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lemon blueberry bread

lemon blueberry bread

has it been a long time or what?  things are settling down after summer and i have quite a few things to post about, it’s a little daunting actually.  what got me to sit down and write a blog post? well, i’m watching julie and julia right now while the little boy sleeps and big … Continue reading

olympic spirit: the dessert (part 2)

olympic spirit: the dessert (part 2)

my sister really wanted to make torch cone-cakes “for the kids.” here’s how you do it: put the cones right side up in the cupcake tin (careful they are tippy – my brother-in-law wasn’t careful and dropped a few on the ground when we were carrying them out. we had to scrape off the frosting … Continue reading

olympic spirit: the dessert (part 1)

olympic spirit: the dessert (part 1)

we needed a cake for the olympic birthday party and found this super cute swimming pool cake that was just perfect!  its detailed but each piece is simple!  we are all about candy on our cakes in this family so there was little to think about when we saw the pin!  look how cute (my … Continue reading

oreo truffles

oreo truffles

get in my belly!  these oreo truffles are to.die.for.  i’m sure you’ve seen these on pinterest and i think almost every blog that gives dessert recipes has the same recipe!  so here it is: (who knows who invented it!) 1 package of oreos 8oz package of cream cheese melting chocolate (white or dark) mash the … Continue reading

cake in a cup

cake in a cup

the hidden pantry’s “aunt betty’s 1-2-3 cake” (aka cake in a cup) is genius! there are so many reasons to like this cake trick. just like the cookie in the cup, this is a great way to make a dessert that serves one. how often do you crave a piece of cake, but don’t want … Continue reading

baked, not boiled corn

baked, not boiled corn

this pin is incredibly simple, yet i had never even thought to try it before i saw it on pinterest. i have roasted corn on the cob on the grill before and i have boiled it before. yet for some reason i had never thought to bake it in the oven. cait says it’s the … Continue reading

creamy tomato soup

creamy tomato soup

i do not love tomatoes – but this soup is so good!  its creamy but doesn’t contain any milk. you feel healthy eating it and tastes so good. plus, its kid approved!  my daughter finished off her whole bowl and asked for more! it’s seriously amazing because she says she doesn’t like tomatoes. i served … Continue reading

roasted artichoke

roasted artichoke

i’m kicking myself right now. i really want to review this artichoke recipe i used but i cannot find the blog it belongs to! please, if you know the origin of this recipe, please tell me and i’ll link to it! look at this artichoke i made – yum! i normally just cook the artichoke … Continue reading

pull apart cinnamon rolls

pull apart cinnamon rolls

we’ve already tried a bunch of different cinnamon roll related recipes (8 minute mini cinnamon rolls, cinnamon roll cake, and hocus pocus rolls), but yum sugar’s pull-apart cinnamon rolls looked so delicious i couldn’t help myself. i had to try them. they did not disappoint! they were absolutely incredible. my boyfriend and i agree that … Continue reading