Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

The Perfect Cheesecake

On my mind today: life lessons. When I was in my early twenties, I moved in with one of my best friends, despite repeated warnings from many older and wiser people.  “Don’t move in with your good friends,” they wisely warned. “All it takes is one dispute over your living situation and your friendship could… Continue reading The Perfect Cheesecake

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Carrot Cake Cheesecake

I’ve pinned so many different carrot cake and cheesecake combo recipes throughout the years and never gotten around to making one of them until now. I like carrot cake.  I like cheesecake.  So, of course, I like them together. You know what else I like? I like that the prep for this entire cake came… Continue reading Carrot Cake Cheesecake

bars · Desserts

Strawberry Pretzel Cheesecake Dessert

Confession: I’m a potluck snob.  To clarify, I am not a fan of eating food if I don’t know where or how it was prepared.  If we’re friends, and I’ve seen that you have a clean kitchen and you don’t pick your nose and eat it, I’ll eat your food.  Otherwise, I’m afraid, I usually… Continue reading Strawberry Pretzel Cheesecake Dessert

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Easy Sopapilla Cheesecake

My 35 year old self was recently lured onto SnapChat by my girlfriends who also use it, despite the fact that they are not, in fact, in middle school (although my “Stories” feed from them is full of silliness.) Trying to navigate a new social media outlet gets harder and harder the older I get.… Continue reading Easy Sopapilla Cheesecake

Biscuits / Muffins / Scones · Breads · Breakfast · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Kick-Ass Pumpkin Bread

Raise your hand if you went to high school for a couple of years in the late nineties and signed everybody’s yearbook with “Have a kick ass summer!”  That’s how this pumpkin bread is.  Totally kick-ass. No, this blog hasn’t turned into Thug Kitchen, I’m just seriously so in love with this bread that I… Continue reading Kick-Ass Pumpkin Bread