Almond Tassies with Mixed Berry Curd

Almond Tassies wtih Mixed Berry Curd

An intensely almond cookie cup filled with a quick, easy mixed berry curd! They are like little berry bite-sized pies! Here it is March and I'm seeing snow flakes.   Why is March so fickle?  I noticed my neighbor has little crocus buds peeping up from the ground.  Sweet green little shoots announcing the onset of spring.  I'm always filled with conflicting emotions when I see that sign.  I feel sorry for the little guys.  I know that  while … Continue reading →

Peanut Butter Caramel Cups

Caramel Peanut Butter Cups

I'm thankful for my missing peace: my husband who has an overabundance of love and patience. I'm thankful for my 3 little ones.  They fill my days with joy and laughter. I'm thankful for family and friends both near and far, old and new. I'm thankful for my Jack Russell who keeps me warm at night, cleans up the crumbs in my kitchen and gives me unlimited kisses. I'm thankful for my Kitchen Aid Mixer. I'm thankful for coffee and … Continue reading →

Buckeye Cookie Bites

Buckeye Cookie Bites

When I say the word "buckeye" what comes to mind?  Did you wear your scarlet and gray this weekend?   When you think of buckeyes, do you think of Brutus and the Shoe?  Do you think of script Ohio and the Skull Sessions?  Or perhaps you bleed blue and maize.  The Wolverine in you thinks of Big Ten rivalry and the "Ten-Year War".   Yes my friends, tis the season for tailgating and watching college football!!!   My father in law and my husband will … Continue reading →

A Pinterest Inspired Biscoff Filled Chocolate Cup


Pinterest has cost me money!!!!  Let me explain.  My husband I are creatures of habit.  Each evening, after we tuck the kiddos into bed we race to our prospective spots on the couch!  My husband grabs the remote, I grab my iPad.  He watches the Golf Channel, I scroll through Pinterest.  I love it!  Pinterest is a feast for my eyes!  It's highly addictive however.  My favorite things to pin are recipes, anything kid related and ideas for the … Continue reading →