Trend Alert :: Churros

Churros

I hope you all had a great Memorial Day weekend, and start to summer. We had out-of-town guests and spent the entire time going to the pool, eating, drinking, and laughing about old times. I can’t tell you how important my old friends are to me, especially as I get older and find that it’s […]

For the Love of Chocolate :: Gifts & Treats

chocolate gifts and treats

PIN this Post We’re all girls here, right {maybe 5 guys out there reading}? Who doesn’t love chocolate?!! Well, here are 4 delicious ways to get your chocolate fix and you don’t even have to drag out the mixer or warm up the oven. Some recent chocolate goodies I’ve had the pleasure of sampling are: […]

DIY :: How to Make Chocolate Nests

hanging cages diy

I have a long over due tutorial to share with you today, and it’s something I’ve used in a couple of different parties I’ve styled – chocolate candy nests.  These chocolate nests are so cute and appropriate for Spring and Easter entertaining, as well as Nesting showers, or Woodland birthday parties. I’m not the genius […]

Trend Alert :: Cookie Shots

cookie and milk shots

You all are familiar with the Cronut® craze of 2013, right? Well, the same creative brain who brought you the Cronut® has now created a new sensation known as the #cookieshot. Dominique Ansel Bakery is in New York city and I’m jealous just knowing that those New Yorkers can head over any time for a sweet treat. […]

14 Savory & Sweet Pie Recipes

14 pie recipes

I think I’m the only person who has not minded this cold winter. Granted I don’t live in Michigan or Illinois, but here in Virginia where temperatures have been consistently hitting the 20’s and below, it’s cold for us.  It really doesn’t bother me though – I love wearing stylish coats and hats! What I […]

16 Decadent Chocolate Dessert Recipes

16 chocolate dessert recipes

Usually I’m not overly concerned with eating desserts.  I’d rather spend my time grazing over the savory appetizers {cheese, bacon, puff pastry} or comforting side dishes {potatoes, mac n’cheese} at a party or meal.  Don’t get me wrong, there are certain sweets that I go bananas for like bars and pies, and like most girls […]

Lightened Up Apple-Berry Galette

light apple berry galette

Was your new years resolution to eat “better,” but you still have a sweet tooth?  If I didn’t work with food a lot in my job I wouldn’t eat as many sweets – in fact, how do food bloggers in general, stay slim or fit??  Admittedly my kryptonite is savory appetizers, but I do love […]