Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake

 Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake via The Baker Chick

Somehow I have been trying to get this recipe posted for an entire week and it just.has.not.happened. Every single night, 7:30 hits- Hugo goes to sleep, and I also feel like I have been run over by a truck. This pregnancy is taking everything out of me you guys. I hate to complain here, you know I want to keep it all sugary sweet and delicious all the time. But man I a struggling to get anything done ever. I have so many great ideas for fall recipes and it just seems harder and harder to get off the couch the minute that I am free motherly duties. ALL YOU MOM BLOGGERS OUT THERE- how the heck do you do it? Seriously what am I missing here?…

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Lazy Girl’s Philly Cheesesteak

Now that the cat’s out of the bag I can tell you all about my food woes and cravings from the last few weeks. Mostly, I have hated all food and considered it to be my worst enemy. This was so sad for me as I obviously live for food and really hated that I…

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Sling Diaries- Transformation

I can’t believe I’m at the end of this Sling Diaries journey! The last 6 months of writing and really getting out of my comfort zone in terms of what I normally share in this space have been so liberating, terrifying and therapeutic. I thank you, dear readers, for following along, and for letting me share…

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Soft Frosted Brown Sugar Spice Cookies

Sugar and spice and everything nice- that’s what these cookies are made of. It’s true. Soft pillowy Brown Sugar Spice Cookies that have crisp edges and chewy centers,are topped with creamy brown sugar frosting and a dash of spice. They are truly autumn cookie perfection. I love cookies like this, because what would otherwise be…

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Apple Cider Waffles

  Two recipes in one week- you’d think I have a food blog or something! The seasons are changing, I’m feeling good, and I’m finally getting my inspiration back. Turning my oven on is becoming less scary by the day (it was actually under 85 today,) but until that day actually comes, I’ll be trying…

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Harvest Cobb Salad with Maple Vinegarette

We’re officially in that weird place between Summer and Fall, “Indian Summer” I suppose. At least here in New York the weather has been hotter than most of the actual summer and yet with Labor Day over and gone and school started around the neighborhood, I am itching to turn on my oven and bake…

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Creamy Cauliflower Shells and Cheese

I cannot believe how long it has been since I posted a new recipe on here. I feel both sad and guilty about it, knowing that while this is my own space to do with as I choose, feeling like my cooking mojo has been on vacation and I just would like it to come…

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Apple Collage

25 Apple Recipes!

August is almost over which means my brain is already on Fall and nothing means fall baking is truly upon us like Apple Season! You know I’m a fall girl through and through and I just cannot wait for crisp autumn days with crunchy leaves under my feet. (Plus I bought Hugo the cutest wellies…

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Sling Diaries- Laughter

You know what’s funny? Trying to get pictures of a squirmy toddler 30 minutes before nap time on the beach in the wind storm. Anyone want to see the outtakes from this photo shoot? Haha. This is my 5th entry of the Sakura Bloom Sling Diaries. Check out my first four entries here, here, here…

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Vanilla Bean Peach Bellinis

I recently heard the most bittersweet headline. It went something like “30 activities for the last 30 days of summer!” Already? How does summer just whiz by? Now I always admit that I’m a Fall girl through and through, but this summer has been pretty great. We’ve only had a handful of awful “too-hot to-do-anything”…

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Southern Peach Cobbler

Gosh I’m sorry it’s been so dead over here lately. I think this is the longest I’ve gone without posting a recipe since my blog started back in 2011. The thing is- I can’t force recipes and words and photos and inspiration you know? I just have had an overwhelming desire to take a break…

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