Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Do you have a go to cookie recipe?  This is mine.  Boring, I know.  Unoriginal- definitely. But my kids LOVE them, I always have the ingredients on hand and I can get them in the oven in under ten minutes.  A perfect trifecta in this house. Chocolate Chip Cookies adapted from Nestle Toll House Cookie…

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Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Last week was our first week of school and just a tough week all around for everyone.  Ian only has school M, W, F and T & R was hard and confusing for him not to have school. We went to the Y everyday, which helps.  But Thursday, I thought it might cheer him up…

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Gluten Free Strawberry Cake

I think I’ve mentioned a couple of times before that we have been trying a gluten free diet with the family the last month.  I have been putting it off for a long time, mainly because the kids and I love to bake (and eat what we bake), and I really didn’t want to give…

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Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

If I could pick one food to bring to a desert island, it would be ice cream.  Sweet, cool, and so many ways to make it.  Salted Caramel is my current favorite. Unfortunately, its pretty much just eating straight cream, so not what you want to have on a regular basis. Julia and I LOVE…

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Fourth of July Popsicles

I was inspired to make these beauties after discovering how easy popsicles are to make when I made strawberry popsicles last week. I was looking for a frozen yogurt recipe, and this fourth of july popsicle came to mind.  I’ve seen some cool multi-colored ones on Pinterest, like the rainbow ones found here. It looked…

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Homemade Strawberry Popsicles

More strawberry goodness.  We are literally overflowing with strawberries around here.  They are falling off my counter onto the floor, the sink.  I’m giddy over the smell in the air. Before I share this delicious summer treat, I have to share this picture of my son.  We went strawberry picking last week twice.  I thought…

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