• Baking

    Soft Ginger Cookies

    Hi there! One of my favorite things is when I bake and the entire house starts to smell sweet and warm. It’s like lighting a candle but on a much larger scale. Well, these ginger cookies definitely give off that amazing Fall scent when they hit the oven. They are soft in the middle but have a small sweet crunch around the edges. I highly recommend that you make these cookies this Fall season! Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon ginger 3/4 cups unsalted softened butter 2/3 cup white sugar 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1 egg…

  • Fashion

    Fall Flannel Outfit

    Hi there! Today, I am going to be sharing with you the perfect everyday look for this Fall. I have been loving all of the trends this season and I am so excited to get to be able to share another outfit! I am wearing a navy blue short sleeve top with a red and blue flannel over it. Next, I am also wearing some light wash ripped jeans with converse and a super trendy, gold necklace. SHOP THIS LOOK! top and flannel: Old Navy jeans: Old Navy necklace: Altr’d State shoes: Nordstrom I hope that you have been loving fall just as much as I have! Literally every time…

  • Baking

    Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies

    Hi there! Lately I have been obsessed with all of the amazing fall treats that are trending right now. However, sometimes nothing beats an amazing old fashioned cookie. Today we are making old fashioned iced oatmeal cookies. And let me tell you, these cookies are delicious and perfect for any occasion! Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup flour 1/2 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup white granulated sugar 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Ingredients for the icing: 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoons half and half…

  • Fashion

    Red and Blue Plaid Top

    Hi there! I don’t know about you, but I am super excited for fall! I seriously love everything about this season- the clothes, the food, the decor, and everything in between. Today I am coming at you with a super cute outfit specifically for the fall season. I am wearing a red and blue plaid top that is so comfy, plus it feels like you are wearing pajamas all day… I mean, what’s not to like? I paired this top with these ripped light wash jeans and some brown combat boots. SHOP THE LOOK! top: Apricot Lane pants: Old Navy shoes: DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse I am absolutely in love…

  • Baking

    The Pineapple Cake

    Hi there! Today we are tackling one of the biggest trends in today’s food world… desserts that look like different foods, but, that taste like sweet treats. It can be so expensive to buy a cute cake from a bakery, and the cake I’m showing you today costs just a few dollars, depending on what you already have on hand. Today we are making a cake that looks like a pineapple, but tastes like a cake. Call it a food impostor! Ingredients: 2 9 inch cake rounds (whatever flavor you want) 4 cups of yellow frosting (I used buttercream) 1 pineapple top (just slice off the green stem part) Special…

  • Baking

    Oreo Donuts

    Hi there! It’s not a secret that oreos are pretty much everyone’s guilty pleasure. So today, I decided to share a recipe for the best oreo donuts in the world. These baked donuts not only taste amazing, but are super quick and simple to make. Ingredients: 3/4 cup flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1/3 cup milk 1/4 cup canola oil 2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed Directions: Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a donut pan with nonstick spray. Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, brown sugar,…

  • Baking

    Beach Themed Cookies

    Hi there! This summer seriously seems to be flying by, but its definitely not over yet. Anyway, I recently went to the beach and was inspired to make these beach themed cookies. The recipe is the exact same as the the Easter egg cookies I shared with you previously. So today I am just going to be sharing with you these cute beach day designs. DONUTS: Simply cut out circles in the rolled out dough and then cut another circle in the middle of that. Once baked and cooled, spread brown icing onto the cookie and quickly sprinkle on rainbow jimmies to finish the donut cookies. FLIP FLOPS: I just…

  • Baking

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

    Hey there! Recently I have been craving peanut butter cookies like their is no tomorrow. So of course I had to bake up a yummy batch of these delicious cookies. But, if you know anything about me, you know that I also love chocolate. Today we are combining this delicious childhood combo and I am sharing with you these amazing chocolate peanut butter cookies that are to die for. You have got to make these cookies! Ingredients: 2 sticks of unsalted butter (1 cup) softened 1 cup white granulated sugar 1 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup peanut butter (no stir kind) 2 eggs 1 teaspoon…

  • Baking

    Chocolate Tart

    Hi there! Get ready for the best chocolate dessert you will ever taste, because this chocolate tart will blow you away. It’s so easy, so if you need to whip something up for a family or friend get together, this tart is perfect! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups chocolate graham crackers crushed into crumbs 1/2 cup unsalted butter softened 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup unsalted butter softened 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 inch tart pan with some nonstick spray. Add the graham cracker crumbs and butter to a food processor and…

  • Baking

    Fresh Strawberry Lemonade

    Hey there! A glass of ice cold lemonade definitely hits the spot on a hot summer day. But, today we are giving this classic summer drink a delicious twist. This homemade strawberry lemonade is so refreshing and it’s the perfect balance between sweet and sour. I made this sweet little beverage for my family this past Father’s Day and I have to say, it was a huge hit. ENJOY! Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced 6 medium lemons squeezed 6 cups cold water ice Directions: In a saucepan, bring the sugar and water to a boil. Remove from the heat and let the…