Mini Gingerbread

I have a weakness. I really like buttercream. Well, these days it's "buttercream", but still. Back in the day, I was a sucker for bakery cakes with buttercream. Heaven forbid somebody bring a cake with that fake, fluffy, whipped creamy type frosting. Very disappointing. And how about Double Doozies from Great American Cookie Company? Yeah.…

An Ode to Pumpkin

Updated 9/26/14 This past weekend my husband and I drove to Ohio to see our girls play volleyball! One of the perks of a road trip is being able to stop at Starbucks. Coffee has become a treat rather than an everyday occasion since I jumped on the tea band wagon.  You cannot imagine my excitement…

Veggies’ Best Friend (…and mine, too!)

The other day my husband and I were invited to a get together at some close friends of ours. Typically when we do this, everyone brings a dish to share. This time however, we were instructed to just bring ourselves. And being that I had little to no time to make anything, that was a…