12 Must Try Summer Desserts

root beer float

Summertime and the living is easy….or rather lets make that the desserts! There is nothing I love better than a sweet and easy summer dessert. There’s a time and a place for fancy footwork in the kitchen and its not when its 1,000 degrees inside the kitchen. Make ahead stuff that you can knock out… 

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KitchenAid Stand Mixer Giveaway


Paaaaarrrttttaaayyyy! I am cleaning and painting all this week at the new house (yes yes yes! 1,000x) but because I love ya I thought I’d put together a little something special to celebrate. I’ve partnered with some of my favorite bloggy friends to bring you an awesome KitchenAid Stand Mixer giveaway! For reals my mixer… 

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It Actually Happened!?!?!


Do you ever have moments where you wonder what the heck you are doing and if something is ever going to come through? Not to sound overly dramatic but the last 4 1/2 months I have felt like this every. single. day. And because of more than one disappointing experience in our early married life… 

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S’more Cupcakes


Chocolate cupcakes dipped in chocolate ganache and graham cracker crumbs then topped with an oven toasted marshmallow.  Oh be still my heart. Whoever kicked off this “make everything in the entire culinary world into one big giant s’more fest”….thank you. The world is a better place because there are more excuses to stuff marshmallows into… 

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Chocolate Buttermilk Olive Oil Cupcakes

Chocolate Buttermilk Olive Oil Cupcakes: The perfect chocolate cupcake!

Buttermilk and olive oil add a pleasant subtle tang and a slight crisp to the exterior of these moist chocolate cupcakes.  I think there should be a rule about chocolate cupcakes…..they absolutely without a shadow of a doubt must be moist. There I said it. I recently discovered that some people have some weird freak… 

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