hot chocolate with cardamon marshmallows

Hot Chocolate with Cardamom Marshmallows

Happy Monday friends! It’s going to be a short and sweet week with Thanksgiving just right around the corner. Good thing it’s cold and we can stay in with cozy hot drinks like this...

Everyone timecapsule wardrobe needs a classic holiday red sweater. The bold, bright color is striking and perfect for the holiday season.

Fashion Fridays: Holiday Red Sweater

Classic Red Sweater, Old Navy Skinny Jeans, Crown Vintage Bootie, Flannel Blanket Scarf, Necklace with Charms and Tassel The holiday season is upon us! One of my favorite times of the year and needless...

 A beautiful holiday cranberry ginger pear pie with tender pears, tart cranberries and spicy ginger that warms you up on those cold winter days!

Cranberry Ginger Pear Pie

A beautiful holiday cranberry ginger pear pie with tender pears, tart cranberries and spicy ginger that warms you up on those cold winter days! (Originally published Nov 2013. Recipe and pictures updated Nov 2017)...

sweet potato cupcakes

Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Marshmallow Frosting

Happy Monday friends!! I hope you had a good weekend and are getting ready for the holiday season. We went to the mall this weekend to get a few winter items for the baby...

mom's pumpkin chocolate chip cake recipe

Mom’s Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake

I am back with another family legacy recipe for you. This time it’s mom’s pumpkin chocolate chip cake. Like this Grandma’s Apple cake recipe, this legacy recipe is not from my side of the...

Add a little color to your classic apple pie with cranberries. This cranberry apple pie is the perfect combination of sweet and tart in every slice.

Cranberry Apple Pie

Happy Tuesday friends! It’s pie season and I am on a mission to practice my pie art.  I find myself whipping up old and new favorites just so I can make pretty crust. This...

The Locals Guide to Syracuse: 5 Best Fall Activities

From a Syracuse local, these are the 5 best fall activities that are a must-do! Everything from the best local apple orchards to fun fall festivals. I know we are almost at the end...

Fashion Fridays: Cozy Fall Sweaters

Cozy fall sweaters are a fall must-have. Pair with jeans and a scarf for an easy look. Here are a few of my favorites perfect for any budget. It’s been a while since we...

Pear almond galette

Pear Almond Galette

I am back again with another galette. This time with fall’s unsung hero – pears. This pear almond galette is a fall must-have with juicy tender pears cooked inside flaky puff pastry. Simple, delightful...

This brown butter cake with maple caramel buttercream starts with a rich nutty brown butter cake wrapped in a sweet maple caramel buttercream.

Brown Butter Cake with Maple Caramel Buttercream

I fell in love with naked cakes all over again a few weeks ago when I made my first wedding cake for a friend’s wedding. Aren’t they just elegant and beautiful? They are the...

5-Ingredient Brownie Energy Bites

Hello friends! Happy Monday. Hope you had a great fall weekend. I have a different type of recipe for you today. One that is sweet, indulgent AND healthy. Not our usual combinations around here...

Here are my favorite places that must be on your Charleston eats list. From fried chicken to shrimp & grits, these are some of the best eats in the city.

Travel Bites: Charleston Eats

Planning a visit to Charleston, SC? These must-go places need to be on your Charleston eats list. From fried chicken to shrimp & grits to Jeni’s ice cream, you will enjoy some of the best eats the city has to...