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Extra Dark Chocolate Cake with Cookie Butter Buttercream

This light and moist dark chocolate cake is the perfect pairing for the creamy cookie butter frosting.  This is the perfect birthday cake or just because cake. Confession time:  I have all sorts of stuff going on that I can’t talk about here and it is driving me insane. I should just be super excited […]

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Espresso Salted Caramel Buttercream Brownie Bites for Audra’s Virtual Shower

Fudgy chocolaty brownie bites topped with an extra special buttercream are a fun mini dessert for any occasion. Today we are celebrating one of my favorite people!  My friend Audra (The Baker Chick) is having a baby so a few of us got together to throw a virtual party. I’ve actually been thinking about this […]

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Pink Champagne Cake Pops–A New Years Eve Treat!

These Pink Champagne Cake Pops are going to be your new go-to celebration treat!  Make them to ring in the New Year or for your next birthday party.  They are as delicious as they are pretty! This is one of the most fun photo shoots I’ve ever put together and I’m excited to finally post […]

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How to Make Macarons and Some Super Bowl Ideas

This past Saturday, Matt and I actually had a few hours with nothing on the agenda and I actually had energy, shocking!  So I finally experimented with something I’ve been wanting to try forever, macarons! I’ve loved macarons since I first tried them at the famous La Duree in Paris almost six years ago. (Oh […]

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Baby Blue Cake Pops & A Virtual Baby Shower!

SURPRISE!  Today’s post is a special part of Krissy’s surprise virtual baby shower!  A special thanks to sweet and talented Audra for organizing the shower. I met Krissy last year at the Foodbuzz Festival and she was absolutely as sweet as can be.  We’ve been friends ever since and I’m hoping to see her and […]

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Brownie Cheesecake Insanity

Let’s talk about this dessert. Let’s talk about how many emails my mom and I exchanged regarding the details of this dessert. Ok, let’s not, because it is a little embarrassing.  Let’s just say I started craving cheesecake around 7am every day over the course of a week or so.  No big deal. We can’t […]

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Party Time

It feels like we were just celebrating my brother-in-law’s engagement!  Well, almost five month’s later and it was time for Sara’s bachelorette party! Saturday night, all of the bridesmaids and the bride got together to go out and celebrate.  We started at an apartment with food, drinks and fun games.  Then we headed downtown to […]

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Black Bottom Ice Cream Cupcakes

Ice Cream Inspiration

Did you know that Cold Stone sells ice cream cupcakes?  They do.  Did you know that ice cream is my ultimate portion control weakness?  It is.  If you put this in front of me and left me alone, it would be gone when you came back. Individual ice cream cupcakes, however, this is portion control […]

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Cookie Sandwiches Guest Posted

The below post is also being featured today on Liz’s blog, Blog is the New Black.  Check out her blog for great recipes for any part of the meal. On New Year’s Eve, my husband and I went to his brother’s apartment for a fun but low-key night.  They made us a delicious dinner and […]

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Delicious End to 2010

As I take a look at some of the last month’s activities I guess it shouldn’t be surprising that my pants don’t fit… We had our 5th annual Thanksgiving with Friends (the infamous dinner with 8 desserts) Had and fulfilled intense cookie cravings Tried to make the perfect cookie Baked the Brown Eyed Baker’s Peanut […]

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