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  • The best dairy free ice creams!

    The Best Dairy-Free Ice Creams

    Tally has many great qualities. But one of her shortcomings is that she does not like dairy very much. In the last six weeks, I’ve cut out my (ahem, many) daily bowls of yogurt…

    April 10, 2017
  • Packed full of goodies, these cookies are the BEST snack or treat
    Desserts Recipes

    Chewy Granola Cookies

    I first made these cookies years ago for a Valentine’s Day party when I was looking for a treat that was a little more hearty than a standard cookie. These were such a winner…

    March 29, 2017
  • Desserts Recipes

    Chocolate M&M Cookies

    A few weeks ago at dinner, Bart said, “This cold weather makes me want comfort food. Like cookies and hot chocolate.” (Keep in mind that the temperature on this day was a high of…

    November 22, 2016
  • Desserts Recipes Snacks

    Double Chocolate Muffins

    Some Fridays just call for chocolate muffins. Today is one of those Fridays. It’s been a good week, but busy and a little bit exhausting, and I’m ready to settle down with a chocolate-y…

    November 4, 2016
  • Desserts Recipes

    Rustic Apple Cake

    On Tuesday afternoon, Ella wasn’t feeling that great, so instead of heading to the library as usual, we stayed home. It was overcast, and Ella set up shop at the dining room table with…

    September 22, 2016
  • Desserts Recipes Snacks

    A Quick Movie Night and Treat

    This post is sponsored by Hulu.  When Bart was in grad school, every Friday night was Fuqua Friday, where all the students, their partners and children were invited to school for a full dinner.…

    April 22, 2016
  • Desserts Recipes

    Blackberry Cream Cheese Ice Cream

    I made this recipe years ago when some of our Texas friends invited us to pick blackberries in their backyard. We came home with several pounds of blackberries and after I made a big…

    February 17, 2016