Desserts in Jars Cookbook Giveaway {Recipe: Tres Leches Cakes} – CLOSED

Tres Leches Cakes in a Jar

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Lindsey from Growing Kids Ministry for winning! I used to stand by the glass counter, staring longingly into the dessert case, hoping my parents would budge and buy me one of the little “parfait buckets”. Banana Cream pie, strawberry shortcake, triple chocolate brownie… all made even more appealing…

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Great Expectations {Recipe: Root Beer Float Cupcakes with Swiss Meringue Buttercream}

Root Beer Float CupcakesBlog

The other day I received a big package of goodies from my friends at Zatarain’s. At the very top of the box was a bottle of their Root Beer Extract, including a recipe for making homemade root beer. The box couldn’t have come at a better time as I was in the middle of making…

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Happy Friday {Recipe: French Vanilla Cupcakes with Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frosting}

FRENCH VANILLA CUPCAKES WITH CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH FROSTING

I’ve been missing you all and just wanted to say a quick hello and to wish you all a very happy weekend! We have my daughter’s 1st Communion this weekend, which means a whole bunch of family coming into town to stay with us. We are also celebrating all the cousins birthday’s for the first…

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Sequence of Events (Recipe: Paula Deen’s Cookies & Cream Cupcakes)

Paula Deen and I appear to have something in common. We both believe that if you are going to make dessert, you might as well just go all out. Bring out the butter, pour on the sugar… none of this Splenda and light this and that business. Everyday cooking, you need to lighten up, but…

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A Loving Welcome (and Brown Sugar Pound Cupcakes)

I had the pleasure of interviewing Rabbi Shmuley Boteach this morning for an article I am doing for Her Life Magazine. You have probably seen Rabbi Shmuley around the major morning news shows lately promoting his book The Kosher Sutra.  I first became aware of  Rabbi Shmuley through his show on TLC Shalom in the…

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Subrban Mom Cool Tool of the Week

Just a quick product recommendation this morning, and then I’ll write a longer post about a new Food and Wine challenge I’m undertaking. If you have a suburban mom on your gift list… one that is constantly volunteering to bring her yummy cupcakes to the church bake sale, the classroom parties, post soccer game celebrations,…

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