Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

oatmeal cookie duo bright

How is everyone doing this wonderful Wednesday morning? Are you glad to be halfway through the week? Today is a particularly exciting day for me because apparently a cold front is supposed to move through this evening! I’ll tell you, that’s been one of the weirdest things to get used to in Texas. The temperature change is sometimes so fast and so drastic that you can actually feel it happening. It could be 70 degrees outside and suddenly a gust of[Read more]

White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Scones

Today, I bring to you salvation. Or should I say salivation. Because these scones are packed with more cranberries than the amount of references to the band that I plan to make in this post. Salvation was one of those references. Great song. Dried cranberries aren’t the only feature of this scone though—oh no—I have also included some white chocolate chips, chopped pecans (simply leave out if you have a nut allergy) and white chocolate drizzle. They are the scones[Read more]

Cake Design: It’s Raining Petals!

flower rose petal cake decorating design

I could write a whole novel about this week’s cake. Not only did I find my new favorite vanilla sponge recipe courtesy of Gretchen’s Bakery, but I experimented with rosewater for the first time! If I had a dollar for every time I found myself staring at the bottle and contemplating whether or not to buy it I could afford to sleep on a bed of roses. Jon Bon Jovi style. I’m not very cultured. I had no idea that rosewater is often[Read more]