Easy Baby Shower Ideas

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Hi you guys!  How are you?  My sister-in-law and I hosted a baby shower for one of our sister-in-laws a few weekends ago.  Her entire guest list was pretty much made up of accountants so we had to get the shower in before tax season kicks into high gear!  We had the lunch catered by Garbanzos and it [Read more…]

Raspberries & Rolos

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Happy Valentine’s Day!  Here is a quick chocolate treat for the family. Seriously 2 ingredients you can buy at the grocery store. Are you ready?  Rolos and a basket of raspberries!  The perfect combination of chocolate and fruit.  Serve responsibly: you can’t stop with just one!

Oreos.. ruining diets since 1912!

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Look what  I found at the grocery store! As if it wasn’t awesome having the red filling at Christmas, Oreo now has the mint green!  When did this happen?   Well, I bought a couple of each to stash in my pantry until after Thanksgiving! I had too much fun taking pictures of these little [Read more…]

Rolos and Raspberries ChocolateDessert

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This is a great go-to dessert all through the year! The perfect combination of fresh raspberries and chocolate (Rolo’s).   I nicknamed this 2 ingredient raspberries and chocolate dessert: Roloberries. I love this for an easy dessert that that is not heavy on sugar and flour during the holidays! It’s a ROLOBERRY TREE!  It’s my go to [Read more…]

Cooking Light’s Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Brownies

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I am in love with Cooking Light’s Holiday Cookbook! I picked up a copy at the library, but judging from the 2 dozen sticky tabs I think I need to purchase my own book!    I know November is the season for pies, but what I was searching for was a  little chocolate ( dessert) [Read more…]

ACORN COOKIES

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These cookies were not intended to be acorn cookies.  But, when my hedgehog cookies were an epic fail (is the word epic still trending?), I decided to make them into acorn cookies!  Why not?  I got the original recipe from Taste of Home Kid Approved Cookbook:  I think they turned out great and perfect for [Read more…]

No Bake Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

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I have been on a search for an alternative to the boxes and boxes of granola bars that take up space in my pantry. And, with all of the preservatives they could stay in the pantry for many years!   So a quick search lead me to this recipe at  KATIE’S CUCINA.  Here is my [Read more…]

Twix Bars ! Be prepared to eat the entire “BAG”

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When my sister aka “Auntie Tricia” comes to visit she bakes.. and bakes.  She made these for us! She got the recipe from Pinterest from High Heels and Grills.  I didn’t see the post before we made them so I cut mine into rectangles.  I might  have consumed fewer bars if I had cut them into squares. [Read more…]

Seven Layer Bars… Oh my these are headed to my thighs!

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Okay these seven layer bars are from Better Homes & Garden Cookbook.  My mom used to make these and they are just the right amount of sweet and sweet.  The layer of butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, coconut and walnuts is just, well… awesome!    And, they are so rich that 1 or maybe 1.5 satisfies [Read more…]

Rocky Road Brownies

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Don’t you just want to lick the screen? These Rocky Road brownies are that good!  This is  my favorite brownie recipe. Here is my version!  I don’t think I will every bake with a box mix again. I have a link below to print the recipe for Rocky Road Brownies.  After baking for 25  minutes, [Read more…]

Halloween Candy Bar Wrappers

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Have you found Amy over at Living Locurto ?  I grabbed this fun idea this summer! I was so on top of it I had these candy wrappers printed in August.  And, yet.. it’s the middle of October… so much for preparing for my blog posts. I love these and they will be a great care [Read more…]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars {5 ingredients}

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Shh.. don’t tell anyone these peanut butter chocolate bars  are sooo easy and a great year round treat.  Plan a workout after diving into these peanut butter chocolate bars:  no oven, 5 ingredient chocolate peanut bars! My sister makes these for our family every time she visits: Peanut Butter Chocolate Bars 1 box powdered sugar [Read more…]