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

Simple Cinnamon Raisin Scones

Many people mistakenly believe that they shouldn’t eat anything for breakfast on Thanksgiving morning.  That they should “save room” in their stomach for the delicious feast they are going to eat later.   I believe this is a mistake.  Just like you stretch your muscles before a run, (not that I’d know anything about that)… Continue reading Simple Cinnamon Raisin Scones

Cakes and Cupcakes · chocolate

Chocolate Cream Cheese Marbled Bundt Cake

Did you know that Saturday is National Bundt Cake Day? Neither did I, until a few days ago.  I always wonder who makes up these silly “holidays.”  “National Donut Day” and “National Apple Pie Day,”  “National Fried Cheese Day.”  Is that a thing? Probably.  Anyway, I figured it was as good an excuse as any to… Continue reading Chocolate Cream Cheese Marbled Bundt Cake

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

Pumpkin Crunch – The Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert

I don’t know about you all, but my family had an awesome Halloween.  We spent it with some of our best friends and their kiddos (who are some of our kiddos best friends.) Before we headed out into the dark drizzle with our to-go hot chocolates, we gathered first at our house for hot spiced honeycrisp… Continue reading Pumpkin Crunch – The Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Apple Snickerdoodle Cobbler

Shame on me. I should know myself better by now than to make something titled “Apple Snickerdoodle Cobbler” when I am 5 months pregnant and eating everything in sight. Seriously. It’s like I want to gain 65 lbs. My brother’s lovely girlfriend Lexie sent me the pin on pinterest, knowing that I would want it… Continue reading Apple Snickerdoodle Cobbler

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Apple Slab Pie

Happy Thanksgiving Week!   I am feeling particularly jolly because Thanksgiving weekend is hands down my favorite 4 days of the year.  Christmas Eve is my favorite day of the year, but if we’re going for quantity, it is definitely Thanksgiving weekend.  First, there is the night before Thanksgiving, a day that is almost always… Continue reading Apple Slab Pie

Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

How to Cook a Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey (with photo directions)

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! If you’re here for my Thanksgiving Turkey post, and the pictures look a little different, do not be confused, for I have updated them from the pictures I took in the dark with a camera sitting on a book on my kitchen counter 4 years ago. Remember that scene in National Lampoon’s… Continue reading How to Cook a Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey (with photo directions)

cookies · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Iced Pumpkin Tea Cookies

Click photo to enlarge In my family, we have lots of tea parties.  I’m having one today.  I made these delicious little iced pumpkin cookies, and they are so yummy.  I can’t wait to sit down with a nice cup of tea and some good conversation and devour them. 🙂 Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose… Continue reading Iced Pumpkin Tea Cookies