Classic Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting (regular or heart shaped)

Classic Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Happy Valentine’s Day! I have to say, holidays have become so much more fun now that my kids are old enough to get excited about them. Valentine’s Day for us usually means a stay at home date with a special meal made after the kids go to bed. But this year, my crazy parents are keeping… 

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Carrot Cake Pancake Stack with Whipped Cream Cheese Topping

Carrot Cake Pancake Stack with Whipped Cream Cheese Topping

I originally wanted to make something like this for Max as a celebration breakfast “cake” on his birthday since the party and big cake are usually on a different day. But this year his birthday fell on the weekend and we ended up having his party on his actual birthday. So I left the idea… 

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Blueberry Cheesecake Coffee Cake

blueberry cheesecake coffee cake

The air is getting cooler. We’re waking up to the furnace coming on in the mornings. The kids are getting snuggled up in their pj’s before bedtime, instead of sleeping in their undies and diapers with the windows wide open. We’re donning sweaters in the cool of the morning and at the setting of the… 

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Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is a great last-minute dessert for company or when your craving something pumpin-y. I got this recipe from my cousin Rachel. It comes together in one bowl with simple ingredients and results in a comforting moist yet fluffy spiced cake. This is the kind of dessert that I can eat way to much of. The… 

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No-Churn Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

No-Churn Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream is one of those things that leaves me drooling when I visit other sites. I have so many recipes bookmarked that if I ever bought an ice cream maker I wouldn’t even know where to start. The only thing that has kept me from making them is the extra effort it takes… 

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Three No-Bake Thanksgiving Appetizers

three no-bake thanksgiving appetizers

I’m not a simple person by nature. The simple life has always appealed to me but I tend to over complicate things and end up going overboard. That ‘s partly why this blog is so important to me. It helps to remind me to keep things simple and enjoy life. I try to think of… 

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Zucchini Carrot Cake with Maple-Brown Sugar Frosting

Zucchini Carrot Cake with Maple-Brown Sugar Frosting

First of all I want to thank you all so much for your sweet comments last week on my Blogversary post. It really made me wish that each and every one of you could win the giveaway. Unfortunately it cannot be so and I had to pick only one lucky winner. I considered writing out each… 

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Banana Rum Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Banana Rum Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

We have been freezing our little behinds off over here in the land of Norge. The sun is still refusing to show it’s shining face and the cutting wind is making our walks to the grocery store not quite as enjoyable as they once were. I must be burning a lot more calories though because not only… 

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