25 Recipes and Home Remedies Using Essential Oils


I hope this past week has been treating you all well!  We are looking forward to a little family getaway soon so we have been trying to get as much done as we can before we take off. While packing for five can be a little crazy (understatement!!) there are a few things we never leave … [Read more...]

Vanilla Chai Tea Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries | My Happy Place


I'm going to talk about my happy place for a minute and please know that I understand this may be a little hard to take if you are still somewhere that is covered in snow and ice.   Spring IS coming so just have faith and bear with me on this one!! What does this have to do with … [Read more...]

Hot Caramel Apple Pie Parfait


Sometimes when things get a little hectic I make myself stop what I am doing for a little while and just brainstorm posts, projects or recipes I want to write or create. Everyone has their creative outlet and writing things down (not typing) is little therapeutic for me. Oh, and … [Read more...]

Lemonade Cookie Gelato | A Girl Scout Cookie Inspired Recipe


Anyone else here have a case of "Spring Fever"?  I personally am getting a little antsy-pants over here and I thought I needed to add a dose of sunshine into our lives.  Lemon desserts are one of my favorites and they are like a little taste of Spring.   I recently ordered … [Read more...]

Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Scones


Hello everyone!  Gloria here, from Simply Gloria with another delicious and simple recipe.  I'm so thrilled to share with you a sinful dessert which includes sweet strawberries and creamy cheesecake!    Puffy golden fried scones smeared with a decadent cheesecake … [Read more...]

Upside Down Cinnamon Apple Cake with Orange Glaze


Weekend breakfasts.  Is there anything better than waking up to a delicious hot breakfast followed by a lazy weekend day?  It's pretty high on our list of good things.   If you recall my easy Baked Peach Pancake or Overnight Blueberry French Toast Casserole recipes you know I … [Read more...]

Twenty-Five Valentine’s Day Treat Ideas

Valentine's Day Treats  - 25 Delicious Ideas

After all of the Christmas decor is finally put away and actually makes it way back into the garage in a somewhat organized fashion, I will admit that we don't really decorate too much for Valentine's Day around here.   Well, I did make a Valentine's Wreath last year (that was almost a crafty … [Read more...]

Tiramisu Cupcakes with Mascarpone Cream Filling


 Mr. Claire is Italian and he does not really like Tiramisu.  I told him he gets a pass because I frankly prefer a cream sauce to a traditional red sauce (or as the eye-talians call it: gravy).  Meh.  Give me the anitpasti platter, the parmesan packed Alfredo sauce over pasta and … [Read more...]

No Bake Butterscotch Pretzel Clusters

No Bake Butterscotch Pretzel Clusters 2

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. #GoldfishMix #CollectiveBias Ever since he could walk our Littlest has pretty much always wanted to be in the kitchen with us.  He loves to help cook and bake so, as … [Read more...]

Easy Strawberry Chocolate Cake Cookies | Valentine’s Treat Ideas

Strawberry Chocolate Cake Cookies - Easy To Make and a perfect Valentines Day treat - pm2

I don't know about you but I am really happy it's Friday!  January has been a crazy busy month so far and I am ready for the weekend and looking forward to enjoying a little fun time with my boys. I didn't really have much time to write or make anything this past week but these Strawberry … [Read more...]

Easy Black And White Cookie Bars | Simply Gloria


Well hello, my friends!  It's me, Gloria from Simply Gloria and I'm back to share with you a most addicting sweet treat!  It's a new year with new goals.  But it's time to break away (for a little bit) with a well deserved piece of decadence! Black and White Cookie Bars are layered … [Read more...]

Crockpot Chocolate Peppermint Clusters | Holiday Baking

Easy Slow Cooker Chocolate Peppermint Pretzel Clusters PM3

Well, I can tell that the final count down to the holidays is here because everyone at work is scrambling to wrap things up before many will take time off for Christmas.  It's been nuts and I haven't had much time to sit down and write.  I am glad I HAVE had a chance to try out some new … [Read more...]

Biscoff Cookie Sticky Popcorn | Simply Gloria

Biscoff-Cookie-Sticky-Popcorn - A Perfect Treat For The Holidays

Well hello, my friends!  It's me, Gloria from Simply Gloria and I'm back to share with you a really fun gooey and crunchy sweet treat!  With the holiday season in full swing, let's indulge in the sugary sweetness of marshmallowy sticky popcorn! Light and crunchy … [Read more...]

No Bake Eggnog Cheesecake Pie | Simply Gloria

No Bake Eggnog Cheesecake Pie - delicious and easy holiday recipes by SimplyGloria.com

Hello, my friends!  It's me Gloria from SimplyGloria.com I'm back with another sweet treat for you.  This time, I'm sharing with you a no-bake dessert that is absolutely divine!   A creamy eggnog cheesecake filling inside a ginger snap cookie crust.  All the flavors … [Read more...]

Easy Chocolate Cranberry Cashew Fudge | Holiday Baking Recipes

Chocolate Cranberry Cashew Fudge PM9

I made my Easy Chocolate Cranberry Cashew Fudge as part of a shop compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are 100% my own. #Feast4All #CollectiveBias For the last 15 years or so I have been making a super easy fudge recipe that Mr. Claire's mom … [Read more...]