I don’t know what it is, but when I travel for a weekend, I always have a million different bags. Maybe I just should take 1 big bag and call it a day? I just try so hard to be an efficient and minimalist traveler (ha!). What if I want to workout? Sneakers. Are we [...]
My dad isn’t a dessert person. I know, cover your mouth in horror! Him and my sister both… my mom and I, we are just made differently. Actually, I relate to my dad in a lot of other ways. His math and science-geared brain, his smile, and his stubbornness, to name a few. When I [...]
A couple of weeks ago we celebrated my mother-in-law’s 60th birthday with a brunch party. Marcia decided that for her birthday, she wanted to thank all her friends and family for being a part of her life. She even asked that no one get her a gift but donate to a family charity instead. Brunch [...]
Ever since Thursday’s announcements, I’ve felt a huge sense of relief. Now that you know about Keep It Sweet Desserts, I can be a lot more open about what is going on in my daily life. Having my co-workers know, well, that is another level of weight lifted off my shoulders. There were a lot [...]
Today was my birthday… …and last night my mom presented this: Edited to add: Recipe can be found here! More desserts to come!
Not only was Saturday Sara’s bridal shower, but it was also just a couple of days after a big birthday for her mom. So, in addition to fun pick-up desserts, I wanted to make a birthday cake. Usually I’d stay safe with a vanilla or chocolate cake for a crowd, but I wanted to make [...]
My sister’s 23rd birthday is coming up, and she is having a cocktail party* to celebrate. The color scheme for the evening is black and white so I am helping out by baking desserts with those colors. The first thing that came to my mind was black and white cheesecake bars. That is slightly ironic [...]