• 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…

  • Let's Make Some Blackberry Preserves!

    Every Saturday morning I (Myke) get up with the girls so Allison can get a little more sleep, and I can spend some time with them. Over the last 6 months, we’ve gotten into a little pattern. I wake them up, and we put on our slippers and I start making breakfast. It’s always the same breakfast, every Saturday. Bacon, scrambled eggs, and toast with my personal favorite, blackberry jam. Now let me tell you…

  • Myke’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

    I’ve been looking to build my recipe book, looking for good recipes to always have on hand. Myke is a big fan of cookies and one night he wanted chocolate chip cookies and I was hoping to find a good classic recipe to have. I turned to Pinterest and found this one and it is a huge hit! Myke has requested it a couple time since and what makes it even better is the recipe…

  • Cake from Scratch

    Last week I made a cake from scratch. It was my first time making one on my own. This was something I had been wanting to do for a long time and I’m so glad I finally did it. One of my supervisors at work celebrated his birthday last week and brought in cake for everyone. Since then the whole office had been craving cake, so I took it as my opportunity to practice my…