Rebekah & Abel’s Rock & Rainbow Party

3 Muskateers

Rebekah figured out a WHILE ago that she would not be in Scotland to celebrate her 6th birthday with her best friends, Abel and Joshua.  Thus we hatched a plan to have an early party and then Abel’s mom had the brilliant idea to do a double early party to include both Rebekah and Abel […]

Conversation Heart White Chocolate Bark {V-Day Treat!}

White Chocolate Chips & Rice Krispies

I am re-posting this one for my American friends who are lucky enough to their hands on conversation hearts!  Make some for me! I found this super-fun recipe for Conversation Heart Bark at Bake at 350 and knew I had to try it!  Rebekah and Luke were all for it and got to try conversation […]

Caramel Apples for Halloween!


These bad boys were from last year.  Rachel makes incredible homemade caramel that turns out every time!  So, I took her recipe and pasted the applicable part here.  Christy just reminded me that this works best when the apples are cold or the caramel slides right off. Caramel Apples Ingredients: 1 cup packed brown sugar ½ […]

Irish Soda Bread

This is how I interpreted "scoring a cross" on the top.

Last night I was menu planning and therefore going through all my recipes.  I decided to throw away any I hadn’t ever used or didn’t love.  I came across 2 that I had never tried but always meant to: cinnamon rolls & Irish soda bread.  I made both today, and I’d like to share the […]

Salted Peanut Butter Cookies


*Jill pointed out in the comments I never said anything about the final product- LOVED these cookies! My sweet friend, Jill, sent me this recipe from Orangette on 6 Oct. 2011.  She said this lady is a great writer and from reading her cookbook, she started to read her blog, too.  Anyway, I love cookies, and I […]