Coconut Key Lime Cake

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A two layer coconut cake with a tart key lime filling! When I was a kid, May 4 was a big deal.  This would mark the beginning of my birthday countdown.  This meant that I had exactly two months until everyone I knew would celebrate ME.  I’d mentally plan my party, my gifts, my cake, and my birthday dinner.  I have always loved birthdays!  Especially my own.  From May 5th to July 4th, I’d completely annoy every … Continue reading →

Coconut Blueberry French Toast

An easy and delicious over night baked french toast that is loaded with plump blueberries and lots of coconut! www.lemonsforlulu.com

This Coconut Blueberry French Toast will make your brunch a breeze! Prep your french toast the night before and simply bake and eat when you are ready! Easter sneaks up on me every year.  Perhaps it has to do with the never-ending winter that plagues Ohio.  I spend my early spring leisurely preparing for Easter by baking with Peeps but by Good Friday I find myself making a late night run to Target to buy picked over bags of … Continue reading →

Coconut Key Lime Bars

Coconut Key Lime Bars

 These easy bars have all the flavors of key lime pie! This simple bar recipe starts with a cake mix and ends with graham cracker crumbs and coconut! Coconut Key lime pie bars are sure to be a new summer favorite!     I am a Muppet Show baby.  I watched it faithfully when I was a kid.  Truth is, there wasn't much else on.  My favorite characters were Beaker and the Swedish Chef.  I had a soft spot for … Continue reading →

Coconut and White Chocolate M & M Cookies

Coconut White Chocolate M & M Cookies | lemonsforlulu.com

  Buttery, chewy coconut cookies are made better with lots of sweet, pastel colored White Chocolate M & M's! The perfect cookie for Easter! I'm going to confess something to you.  I don't like Easter baskets, or rather, I don't like FILLING Easter baskets.  I did when my kids were wee little tots.  I'd chock them full with little toys, books, movies and an over abundance of jelly beans and chocolate (ok, ok, I can't lie, those jelly … Continue reading →

Samoa Popcorn

Samoa Popcorn

Samoa Popcorn   When I say Girl Scout Cookies, what comes to mind???  I'll tell you what comes to MY mind.  SAMOAS!!!!  The world's best cookie if you ask me!  This is one of the many reasons I love February.  Yes, my son celebrates his birthday and of course there's Valentine's Day and Groundhog's Day (ok, ok, I'm reaching with that one)!  Another great thing about February is it's a short month and we usually have off on … Continue reading →

German Chocolate Bourbon Brownies

German Chocolate Bourbon Brownies

I went to Target the other day with my 4-year-old Lucy.  I needed a few new strands of Christmas lights.  Each time we walk into the store, we have to check out each item in the dollar bins.  We could be there for a good 15 or 20 minutes checking all the fun things that we don't need, like Candyland band-aids.  I was making little mental notes for stocking stuffers, wink. wink. After looky-looin' through all the bins, we moved on to the … Continue reading →

Samoa Biscotti

Samoa Biscotti

  I was never a Girl Scout.  I tried something called Blue Birds.  I lasted one meeting.  That's how long it took for me to realize I suck at crafts! My daughter was a Daisy for two years.  I wanted to experience this with her so I opted to be a co-leader.  Lets just say it was a learning experience for both of us. This is what I learned from my time with the daisy troop: I'm still no good at crafts.  I like the idea, I just … Continue reading →

Lemon Glazed Baked Donuts with Coconut Frosting

Lemon Glazed Donuts with Coconut Frosting

I hope everyone had a wonderful Mothers Day!  I did and I didn't.  I didn't because I waited 3 hours in the rain for the Cincinnati Reds to start playing!!!  Why can't they just call the game after a two-hour delay!  We left, we couldn't wait any longer.  I was getting grumpier than my kids.  That's a bad sign.   I think it was low blood sugar.   Speaking of sugar... … Continue reading →