Pumpkin Cheesecake Brown Butter Blondies

By |October 15th, 2014|

Don’t even ask where I’ve been.

You really don’t want to know.  Between being completely uninspired and perfectly content to eat crackers and fruit for dinner to finding out that the house I love for its immense windows and skylights gets either blindingly direct sunlight or tree obscured shade (neither of which is conducive to food […]

White Chocolate Carrot Cake Blondies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

By |July 21st, 2014|

I’ve heard people say that children grow up in an instant.

You’re cradling your baby gently in your arms one moment, and the next, they’re dashing about on their own, a whirlwind of childhood glory.  Before you know it, they’re all grown up and independent and on their own, navigating the world as young adults.

Or so […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

By |May 12th, 2014|

Let me tell you something guys.  I have an awesome mom.


And an fabulous second, Puerto Rican mom.  Here we are just after my college graduation. I am amazingly lucky to have these two women in my life–a very loving thank you to them, and all the moms out there, for everything you do!

Ok, now […]

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Almond Guava Crunch Bars

By |March 31st, 2014|

Don’t forget the CliqueMe sponsored SimpleHuman giveaway ends today at 12pm EST!  Click here for details on how to enter!!

I had such grand plans for catching up on some seriously needed blog material this weekend.

But as I’m sure you can already tell, by the mere fact that I started this sentence with “but,” we both […]

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Malted Peanut Butter Blondies

By |February 12th, 2014|

In exactly one a week, there is going to be some silence around these parts, for which I apologize profusely in advance.

I’m not abandoning you, I swear, it’s just that I’m kinda, sorta being dragged to China…just kidding.  About the being dragged part. The rest is true!  I’m going to China!  Finally!

By that I mean […]

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Chewy Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Bars

By |January 15th, 2014|

Have you ever come across a recipe or food concept that just totally blew your mind?

I’m not talking about elaborately decorated layer cakes or tiny petit fours with ridiculous fillings, I’m talking about a simple notion that just takes your brain by storm and makes you wonder why you didn’t stumble upon it sooner.

This happened […]

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Homemade Fig Newton Bars

By |December 4th, 2013|

I’m going to keep plodding along on the trail of DIY goodies because, well, I might not be on this path again for a long time and I want to make this round worthwhile.  And maybe also just to prove to myself that I can do these kinds of things.

Everyone needs a little pat on […]

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