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  • Desserts Recipes

    Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

    Over the past month, Tally seems to have outgrown her dairy intolerance, and real ice cream is once again part of my life. Ice cream is my favorite dessert (just barrrrely edging out cookies),…

  • Desserts Recipes Snacks

    Cherry and Almond Cookie Bars

    When we lived in Texas, we had several couples we were really good friends with and often go together with for holidays or casual meals. One Halloween, we had dinner together before heading out…

  • Triple Berry Crumble Pie
    Desserts Recipes

    Triple Berry Crumble Pie

    This was our fourth year going to California to spend the Fourth of July with my sister Merrick and her family. And every year, Merrick has made this Triple Berry Crumble Pie to finish…

  • Super simple and amazing berry cake
    Desserts Recipes

    Lemon Berry Cake

    This cake is our traditional Easter dessert. It’s so delicious, with the sugars almost caramelizing in the cake, and filled with raspberries, blueberries, and lemon flavor. I love this cake so much. Unfortunately, the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…