Breakfast · valentine's day

Never Soggy- Simple French Toast

Today, I’m posting a breakfast food that I make for my kids alllll the time.  When I’m wanting to be fancy for a brunch or something, or have planned ahead to make French Toast, I use Texas Toast, which is just thick sliced white bread.  Franz sells it right in the bread aisle at your… Continue reading Never Soggy- Simple French Toast

christmas · cookies · Desserts · valentine's day

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

I realized recently while pinning some Christmas stuff in May (yes, I am sick) that I have a huge board chock full of Christmas recipes, many that I make, but few that I have taken the time to photograph and blog and share with you. Oddly enough, November and December are the two months of… Continue reading Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

cookies · Desserts · valentine's day

The Easiest and Most Beautiful Way to Frost Sugar Cookies

Well, I have died and gone to sugar cookie heaven, for I have found an icing/glaze for sugar cookies that is not only beautiful, it tastes amazing and it firms up almost immediately so that you can stack the cookies on top of one another. Oh, and did I mention it is a million times… Continue reading The Easiest and Most Beautiful Way to Frost Sugar Cookies

Desserts · pies · valentine's day

Cherry Crunch Dessert – for Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s day, your desserts should be red or pink, whether it’s New York cheesecake with a strawberry topping, Lofthouse style sugar cookies, hand pies, or one of my very favorite desserts: warm cherry crunch with vanilla ice cream. I found out long ago that the key to making an amazing cherry dessert is to… Continue reading Cherry Crunch Dessert – for Valentine’s Day

Biscuits / Muffins / Scones · Breads · Breakfast · valentine's day

Strawberry Coffee Cake Muffins!

I put the ! after my recipe title because honestly, who’d have thought? I am CONSTANTLY looking for ways to use my fresh strawberries that are starting to turn the corner to “now or never” and these muffins were so good. Plus, now I have an on-the-go breakfast for my kids for the next couple… Continue reading Strawberry Coffee Cake Muffins!

bars · cookies · Desserts · valentine's day

Valentine’s Day Peanut Butter Blondies

I basically live my life like a 7 year old.  From holiday to holiday.  It’s constantly in the back of my mind. “Which holiday is next?” I decorate for all of them.  I basically take down my Christmas decor and replace it with Valentine’s Day.  Which I replace with St. Patrick’s Day. Which I replace… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Peanut Butter Blondies

Desserts · pies · valentine's day

Homemade “Hostess” Cherry Hand Pies

If you have been a reader of my blog for any amount of time, then you know one thing to be true. I. Love. Pie. Which is why it is very fitting that my only pie press is shaped like a heart. I bought this little baby back around Valentine’s Day at Target for $5.… Continue reading Homemade “Hostess” Cherry Hand Pies