Homemade Ravioli

If you happen to have a couple of hours to spare, I highly recommend making your own pasta at least once in your life, especially if you have a kitchen aid. Fresh pasta is very simple to make, and I always freeze leftover dough for next time. Once you get the hang of the basic pasta recipe, you can venture […]

Blackberry Jasmine Jam


I’ve never had a good blackberry before. It just doesn’t seem like the type of fruit that you would sit there and eat a bowl of. They’re like the black sheep of the berry family…they literally look like black sheep.  LOL – I had to. I’m sorry. Blackberries though, are really good when they’re made into something. Like a fizzy cocktail or jam. […]

Ghirardelli Caramel Square Stuffed Cookies

I know everyone and their mom says this. But I’m being completely serious. I have the best chocolate chip cookie recipe. This cookie will be everyone’s favorite because there is no team soft & chewy vs. team crispy. This cookie is crispy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside. It is the PERFECT cookie. I swear. I almost […]

Strawberry Lemon Chews

Today I’m sharing with you one of my favorite candy recipes. The lemon gives it a nice balance between sweet and sour, while the strawberry flavor stays fresh and soooo so juicy. These candies have an addictively chewy texture like Starbursts. Did I mention I also use dragon tears to get the full juicy flavor into these babies? Jk. No dragons […]

QR Code Business Cards

When I tell people about my blog, I find myself getting anxious as I stand there while they say  “crafts and cake? craft and cake. craft and cakes…?” Then I follow with the whole “crafts is plural and cake is not” speech, which seems to be a little too much for most people to remember by the time they get to their computer. […]