bars and brownies

brown butter blondies (+ loving my house)

brown butter blondies (+ loving my house)

There are so many things I’m thankful for everyday.  All of usual suspects (family, health, friends).  But I’m going to be materialistic and tell you that one of the things I am thankful for everyday is my home.  As in my house.  I love my house so much.  I love it’s location.  I love the … more

chocolate pumpkin brownies

chocolate pumpkin brownies

So, much to my dismay, I realize that it has been over two months since I have had a dessert recipe on here.  That is ridiculous and a problem we need to solve today.  Mostly it’s been caused by my recent focus on making our dinners easier and trying to find new favorite go-to easy … more

cookie topped brownies

cookie topped brownies

I was asked this week what I do when I sit down to blog, and I wasn’t exactly sure how to answer that.  When I sit down and blog, I try to write something.  And usually I try to make that something be about the most honest things happening in my life at the moment. … more

peanut butter brownies

peanut butter brownies

{We are off to Italy right now, but I wanted to leave at least something to be read while we’re away.  If you want to follow along on the trip, I’m trying my best to post on instagram when we have data/internet connections available.} A couple of Fridays ago we had a group of people … more

chocolate pecan pie bars

chocolate pecan pie bars

I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving.  Mine was spent in Atlanta with Gerrit’s family, with plenty of food, going to see the new James Bond movie, and beautiful weather.  And while I so enjoyed spending time with Gerrit’s family, by Friday I was ready to get home and see my own family that was … more