Salted Chocolate Caramel Bars – Bake a Difference with OXO for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer and Dorie Greenspan

September 20, 2016

Say it with me: salted chocolate caramel bars. With a chocolate shortbread crust.  What is not to like about these? You guys know I am not a very confident baker, so why on earth did I decide to attempt to make chocolate shortbread and salted chocolate caramel?  Especially with a 13 month-old running around like […]

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Easy Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Squares with Yogurt Berry Glaze

February 14, 2016

So let’s talk about these oatmeal squares. After I had Baby N last August, I was all about wanting to try making lactation cookies so that I could theoretically boost my milk supply. I tried a mix I bought of Amazon, and it was disgusting. I tried making some energy bites and they were meh. […]

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A Slice of Paradise – Soufriere, St. Lucia Sights

December 12, 2014

We’ve been back from our much-needed trip to paradise for a few weeks and yet every time I look at pictures, I feel like we were just there. And now that it is getting chillier outside, I especially like to fondly remember the beautiful warm weather! Now I must confess that I never did do […]

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*CLOSED* Sweet Secrets Chocolate Pretzel Pizza Review and Giveaway

January 13, 2014

If you were to ask me, I would say I have more of a salt tooth rather than a sweet tooth.  Sure, I like ice cream, brownies, cookies and desserts.  But I don’t go as crazy over them as I do for chips, olives, fries, pickles, etc.  But if there was such a thing as […]

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Mayan Doomsday Dark Chocolate Saltine Toffees + Green and Black’s Organic Chocolate Giveaway!

December 18, 2012

Sometimes you just need some intense chocolate when you feel like your world is ending, you know? Whether or not you believe in the Mayan Doomsday prophecy, you will love these Mayan Doomsday Dark Chocolate Saltine Toffees! I’ve taken the traditional saltine toffee and put a darker spin on it — instead of regular saltines, semisweet […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Crack Bars

December 11, 2012

Warning — I take NO responsibility for how addictive you may find these cookie bars, hence the name “Chocolate Chip Cookie CRACK Bars.” Do you need one more thing to add to the holiday dessert line-up or something to make for that holiday cookie exchange?  Look no further!  These chocolate chip cookie crack bars are […]

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Nutella Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice Treats

July 15, 2012

I did a bad, bad, thing. But it tastes so, so, good. I bought some Nutella.  The two-pack from Costco.  I know. And then I made Nutella Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice Treats. I know. You should have heard us as we were sampling one of them.  Well, maybe it’s a good thing you didn’t. Mr. […]

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Recipe Review: Saucepan Oatmeal Cookies

February 11, 2012

A simple oatmeal cookie recipe that uses a saucepan as the only bowl and doesn’t require breaking out the hand-mixer. Sounds perfect for me and my lazy tendencies, right? I’ve been having visions of making oatmeal cookies studded with dark chocolate chips and dried blueberries.  However, I’ve never made oatmeal cookies before, so I was […]

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Pumpkin Chai Spice Coffee + Godiva Coffee Coupon!

October 15, 2011

Fall.  Pumpkins. It’s hard to not think of one and not think of the other, right?  Leaves changing color, jack-o-lanterns, breaking out the sweaters, pumpkin pie, etc.  That’s why I was so excited when I was selected to receive samples of Godiva Coffee’s two new fall flavors as part of the FoodBuzz Tastemaker Program: Caramel […]

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Dark Chocolate Blueberry Almond Crunch

August 14, 2011

We all know about the power of super-foods and that we should be incorporating more of them in our diet. That doesn’t mean you can’t have fun eating them! This antioxidant-packed treat knocks out 3 super-foods in one go: blueberries, almonds, and dark chocolate. And it’s super easy to make too! Dark Chocolate Blueberry Almond […]

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