Louisa’s Cake

Louisa's Cake Recipe

During this time of year, I tend to keep a variety of apples on hand just in case I want to whip up a Fall dessert on a whim.  Apples keep well when stored properly, and who doesn’t love apples anyway? When … Continue reading




Raspberry Ricotta Cake

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Raspberry Ricotta Cake Recipe

I promised myself I wasn’t going to bake and write a post while I was on vacation. Although I packed my camera and tripod, it would strictly be used for practicing landscape photography.  After all, we were staying in a … Continue reading




Black Cocoa Cupcakes with Raspberry Chambord Buttercream…and a Giveaway

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Black Cocoa Cupcakes with Raspberry Chambord Buttercream Recipe

In this post from September, I shared with all of you about my journey through treatment and recovery from breast cancer.  That journey humbled me and changed me in ways I will be forever grateful.  I rarely sweat the small … Continue reading




Berry Crumble ‘Mini’ Pies

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Berry Crumble

Marrying the love of my life came with sacrifices.  We met in my hometown while he was there on business, and if we were going to pursue our relationship, I would have to move to Los Angeles.  I fell hard … Continue reading




Chocolate Gooey Almond Cake

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Chocolate Gooey Almond Cake Recipe

This chocolate cake does for dessert what the little black dress did for fashion.  Take a simple black dress, slip on pumps and add an eye catching accessory and you’re good to go.  Same dress, different jewelry, switch out the … Continue reading