Caramel Covered Pretzels…Delicious!

Since coming home from my three week long book trip, my oldest daughter has been baking a lot of treats. As with baking, some things gets tossed in the trash (like burnt caramel popcorn) and some things are devoured before I remember to take a photo and tease everyone...
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Loaf

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Loaf

Today is one of those perfect fall days where I could sip on a pumpkin spice latte and read a book while either sitting in front of my fireplace or curled up in my big comfy chair with a throw over my lap.  I’m about to start reading The Fifth Wave by Rick...
Butter Tarts – a Canadian Favorite

Butter Tarts – a Canadian Favorite

Set a plate of homemade pecan butter tarts in front of me and I can promise you they’ll be gone in no time. Add a cup of coffee and we’ll have the best of conversations where there will be a smile on my face and I’ll be licking my fingers from the...
Sweet Bakes

Sweet Bakes

Forgive me for bragging on my oldest daughter for a moment please…I just can’t seem to resist. I love cakes. I especially love cakes that I don’t have to make, cakes that taste amazing and look oh so good…like these ones below. My oldest wants...
Old Fashioned Pound Cake – Reader Recipe

Old Fashioned Pound Cake – Reader Recipe

Who doesn’t love a good piece of cake? I have so many recipe books for cakes (my favorite right now is Martha Stewarts Cakes) and thankfully I have daughters who love to bake almost as much as I do. If someone in this house isn’t making cookies then...
Classic Cheesecake – Sweet Reader Recipe

Classic Cheesecake – Sweet Reader Recipe

One of my favorite desserts to make is cheesecake. Once upon a time I thought I hated all things cheesecake – can you  imagine? It’s now one of my favorite sweet treats. A special shoutout to Cathy Continuo (a member of my FB reading group and...