White Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies

White Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies

I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things to snack on is dried cranberries.  I always seem to have a big bag in our pantry and they go especially well with almonds (or white chocolate chips, if I’m really craving something sweet!) Several years ago, I decided to make some oatmeal cookies.Continue Reading…


Grilled Banana Split Sandwich

Grilled Banana Split Sandwich

If you’re a mom like me, you’ve likely made a few thousand PB&J sandwiches.  My son has a PB&J in his lunch box several times a week, and I will even have it here at home for a quick lunch.  It is certainly a good, stand-by sandwich, but after a while, it gets a littleContinue Reading…

This sweet, moist coffee cake is bejeweled with fresh cranberries, and topped with crunchy slivered almonds. The perfect breakfast cake!

Cranberry Almond Coffee Cake

Cranberry Almond Coffee Cake

This sweet, moist coffee cake is bejeweled with fresh cranberries, and topped with crunchy slivered almonds. The perfect breakfast cake! Are you going to have company anytime soon?  Struggling to come up with some easy ways to feed your peeps for breakfast while they are crashing at your place?  Why not have a coffee cakeContinue Reading…


Harvest Salad with Pears and Pomegranates

Harvest Salad with Pears and Pomegranates

Have you ever tried pomegranates before?  Up until a few years ago, it was a fruit that I always passed by in the supermarket.  Mostly because I didn’t really know what to do with it.  One day, Wegman’s, my all-time favorite supermarket had a big display of these, and I couldn’t resist.  We got homeContinue Reading…

Easy as pie, this Dutch Apple Tart is an even easier version of the classic pie recipe! Sweet, tender apples, and a brown sugar cinnamon pecan crumble are baked to perfection making this tart a perfect addition to your holiday dessert table! Fantastic for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner!

Dutch Apple Tart with Pecan Crumble

Dutch Apple Tart with Pecan Crumble

Easy as pie, this Dutch Apple Tart is an even easier version of the classic pie recipe!  Sweet, tender apples, and a brown sugar cinnamon pecan crumble are baked to perfection making this tart a perfect addition to your holiday dessert table!  Fantastic for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner! Are you thinking about Thanksgiving yet?  IContinue Reading…


White Chocolate M&M Blondies to celebrate a great Flag Football Season

White Chocolate M&M Blondies to celebrate a great Flag Football Season

Today was Harrison’s final game of the fall football season.  I have to say that I am so tremendously proud of all the boys on the team.  They won a few games during the regular season, and were able to make the playoffs.  With their first game of the playoffs this  morning, they faced offContinue Reading…

The ultimate cold weather cocktail! Spiced rum, cinnamon and a few other goodies make this delicious hot toddy completely amazing and the perfect way to warm up on a cold night!

Creamy Hot Buttered Rum

Creamy Hot Buttered Rum

Ok, folks….its time to get ready.  I’m not talking about getting candy or costumes ready.  Nor am I speaking of pumpkins or spooky Halloween decorations.  Its time to get your mental health in check.  You know that those kids of yours will have meltdowns, sugar highs & lows, sibling fights over how much candy someoneContinue Reading…