Cinnamon Apples with Bourbon Syrup

Cinnamon Apples cooked in butter and sugar make the perfect topping for fluffy sweet bread. The bourbon drizzle is like icing on the cake!

Cinnamon apples are cooked in butter and brown sugar then set over sliced sweet bread. Each serving is drenched in a simple bourbon syrup. My five-year old skips a lot.  I started noticing the skipping when we'd take the dog for a walk.  Her happy little legs would be skipping in front of me while I’d be left to bring up the rear.  Every four or five skips, my daughter would do a leap, with her arms swinging over her head to propel her … Continue reading →

Peach Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

Peach cake with lots of fresh peaches and cinnamon and frosted with a an easy brown sugar frosting! #walmartproduce

This post has been sponored by SocialStars #WalmartProduce.  I’m honored to be partnered to bring you these tasty recipes! Peach cake made with fresh peaches and cinnamon and topped with the most perfect brown sugar frosting!  This peach cake is a wonderful way to enjoy the season’s best! Peaches remind me of vacation.  I remember a few years ago me and my family took a short trip to Michigan.  Our last night there, we … Continue reading →

Lime Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream Frosting

Raspberry Buttercream Frosting is sweet and creamy and perfect fro tart lime cupcakes!

Raspberry buttercream frosting adds some sweetness to these tart lime cupcakes! I’ve been sitting on these cupcakes for almost a month now.  I actually made them for my own birthday.  Typically I buy myself a rich, luxurious opera cream cake for my birthday.  That cake is the only cake we eat that hasn’t been made by me. It’s a gorgeous cake, but a little on the expensive side.  I’ve been feeling cheap lately and … Continue reading →

Lemon Curd & Mascarpone Grilled Cheese

Tart lemon curd and creamy mascarpone cheese hidden between sweet pound cake for a dessert grilled cheese!

Tart lemon curd and creamy mascarpone cheese are tucked inside grilled pound cake for a dessert grilled cheese! I’ve had a baking freeze after our vacation.  It wasn’t really intentional, I just haven’t found the time.  Between baseball, tennis lessons, day camps and summer parties, I find I barely have time to cook let alone bake!  It’s giving me the shakes.  I think I’m going through baking withdrawal. I am so desperate for homemade … Continue reading →

Peach Cobbler Milkshake #IDelight

Peach Cobble with a cool twist! Peach ice cream, peaches and International Delight Cinabon Creamer make one creamy milkshake thats perfect for summer! #IDelight

 Peach ice cream, peaches, cookies and International Delights all combine for the perfect frosty treat!   My family and I played kick ball in the front yard a few weeks ago.  I hadn’t played kickball in YEARS!!  I had a blast playing it with my husband and kids, but I have to say it was one of those games that I absolutely hated playing when I was a kid!  Nothing made me more painfully aware of my inept athleticism than kickball and … Continue reading →

Sweet Tea Lemon Bars

A shortbread crusts holds a sweet and tart filling infused with sweet tea. A lemony glaze rests right on top!

I have been compensated for this post, but I assure that all opinions are 100% my own! Simple lemon bars with shortbread crust, a sweet tea infused lemon filling and fresh mint!  A lemony glaze rests on top!  A refreshingly simple dessert! There was a time when I actually drank my coffee black and my tea straight up.  I was hard core, although I’m not really sure how that ever got started.  I’ve always been very fond of very sweet things.  My … Continue reading →

Strawberry Lime Sorbet

Refreshing, cool, fruity and sweet strawberry lime sorbet. #WalmartProduce

This strawberry lime sorbet was made with #Walmartproduce as a sponsored post from Socialstars.  All opinions are my very own. Strawberry Lime sorbet is made with plump, ripe strawberries and tangy limes. A refreshing, simple, fruity and cool summertime dessert! I remember going strawberry picking as a kid.  There was a farm fairly close to our house.  I remember feeling like the drive to the farm took forever.  I guess … Continue reading →

S’Mores Ice Cream Sandwiches

These ice cream sandwiches are not for the faint of heart! Thick chocolate cookies, marhsmallow ice cream and graham cracker crumbs!

I have been compensated for this post.  All opinions are 100% my own.  I am a huge lover of ice cream and would be sharing this with you regardless!   Who needs S’mores?  These ice cream sandwiches have all the flavor of a S’more!   Chocolate cookies are held together with homemade marshmallow ice cream and then dipped in graham cracker crumbs! The best local ice cream shop has the massive ice cream sandwiches called “Chip Wheelies." … Continue reading →

Coconut Key Lime Cake

Coconut Key Lime Cake |

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 →