Lemon & Blueberry Layer Cake

This cake to me just screams Spring! The freshness of the lemon and blueberry with the creaminess of the cream cheese just makes me so happy. This cake might look intimidating but it's really SO easy. Anyone can do it. Plus it looks pretty when you cut into it! Ok, let's get started....

Citrus Upside Down Cake*

I love a good upside down cake, no matter what kind of fruit you use. My family always uses pineapple but when I saw how beautiful all of the citrus looked at the grocery store I decided to play with the ingredients! The result was delicious. The cake is so flavorful because of all the fresh citrus zest that you put into the batter. Make sure you don’t skip this step! Ok, let’s get cooking. First thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 3...

Homemade Dirt Pie

I used to love having dirt pie around Halloween time when I was younger. I haven’t had it forever and I got a wild hair up my butt and decided that it was time to make this delectable Halloween treat for the first time in years. Most recipes when you look them up are instant-pudding, already made oreo crust, cool-whip topping…. NO!!! I refuse! This pie is so easy to make completely from scratch and 1000 times better.You can do it! Let’s get...

Homemade Gingersnap Cookies

Ahhhhh….the holiday season. Full of cheer, laughter, love….and cookies. I have a love/hate relationship with Christmas cookies because I physically cannot stop eating them. Thank goodness it’s also oversized sweater and sweatpants season! In my family we looooovvveee gingersnap cookies. We buy tins and tins of them and just go to town until they’re gone. I decided that I would try my hand at making homemade ones this year as a treat and t...

Homemade Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches*

Homemade chocolate chip cookies? Yes. Homemade chocolate chip ice cream sandwiches? YES!!!! These cookies are so delicious and even if you don't make the cookies into sandwiches I definitely recommend still making them. Let's get started making these sweet treats! Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. In a bowl mix together the dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, and salt. In another bowl cream together the softened butter, sugar, brown sugar, van...

Plum Crisp*

Looking for the perfect crisp recipe?? Look no further! This is the easiest dessert you can make and the good news is you can change out the plums for any fruit you want. Plums are in season and they looked delicious at the store so that is what I used. You can use any kind of stone fruit, apple, berry, you name it. The first thing you want to do is preheat your oven at 350 degrees F and butter a 9" pie pan. In a bowl with the sliced plums add th...

Mixed Berry Cheesecake Bars*

There's nothing better than a good cookout for the 4th of July. Delicious food, cocktails, fun, and now... mixed berry cheesecake bars. I wanted to make a dessert for the 4th that was red, white, and blue (obviously) and when I saw the delicious berries at my grocery story I knew exactly what to make. These are super easy to make and you can make them the day before your party to save you some time. The first thing you want to do is make the crus...

Peanut Butter & Jelly Blondies*

This recipe will definitely bring out your inner kid. Who doesn't love a good PB&J?! I know I do and this recipe is so delicious and easy that anyone can do it. Who said PB&J was only for kids? If you don't like raspberry jam you can use whatever flavor jam that you'd like. Ok, first thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and lightly grease an 11x8 inch pan. Or, if you want thicker blondes you can use an 8x8 inch pan. ...

Peppermint Chocolate Mousse*

What flavor do you think of when you think of the Holidays? For fall it's obviously pumpkin, and for Christmas... peppermint! I love peppermint and anything that has it in it... minus peppermint coffee. That stuff is nasty. Sorry in advance for anyone that likes peppermint coffee. Anyways, we all know that this time of the year can be chaotic with all the terrible people family comi...

Pumpkin Bread Pudding*

Oh, the holidays. What a magical time of year. The weather is getting cooler, annoying Christmas commercials are everywhere, and my butt is getting bigger from all the delicious treats that just seem to linger around my house taunting me. Well my friends, this dessert will get you even more in the holiday mood! If you have read any of my other posts, you will know how obsessed I am with pumpkin and anything that will go with pumpkin. This is a re...