Toffee Almond Bark

Your entire life depends on whether or not you foil and grease the pan you’re using to make this liquid gold/drug of a dessert. Don’t learn the hard way. Also, if you’re as impatient as me when it comes to… Continue Reading

DIY: Making Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

You’ve probably been there before: the mental debate you have with yourself regarding whether or not making a cake from scratch is worth the time and effort, rather than simply following the 3-step instructions found on every box in probably the most… Continue Reading

Salted Dark Chocolate & Maple Affogato

If, on any given day, I was posed the question of what my favorite thing(s) is/are, my answer would probably consist of a brief list, and would definitely include both coffee and ice cream (also dogs when they sigh really… Continue Reading

Spiced Blood Orange Bars

And now for something completely different! Normally, you won’t see me using dark colors or spicy flavors during the months of February through July, but technically these still taste summery, despite the deep Halloween-natured blood orange hue (I debated on holding off… Continue Reading

Lavender Lemon Glazed Donuts

As much as it pains me to say it, simply because I draw a line for how cheesy my content on here can get before exceeding the clichéd and generic white mom style of blogging boundary, spring has sprung (cringe!!). But despite this awful… Continue Reading

Dark Chocolate Balsamic Truffles

A couple years ago, I decided that making candy store-style truffles at home is impossible. Whenever there’s a recipe online for truffles, what it is actually most likely referring to is a combination of cream cheese (or butter) and chocolate,… Continue Reading

St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Jello

Here’s another holiday DIY recipe that’s perfect for either St. Paddy’s Day or your next LGBT meeting/coming out party :)! When my mom was little, her mom would use this method of color-blocking jello by tilting parfait glasses in the fridge,… Continue Reading

DIY Bath Bombs

If you’ve ever been to Lush, then you’re most likely familiar with one of their most popular products: bath bombs. If you’ve never heard of them, you’ve probably heard of some variation of them (bath fizzies, lotion bars, etc.) Whatever… Continue Reading

Golden Carmelitas

(Also referred to as “please end my suffering” bars and “I cried harder eating these than I did watching Bridge to Terabithia” bars.) Whenever I’m on Pinterest, like the white mom I am, I see beautiful things. There’s always photos… Continue Reading

White Rose Cake with Pink Vanilla Buttercream

aka The Best Cake I’ve ever made (just in time for Valentine’s Day)! As of right now, my newest discovery happens to be my favorite ingredient: rose water. Though I’ve only made a couple things with this magical extract, it’s a… Continue Reading