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Cinnamon and Sugar Scones

scones baked into hearts

With a Saturday on the calendar sans plans and a very much pregnant mama walking around, we decided to stay home and do a little tea party with our favorite four year old. We bought a few special things from a favorite local bakery and made {really good} tea sandwiches. I decided we needed just one more thing: scones. How can we have tea without some sort of scone? I realize how silly I sound, especially at 38 weeks pregnant....

Easy Gingerbread Recipe

gingerbread cookies

This year we decided to make gingerbread cookies. We always decide to do a little baking … #holidays … but this year, our girl requested to make and decorate gingerbread. I’m not one to say no to that, and she’s at that age right now where she can somewhat help in the kitchen. Watching her get out ingredients and start measuring is really exciting (and sometimes nerve-wracking) to watch, but a memory nonetheless. Where does the time go …...

Quick Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

My entire family can’t get enough of these cookies. I’ve been baking them at least once a week and gifting them around the clock. My dad adores them, and he is the one that eats the most, so naturally I need to keep him well stocked! I’m always on the look-out for new recipes and tweaking old favorites, and I think this oatmeal raisin cookie recipe is pretty outta sight. BONUS: It’s extremely simple so if there is a doubt,...

Let’s Bake | Chocolate Chip Scones

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I recently received a new kitchen gadget: pastry cutter. Call me silly, but I love acquiring new kitchen gadgets, especially if it means that it makes it more fun to bake some of my favorite recipes. And the new pastry cutter was only in my possession for about 1 hour before I busted out the trusty scone recipe. The chilly temps made the decision to turn on the oven and get...

Baking Tips for Yummy Cinnamon Rolls

I love baking! Thank goodness the temps are low. Now my simple act of turning the oven on does not cause my hubs to break into a sweat. πŸ™‚ I had the itch to make cinnamon rolls and of course I went straight to Pinterest for inspiration and ultimately a really great recipe. Ideally, I was looking for something that was quick and delicious. Unfortunately, when it comes toΒ baking, the “quick and delicious” combination doesn’t always work together. But no...