Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake

Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake

It’s the 10th of the month which means another fabulous themed roundup from this talented bunch of bloggers! This month’s theme is pumpkin– recipes, crafts, and more. I love seeing how each blogger takes the theme and runs with it, and this month is no different. After you check out my pumpkin project, be sure to check out what everyone else is sharing as well! 1. Mini Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins – Two Twenty One 2. Pumpkin Favor Bags – Eighteen 25 3. Printable Fall Tags & Pumpkin Cookies – [Continue Reading…]

Lemon Cheesecake Bars

lemon creamcheese bars

Welcome to another Recipe Redo.  I love Recipe Redos because they are an opportunity for me to reach deep within the archives of this blog and pull out some of our family’s favorite all time recipes. For those of you who have been reading along since the beginning this is just a friendly reminder of a wonderful recipe but for those of you new to the blog I am excited to show off once again some of our family’s favorite recipes.  Today’s recipe for Lemon Cheesecake Bars is a favorite [Continue Reading…]

Valentine Desserts


Do you celebrate Valentine’s as a couple or a family?  Of course, now that we are empty nesters it is definitely a couple celebration but when we had kids at home I enjoyed creating  special Valentine  and dinner for the whole family. Today I am sharing some of my favorite Valentine Desserts.  They seem to have a common theme – chocolate, berries, pink or red!   What is your preference?  Do you prefer something nice and chocolatey or would you rather have something with berries or maybe a combination. Here are [Continue Reading…]

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake

I am a creature of habit. I am one of those people that every time I go to a restaurant I order the same thing I ordered last time. My husband calls me boring.  I call it being safe.  I know I like it so why risk getting something I don’t like!? When I eat at the Cheesecake Factory (which isn’t very often) I ALWAYS get the White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake.  Despite the dozens of other amazing looking and sounding cheesecakes, many of which I am sure I will love, [Continue Reading…]

Pumpkin Cheesecake

pumpkin cake

  I have never been a pumpkin fan.  At least I thought I wasn’t.  There is something about the texture of a pumpkin pie that just turns me off.  But last year when my son introduced  me to the Pumpkin Spice Steamer at Starbucks I realized that maybe the flavor of pumpkin wasn’t as bad as I thought So this fall I decided I needed to learn to embrace pumpkin.  My first step in venturing into the world of pumpkin was to try my friend Sherra’s pumpkin bars  – a  recipe she shared on her [Continue Reading…]