Category: Baking

Mini M&M Cookies and Tips to Make Picture Perfect Cookies

Do you take pictures of your cookies?  No?  Just me?  But do you want picture perfect cookies?  You know, cookies that look so good on a platter no one at the holiday party will be able to resist?  Well, I’ve got two tips to help you out with that!

How to make picture perfect cookies!  #bakingOur baking tote was overflowing with chocolate chips, M&Ms, marshmallows, and peanut butter cups so when Cupcake asked if we could bake cookies I couldn’t say no, even though we had just made a No Bake S’moreclair cake to take to a get together.  I had to use up some of those goodies!  We went with the mini M&Ms.  (more…)

Peppermint Rice Krispie Treats

Are you ready for more peppermint treats?  I am!  All the Peppermint Dipped Oreos are gone, so it’s time for Peppermint Rice Krispie Treats!

Peppermint Rice Krispie Treats Every year when the peppermint marshmallows come out I always grab a bag with the intention of making something with them, usually Rice Krispie Treats, but every year I end up eating them straight out of the bag or tossing them on some cocoa. (more…)

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Two Ways (sweet and savory)

Hey!  Happy Thursday to you!  And Happy Halloween Eve!  I thought I’d pop in today with a recipe for you since you might be carving pumpkins tonight!  Or if you’ve already carved them hopefully you still have the seeds.  So, roasted pumpkin seeds.  Which do you prefer?  Sweet or savory?  Surprisingly the savory are my favorite!

Sorting SeedsCupcake isn’t afraid to stick her hand in pumpkin innards and help me dig out the seeds.  Got to love her!  (more…)

Fall Break

Have you missed me this week?  Did you even notice I haven’t posted?  I hope so.  Along with Cupcake’s school I took a fall break this week.  After spending the weekend out of town shopping, eating, and getting pampered with my best mom friends I was ready to tackle another week of stay at home mom life.  Recharged, refreshed and ready.  And good thing, too, because Cupcake didn’t have school all this week.


On Monday we went to Stroller Strength, which is a big deal because Cupcake typically doesn’t like to ride in the stroller.  (more…)