Making Christmas Cookies with a Toddler – or 8 Reasons I Don’t own a Bakery

Making Christmas cookies is one of my ultimate favorite winter traditions. But making Christmas cookies with a toddler is an entirely new experience. A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.   I love sweets.  All sweets.  I love decorating sweets.  Cookies.  Cakes.  Cupcakes.  YES.    I’m so glad that Penny has finally reached anRead more

Spiced Cranberry Pear Dump Cake

Is there anything in the world that says, “autumn” more than biting into a delicious dessert? Warm homey spices, with a mix of gooey fruits and flaky crust, and a giant heaping mound of whipped cream? Yeah. I didn’t think so. When I host or contribute to pitch-ins or holiday get-togethers, sometimes I try toRead more

Make your own Matcha Lattes

This post contains affiliate links to products I have tried and love. Clicking, and purchasing through the links helps me maintain this blog, but as always, I would never lead you astray. These are products I absolutely stand by. I studied Japanese in high school and college and somewhere along the lines I fell inRead more

Indianapolis Zoo, The Flying Cupcake, and Doodle Pants!

This post contains review of items I received in exchange for photos, but – as always – all opinions are my own and I promise to never lead you guys astray! THE ZOO! Come on.  I know you love the zoo as much as I do.  And Indianapolis Zoo has DOLPHINS.  I repeat: DOLPHINS.  Heck.Read more