My mother is a baker; the kitchen barstools, something of a counseling couch in my childhood home. This isn't breaking news to anyone who befriended any of our family in the last 1-to-30 years, plus is likely 100% responsible for my personal sweet tooth and affinity for knowing my way around a spatula. I spent … Continue reading 1-2-3 Lemon Cookies
“I love fall.” –The thread uniting basic white girls across America the moment temperatures dip just low enough to bust out a blanket scarf and snap a story sipping pumpkin spiced anything logo'd with the green mermaid stamp of approval . Truth: I am not immune to this sentiment. There’s a reason it’s so wildly and mockably popular! Fall is terrific. To me, it’s … Continue reading Autumn Indulgences: my 4 c’s
Today is National Doughnut Day. Why we're all in the office is beyond me. Some sort of three day weekend seems appropriate here. Everyone has an "I could be filled to the brim, but there's always room for that food" food. The hands down winner out of the entire food universe for my belly: Doughnuts. Or Donuts. … Continue reading Celebrating National Doughnut Day: Baked Doughnuts
Can we agree that Bailey's Irish Cream is a little slice of heaven on earth? If you're unfamiliar, this sweet, creamy whiskey based liqueur is divine for sipping on the rocks -or my personal favorite- mixing into a freshly brewed cup of joe for what we refer to as "happy coffee" in the Karber house. I've been … Continue reading Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake Brownies
Thanksgiving a few weeks out, I was poking around looking for something sweet to try and found one of those “oh my goodness that might be one of the best cookies I've ever eaten in my life” kind of cookie recipes: Salted Caramel Coconut Thumb Print Cookies. (Did your mouth water a little reading that? It … Continue reading One of the best cookies I’ve ever made ever.
I’m a craves-waffles-at-midnight kind of breakfast food person. I absolutely love it. While we grew up, my mom always felt guilty for working, and made a point of waking up early to ensure we ate a hot breakfast before she left to teach school (later realizing our friends’ stay-at-home-moms mostly slept in and fed their … Continue reading Simple (-y amazing) Banana Pancakes
Really, the time to start a blog would have been about 10 months ago. When I tell you why, though, you’ll understand why it never happened, (and why the stories from that time were probably gold). The last half of 2013 I was finishing my bachelor’s degree with a 17-hour course load, working in marketing … Continue reading Home Sweet …How did I get here?