A trifle is a classic British dessert made with a thin layer of cake, traditionally soaked in sherry, topped with layers of preserves, custard, and cream. Trifles can be relatively simple to make or as complex as you want to make them. Trifles are easy to customize to your specific tastes and flavor … [Read more...] about Triple-Berry Cheesecake Trifle
Due to COVID-19, pretty much all of the usual things we would do for Halloween have been cancelled. So we are going to have some family-only fun this year. We are going to use my firepit and make s'mores (one of our favorite activities), have some good food, maybe watch some spooky movies, and just … [Read more...] about Hauntingly Good (and simple) Halloween Cake
As I've mentioned a few times before, my family LOVES hot chocolate. It's one of our favorite cold weather treats. My girls like to drink their hot chocolate with lots and lots of marshmallows. I mean, who doesn't, right? Actually, I prefer mine with fresh whipped cream. But that has changed since I … [Read more...] about Homemade Almond Flavored Marshmallows
Holy Cow! Where did this year go?!? Wasn't March just last week? As much as I'm ready for this year to be over I'm in denial that Thanksgiving is over and we are just a few short weeks away from Christmas! While the holiday season is going to look a lot different this year, we can still enjoy … [Read more...] about Houseful of Christmas Cookies
These Peppermint Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies are one of my favorite holiday treats (but you don't have to wait until Christmas to make them!). They are scrumptious, whether filled with marshmallow fluff, whipped cream, ice cream or even canned frosting! PS you can also use the dough to make … [Read more...] about Peppermint Hot Chocolate Whoopie Pies
Unearth Hope*, a non-profit company based in Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, operates as a guest of international agencies. In partnership with these agencies, they seek to equip the women and children of Guatemala with the tools to end the cycle of poverty. Their tools** include medical exams, eye … [Read more...] about Chocolate Candy Cane Kiss Cookies & The Great Quetzal Cookie Run.