• HOLIDAYS,  RECIPES

    Festive Christmas Swirl Cookies

    If you’re anything like me, you like to stick to the four main food groups—CANDY, CANDY CANES, CANDY CORN, and SYRUP. Especially when it comes to the holidays, I basically thrive on sweets alone.  On the other side of the scale, I fully support the practice of “balance being key”. That’s why I enjoy my salads and drink my green juice…while also eating my weight in sugary carbs…oh well!! Whether you’re a fan of sugar or not, can we just take a minute to appreciate these cookies!? Please. 5 hours. It took us 5 hours from start to finish to create these bad boys!! (all from scratch of course) Knowing my…

  • RECIPES

    Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

    COME TO THE DARK SIDE…WE HAVE COOKIES. What better way to feel right at home, and take you back to your childhood, than a simple CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE!? The perfect treat, that most everyone loves, where can you really go wrong? I’ll be honest, since moving into my new place, I haven’t been baking as much as I used to…or as much as I’d like to, for that matter. Granted, my diet plan is thankful! (who am I kidding–the word DIET isn’t in my vocabulary) I am now beginning to realize all the things I took for granted living at home. Things like, having my own well-stocked, bulk pantry…or Grandma…

  • RECIPES

    The PERFECT Cinnamon Roll Recipe

    I don’t know about you, but I have one heck of a sweet tooth!! Basically living my life by the saying, “Life is short, eat dessert first.”  Well, in this case, we’re eating BREAKFAST first… After hours of scouring the internet, I finally came across this cinnamon roll recipe from a family on YouTube! It has been passed down through the generations, and those are always the best kind!! You can’t go wrong with a classic.  (I will link their original video down below.) Now let’s get started! I’m basically drooling over the sheer thought of these beauties… INGREDIENTS: 3 Tablespoons of yeast 1 Tablespoon of sugar 1 cup of warm…