• Let’s Bake Series Coming Friday!

    We were considering the idea of doing a kind of dessert focused "Julie and Julia" with one of our many cookbooks at home, but Myke had an even better idea! My mom has two recipe books, one for dinners and lunches, and the other strictly for desserts. They are a collection of old school recipe cards that she's collected over the years. Most of them haven't been made in a long time, or ever. So…

  • Let's Bake a Chocolate Cake!

    On Sunday Allison’s family celebrated her Grandmother’s 92nd birthday! It was a really fun afternoon with lasagna, salad, and of course…Chocolate Cake! Allison’s grandmother requested a chocolate cake, and Allison offered to bake it for her! Now the question was, of the thousands of chocolate cake recipes, which should we do? Well when talking with my mom, she said that you can never go wrong with a Martha Stewart recipe. Allison grabbed her copy of…

  • Let's Bake! Cinnamon Muffins

    As you know, Allison loves to bake, and I love to eat what she bakes! Well, those two activities came together this weekend. On Friday Allison text me that she was going to make muffins! Obviously she asked me what kind of muffins I wanted her to make, obviously, I requested chocolate chip. Allison said no. Specifically, she said, “you can’t just have everything be chocolate”. Which is true I guess, but I really only…

  • JoJo's Biscuits and Family Traditions

    When I heard Joanna Gaines was coming out with a cookbook, the first thing I wanted to try was her biscuits. I knew they were going to be in the book after reading about how much her family loved these biscuits. I’ve always been big on family traditions and “go-to” recipes to make whenever we’re in the mood for something delicious! Saturdays have been a very special day for us. When we were in our…

  • Myke’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies (Thanks Joanna Gaines)

    I’ve always had a dream of baking for my family, like on a weekly basis. Cookies are my specialty right now and ever since I found out I was pregnant with Olivia, I’ve been on the hunt for a classic chocolate chip cookie recipe. One to make for my girls after a long day at school. One where they would have no problem grabbing and pouring some milk to enjoy with Daddy on a Friday…