Pear Cardamom Scones

A Favorite: Pear & Cardamom Scones

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Pears were on sale at the supermarket the other day so I bought a few knowing exactly what I was going to make – Scones!  Cardamom, to me, is a favorite Fall Spice and when combined with Pears in these Scones, you’re surely in for a treat! This post contains affiliate links and enables me to […]

Hot Air Balloon

Flying High Hot Air Balloon Cake

Posted on 15 CommentsPosted in Blogging, Cakes, Desserts, Family, Skill Learning

The other weekend, I was Flying High with this Hot Air Balloon Cake I made for little Luke.  I’ve always wanted to make one of these cakes and I jumped at the chance to do so!  Here’s how I made this cute cake with puffy white clouds and hot air balloons drifting about it.  With […]

Tiramisu Trifle Cups

Velvety Italian Tiramisu Mini Trifle Cups

Posted on 11 CommentsPosted in Coffee, Desserts, Italian, Recipes, Treats

It’s been raining outside off and on for the past couple of days and don’t get me wrong, I love rainy days…but I need something indulgent to snack on as I watch those droplets bounce around.  There’s just something soothing about it that I can’t explain.  Take these Velvety Italian Tiramisu Mini Trifle Cups, for example…which […]

Making Marshmallows

Homemade Vanilla Marshmallows

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Marshmallows.  They’re fluffy, pillowy bites shock full of childhood memories.  To this day, I can’t have one without smiling like 6 year old!  Now that I’m a grown up…well sort of, I love making them myself.  Homemade Vanilla Marshmallows are quite a few levels above store bought ones and they’re really not that difficult to […]