Moist, delicious cinnamon spice cake, bejeweled with apples and topped with a decadent Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting. The perfect fall cake!

Apple Cider Spice Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Cider Spice Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

I’ve been craving something cinnamon spicy.  Something sweet, but not overly sugary.  I decided to make my Apple Cider Spice Cake with Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting.  However, after making it from my original recipe using apple pie filling, I experienced a disappointing baking fail – only half the cake came out of the pan.  AfterContinue Reading…


Caramel Chunk Fudge Bars and meeting Madge

Caramel Chunk Fudge Bars and meeting Madge

Yesterday I met a lovely lady named Madge.  I was busily running errands, and made a stop at the local grocery store to pick up some groceries.  I made my way out to the car, loaded my groceries, and returned my cart.  After walking back from the cart return area, I noticed an elderly ladyContinue Reading…

Slow Cooker September: Overnight Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Slow Cooker September: Overnight Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

I am writing today after a wonderful weekend.  The weather was FINALLY fall-like, in the mid-70’s and cool, crisp mornings.  On Sunday morning my 5 year old had his very first flag football game.  The game was at 9am, and despite hot weather of a few days ago, it was only 50 degrees at gameContinue Reading…


Dreamy Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Dreamy Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Earlier this week I was talking with my blog buddy, Shayla.  She lives in Oklahoma and I live in Virginia, and both of us (as I suspect much of the country) have been melting in the heat.  We are both lovers of fall, and both of us have seen no sign of changing leaves orContinue Reading…

Loaded with delicious peppers, onion, beans and ground beef, this chili recipe is amazing! A fantastic dinner idea for any night of the week!

Loaded Slow Cooker Chili

Loaded Slow Cooker Chili

Loaded with delicious peppers, onion, beans and ground beef, this chili recipe is amazing!  A fantastic dinner idea for any night of the week! A month or so ago, I pulled out my slow cooker and quickly discovered that there was a huge crack going all the way through the ceramic dish.  Immediately I becameContinue Reading…


Fall Favorite Pumpkin Bread by DelightfulEMade.com

Fall Favorite Pumpkin Bread

Fall Favorite Pumpkin Bread

Did you know that the meteorological start to fall lands on September 1st?  I know its still a couple weeks away, but that is just one more reason to call an end to the heat sweltering days of summer, usher in the crisp, colorful days of fall and mix up a batch of my delightfulContinue Reading…

Super moist, chocolaty and completely delicious! This decadent chocolate sheet cake is topped with a luscious chocolate icing making it my all-time favorite chocolate cake! Once slice won't be enough!

Grandma’s Best Chocolate Cake

Grandma’s Best Chocolate Cake

Super moist, chocolaty and completely delicious!  This decadent chocolate sheet cake is topped with a luscious chocolate icing making it my all-time favorite chocolate cake!  Once slice won’t be enough! Today is my baby brother Jared’s birthday.  He’s certainly not a baby anymore – he’s in his 20’s working on his masters, and following hisContinue Reading…