Desserts

Gluten Free Almond Coconut Cake

Gluten Free Almond Coconut Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This last weekend we were in DC watching our oldest son row in the GW Invitational Regatta on the Potomac River.   The GW Men won the regatta for the first time in its history and our son was awarded the MVP of the year award from his coach.   We were very proud and happy for […]

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Top 20 Posts of 2013

Italian Anisette Cookies @ ahealthylifeforme-2

I wrote and posted 173 times in 2013, thats a lot of recipes, cocktails, gardening and crafts.  I  came up the list of  viewers all time favorites based on number of views and pins.  In case you missed one here the are… 1. Italian Pignoli Cookies  a traditional Stafford family favorite. 2. How to Make Rosemary […]

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Chocolate Honey Caramel Tart

Honey Caramel Pecan Tart Dessert Recipe

I had to come up with a pie recipe to shoot for my videography class.  Obviously I don’t follow the rules well, I had been wanting to try out this recipe I had come up with based on pecan bars.  Let me tell ya’ its good stuff.  I have a preference to tart recipes over […]

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Top 40 Peppermint Recipes

Peppermint Recipe Round Up 21 copy

Nothing makes you think of the holidays like Peppermint.  Because of some seriously talented food bloggers I have compiled a list of 40 delicious, drool worthy recipes for you to try this Holiday season.  Cookies, Brownies, Cupcakes, Drinks, Beverages, Bark and More. Enjoy! Peppermint Cookies: Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with A Healthy Life For Me Double […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes great for holiday gifts and dessert

OMG Christmas is in 9 days.  Are you ready?  I am NOT! My oldest comes home from college tomorrow, and my youngest the next day.  We leave for a lovely trip to Mexico on the 24th with family.   That means all presents must be wrapped, clothes must be cleaned, folded and ready to pack […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Crinkle Cookies

Christmas Cookie Recipe Chocolate Great Cookie Swap

This holiday season I decided to participate in The Great Cookie Swap 2013.  Helping to raise money for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer.  The Great Cookie Swap is the brainchild of two amazing ladies, Lindsay from the blog Love & Olive Oil and Julie from the blog the little kitchen.  This is the third year the […]

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