Snowball Cookies

snowball cookies

“I’m so sick of this snow!”  The complaint heard round the world.  Well, maybe not around the world, but at least in my house.  This is the first winter in a long time that Nashville actually got a substantial amount of snow.  “Snowdome” we are no more.  During one of the 10 snow days stuck […]


Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

rosemary shortbread cookies

Hello, everyone!!! I have taken a bit of a hiatus over the last few weeks to endure the final couple of miserable weeks of pregnancy and the first 8 days of the most glorious family time with our new family of four.  We are so in love with our Baker Man, Baby Baker, Love Muffin, […]


Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate chip Cookies

Okay, folks! Just a few hours left to pull your goodies together for all the Valentine’s parties tomorrow. This cookie recipe is TO DIE FOR!! I mean TO DIE FOR!!!!! I am making exercise a top priority during my pregnancy, because it is definitely a top priority for me when I am not with child, […]


Homemade Vanilla Extract


Making your own vanilla extract is easy and is a great way to make your baked goods even more homemade.  This past weekend we had our reveal party to find out the gender of the new little addition to our family.  I decided to go with an early afternoon sweets party to cut down on […]


Basic Shortbread Cookies

basic shortbread2

Who doesn’t love shortbread cookies?!  I mean seriously……buttery, flaky goodness that just melts in your mouth.  Shortbread is perfect with a hot cup of coffee or a cup of hot chocolate or really with any drink at all.  I recently picked up this really cool Nordic Ware Shortbread Mold at Target and it just helped […]


Ginger Snaps

ginger snaps

Aw, snap!!! Today is day 1 of our Great Cookie Countdown.  For the next 4 days there will be a cookie-recipe-a-day until we get to the grand finale on day 4.  For the second year, I participated with over 600 food bloggers across three different countries in the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap.  We each […]


Chocolate Rollout Cookies

football cookies

“We are in a rebuilding year’…….Yes we definitely are!!! BUT we had a very strong recruiting class that will hopefully lead to a very tough team in the next few years to follow.  I really sound like I know what I’m talking about don’t I?  Well, I’m not totally oblivious to the team, the game […]