Wedding Favor Baking (What Have I Gotten Myself Into?)

Italian Love Cookies As some of you may have already read I am getting married to a really amazing and cute guy this April 18th. Yes that is less than a month away! And being that I want to save a little money on this wedding or because I like to make things complicated for… Continue reading Wedding Favor Baking (What Have I Gotten Myself Into?)

Will You Be My Bridesmaid?

Will You Be My Bridesmaid? As some of you may know I am getting married next year in April. I’m super excited about getting to marry the man that totally completes me in every way possible. Planning my wedding details however, has been more than a bit of a challenge. I did not hire a… Continue reading Will You Be My Bridesmaid?

Grandma’s Strawberry Almond Salad

Strawberry Almond Salad What kid doesn’t like going over to grandma’s house and what adult doesn’t have good memories of grandma’s house? I know I have fond memories of spending weekends with my grandma. We would make a big bowl of popcorn and lie in her giant bed and watch old movies. In the morning… Continue reading Grandma’s Strawberry Almond Salad

No Ordinary Birthday Cake

Chocolate Tart with Mandarin Oranges and Toasted Almonds My Mother’s birthday was last week and my sister and I had decided to make her a fabulous dinner of grilled shrimp and our grandmother’s famous strawberry salad. But instead of the usual cake and candles I wanted to do something extra special that would incorporate some… Continue reading No Ordinary Birthday Cake