Lemon Crumb Cake – Olive Garden Copycat

Lemon Crumb Cake

So yesterday was my amazing mother’s birthday! She turned 25 for like the 17th time….so younger than me, but that’s cool, I’ll turn that again one day ­čśë Anyways, she asked me to make her a cake, obviously being the baker I am I happily obliged. So I asked her what she was craving, and lemon being one of her favorite flavors she told me that. Well I don’t know about you guy’s but this Lemon Crumb Cake from Olive Garden has been one of my favorite lemon desserts for the longest time. It is so light with just the perfect amount of lemon flavor AND those crumbs!! Yum, so I knew that this was the cake that I was going to make her.  Read more

Coconut Tres Leches Cake

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I have a case of the Monday’s. I woke up out of a dead sleep this morning with definitely not enough sleep. I’m one of those types of people who don’t require an alarm clock to get up at the time that they need. Which mine is around 7:00-7:15 every morning to get the kids up and ready for school. Usually I wake up gracefully and slowly and am able to acclimate to the time, not this morning. It was like my body knew that I was going to be late because I was so tired that it woke up in a panic at 7:09 and didn’t know what to do. So needless to say I’m having a slow going morning that calls for a delicious slice of this Coconut Tres Leches Cake. Read more

Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookie Cake

Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookie Cake

Happy Day after Valentines Day! Also known as, better stock up on all the clearance candy ASAP Day! I hope you all had an amazing love filled day. I had a horrible day. What I have avoided doing my whole entire existence happened. Now I’m going to admit, I’m one of those gals who likes to browse Pinterest or the news on their phone while taking a nice long bubble bath. My husband ALWAYS told me that I would drop that thing in there one day while I was browsing. Do you think that happened to me yesterday? Nope, not exactly! Although my phone DID take a nice bath, it was because it fell out of my pocket while I was draining the bath for my daughter. WHAT ARE THE CHANCES!!! Come on now! So in light of my awful, dead phone, unhappy candy day I just wanna sit here and bask in the glory that is this Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookie Cake. Read more

15 Great Valentines Day Ideas

Valentines Roundup
 
Valentines Day is right around the corner, are you ready? I have teamed up with a group of amazing bloggers and we put together a roundup of some great Valentines themed recipes for you. Make your Valentine feel special this year with one of our great posts, or satisfy your need for making yourself feel loved by indulging. Whatever you choose to do, we are here to provide you with some great ideas to get that inspiration flowing!

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Winter Cocoa Cake – Guest Post

 
     Hi everyone!  I am Carlee from Cooking With Carlee.  I love sharing family favorite recipes.  Some have been gracing our tables for generations, some are more recent additions to our menus and some are brand new recipes we have developed.  I get a lot of help from my mom, “MiMi,” and my toddler.  My husband, Matt, is my chief taste-tester.  

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M&M’s┬« Holiday Skillet Cookie Cake

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Hey all, it’s that time of year again! I absolutely love the holidays! As much as I love to bake, this gives me a reason to go wild.  I love getting together with family and friends and sharing great food and great company. Boy do I bake… I’m the girl who is known for giving away huge buckets of treats for the holidays that everyone loves!  Read more

Pumpkin Spice No Bake Cheesecake Cake

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I can’t believe that it’s already Thursday! I’m so excited for this week to be done! My husband and myself are going away on a little mini vacation this weekend across the state and over into Wisconsin and I am so excited. With all the craziness going on and not seeing my husband too often these days because he’s been so busy at work, this is well deserved but even more well needed. PLUS it’s supposed to be in the upper 70’s! Who could ask for a better outcome!  Read more

Italian Cream Cake

Italian Cream Cake
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o do you guys remember when I tell you about how I make something and I get so upset because it’s not pretty or my pictures didn’t turn out the way I wanted them to so I end up not posting it on the blog? Well I couldn’t pass up the opportunity on this one. Now this was one of my not so pretty creations but it tasted so good that I couldn’t not post it, so I’m going to share it with you, ugly pictures and all. Poor thing, I’m demeaning it, but it is pretty on the inside and that’s what counts! Read more