Homemade Sanding Sugar

  Halloween is upon us! ūüôā¬† It’s rainy, windy and just plain BLAH here in my neck of the woods.¬† There’s even been the threat of tornadoes (yikes) to the¬†west of us,¬†so I’m really glad I had some beautiful princesses to brighten up this gloomy Halloween. We really can’t celebrate a holiday in this house […]

Pumpkin Mousse Phyllo Cups with Cinnamon Whipped Cream + Candied Pecans

          It’s pumpkin pickin’ time!¬†¬† Two little cutie pies were sooooo excited to hit up the pumpkin patch last weekend. The deal was, they¬†could pick any pumpkin, but they had to carry it themselves. ūüėȬ† When the dubious selection was complete, we¬†headed out with our splendid, orange pumpkins, a few speckled […]

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies

Every baker has a classic chocolate chip cookie recipe in their back pocket, this one is mine. ¬†I use a mix of semi-sweet and dark chocolate chips to bake the BEST EVER chocolate chip cookies to please my favorite cookie monsters!!! Cookie Monster’s favorite cookie is, of course, the chocolate chip cookie.¬† I’d say that […]

Double Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache + Chocolate Buttercream

When it’s time to celebrate, be it a birthday, anniversary, new baby, wedding or just because it makes my¬†family smile, then a favorite dessert is just what the doctor baker ordered. Today there is definitely something to celebrate, it’s National Chocolate Cupcake Day!!!!¬† I’m not sure who’s responsible for inventing this glorious holiday, but I’m […]