It’s like a chocolate chip cookie, but in cake form. Plus you can eat if for breakfast. Need I say more?

Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake |

When you get a craving for cake, it’s best just to give in.

And when that craving comes first thing in the morning? Coffee cake is here to save us all. It’s every bit as scrumptious as regular cake, but it somehow passes as an acceptable treat for anytime of the day simply because it’s called coffee cake.

A huge “thank you!” to the person who came up with that one. Continue Reading…


Living in the dessert

Well, we’ve lived in Moab for a month now and I thought I’d give you all a little update on what life in the desert is like.

First of all, we are right smack dab in the middle of so much fun, which is awesome. Moab is surrounded by two national parks, the Colorado river, and hundreds of miles of gorgeous desert wilderness. Adventure is only a few minutes away from our front door and we’re making the most of it. We’ve spent every weekend out and about visiting favorite spots and discovering new ones, and I live for that time together. It’s on those days that I love living here. Continue Reading…


A sweet and slightly tart strawberry-rhubarb filling wrapped up with a flaky pecan crust makes a perfectly poppable springtime dessert.

Strawberry Rhubarb Hand Pies with Pecan Crust |

I go crazy over the combination of strawberries and rhubarb. From pie to coffee cake, tartlets and french toast, I just can’t get enough. And every spring I get the itch to find a new way to bake up something delicious with my favorite pair.

Since strawberries and rhubarb go so classically well together whenever pie is involved I thought that this spring I’d do pie with a twist. Continue Reading…