crazy easy banana bread

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snoooooowwwwwww! We just had the first snow of the season in Chicago and I love it! People think I’m nuts but I love the cold too – it must be my Michigander roots. I think I’ll throw on Elf and start decorating the house today. It’s never…

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raspberry tiramisu and an al fresco italian dinner

Okay guys, as excited as I am for fall (seriously, I already have my Halloween costume + my apple cider candle is LIT) – I am kinda bummed to see summer come to an end, especially because this one really went by in a flash! My favorite part of summer is being able to cook,…

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chocolate peanut butter butterscotch bars

I don’t want to be alarmist, but this might be the best thing you’ll ever taste. How’s that for talking up a recipe? Ha! This is a sweet treat that I learned to make from my neighbor Sharon, who used to have me over every year when I was growing up to make tons of…

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