Carrot Cake Bars

Everyone knows that I love to make holidays special.  I do like to make a big deal of them and I don’t mind a little extra fuss for my family…I want them to have special memories of each and every holiday.  I also want to be able to enjoy the day with them though, and Continue Reading…

Lucky Leaf Holiday Peach Chai Shortcakes

This is a post about short cakes…so I’m gonna keep it short.  Short and sinfully sweet. I created this recipe for the Lucky Leaf Sweet Rewards Contest @ luckyleaf.com.  I’m happy to say it made it to the final ten and is in the running for the $5000 grand prize!  If you want to help Continue Reading…

Enviable Gifts You can Actually Make

Here’s the thing.  I love Pinterest and all the cutesy crafts as much as everybody else.  I am guilty of 3900 pins of perfect pictures of pretty printables,  elaborate holiday confections,  and bountiful gift baskets brimming with hand made goods, all tied up in sparkly bows, and endorsed with the fattest, most perfectly drawn bubble Continue Reading…

Cheesecake Lemon Drops

All of my chocolate-loving girlfriends have one thing in common, when they are tired of chocolate desserts, they reach for lemon flavored confections instead.  Lemon is bright, refreshing, and just the thing to chase away the winter blues. My cheesecake lemon drops made with Athens Mini Fillo Shells, are not only the perfect treat to Continue Reading…