Hosting Halloween: Witchy Treat Table

Happy Halloween, my spooky friends! I hope you have a scary film playing in the background, Jack o’ Lanterns lit, because the hours are counting down until the Trick-or-Treaters come knocking on your door. To finish off my Hosting Halloween series, I’ve put together a table that really gives me the heebie-jeebies. Nothing creeps meContinue reading “Hosting Halloween: Witchy Treat Table”

Hosting Halloween: Halloween Brunch

It’s that time of year again, friends, and if you thought that you could get this far into October without me going a bit overboard, then you have no idea who you are messing with! We are halfway through the most glorious time of the year (the 31 day celebration of Halloween), and it’s timeContinue reading “Hosting Halloween: Halloween Brunch”

4 Recipes for an Easy Easter Brunch

Tomorrow is Easter, which means family and friends will be hippity-hopping to your home for egg hunts, good laughs, and fresh food. Are you ready? I wasn’t! I had my entire immediately family heading to my house in just a few hours, and I had no plans for our Easter meal! The clock was runningContinue reading “4 Recipes for an Easy Easter Brunch”

Phat Thai Jones’ Plum Cake

A few months ago, I received an email from a reader asking if I had come across a good plum cake recipe, a-la “Psych.” In the episode “Autopsy Turvy,” Shawn and Gus investigate a previous case that the coroner labeled an accidental death, and along the way, they stumble upon the world’s best plum cakeContinue reading “Phat Thai Jones’ Plum Cake”

Peaches in Elderflower: A Titanic Inspired Dessert

As you are slowly finding out, I am obsessed with sunken ships. Every year, I plop down in front of the TV, pop in my VHS of the 1997 film, and snack on Titanic-shaped cookies. This year, I decided to do something new. I wanted to make a different dessert, maybe even one that wasContinue reading “Peaches in Elderflower: A Titanic Inspired Dessert”

Lemon Bars with Shortbread Crust

As I’ve mentioned before, lemon bars are my absolute favorite dessert!  It’s funny, but in my family of five, I was the only person who loved lemon bars, so I got to eat them all. Being the baby, they were probably the only food I got to get the last bites of. I used to thumbContinue reading “Lemon Bars with Shortbread Crust”

Cranberry Eggnog Bread

Eggnog is always a big holiday favorite in my family, and since I’m always looking for a treat that’ll make a splash, I was all over this! I originally saw this bread on the Sprinkle Bakes blog, and was absolutely determined to make it exactly as Heather had. It looked so fabulous, why mess withContinue reading “Cranberry Eggnog Bread”

Lemon Bar Cupcakes

Nothing says summer to me like lemon bars, and despite the frost I woke up to this morning, summer is definitely around the corner! Lemon bars have always been my favorite dessert, but the sugary filling can often be too much, especially in the summer heat. But I couldn’t let that keep me away fromContinue reading “Lemon Bar Cupcakes”