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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Layered Dessert

Ah Fall…the weather begins to cool down, the leaves begin to change, and it’s time to begin baking with all the wonderful flavors – apple, caramel, pecans – oh yes...


Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes From Sweetopia

When autumn leaves start to fall.. Sweetopia makes beautiful gum paste leaves on top of chocolate caramel cupcakes. Check it out on her blog.


Recipe: Blackberry Cobbler Cupcakes

There is only one thing that is better than blackberry cobbler, and that is blackberry cobbler cupcakes. These consist of a cupcake flavored with orange zest, vanilla extract, whole black...


Hot Cocoa Recipe: Homemade Holiday Inspiration

Over the years, some of the best gifts that I have received for Christmas have been homemade, very simple things. The saying goes “it’s the thought that counts,” and rea...


Lemon Mochi Basil Cupcakes

There are a number of different “classic” cupcake combinations, but one can become tired of them pretty quickly. If you’re tired of the usual vanilla and chocolate cupca...


1 Pot Chicken Enchilada Pasta

I’m a huge fan of quick and delicious meals with very few dishes to clean! This 1 Pot Chicken Enchilada Pasta is cheesy and fabulous! Feel free to use any type of meat you have in y...


Five Questions With A Food Founder: Michael Horn of Craft Coffee

This is the inaugural interview of our Five Questions With A Food Founders Interview Series.  We talked to Michael Horn of Craft Coffee, a coffee subscription start-up based in Brooklyn. ...


Christmas Wall Art: Homemade Holiday Inspiration

Decorating our home for the Holidays is my favorite thing. Really, I put up 12 Christmas Trees, I must love it! But often, even though a lot of the house is decorated, the walls seem to n...


Cherry Pie Cupcakes

White cake mix, a whole (pitted) fresh cherry and some creative topping all combine to make these cherry pie cupcakes into tasty showstoppers. While the batter is easy to make (just combi...


Cupcake Wars in Germany!

This past weekend, an organization in my community held a Cupcake Wars to raise money to support the 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment here at USAG Bavaria: Grafenwoehr/Vilseck, Germany....


Handmade Gift Wrapping Paper: Homemade Holiday Inspiration

Butcher’s paper, twine, ribbon and evergreens make this beautiful Handmade Gift Wrapping Paper. Add a very special touch to your Holiday presents with these creative gift wrapping i...


Cupcake Stand DIY By Renee Adler

Yes, you too can DIY a cupcake stand. Renee Adler of Cute Simple Stuff shows you how. Check out the video below.


Copycat Twinkie Cupcakes

The trick to making a tasty copycat “Twinkie”- like cupcake involves mastering the sponge cake. While sponge cakes aren’t overly hard to make, their recipes do contain s...


5 Ingredient Pumpkin Cheesecake Whoopie Pies

Can you believe you’re just 5 ingredients away from these delicious cookies from pumpkin heaven? Fluffy whipped cream cheesecake filling sandwiched between soft pumpkin cookies. Mmm...


Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups: Homemade Holiday Inspiration

One of the best traditions during the Holiday season is baking Christmas cookies. Our family loves it, and I’m guessing yours does too. We have tried some amazing chocolate chip coo...


Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Fall is my favorite season to bake! With all the delicious flavors to enjoy – pumpkin, cinnamon, apples, caramel and more – how can you wrong? These Caramel Apple Cupcakes sta...


Lavender Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Frosting

When it comes to unusual cupcake ingredients, dried lavender (the edible variety from a spice shop) and honey are probably at the top of most people’s lists. However, these lavender...


Christmas Mantel: Homemade Holiday Inspiration

It’s here! The 100 Days of Homemade Holiday Inspiration has begun! We had such a great response last year, and all of you asked for us to run the series again, so here we are. Can y...


Cupcake Wars

On Saturday, I took part in Cupcake Wars!  Well… not THE Cupcake Wars, but a fundraiser in my community for the Cougar Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports the Arm...



Brown Butter Captain America Shield M&M Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

This shop has been compensated by #Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Why have a chocolate chip cookie when you can have a brown butter giant cake size...


Bittersweet Chocolate and Cardamom Cupcakes

Chocolate cupcakes are an excellent, classic dessert. However, add in some cardamom and switch the chocolate over to a bittersweet (not semisweet) variety and you have an interesting and ...


Pumpkin Nutella Cupcakes

Pumpkin Cupcakes topped with creamy Nutella frosting.  I just couldn’t help myself after making those incredible Pumpkin Nutella Muffins last week! I added some fun sprinkles to rea...


Take 5 Cupcakes

Inspired by the Take 5 candy bars these Take 5 Cupcakes have the flavors of chocolate, peanut butter, pretzels, and caramel. The delicious and thick batter made with sour cream and chocol...


Making a Natural Difference

Do you love nature? I know I do, so much that I intentionally designed my office and my desk so I can enjoy the trees and wildlife right outside my many windows. However too many times we...