Posts in Baking
JJ's First Birthday

Time for a smash cake...well...a healthy smash cake!! Recipe here! 

Nothing and no one can ever prepare you for how it feels to meet your child. When I gave birth to my first son, Grant, 5 years ago he was 6 weeks early and not only were we so unprepared, but we were so scared! I had an entire NICU team in the room when I gave birth and he was in the NICU for 9 days afterward.

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Chocolate Swirled Pumpkin Bread with Spiced Streusel

Is it pumpkin spice season yet?? No? Oh well! As long as they sell canned pumpkin and pumpkin pie spice in the stores, then it's pumpkin spice season in my books. So, I'm making Chocolate Swirled Pumpkin Bread with Spiced Streusel!

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Bonfire Cake

Summer nights aren't complete until you have a bonfire!! So, how about one that you can eat??

This cake is really easy but SUPER impressive! The only things you need for the "fire" are red and butterscotch candies. When you melt them down and give them a swirl with a toothpick, then you have fire.

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Banana Cream Pie

I have to say, banana cream pie can have a bad reputation. It was a big deal back in the 1950's but isn't the most popular dessert in our Instagram era of donuts and cake pops! Well, I am here to change that with my updated Banana Cream Pie recipe!

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Christmas in July Santa Cookie Trays with Waterslide Decal Paper

It is Christmas in July on Hallmark Channel and we are kicking it off in a big way on Home and Family.

These trays are beyond cute, and they turned out to be so much easier than I expected them to be. I wanted to create a 'twas the night before Christmas theme for Scott Wolf, since his family loves that book during the holidays.

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DIY Baptism Cookies

This has been one of my most requested posts ever since the segment went up on Hallmark Channel's Home and Family. Now, I see why! It's not on the Home and Family website. Sorry guys!

I am including the video so that you can see the demo as well. These cookies are decorated on sugar cookies, but you can use gingerbread as well.

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Speckled Egg Cupcakes

My all-time favorite Easter candies are those Cadbury chocolate eggs with the speckled candy shell on the outside! I love them so much that I cannot buy them, because I will eat the entire bag. I don’t mean to be partial, but I happen to like Easter candy better than Halloween candy.

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