This carrot cake sets the now high standard for carrot cakes everywhere. It’s insanely moist and filled with raisins and pecans. Most of its flavor comes from brown sugar, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, and (of course) shredded carrots. Normally, I’m not the biggest fan of carrot cakes. I’ve had far too many dry, flavorless versions, and …

These gingerbread bars are are an incredibly soft and chewy Christmas dessert. Because they are so simple to make, they are a great alternative to making individual gingerbread men. However, you can use the same recipe to do cut out gingerbread cookies (find my recipe here.) It’s a family recipe that always has me recalling Christmas …

This post is sponsored by GoodPop When you hear ‘Frozen Hot Chocolate’ you may find yourself thinking of the famous dessert found in New York City at Serendipity. The dessert is rich, creamy and full of chocolate flavors…and it’s something you can make easily in your own kitchen! Your family can make these with a …

This post is sponsored by GoodPop. This caramel sauce is so very delicious. What’s even better? It’s made with just three simple ingredients and comes together in less than 7 minutes. It makes the perfect drizzling addition to any sweet treat, but especially these GoodPop Cold Brew Latte frozen pops! Forget a caramel macchiato. This is …

Some days a simple chocolate chip cookie doesn’t cut it. Some days call for a thick, crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside cookie bar. On those days you just want something extra…this recipe is for you! This is my grandma’s recipe for chocolate chip cookies, just baked in a rectangle pan – so …

This post is sponsored by Nature’s Bakery. I know it’s January and everyone is filling your feeds with cleanses, whole30 and the like…but posting a new chocolate dessert recipe is way more my style. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge healthy lifestyle advocate, but I see healthy living as more of an intuitive eating …

Traditions are what make the holidays magical in my opinion. Whether your traditions are cutting down a tree every year or baking with friends and family, it’s those very memories that you likely hold onto and look forward to all year round. It’s probably no surprise to you that one of our traditions is a …

Just in time for all your Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving gatherings – here is the promised recipe for apple crisp! If you follow me over on Instagram, you may recall we did a poll about how you prefer your apple crisp. I’m a girl who likes it tart and not overly sweet. I know it’s dessert…but apples …

Let’s be honest: most pumpkin recipes came flooding into your feeds starting September 1st. It’s a lot like how retail introduces Christmas the minute Halloween ends. Too early, in my opinion! BUT – I do love a good pumpkin recipe, and this pumpkin bread is a family favorite that doesn’t last long when baked. It’s …

Christmas is one of my favorite times for so many reasons – and as more Christmases pass by, the more intense my focus on creating vivid memories with family becomes. There is no other holiday that stirs up memories of my childhood as much as this one. There were always weekends spent together in my …

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