Quick and Easy Chicken Fried Rice

Life is busy. Crazy busy. It doesn’t matter who you are or how complicated your life is, it’s probably still full of things you want to accomplish every day. I know mine is. I have about a million and one things I want to cross off my list every day. I’m lucky to get 2 […]

My Love Affair with Cheesecake

I have a bit of a thing for cheesecake. And I’m very particular about the texture of it. I like it thick and creamy. In fact, I don’t even order cheesecake at most restaurants because I’m afraid it just won’t be right. And if something isn’t right, why waste the calories? Growing up, I always […]

Tutorial: Hand-painting pretty words onto fondant cake

One of my favorite parts about the cake that I recently made for my mom’s birthday is the personalized things written on the fondant around the top layer. It made the cake special and it made my mom cry. Rock on. However I was slightly terrified of actually writing onto the cake, since my handwriting […]

My Mom is 60 and Fabulous!

My mom is by far one of the best people I know. And she’s definitely the best mom. She’s always been there for me and we have so much fun together. She is one of my best friends. Her birthdays have always been fun occasions. I remember as kids, my brother and I would love […]

Soft and Chewy Caramel Clusters

I love caramel. In any form. And these caramel cluster cookies from my childhood are delicious. Soft and chewy with a little crunch. And they are so easy to make. Only 4 ingredients! The hardest part is not eating the caramels as you unwrap them. I have never accomplished that, so I dare you to […]

Not Your Usual Chimichurri, but Better!

Chimichurri wasn’t something my husband and I ever had before moving to South Florida after college. But we quickly fell in love with it. Now, I usually prefer a little steak with my chimichurri. I pile the stuff on every bite. Any time we’d go to a restaurant and see a menu item with chimichurri […]

Free Printable Tiki Party Cupcake Toppers!

Who doesn’t love a good Tiki Party?! Coconut bras and drinks, leis, grass skirts. Sounds like fun to me! And a great excuse to dress up, no less.   So I made these cupcake toppers for an engagement party for one of my very best friends and one of my favorite couples! They’d be great […]

Which Prenatal Vitamin is Right for You?

I am a planner. Whenever I can plan ahead, I do. If I have planned to do something and you switch it up on me all of a sudden, it takes me a minute to adjust. Now if I know I’m going to be in a situation where I can’t really plan for anything, and […]