bars · Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Applesauce Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

It appears that summer may be skipping the pacific northwest this year.  I think our average high has been about 70.  This is not a complaint, on the contrary, I’m super happy about it, I’m just telling it like it is.  Hopefully it will mean lots and lots of snow for us in the fall… Continue reading Applesauce Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · Side Dishes & Salads

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

A thousand apologies, oh patient ones.  I have been completely distracted from blogging activities by my discovery of Game of Thrones.  If there are two things I’m just not into when it comes to entertainment, it’s fantasy and gratuitous gore and violence. The fact the Game of Thrones is full of dragons, armies of dead… Continue reading Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Pineapple Sunshine Cake

This is one of those vintage recipes from forever ago that has stood the test of time.  I remembered my mother-in-law posting a recipe for it on Facebook a few months back, and saying they used to make this all the time and she loved it, so when I was planning her birthday dinner this month,… Continue reading Pineapple Sunshine Cake

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Reeses Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies

Calling all peanut butter lovers! These cookies are for you! These delicious, soft, buttery peanut butter cookies are thick and chewy and packed full of peanut butter.  The Reeses Pieces don’t just add extra peanut butter- they add a delicious crunch to the cookie as well. These are not a crunchy cookie.  They are definitely… Continue reading Reeses Pieces Peanut Butter Cookies

Desserts · Uncategorized

Thanks for working your BUNS off {Teacher Gift} —

Normally, I take the lazy route with Teacher Appreciation gifts and buy them all a Starbucks card. I figure most people like coffee or tea, and I know if I was a teacher, I’d love to get a gift card to Starbucks or Target or Amazon or somewhere like that. However, for end of year […]… Continue reading Thanks for working your BUNS off {Teacher Gift} —

Breakfast · Desserts

Easy Cherry Danish

Almost once a week, I either host or attend a “tea party” with my mom, my sister, my great-nanny, my kids, and occasionally other random guests.  By “tea party,” I mean we brew a couple pots of English breakfast tea, serve some kind of pastry dish, like cookies or scones or butterhorns or even crumpets,… Continue reading Easy Cherry Danish