Steena Bakes: Candy Cane Cookies

One of my favorite cookies to make each holiday season are the Candy Cane cookies. Yes, yes, I know I’ve said in the past that shortbread, sugar cookies, gingerbread etc are my favorite but right now, these are it! Hey, a girl can change her mind, right? I...

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

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

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

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

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...