Category: Desserts

Chocolate Espresso Milkshake

It seems like every Sunday, Jon and I are craving a Chocolate Espresso Milkshake. It just so happens that the burrito/coffee shop (yes, they have both specialty coffees and burritos…yes, it’s amazing!) where we get them is closed on Sundays…

Peanut Butter Hurricane Pie

  This past week has been a roller coaster. We were given evacuation orders for our county due to Hurricane Matthew. We decided to evacuate the area, along with our four dogs and our neighbor’s dog in tow. There aren’t…

Frozen Buckeye Coffee

  My sister came to visit us back in May. If you know my sister, you will know that she is crazy for coffee. We have a really cute local coffee shop in town that serves AMAZING breakfast. It only…

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

As Jon and I were walking to the check-out at one of our favorite grocery stores, we stopped by the cookie-case to pick out a chocolate chip cookie. This week they had a double chocolate chip cookie. They looked really…

Pineapple and Banana Smoothie

It’s the first of the year and everyone is starting their New Year’s resolutions, and those usually include getting healthy or eating healthier things. I don’t normally make a resolution. When I want to make a change in my life…

Cookie Swapping

It’s time to get your ovens ready for this year’s sweet swap! When I lived in Indiana, my aunt would host our “candy day”. My aunts, cousins, and our friends would all get together and we would bring all of…

Apple Butter

I remember singing a song in kindergarten about how to make applesauce. My teacher was OBSESSED with apples. Everything in the classroom was apples. Do any of my kindergarten peeps remember this one? “Peel an apple Cut it up Cook…

Rustic Caramel Apple Hand Pies

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. I love the crisp cool weather in the mornings, and the slightly warmer afternoons. I love wearing sweaters (I’m obsessed with cashmere sweaters!), and I love curling up in a hoodie and…

Orange Cream Halloween Cookies

Halloween is just around the corner, and rather than having another pumpkin flavored treat, it’s time to make something with a different flavor that’s still festive: Orange Cream Halloween Cookies! I LOVE the flavor combination of orange and vanilla. It…