Apple Spice Muffins

I love it when a plan comes together! What that means in the “blogging world” is that I really love it when I get to work with brands I’ve enjoyed all my life. Juicy Juice® is what I had in my lunchbox when I was growing up and since I loved it as a kid, Juicy Juice®… Read more »

Banana Cream Pie Parfaits

Dave and I went on a date night a few weeks ago and the restaurant had “Banana Cream Pie in a Jar” on the menu. I think I’ve made it perfectly clear how much I love any kind of banana pudding situation, so me not eating this thing wasn’t even an option. Not only did… Read more »

Key Lime Pie Cheesecake Pops

Yes, you read that right… these are Key Lime pie cheesecake pops and they’re as delicious as they are adorable. This creamy, tangy, sweet dessert makes the perfect summer treat and you should totally serve it at your next party so all of your friends think you’re super fancy! We start by getting our popsicle… Read more »

Shortcake Parfaits

You guys know how I feel about a mason jar, right? I put almost everything I can think of in them and a summertime dessert is no exception! In this recipe I took a classic dessert in strawberry shortcake and turned it into shortcake parfaits. I love this idea because you can use it with… Read more »

R2-D2 Cupcakes

May the 4th be with you!!! It’s May the 4th which, if you didn’t know, is Star Wars day. Star Wars was such a huge part of my childhood so I am peeing-my-pants-excited to see the new movie this Christmas. I just had to celebrate! I wanted to do something cute that you could incorporate… Read more »

Milky Way Cheesecake Brownies

  Seriously, how amazing do these Milky Way Cheesecake Brownies look? I mean, it’s three desserts turned into one dessert. Doesn’t that kind of make you want to pee your pants a little?? I dreamed up this idea when I was working on my new book Sweet Girl. The story is about a young baker who’s… Read more »

Peach Cobbler Cupcakes

My second book Sweet Girl, is about a young woman in Los Angeles becoming a pastry chef. In the book Max has an amazing ability to craft sweets and treats and culinary confections. Her recipes are always incredible and 90% of the time they were ideas I came up with in my head without knowing… Read more »

Minecraft Dessert

  Years ago the kids and I went to a birthday party of an older boy they knew. The birthday party mom had mad-skills and she made up the coolest buffet and dessert table. I thought it was so neat and so I told her “This is so rad, what show is it from?” Every mom… Read more »

Shamrock Pound Cake

We wanted to do something fun for St. Patrick’s Day. Something that you could make with the kids. So we came across those “surprise cakes” that are everywhere on Pinterest and decided that we could make one for the site with easier step by steps for you. Because I don’t know about you, but I… Read more »

Cinderella Milk-Tini

I am beyond excited about the new live action Cinderella movie that’s coming out!! First of all, I’m a Disney fantastic (y’all know this by now, right?!) Secondly, I’m a romance loving book nerd and this movie looks like my favorite kind of story come to life. I cannot wait to see the film, so as always,… Read more »