A few weekends ago, my sisters, Mom and I put together a last minute escape to Napa for a girls trip! It was an amazing, delicious, fun filled, wine filled weekend! I had so much fun! When I got home, I was going through the pictures from the weekend with my husband Kevin. He saw … Continue reading Oh Ohs
A few weeks ago when I was having a giveaway on Instagram for reaching my first 100 followers, I asked for people to give suggestions on the blog for things they would like to see. I can’t wait to keep researching all the ideas to come up with recipes to make from these great suggestions. … Continue reading Your suggestions make my heart so happy!
On my page for ideas and inspiration on this blog has long been chocolate cake. I feel like chocolate cake is an illusive thing. It never seems chocolatey enough, or moist enough, or rich enough. I really, really, want to find that magic recipe…. unfortunately… I don’t think this is the one, but this one … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Calls for Chocolate – Chocolate Cake!
Happy holiday season everyone! I feel like the holidays have been upon us for a while now, but one of my favorite ways to wish everyone in our building happy holidays is to make a small treat and hang it on their door. We live in a relatively small building for Chicago. It is a … Continue reading A Holiday Treat for the Neighbors
I was talking to my neighbor and good friend Emily the other day and she let me know that she had some boxes being delivered soon with candy. I saw one or two boxes in our building lobby and brought them to her door. I thought that was all that was coming until I returned … Continue reading So you have 569 lbs of candy you say?
As my baking adventure from last week wrapped up and I said goodbye to my sweet friends, I realized that I had 6 extra egg yolks from the macarons and Swiss buttercream we created. I put them away in the fridge and moved on to my next project which was getting ready to head back … Continue reading What do you do with extra egg yolks?
So here is my first baking post of the blog!! Last night as I was getting my house ready for our babysitter to come today, I realized that I hadn’t made any treats yet for her. I try to always have a little something extra for our babysitters when they come to our house. I … Continue reading Will Bake for Babysitting