10 posts tagged Sweets

Holiday Gift Idea: Homemade Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Dark chocolate and peppermint always remind me of my sister.  She definitely has a sweet tooth and loves when the holidays bring an abundance of peppermint treats.  Since we live on opposite ... Continue Reading

Virginia Feature: Halloween Elmo Cupcakes

When my daughter was nine months old, I went back to work. As I was making the transition from full time mom to part-time working mom, my husband and I searched high and low for dolls to comfort her ... Continue Reading

Maple Bacon Donuts – Recreating a Vacation Memory

In February my toddler and I flew across the country to visit family in San Fransisco.  This was a momentous trip considering it was my son's first flight and he was meeting his new cousin.  The ... Continue Reading

Virginia Feature: Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Chocolate is a treat associated with feelings of affection. Smelling and eating chocolate can create sensations of happiness and love. With it’s slight caffeine content, chocolate even has the ... Continue Reading

It’s Time to Celebrate! Nautical Theme 1st Birthday Cookies

My nephew was turning one and I wanted to create a cookie in honor of his birthday.  The birthday party was being held on Cape Cod, so naturally it was a nautical theme.  Whale and sailboat cookies ... Continue Reading

California Feature: Camping and S’mores

When you think of camping, what comes to mind? Sure, the fresh air, relaxation and adventure. But, c’mon…what really comes to your mind first? S’MORES! Am I right? For as long as I can ... Continue Reading

Soft and Sweet Cinnamon Rolls

Making my first batch of cinnamon rolls was an adventure.  This past spring my family and I took a trip to Cape Cod and during that trip we found a new coffee shop.  In need of some caffeine we ... Continue Reading

Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

One of the most requested treats my toddler asks for when he and I are out running errands is an "oatmeal cookie".  So you can imagine his excitement over us baking them together at home.  He and I ... Continue Reading

California Road Trip: Donuts & the Beach Family Tradition

I’ve been camping with my family since I was about three years old and my husband is a camper too, so camping has always been something we’ve done ever since we’ve gotten together. And that ... Continue Reading

Cape Cod Road Trip: The Chatham Candy Manor

I have been visiting the Chatham Candy Manor, in Chatham, Ma, since I was a child, so the ability to bring my son to a place that holds so many fond memories is a thrill.  My toddler has now enjoyed ... Continue Reading