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Game Day Pumpkin Butterscotch Cake Shake

Game Day Pumpkin Butterscotch Cake Shake

| September 23, 2013 | 4 Comments

Hey, hey, it’s football season! No matter who you root for (and in our house, that means totally different teams), weekends from September through the biggest game of all in February mean football. Thankfully, even with our busy schedules, we can usually all come together to tune in for at least one of the games […]

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Pumpkin M&M Cookie Pie

Pumpkin M&M Cookie Pie

| September 4, 2013 | 3 Comments

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client. When Paige came downstairs this morning, she hopped a little on her feet. “Why is the floor so cold?” she quipped. Then she sat on […]

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Skinny Grilled Strawberry Banana Sundaes

Skinny Grilled Strawberry Banana Sundaes

| August 7, 2013 | 5 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Skinny Grilled Strawberry Banana Sundaes is sponsored by Yoplait®. All opinions are my own. One summer when I was a teenager, we lived with my grandfather. We’d sold our house in a small New York city and were in the process of moving to the country. The town my […]

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Quick Double Chocolate Peppermint Mug Cake

Quick Double Chocolate Peppermint Mug Cake

| May 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

Sometimes, you just feel like a little cake. Especially chocolate cake. (Am I right or am I right?!?) And that’s when mug cakes come in so handy. They are fast, easy and tasty — and they totally take care of the cake craving. To make a mug cake, you stir together a few ingredients in […]

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Grilled Raspberry Cheesecake Turnovers

Grilled Raspberry Cheesecake Turnovers

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

When my husband and I bought our house nearly nine years ago, one of the first things we did was to buy a shiny new grill — a good one. We were young and excited and spared no expense on our appliances or grill — and that’s something I am very glad for. We made […]

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Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

| April 29, 2013 | 7 Comments

Once when I was a tween living in Poughkeepsie, New York, my family took a bike ride around our neighborhood with another family we were friends with. It was a cool spring day, and the blossoms were on the trees. Our friends had recently moved into the neighborhood, and — for me — it was […]

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Decadent Chocolate, Toasted Coconut and Pecan Granola with Liberte Yogurt (Perfect Pairings)

Decadent Chocolate, Toasted Coconut and Pecan Granola with Liberte Yogurt (Perfect Pairings)

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Is this breakfast? Or dessert? Well, honestly, it could be either. An absolutely decadent breakfast, or a little more healthy (not not quite healthy healthy) dessert. Either way, it’s just really, really good. So good that I am packing some of this granola for a business trip this weekend and hoping I can find just […]

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Sunflower Sesame Sugar Cookies

Sunflower Sesame Sugar Cookies

| April 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

“Why do I smell cookies?” Paige asked as she came inside today. She and Will had been playing outside, but weren’t happy to see that the warm temperatures had brought back the bees and other little pests. “You don’t,” I replied. “No, but I do … ” she persisted, looking around the kitchen. She really […]

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Easy Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Easy Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

| February 25, 2013 | 14 Comments

After Will was in bed last night, Shawn plucked Will’s old coat off the couch and hung it up. He’d tossed it there when we returned home without a second thought, as kids do. It’s a battered and worn coat that we designated for outdoor play after getting snagged a few times one raucous afternoon […]

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Chocolate Buttermilk Holiday Cake

Chocolate Buttermilk Holiday Cake

| December 13, 2012 | 3 Comments

There are only 12 days left until Christmas. Twelve! And there’s so much to do before then. Shopping and wrapping and decorating and shipping. Are you ready? Because I totally am not yet. Oh my. But one thing I don’t have to worry about is what I will be contributing to the holiday table this […]

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