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Window Shopping Memories: Italian Rainbow Cookie Cake

This summer, when I went traveling solo, I honed quite a few skills: navigating new lands without a guide, striking up conversation with friendly looking people, learning to enjoy time doing me, and most of all, window shopping. Throughout my journey, there were so many reasons why I found myself just gazing through the windows …

Strawberry Mango Coconut Battenberg: Channeling My Inner Brit

Indulge me in a bit of a tangent here. It’s officially been four weeks since I purchased my plane ticket to London. Out of those four weeks, I wish I were kidding when I tell you that I’ve spend at least a collective 10 days worth of hours researching my itinerary. I should probably also clarify …

Coconut Lemon Berry Mini Cakes: Practice Makes Progress

Happy 4th of July! …okay, let’s just get this over with….am I a little bit late on this? Yes. But, can you be patriotic with delicious desserts every day of the year? Of course! Phew, I’m glad we can agree to ignore my lack of adherence to the calendar. This weekend, is my family’s Annual …

Peanut Butter Cookie Cake: Time to Think

Summer is an amazing season. Why? Because for teachers, it is the one time of year we get to do something remarkable: think and breathe. Having just finished the school year and curriculum work, I’ve started doing just that for the first time in about 9 months. Since I haven’t done it in so long, …

Hummingbird Bread: Dreaming of One Day

Hey…ya’ll! Did I ever tell you that I could really see myself living in the South? Cold, dreary winters? None of that. People who smile and say “hello”, for no reason? Everywhere. People who call you “ma’am”, just to be respectful? All around. And, the likelihood of finding a house with a nice wrap-around porch, …

The Ultimate PieCaken: Your Christmas Spread Showstopper

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s a big week. With Christmas about a week away, now’s the time to start thinking about your plan for the big day. Now, some of you might be like me. You may have had your plan locked and loaded since December 26th of last year. Or, some of you might be …