Make an Empty Tomb Cake for Easter

Decorating an empty tomb cake for Easter is a fun tradition for both kids and adults. Celebrate that He is risen in a very tangible way. Are you looking for a fun and tangible way to teach your children about Christ’s resurrection? There are lots of fun crafts and Easter projects out there.  My personal […]

Chocolate Crescents

These Chocolate Crescents are a quick and easy, 3-ingredient alternative to a chocolate croissant. They come together quickly for a delicious sweet treat. Pain au chocolat, aka the chocolate croissant, is an amazing treat. Light, flaky layers of pastry wrapped around chocolate? What could be a better coffee break treat? Well, what if you could […]

Mint Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Enjoy melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness with these Chocolate Minty Melts, mint chocolate crinkle cookies topped with chocolate kisses that melt into little knobs of chocolate. Are you looking for a cookie that’s simple, deliciously addictive, and a little bit different than what’s typically on the Christmas cookie plate? Then it’s time you baked up a batch of […]

Homemade Chocolate Cream Pie

Ditch the frozen pie crust and boxed pudding mixes. You can make a Homemade Chocolate Cream Pie without breaking the bank. OK, who’s ready for dessert? I am a big believer in homemade pies. Homemade pie crust. Homemade filling. Homemade whipped cream. Sure, it’s easy enough to buy a few cans and boxes of stuff from […]

Aunt Peg’s Scotcharoo Bars – The Ultimate Treat

Scotcharoo Bars are crunchy and sweet and chocolatey, perfect for dessert or afternoon snacks. Or sneaking out of the pan when your aunt is looking the other way. I spent my childhood summers traveling with my family from Los Angeles to Minnesota. Both my parents are from Minnesota and most of the aunts, uncles, cousins, and […]

Double Chocolate Magic Bars to Make Your Day

Know what’s better than those Magic Bars with the coconut and chocolate? Making Double Chocolate Magic Bars with chocolate cookie crumbs! I love Magic Bars. When I was pregnant with FishChick10, I ate half a pan all by myself — in one sitting. Needless to say, I wasn’t feeling too well that afternoon when I […]

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

Bake someone happy with a batch of these Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. Easy and delicious, they are perfect for breakfast and for tucking into lunch boxes. Growing up muffins came from a mix from a box. Most of the time. Unbeknowst to me, my mom had a muffin recipe MEMORIZED. I remember the first time […]

Nutty Berry Parfait with Dark Chocolate

I am an official ambassador for Dole Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables. Dole provided me with compensation for my time. As always, all opinions are mine. Eating more fresh fruit and vegetables is an ideal way to improve your diet. This Nutty Berry Parfait is a great way to get on the bandwagon. Once upon […]