The first time I heard of this treat was when the host of the show Cheap Eats went to a St. Louis bakery, Pint Size Bakery, for a snack. He ordered a Brookie – which is a chocolate chip cookie baked inside of a brownie. Sounds like heaven, right! Not only did I have a… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie or Brownie? No Need to Decide!
Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. We usually celebrate by going out for a romantic dinner. If that doesn’t fit in the schedule, we make a fancy dinner at home and eat after the kids go to bed. This year is a dinner at home kind of year. Of course, you have to have… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Decadence
School started on Tuesday, woo hoo! The best part, I have two 1st graders who are excited to go to school. I hope that never ends! That also means that for us, it pretty much feels like summer is over. For the last couple of years we have had a “Summer Desserts” list. We write them up… Continue reading Summer Desserts 2016
Ohhhh…. I’m excited and nervous! So, last year I made an American Flag Cake. I got the recipe from Allrecipes.com magazine. You are probably thinking of the traditional sheet cake decorated with the berries to look like a flag. Oh no my friends, it was a layer cake! It was awesome because a) it turned out and b)… Continue reading 4th of July Desserts
So the end of the school year is fast approaching. I am excited and terrified at the same time. Definitely more terrified. I have twin kindergarten girls so this is our first year in elementary school. Of course we are going to get something for each of their teachers. They are wonderful, work so hard… Continue reading Homemade Teacher Gifts-Candied Pecans