Ultimate Birthday Cupcakes

Because all birthdays deserve them! My birthday is this weekend and besides a hike with the dogs, a mega fortress of birthday cupcakes, and a trip to the spa for some “me time” — I’ll be catching up on my zzz’s....

Easy Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Or try my strawberry cupcakes with strawberry buttercream! Happy Monday! Can you believe Memorial Day is this weekend? I feel so unprepared! Hey 2017, where’d ya go? Also, thank you so much for tuning into my Facebook LIVE video on...

Favorite Chocolate Buttercream

Here we go! This is my favorite chocolate buttercream recipe. I’m tempted to call it a “basic” chocolate buttercream, but it’s anything but– it’s incredibly CREAMY, silky, smooth, and rich. Like a decadent brownie in frosting form. Melts in your mouth...

Piping Tips 101 + Video

And here’s another baking basics post! This one will be lots of deeee-licious fun. (Also! See you on Facebook LIVE at 1pm ET for another baking tutorial show. Here is Wednesday’s live video if you missed it.) I felt extremely inspired...

2 Quick & Easy Pasta Salad Recipes

Facebook LIVE alert! I’m going live today, Weds May 17, on my Facebook page at 1pm ET. This is a super fun one! We’re making oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and chewy chocolate chunk cookies. Learn all my secrets for how I shape...

Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Also try my soft & chewy oatmeal raisin cookies! Happy National Chocolate Chip Day! Yes, that is a real holiday. And yes, we’re obviously taking it very seriously. Because in our baking addicted world, it’s the most important day...

Favorite Vanilla Buttercream

Finally! A completely separate post for the most common recipe in any baker’s repertoire: vanilla buttercream. This is my favorite vanilla buttercream recipe. There’s nothing fancy, crazy, or complicated about it– but the flavor and texture will certainly taste like...

Saturday Seven + Upcoming Live Tutorials

Woo-eee! It’s been awhile since I wrote one of these Saturday Sevens. My editorial calendar has been all sorts of wacky lately with different announcements and the baking challenges. That being said, we have a lot to catch up...

Kale Pesto Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Look at this gorgeous homemade pesto! ↓ One may even say that this kale pesto is better than the rest-o. (I couldn’t resist.) Store-bought ain’t got nothin’ on this stuff. In fact, store-bought pesto doesn’t even deserve to share the...

Creamy Strawberry Feta Pasta Salad

Strawberries, avocado, almonds oh my! Seriously, this creamy strawberry feta pasta salad has the WORKS. And I wouldn’t have it any other way. If you like a lot of “stuff” in your salads and pasta salads, this recipe is...