Peppermint Hot Chocolate

I know, I know. Everybody drinks hot chocolate at this time of year. But this hot chocolate recipe (also from Whisks and Whimsy!) really caught my attention: This hot chocolate is pretty decadent and contains both bittersweet and milk chocolate. The bittersweet chocolate makes this drink dark and rich, while the milk chocolate adds some […]

Gingerbread Men Recipe

Upon special request… : ) My recipe for Gingerbread Men/Women/Girls/Boys/People, borrowed from Allrecipes.com. Everything worked perfectly the first time! It’s really simple and fast. The spices definitely stand out, without being overpowering. I made mine a little on the thin side, so they turned out kind of crunchy, which I liked. I didn’t have much […]

Yogurt Coffee Cake

Now doesn’t this look delightful? Introducing… Yogurt Coffee Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze! I was browsing around tumblr yesterday and found this. Now, it’s morning and all I can think of is what a wonderful midmorning snack this would make! Go and see the recipe for yourself at Wisks and Whimsy. The site is so […]

Christmas Baking!

This December has involved a great deal of baking, which as far as I’m concerned, is wonderful. : ) Over the past few weeks, I’ve baked: Lemon Spritz Cookies So light and crispy! I just love these cookies. Chocolate Chip Cookies These were… interesting, because we ran out of vanilla, so I used almond extract […]

Peanut Butter and Chocolate

Today, you all get two recipes and two pictures in ONE blog post. YAYYY. Above, you can see some Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Ritz Sandwiches from Spoon Fork Bacon. I love chocolate covered …anything! But this looks particularly amazing.¬†They seem really simple to make too! Hmm. I think I am having a Christmas present light […]