Sweets and Treats

caramel apple dip

Creamy Caramel Apple Dip Its apple picking season, y’all! The kids are back in school. The evenings are beginning to have a brisk chill, no matter what the daytime temperatures may have been. My heart begins to turn to the sweet flavors that are the hallmarks of the fall season. To me, the start of fall tends to unleash my inner baker, and the cravings for all things apple and pumpkin related. Can anyone relate to this? Unfortunately, in Southern California, the high temperatures of summer can last well into October. My baker heart is at odds with the practicality of not turning on theRead More →

patriotic cupcakes

4th of July Parties In the land of the free and the home of the brave, the 4th of July inspires patriotism, bbqs, picnics, and you can’t forget the fireworks. Food is typically a huge part of the celebration of America’s independence from Britain. These tasty patriotic cupcakes will be a yummy treat on your dessert table. This year, my own family is participating in our town’s 4th of July celebration parade, with our Cub Scout pack. The boys are excited to get to be a part of the party to get the day kicked off. Fireworks and more Some of my favorite memories ofRead More →