March 2015 Wrap-Up

March cruised by, just like every month. Here in Salt Lake the exceptionally warm weather this year has me ready for spring even earlier than usual, and I’ve been dreaming of lemon bars and Easter treats.

Carrot Cake Cookies

After my sister humiliated me for my lack of carrot cake recipes, I decided it was time to right that wrong and have more carrot-themed desserts available for you.

Carrot Cake with Lemon Ginger Frosting

I discovered not too long ago that people either love or loathe carrot cake, which I find surprising since carrot is one of the few cakes that I actually enjoy. Having said that, I ordered a slice of carrot cake from a bakery once and I learned that day how painful and cruel life can sometimes be because I bit into it and found a raisin.

Coconut Truffles

When I spied these completely adorable Bunny Tails recently, I knew I had to give them a try myself. Partly because they’re adorable, but mostly because they are coconut. I can’t wait to make these for our Easter celebration!

Easter Recipe Round-Up

 Share on TumblrBy Easter, I am so ready to be outside.  It has a tendency to be very cold and gloomy here in the winter, and I’m just one of those people that craves sunlight.  Of course, it’s not unusual for us to have snow for Easter, but this week has been very sunny, so [Read On]

Carrot Cookies

 Share on TumblrA crumbly carrot cake – like cookie with cream cheese frosting. Source: Adapted from a recipe given to me by my neighbor, Cheryl, who says her grandmother has been making it for years.   Yield: About 3-4 dozen Carrot cake always seems like an autumn dessert to me.  I think it’s the cinnamon [Read On]

Easter Snack Nests

For some reason, coming up with a good Easter recipe to make has been hurting my brain. I bought these Reese’s Pieces Eggs, which are rather fantastic and hard to resist, and I knew I wanted to use them somehow. Chocolate… peanut butter… pretzels… Easter… AND Reese’s candy! It’s perfect!

Friday Favorites #2: Best Recipes this week from the Blogosphere

 Share on TumblrI went to one of my favorite home decorating stores the other day, and bought some fun little dishes and napkins, and some gifts for friends.  I wish I had had more time to browse the Easter decorations, because the stuff I saw was dang cute!  I have seen so many cute Easter [Read On]