Today my heart, mind and prayers are in West, Texas. I love that tiny town on I-35. It’s where my friend Lindsay and I bought our senior prom dresses. It’s where I stop on every trip to Austin, without fail, at The Little Czech Bakery for their world famous kolaches. It’s my favorite bakery in … Continue reading
I have cookies on the brain… Maybe it’s the upcoming Cookie Wars Contest, maybe it’s my attempt to eat healthy, or maybe it’s the six boxes of assorted Girl Scout cookies I found tempting me in my fiance’s kitchen this weekend. Whatever it is, I figure the only way to get cookies off my mind … Continue reading
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and we can’t forget to spoil our VIPs (Very Important Puppies). Show your pup some love with these yummy at-home treats from Dog Treat Kitchen. This recipe couldn’t be easier, and when made in bulk, is much more affordable than store bought treats!
Whether you’re a Valentine’s Day lover or hater, in a relationship or single, it doesn’t matter because we can all agree on one thing: The whole candy part of this holiday is a good thing. But you know what’s even better? Homemade candy. It’s cheaper, heartfelt, and best of all- you get the leftovers.
So we’re 23 days into our New Year’s resolutions, and maybe you’ve seen major changes and drastic improvements… and maybe you haven’t. If you’re in the latter category, don’t worry! Our special guest on this week’s episode of Sweet Talk gives us the keys to successfully changing our bodies for the better. It all boils … Continue reading
In this episode of Sweet Talk, one of my favorite baking bloggers joins us for a healthy discussion on baking for the New Year! I’m so excited that Kristin Hoffman of Baker Bettie stopped by to share some of her favorite healthy recipes as well as a few of her secrets for healthy baking substitutions. Check … Continue reading
For all you procrastinators (myself included) here’s an idea for a great last minute gift! These painted wooden spoons come from Holly at Holly Would Blog, and are perfect for anyone who loves to bake or cook (or those who hang pretty things on the wall of their kitchen to make it look like they … Continue reading
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in my kitchen! Not that I can say the same for Florida… it’s December and I’m still laying out by the pool (seriously). Regardless, I’m getting in the Christmas spirit! These mini peppermint red velvet bundt cakes are perfect to hand out as gifts this year, or of course … Continue reading
Last week, the good folks at CBS reached out to me and asked me to share a great opportunity with my fellow amateur bakers! CBS is currently casting for a new reality baking show. If you think you have what it takes, visit their website to find out about a casting call near you, or for instructions … Continue reading
I’m a little late with this week’s Sweets of the Week posting- I was a little under the weather this week, but better late than never, right? This week’s Sweets of the Week winner hands down goes to Cookies and Cups with their fabulous ideas for using up your leftover Halloween Candy! Head over to Cookies … Continue reading