Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies

Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies

My youngest sister is expecting her first child. And it only took me eight and a half months to realize she’s actually having a baby—any day now. A couple of weeks ago I hosted a baby shower for her at my house. Even though she and I discussed it three months prior, I procrastinated, as […]

Red Velvet Shortbread Hearts

Red Velvet Shortbread Hearts

I live in a male dominated household. There’s nothing frilly, pink or cutsie laying around here. It’s all Power Rangers, Avengers and basketball. Even I wear warm-up pants, a t-shirt and sneakers everyday. So when my rough and tumble sons asked me to make them cookies for Valentine’s Day I was confused. Of course they […]

Cherry Almond Meringue Cookies

Cherry Almond Meringue Cookies

It’s funny how you can go away on vacation to relax and unwind, only to return home more tired than you were when you left. My family and I just spent a week vacationing in Kissimmee, Florida. And I’m exhausted. I have two boys who think rest is for chumps. They dragged me and my husband to Disney World, Legoland, […]

Palmiers

Palmiers

Last weekend a caterer friend of mine asked me to help her with a party.  Her client was having a Christmas party for 100 of her closest friends and she wanted a French inspired menu.  My friend was shorthanded and she needed me to make a light dessert.  I needed some extra shopping money so I said, “Of course […]