We recently celebrated our 17th wedding anniversary; I am endlessly thankful for my marriage and the partner I have in Ryan! We enjoyed some delicious dining out last weekend (Bigalora for brunch, Cafe Zola for dinner, and the Allen Rumsey Supper Club for drinks) and treated ourselves to a yummyContinue Reading

Months ago, our friend Michael shared a dream with us…to make & eat a dessert version of a Turducken which he named a Coopieke. A Coopieke is a cookie inside of a pie inside of a cake. Michael celebrated his birthday with us last weekend and thus the dream wasContinue Reading

My beautiful friend Jennifer was kind enough to bring me a very special treat from the Wednesday Ann Arbor Farmers Market earlier this week – a delicious (yes, it really did taste as good as it looked) chocolate mint baby bundt cake. The cake was topped with fresh blackberries &Continue Reading

cake & crepes: Last weekend, we made this fluffy vanilla cake with classic vanilla buttercream frosting & Ryan took his first crack at making crepes (which turned out to be much easier to make that he thought, much to my delight). I had my crepes with almond butter, powdered sugar,Continue Reading

What do you do when you have a full carton of Earth Balance Organic Soy Nog leftover from Christmas? You make Heavenly Eggnog Cake with Eggnog Buttercream of course – it’s delicious! We modified this recipe by swapping the milk for soy nog & adding in cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, &Continue Reading

We had a rousing conversation about fruit & what our favorite fruits were with friends over dinner last night; there was a much heated debate over whether strawberry or raspberry jam was the best too. My favorite fruit is most definitely the strawberry! Although I love most any fruit, strawberriesContinue Reading