Hot Chocolate Dream Cake!

Hot Chocolate Dream Cake*

Jorge and I kicked off a 10 day Christmas “Stay-cation” on Friday and we are both so excited. We kicked off the weekend by doing a whole lot of nothing. I baked, we caught up on some TV shows and played with the girls. We didn’t really take a...
Peppermint Patty Cookies: dark chocolate cookies, creamy peppermint frosting and an extra chocolate drizzle!

Peppermint Patty Cookies*

The girls are finally getting old enough where I don’t have to cook and bake while they are taking their one nap a day. This is a HUGE hurdle. Of course this has also presented new challenges. They are into ALL of my cabinets. The dog’s food. They get...
Chocolate and Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies!

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies*

It’s cookie season and I spent all day today in the kitchen baking away. I wish I could say I was listening to some Christmas music, but we were watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse for the 100th time. Happy babies, happy mama. I bought some really cute three tier cookie...
Meringue Christmas Trees - a light crispy "cookie"!

Meringue Christmas Trees*

Christmas is FULL BLOWN in our house. I am, of course, the most excited person in the house since the girls don’t really grasp it yet. The house has been decked to the nines on the outside and inside and I am already dreading New Years when I have...