Banana (Nut) Bread

Hands up if you have ever spent $2.95 a few times a week at Starbucks for a Banana Nut Bread! ME! OMG! ME! I get how easy it is to just grab and go, picking up a warmed banana nut bread from Starbucks is JUST SO EASY! What if I told you there is a… Continue Reading


Simple, Versatile Gingerbread Cookies

It’s Holiday Season! This can mean many things: gifts, Santa Claus, Hanukkah, debt, etc. But for me, this season means COOKIES! More specifically, gingerbread cookies! Now that school is out (both my graduate school and elementary school for my kiddos), I have time to BAKE! Growing up, I never made gingerbread cookies. We always bought… Continue Reading


Cute Carrot Cupcakes

So…parents always tell us that vegetables are good for us… but do us children ever listen? Rarely. When I first got glasses in 4th grade, my mom told me that it was because I did not eat enough carrots. While that might have been true (the fact that I did not eat enough carrots), was my… Continue Reading


Snickerdoodle Minis

Guess what Wednesday, September 21st is?!?!? It is two things: (1) It is the last day of summer insert sobs here, and (2) it is also the last day of my summer/pre-fall term for my masters program insert YAYS here! I have made it a fourth of the way through graduate school! In order to… Continue Reading


Monster Cookies

One of my fondest memories from my childhood revolves around a cookie (I know, typical huh?) My first holiday in the U.S. that I remember is Halloween. In my 2nd grade class, we had all gathered at the rug, and my teacher read us a book titled Monster Mash and then she played us the… Continue Reading