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Double Chip Chocolate Muffins

Double Chip Chocolate Muffins | Decadent chocolate muffins packed with a mixture of chocolate and peanut butter chips 


Last Thursday was my last day at my job. No, I’m not going on maternity leave early (although, man I am certainly ready for this baby to GET THE HELL OUT OF ME). I’m actually starting over somewhere new.  Continue reading

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Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Red Velvet White Chocolate Chip Cookies | Soft and chewy red velvet cookies sprinkled with white chocolate morsels


Hello all! How was everyone’s Thanksgiving? Mine was busy and filling and just all-around wonderful. Peter and I spent the holiday with his family, like we usually do. His mother is a fabulous cook, and I look forward to her mashed sweet potatoes (that I only recently learned I liked!), homemade rolls, and to-die-for stuffing all year long. I ate far more than my poor belly could handle and was darn near miserable because of how stuffed I was after dinner, but isn’t that the whole point of Thanksgiving dinner in the first place? Continue reading


Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake

Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake | Layers of traditional, chocolate, and caramel cheesecake on an Oreo cookie crust and topped with drizzled caramel, chocolate chips, and chopped pecans.


If you can believe it, I’ve never actually made a cheesecake before. Like, ever. I don’t know why exactly. Probably because I’m not a huge cheesecake person to begin with. Don’t get me wrong; I won’t turn a piece down. But given the choice between cheesecake and pretty much any other dessert, I’m probably going to eat the other dessert. Continue reading