Baked Goods to Make Ahead and Freeze

Baked Goods to Make Ahead and Freeze - Spend a few minutes this week planning out your holiday baking needs. Find the right flours, get baking, and fill the freezer with baked goods to last you all season long.

Spend a few minutes this week planning out your holiday baking needs. Find the right flours, get baking, and fill the freezer with baked goods to last you all season long. This post is sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill: As the busy holiday season approaches, I start thinking about all the yummy foods that our […]

Free Printable Baking Ingredients Checklist

Free Printable Baking Ingredients Checklist - Download a free printable to help you take inventory and stock up on holiday baking supplies.

What do you need to do your holiday baking? Download a free printable to help you take inventory and stock up on holiday baking supplies. Baby Cakes Now’s the time to start thinking about holiday baking. My local grocery store has huge displays of baking items that are on sale. Even if you’re not ready […]

5 Fun Desserts

5 Fun Desserts | LifeasMOM.com - Serve these desserts in the very dish they are prepared in.

Mix things up by serving something a little different for dessert. With Mother’s Day approaching in just a few days, I thought it would be nice for us to chat about desserts. I say, eat dessert first. But, that’s me. If you’re hosting family, or even if you’re not, a Sunday afternoon sweet sounds very […]

Personal Cherry Crumbles

Personal Cherry Crumbles - Bake up individual cherry crumbles for a delicious dessert any time of year. (Psst, but particularly fun at Valentine

Bake up individual cherry crumbles for a delicious dessert any time of year. (Psst, but particularly fun at Valentine’s Day.) I think February just cries for cherries. If it’s not the Valentines Day red, then it’s George Washington’s birthday that rallies the cry for cherries. Not to mention the winter blues. While I am not […]

Chocolate Mint Bars

Chocolate Mint Bars - easy and delicious homemade treats to rival the bakery or candy store. Eat all you want, you can always make more.

Easy and delicious homemade treats to rival the bakery or candy store. Eat all you want, you can always make more. I loved the line quoted often from Michael Pollan, “Eat all the junk food you want as long as you cook it yourself.” The idea is that since it’s so much work than buying […]

Better than Robert Redford — Layered Chocolate Dessert in a Jar

Better than Robert Redford -- Layered Chocolate Dessert in a Jar

The following content is sponsored by Kraft and Lunchbox: Years ago, maybe 30 or more, my mom and her friends made a dessert called “The Next Best Thing to Robert Redford”. Yes, really. Well, some ladies wrote it down as “Better than Robert Redford”. I think that it’s pretty funny that a chocolate dessert is […]

8 Steps for Better Cookie Baking

8 Steps to Better Cookie Baking: Bake someone happy this month. Include cookies. And make it easy on yourself with these eight simple steps.

Bake someone happy this month. Include cookies. And make it easy on yourself with these eight simple steps: This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this […]

Persimmon Muffins with Lemon and Cardamom (Falling for Fun)

Persimmons

Know what these are? These flat, orange globes have been plaguing my produce box for the last three years. Usually, I just pawn them off on my friend Sharon. But, this year she left town — for three weeks — during persimmon season. So, I’m stuck with a lot of persimmons. I found a taker […]