Month: June 2014

Raspberry Sour Cream Pie

Raspberries are finally here!  My husband and I picked a whopping 14 pounds in an hour at Philbrook Farms.  While he is hard at work on a zillion jars of […]

Firecracker Bark

It's almost the 4th of July and I wanted to make something red, white and blue.  After a disastrous attempt at striped cupcakes (no I'm not posting a picture... it […]

Champagne Cupcakes

My sister is getting married in August.  We are so excited and can't wait to share her special day.  For her bridal shower last weekend, I made champagne cupcakes with […]

Cherry Cream Cupcakes with Ganache Filling

Cherry Cream Cupcakes are a fun and fancy treat.  They would be perfect for Father's Day, birthdays or bridal showers.  Cherry Cream Cupcakes strike a balance of chocolate and fruit; […]

Lemon Sunshine Cupcakes

The weather has been amazing in Vancouver, WA- bright, sunny and about 75 degrees.  My husband got our garden in along with 2 dwarf apple trees, 8 rose bushes, a […]

Coconut Brownies

My dad loves to ride his bike.  He rides it everywhere- around town, up and down mountains and all over the state.  Recently he completed a group trip from Vancouver […]

Gold Stars

I’m hooked on gold stars.  It’s the curse of a perpetual overachiever.  From alphabetizing the spice rack to color-coding the sock drawer, some of us just really like things a […]

Beautiful Beet Cake

I made beautiful beet cake as a prank.  When we have family BBQs, the texts go around saying “what are you bringing?”  I have one sister brings delicious appetizers and […]

Salted Caramel Blondies

I think I made a recipe error.  While they taste delicious, my Salted Caramel Blondies looked very little like the picture in the original recipe.  Appearances are important (says the […]

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