Archive for the ‘Dessert’ Category

Cookies & Cream Cake

Happy Birthday to Us! (Cookies & Cream Cake)

Today is our birthday! Sadly, we’re 500 miles apart and can’t celebrate together. We can, however, drool over the cakes we each made for ourselves. I loved the cake we made together last year so much and wasn’t sure... Read more
Portrait Sugar Cookies

Portrait Sugar Cookies

My boy is a kindergarten graduate! How stinkin’ cute is he?? I wanted to make a special treat for the kids in Luke’s class on the last day of kindergarten. I came across these amazing cookies and knew I... Read more
Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

It’s time for some more cupcakes! These are so so good. You’ve probably guessed that anything cookies-and-cream is my favorite, and with Oreos in the cupcake and the frosting, these cupcakes are double as good! These cupcakes are so... Read more
Samoa Cupcakes

Samoa Cupcakes

Fall semester began last week, which meant that my first official day back to work after summer break happened to be on our birthday. Even though Jen and I had already baked our own birthday cake, I decided to make some... Read more
Fudgy Cookies and Cream Cake

It’s Our Birthday! {Fudgy Cookies and Cream Cake}

  Today is our birthday and for the first time in a long time, we were able to celebrate together! Well, not on our actual birthday, but the weekend before. Our brother, Matt, was in town too, so we celebrated... Read more
Grandma’s Oatmeal Crispies

Grandma’s Oatmeal Crispies

It doesn’t yet seem real for either of us, but our grandma passed away last week at the age of 89. Fortunately I was able to come home a few days before to help Jen take care of her.... Read more
Carly's 1st birthday party

Carly’s 1st Birthday Party! (Part 1)

Last month we celebrated our sweet girl’s first birthday not once, but twice!  We had a small bonfire/party here in Georgia, and another party for family and friends in Indiana. I kept the parties simple with an outdoorsy theme... Read more
Salted Caramel + Nutella Stuffed Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted Caramel and Nutella Stuffed Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

I liked these cookies so much that I made them twice in one week. One batch of eleven (big) cookies just wasn’t enough! Now that the second batch is gone, I’m actually wishing for more. I may be in trouble, especially since... Read more
Hot Chocolate Cheesecake

Hot Chocolate Cheesecake

Before the holidays, I was looking for a new dessert recipe to make for a party and knew this was the one as soon as I saw it. It was pretty and looked fancy, yet seemed simple enough to... Read more
Cookie Exchange

Christmas Cookie Exchange Party (3rd Annual)

A couple of weeks ago, Rebecca and I hosted our 3rd annual Christmas Cookie Exchange! We both love crafting and baking, so we had lots of fun planning this party. We put our secret Christmas Cookie Exchange Pinterest board to... Read more