Caramel Coconut Tres Leches Cake

 Caramel Coconut Tres Leches Cake via The Baker Chick

I couldn’t possibly let Cinco de Mayo come without one more luscious and festive dessert. I just can’t get enough of the flavors that this holiday brings and this recipe is top notch. I’ve made classic Tres Leches before, but this is like a whole different league. Coconut and creamy Dulce de Leche seem to be the perfect additions to a cake that is already pretty amazing. …

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Churro Cupcakes

Churro Cupcakes

It’s no secret I love celebrating Cinco de Mayo around here. Since my blog first started not a year has gone by without a festive treat or two. Mexican food and flavors are by far my favorite so I never seem to struggle with ideas that fit the bill.  Between Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes, Traditional Tres…

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This post is my first entry in the Sakura Bloom Sling Diaries, a project I’m so honored and excited to be a part of. Stay tuned over the next 6 months as I share my thoughts on different themes of motherhood and life with my little one. Andy & I wrote our own vows for…

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Whole Wheat Cheddar Crackers

Most Moms of toddlers would agree that there are usually snacks in your house that we like to refer to as “money snacks.” You know the thing that no matter where or when or what situation your child will happily gobble up as many as you give them? We have three over here. Raisins, cucumber slices,…

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One Pot Chili Mac and Cheese

You guys there isn’t much to say about this meal. It is simple. It is easy. It can be thrown together in no time and it is good. Like most comfort food, it is cozy and homey and delicious. Best of all- the whole family will love it. I’m basing this statement on how quickly…

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Fudgy Chocolate Bundt Cake

I think it’s time for some chocolate around these parts don’t you? Between traveling to Wisconsin and wrangling my crazy active toddler (how is he a toddler!?,) I feel like this page has been needing something rich, decadent, gooey and scrumptious- so here you go! This cake is all of those things. So rich, with…

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Mini Raspberry Rhubarb Pavlovas

Ladies and Gents I think Spring may actually be here. I wore a dress today with bare legs and I saw people having lunch al fresco.  Little buds are forming on the trees and most importantly rhubarb is popping up in the produce department of the grocery store. To me, seeing the cheerful stalks amongst all…

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Cornmeal Griddle Cakes with Honey Butter Syrup

The inspiration behind every recipe I post come from super random places. A few weeks ago, a corn biscuit with the most luscious honey butter made me realize that I needed to represent this flavor combo somewhere on the old blog. How did I forget how good it is? The meld of crunchy cornmeal in…

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Easter in Wisconsin

Hello from the Midwest! I’m in Wisconsin this week, celebrating Easter with my family and giving my parents some quality time with little Hugo. Holidays are just so fun as a parent and Easter was no exception. We hosted a big brunch, (I made Cinnamon Rolls of course,) and I got to have fun with…

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Oatmeal Creme Pies

I woke up the other day craving a Little Debbie’s Oatmeal Creme Pie. This is kinda weird because it’s not like I had these a lot growing up. In fact I’ve probably had about 10 of them ever in my life, but earlier this week I just had to have one. I was craving that…

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