Keep It Sweet Desserts Weekly Wrap-up 9/27/14

Posted on September 27, 2014

This was really a good week in my world! First of all, I woke up to the nicest treat on Monday morning… some of my best blogger friends threw me a surprise virtual baby shower! Since I didn’t have an actual shower this was even more special. The posts were so nice and the recipes all sounded pretty darn amazing. If somehow we could make this a real life thing it would be even better.

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*Scroll down for the baby shower posts.*

The second really great thing was that the baby moved all by himself! Now, I realize that if he moved once, he can move again, but the fact that I didn’t have to go for a version on Friday ended up being a big relief. I know that the procedure is really not too big of a deal but there is a super small risk that during that the baby can go into distress and you end up with an emergency c-section. I was mildly panicked that this was my last week to get anything done pre-baby. Not that I don’t feel ready, but that just made it overwhelming. Anyway, it could have been the ice pack trick and / or the yoga moves. Whatever it was, I’m just happy that as of Tuesday’s 37-week appointment his head was down. Cross your fingers that we see the same thing at the next doctor visit! I actually have a big pregnancy update coming Thursday so I’ll be sure to give you the update. Thanks for all of the nice comments and suggestions you made.

Finally, we got to enjoy a nice holiday with family on Wednesday. Normally we go somewhere but I wasn’t up for much travelling this year so our parents both came to be with us that afternoon. Not only that, but they also brought most of the food…. and did almost all of the cleanup. I think I might miss this pregnancy thing after all;-) Next weekend my sister is hosting Break the Fast nearby so that will be nice too. Can’t say I’ll miss the fasting this year!

Now for this week’s updates and the baby shower details:

Mini Pumpkin Layer Cakes from The Baker Chick

Mini Apple Spice Cupcakes from Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts

Mini Nutella Brownies from The Cooking Actress

Mini Iced Oatmeal Cookie Apple Pies from Girl Versus Dough

Pickles in a Blanket from The Lemon Bowl

Mini No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes from Bake or Break

Mini Cookie Milkshakes from We Are Not Martha

Mini Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fondant Cakes from London Bakes

Double Decker Birthday Cake Blondie Bites from Baker By Nature

Mini Brown Butter Pumpkin Cupcakes from Eats Well With Others

Roasted Caprese Stack with Peaches from Warm Vanilla Sugar

Crunchy Cookie Butter M&M Bars from The Avid Appetite

Mini Pumpkin Streusel Pies from Espresso and Cream

Most popular recipe/blog post:  Pumpkin Blondies with Caramelized White Chocolate Swirl

Pumpkin Blondies w Caramelized White Chocolate Swirl - the most popular KISD recipe of the week!

Five favorite things I pinned all week:

Homemade Pumpkin Monkey Bread from The Law Student’s Wife

Siracha Chocolate & Dulce de Leche Tart from Sift and Whisk

Salted Caramel Apple Cake from Brown Eyed Baker

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles from The Lemon Bowl

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Swirl Challah from Little Ferraro Kitchen

I hope that you are all having a wonderful weekend!

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