Baileys Cheesecake

  My favorite dessert to both eat and make is cheesecake.  I love how you can start with a base recipe for cheesecake and make so many different variations.  Also cheesecake is not that hard to make, it just takes long to cook.  Since my husband does not like cheesecake (I know, he's crazy), I … [Read more...]

Blueberry and Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait

  I cannot believe that the 4th of July is coming up this weekend, the summer is going so fast.  The town I live in already had fireworks over this past weekend.  They had a little festival before the fireworks with a bunch of food trucks set up.  We decided to go get dinner at the food trucks but … [Read more...]

Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake

Last month I told you that I was trying Young Living Essential Oils.  I have really enjoyed learning to use the oils and the benefit that they have given me and my family.  Last week my son had an infection in his eye and we diffused lavender every night to help with the infection.  He was also on … [Read more...]

REESE’S Peanut Butter Cup Mini Cheesecakes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #snacktalk #CollectiveBias   Have you been watching the big college basketball tournament?  My husband and I usually don't pay too much attention to college basketball until the tournament … [Read more...]

Samoa Caramel Cheesecake Parfaits

It's that time of year . . . Girl Scout cookie time! I was so excited last weekend when I saw Girl Scouts out around town selling cookies, I had to stop and get some.  I then immediately went home and decided to make something with my Girl Scout cookies.  Every year I love thinking up different … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake

My ultimate favorite dessert is cheesecake.  I don't make cheesecake a lot because my husband is not a fan.  However, both of our families love cheesecake so I always make it for special occasions.  A lot of people think that cheesecake is hard to make, but it really isn't.  My base recipe calls for … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

I have been posting a lot of apple recipes lately, but one of my other favorite fall flavors is pumpkin.  Pumpkin flavored things are great for Halloween or Thanksgiving.  My husband also doesn't like pumpkin, I know he is crazy, so anything I make with my pumpkin is eaten by myself and my 3 year … [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

  One of my favorite things about the fall is caramel apples.  Whenever we go to fall festivals, I always love to buy caramel apples and sometimes I even make my own.  Since I have been on an apple baking kick, I decided to put one of my favorite things about fall, caramel apples, and combine … [Read more...]

Chocolate Covered Raspberry Cheesecake

 Tomorrow is my 30th birthday.  I kind of feel bittersweet about leaving my 20's but am looking forward to what is to come in my 30's.  During my 20's, I married my husband, graduated from college and grad school, and had my son, just to name a few things.  My 30's are going to be off to a good … [Read more...]

Mexican Chocolate Sopapilla Cheesecake

   With Cinco de Mayo coming up, I thought I would make another dessert that would be great for the holiday or for anytime.  I love making food for Cinco de Mayo but usually do not do anything else to celebrate.  The only year that I really celebrated was the year that my last day of finals for … [Read more...]