Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins with Lemon Glaze

These muffins are amazing!  I had been wanting to make these for a while now and so yesterday I was feeling tired and baking always makes me feel good so I decided to make these.  I often substitute refrigerated lemon juice in recipes but for sure don’t do that in this recipe.  The fresh lemon… 

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Peking Pineapple Ham

Derek’s mom found this in a magazine quite a few years ago and we had it for dinner the other day. I wasn’t sure how it’d turn out since I haven’t tried plum jam before.  So when we sat down for dinner and started eating I was surprised by how good it was! I loved… 

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Aubrey’s Baby Shower

I have 3 best friends from high school, Linsey, Kira & Aubrey.  We’ve kept in touch over the years although it’s been harder since we don’t live so close any more.  Linsey, Kira and I threw a baby shower for Aubrey today. It was lots of fun and fun seeing people we hadn’t seen since… 

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

  This cake is amazing!  It’s a family favorite for Derek’s family and it is often requested for birthday parties.  Just thinking about this cake right now is really making me crave it.  I love the lemon flavor and the texture of the cake. Derek requested this cake for his birthday party as he does… 

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“Skinny Jeans” Potatoes

This recipe is amazing! It’s basically twice baked potatoes + barbecue chicken. The first time I made this recipe I was a little hesitant about combining the two together so I made half without the chicken on top. What a mistake that was! It tasted so amazing with the barbecue chicken on top. Trust me,… 

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Happy Valentines Day!

  Happy Valentines Day everyone!  I made these adorable heart shaped cake pops for Derek today.  He loved it!  I can’t even tell you how good cake pops are.  They are addicting.  Everyone one can’t get enough of them.  Even though I love them so much they are a lot of work so I will… 

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