How to Stack Cake Layers | Vanilla Buttermilk Cake

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As many of you know, I struggle with making “pretty” food.  Each time I try, there seems to be some hang up along the way that sends my brilliant (not really) ideas into droopy lopsided pitifulness.  However, I was determined to make a birthday cake for Matt and his dad, and figured it was the…

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Pumpkin Pasties from Harry Potter

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Confession:  I am a Harry Potter nut. Really, I am.  I love those books with every fiber of my being.  The movies (though the books are way, WAY better) are a source of comfort for me.  Having a bad day?  Well, then I’m gonna pour a glass of wine, pile up on the couch with…

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Apple Cinnamon with Oat Bran Crust Pop Tart Copycat

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Homemade Apple Cinnamon Pop-Tarts with Oat Bran Crust I was recently thinking about all of the abhorrent things I used to eat as a kid, and of course, my memory of Pop Tarts swam to the surface.  Ah yes, those beloved little squares of cardboard with an ingredient list full of words I can’t even pronounce….

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31 Days of Halloween #5: Peanut Butter Vanilla Pie

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Peanut Butter Vanilla No-Bake Pie I had some extra pie crusts left over in the freezer from our chocolate pies a few weeks ago, so I whipped up this cute and easy recipe.  Garnished with candy corn, they’d make a great treat for any Halloween gathering!  I submitted this recipe as a guest post over…

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Minny’s Mini Chocolate Pie

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The Help is no doubt one of the summer’s biggest blockbusters, and has been dominating the box office sales week after week.  I read the book earlier this summer and thought it was amazing.  I was highly entertained by the movie, though as is usual for me, I thought the book was better.  Regardless, whether…

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