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Crossing Over

Crossing Over

I think you’ve crossed over into obsession once you start creating recipes for the frosting you want to use. Though, this isn’t exactly frosting as much as it’s an amazing concoction disguised as an overload of sugar.  All types of sneaky fingers will find their way into this […]

Accomplishment

Accomplishment

I always feel a genuine sense of accomplishment (and a little bit of pride) when I bake something new, and it turns out beautifully. This isn’t always the case, so I’ve developed a habit of involuntarily cringing just a little bit before mustering the courage […]

3.14 Pi(e)

3.14 Pi(e)

For four years I’ve intended to make a pie for pie day, and four years running I’ve neglected to do so. I have no problem making pies for every other day of the year, but for some reason this specific “holiday” eludes me. But not […]

Only Two Rules Apply

Only Two Rules Apply

February is such a fun month for desserts, wherein only two rules apply: #1: Add Chocolate #2: Create Heart Shapes When did anyone ever go wrong by combining these two? I know it, See’s Candies knows it, and any man who ever wanted to do […]

Candy Bar Cupcakes

Candy Bar Cupcakes

At the beginning of the year I shared with you all a special indulgence: Candy Bar Pizza. I told you that this is the dessert I turn to for comfort, but what I left out, this is really the dessert I turn to for a […]

Adjustments

Adjustments

Adjusting to a new schedule really means making time for the things in your life that make you happy. While I love being blue, the requirements of working a 40 hour week doesn’t afford me as much time for baking and blogging, certainly not as […]