Chocolate Cherry Cake

This Chocolate Cherry Cake made with Jell-O gelatin and Jell-O pudding tastes just like you are biting into a juicy cherry chocolate – maybe even better!  This is a variation on our Raspberry Lemon Cake that is also found on our website.  Both cakes make a cold, refreshing dessert.  The cake is so moist and … [Read more...]

Triple Chocolate Trifle

If you are looking for something easy and absolutely delicious to take to your next BBQ/block party/potluck, this, my friend, is it. You will be loved by all. The last time we made this triple chocolate trifle it was literally polished within minutes. I am not kidding– the bowl was practically licked clean. The time … [Read more...]

Raspberry Lemon Cake

This Raspberry Lemon Cake made with Jell-O gelatin and Jell-O pudding is a true family favorite!  Because it is kept refrigerated, the cake is cold and refreshing on a hot summer’s day.  As a little girl, I couldn’t get enough!  The cake is so moist and the pudding makes a light and creamy frosting.  I … [Read more...]

Spiced Molasses Cookies

These Spiced Molasses Cookies remind me of the 4th of July and other special occasions… mostly because of who they remind me of.  My wonderful mother-in-law, whom we lovingly refer to as “Grandma Blick” made these cookies often.  We spent as many 4th of July’s with her as we could.  She lived in the small … [Read more...]

Orange Pineapple Cake

This Orange Pineapple Cake is a perfect dessert for summer gatherings with family and friends.  Our dear family friend, Mary Alice, brought this cake to us and we loved it so much I had to get the recipe.  We have made it many times since and it always turns out great!  It is so light … [Read more...]

Frozen Banana Split Dessert

This Frozen Banana Split Dessert is the perfect recipe if you are feeding a crowd.  It is easy to make and inexpensive when you consider one recipe makes up to 24 servings.  My daughter turned 21 a few days ago, and we were having a big family dinner to celebrate.  I thought after 20 years of … [Read more...]

Decadent Desserts for Special Occasions

Congrats to the winners of the Savvy Chevy Chevron Tote Bags! For those that didn’t win, you can find the bags on their shop HERE! a Rafflecopter giveaway Check out our list of our favorite Decadent Desserts that are perfect for any special occasions, or simply to make someone feel special.  :)  With birthdays, showers, graduations, anniversaries, holidays, … [Read more...]

Lemon Square Bars

I don’t know why, but I especially love these lemon square bars in the summer. They are so bright and tangy and yummy, a perfect treat for summer get togethers. I remember trying to make my mom’s recipe for these lemon bars a bunch of times when I was in High School and miserably failing … [Read more...]

3 Dessert Dipping Sauces

Here are the three yummy dipping sauces that we ate with our Mini Beignets (HERE): Chocolate Hazelnut, Raspberry Vanilla, and Butterscotch Caramel!  The Caramel takes a little bit of work but the other two are super easy to throw together.  They are all so good!  These dipping sauces are also great drizzled over cakes, cheesecakes, … [Read more...]

New Orleans Mini Beignets

With Mardi Gras coming up, I thought I would share some Mini Beignets, my favorite dessert from the beautiful city of New Orleans!  For those that aren’t familiar, beignets are kind of like a square doughnut that is covered in powdered sugar.  Did you ever see Disney’s Princess and the Frog?  That’s the dessert they … [Read more...]