St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake

Doesn’t this St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake look divine?! I recently snuck away for a very brief visit with a local friend. We focused on food (mostly because I love to eat. a lot.)  My friend made me homemade mango salsa that was divine (Anna, I still need all your recipes!) as well as a […]

Kitchen Tools I

A few years ago, in what was easily the worst faux pas in the history of my marriage to The Mr, I was gifted a blender for Mother’s Day.  Cue the disappointment; it might as well have been a power drill (or a vacuum, I’m not anyone’s maid, so for the love of all that […]

Red Velvet

I haven’t worn red velvet since I was a very young teenager in an early 90s wedding party (yikes! also, thank goodness!)     For the past few years, cupcake shops have popped up left and right and I’ve tried everything from gourmet bakeries to food trucks (and even a vending machine.)  I learned pretty […]