Be Present

Not good-bye, see you later! After careful consideration, I’ve decided to step back from the fantastic foodie world. I need/want to be the best possible {mentally & physically} for special occasions throughout my small family including my son’s wedding next year : ) I started the blog as fun, a healthy outlet & for myContinue reading “Be Present”

Cream Cheese Brownies

Chocolately fudgy brownies! Brownies with a creamy cheesecake layer are absolutely decadent. Incredibly simple to make & dangerously good 😉 Who loves chocolate 🙋‍♀️ I wanted to share an easy chocolate recipe and Valentine’s decor’ idea (photo below). Rose petals are edible, too. I chose a 9×9 pan for thicker scrumptious slices. Whether you like thickContinue reading “Cream Cheese Brownies”

Christmas Lights Cookie

Christmas Lights Cookie! My inspiration for these cookies came from a Disney snow globe. My son loved Disney characters as a child — this Mickey & Pluto snow globe has been a part of our holidays since he was a little boy (sheesh, I’m old 🤫😩).  Notice the decoration on the bottom of the snowContinue reading “Christmas Lights Cookie”

Baking Sense

Creativity helps happiness! Bakers, bake on : )  I cook frequently however, baking is my passion. The super sweet aroma fills my home and the outcome is even sweeter. Most of my delicious desserts are shared with others. A colleague recently said, “It makes you feel good”. The answer is, yes! Let’s be honest, foodContinue reading “Baking Sense”

Rigatoni with Summer Squash and Tomatoes

Squashing it! A light, simple & delicious meal. The moment I saw this pasta summer squash dish by Tyler Florence on the Food Network, it was instantly added to my ‘try it’ list.  Does anyone else enjoy the aroma of garlic & onions cooking (or sauteing)? It smells so good! Summer squash, cherry tomatoes, garlic,Continue reading “Rigatoni with Summer Squash and Tomatoes”

Food Photography, My Style

My experience with food photography — proper lighting, styling and still learning. Practice and practice some more! I enjoy sharing recipes and appetizing photos…or at least try too. A high school friend once said and I quote, “It shouldn’t be that hard to take pictures”. Lol! I thought, little does he know. Left: his wingContinue reading “Food Photography, My Style”