We All Scream for Ice Cream & Sunday Features {84}

We All Scream for Homemade Ice Cream at Sunday Features {84}! Welcome, friends. 🙂 Yay! It’s a holiday weekend! I hope you have something SUPER FUN planned with the special peeps in your life!  And just in time for a (hopefully) warm and sunny July 4th celebration, we are featuring several homemade ice cream recipes that are sure to please! Sweet Cream S’mores Ice Cream from The Real Thing Coake Family | No Churn Honey Nut Ice Cream from Honey and {Read More}

Super Delish Pecan Pie Cookies

I am LOVIN’ holiday baking this year! This one is one of my new favorites: Pecan Pie Cookies. Which is ironic. because I thought I didn’t like pecan pie. Turns out, I do! Thanks to these yummy cookies. Eating one of these cookies is like indulging a mini pecan pie made for one. Which the hubs definitely gives a two thumbs up!  And I have to say… these were really easy to make. I used Pillsbury refrigerated pie crust, but can {Read More}

Oh-So-Delicious Maraschino Cherry White Chocolate Cookies

These cookies are seriously good! I love the combination of the white chocolate and the cherries. Plus, they’re pretty and festive for the holidays!  One thing I always love about fall weekends is that they seem to be less hectic and busy than those of summer. I love nothing more than baking and relaxing with a good book. Last weekend I baked up these tasty cookies and enjoyed reading on my new NOOK GlowLight Plus. I’m so excited to have an eReader {Read More}

Simply Adorable Halloween Cupcakes

I hope these Halloween Cupcakes provide inspiration for your own cute creations! I’m gonna be honest. I’m really not a baker. And that’s an understatement! The motto for my desserts is that they always TASTE better than they LOOK. So I have a few favorites I’ve mastered. Or at least that I’ve made often enough that I don’t completely mess them up. So wasn’t I lucky to get two daughters-in-law (Shandi and Rachel) who love to bake and are extremely talented and {Read More}

Oh So Easy, Oh So Delicious: Salted Caramel Brownie Trifle

I have found my new go-to dessert for entertaining. Easy to make? The simplest… five minutes, tops. Impressive to guests? Yup. Delicious? Check. In fact, Tom officially named it as his favorite dessert I’ve ever made. I’m talking about layers of brownie, caramel, whipped cream, mini chips and chocolate syrup. Yum!  I adapted this from a similar dessert over at Crazy Little Projects, where she made everything from scratch (and I imagine it’s quite amazing!). I, on the other hand, didn’t have {Read More}

S’mores Bites – Betcha Can’t Eat Just One!

I love to eat s’mores WAY more often than I have the opportunity to actually make them over a fire. Thanks to this little recipe, I can have s’mores bites anytime I wish! They are just as amazing, chocolately and gooey-goodness messy as the classic version of s’mores. And they really don’t take long to make! Here are the steps, followed by the recipe. INGREDIENTS 7 whole graham crackers, finely crushed (equals one cup) 1/4 cup powdered sugar 6 tablespoons butter, {Read More}