Gingerbread Pudding Cookies

A few weeks ago I participated in a Cookie Week with Nikki from Chef in Training.  These gingerbread cookies are what I brought to share on her blog.  I had to share them with you here too.  They were absolutely delicious and disappeared so fast from my cookie jar.  You can see my original post here.

This time of year I like to bake lots and lots of cookies.  Well, really I like to bake cookies anytime of the year.  But at least during the holidays, people don’t look at you funny when you bake 12 different kinds in one month:-) [Read more...]

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

My oldest son chose Home Economics this year for one of his electives at school.  Talk about making this foodie mom proud.  He did say he wishes they cooked more than baked.  Say what?  I won’t be much help to him if they do start cooking.  This particular sour cream coffee cake recipe he brought home as “homework”.  Man, I wish all homework was this fun to do.

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Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes

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Dear News Crew,

Thank you so much for deciding to visit my house for an interview on neighborhood crime today.  I am so glad that I did not shower, was sporting a pony tail and decided to wear barely any makeup.  That should be a pretty sight on the evening news tonight.  At least I wasn’t in pajamas or sweats:-)
The Vain Lady Who Hopes No One Recognizes Her

Dear Ankle,
It’s time you suck it up and stop hurting.  I have given you 4 weeks of rest.  In return, you have allowed the brownies and cupcakes to take up residence in places I don’t like.  I have decided to make you go back to the gym, so don’t even try to start hurting again because I’m not listening.

The Exercise Deprived Lady with Cupcake Buns

Dear Elliptical,
Why do you always cause me to think about cookies and cupcakes when I visit you?  Next time I am there, please make sure to fill my head with visions of salad instead. Thank you for helping me out with this weakness of mine.

The Lady with Cupcake Visions

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