how these days go by SO fast), we will be fine. Plus, I plan to pick up two pies from Costco (you can’t beat a massive $6 pumpkin pie). Yes, even bakers go with some store-bought items.

I have another couple of Thanksgiving recipes coming your way in the next week or so, but if you are trying to plan your menu may I suggest looking at pumpkin and apple desserts to start? How about some pie too?

Most popular recipe/blog post: No Churn Cookie Butter Ice Cream

No Churn Cookie Butter Ice Cream - the most popular KISD recipe of the week! 

Five favorite things I pinned all week:

Chewy Pistachio Blondies from Always Order Dessert

Vegan Pumpkin Ice Cream from Minimalist Baker

Gingerbread Latte from Dessert for Two

Ginger Macarons with Pumpkin Bourbon Buttercream from Eats Well With Others

Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cake from The Baker Chick

I hope that you are all having a wonderful weekend!

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