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Valentine’s Sugar Cookies with Buttercream Frosting

By April Davis

I'm on a mission to bring back buttercream.  A quick Pinterest search for sugar cookies will reveal that royal icing is currently stealing the show, but I'm on a mission to change that!  I'm not a fan of the work that goes into royal icing and buttercream will always taste better.  "B... Read More

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies: Double Chocolate Lazy Cake Recipe

By April Davis

In my book nothing says "I Love You" like baked goods. Count red velvet cake mix cookies as part of that "I Love You" baking magic. Keep your flowers and your jewelry. If you want to fast-track your way to my heart, come bearing carbs. Preferably chocolately carbs.  This recipe for Double... Read More

Eggnog Syrup Recipe

By Rachael Herrscher

Want to make breakfast festive? Make eggnog syrup! Each year we host a Christmas Eve breakfast with friends. This syrup is always on the menu and without fail I catch people sneaking spoonfuls or asking to DRINK it! It's that good. It's buttery, and creamy, and the perfect compliment to Christmas... Read More

20 Holiday Items from Trader Joe’s You NEED In Your Life

By Erin Oltmanns

‘Tis the season to eat all the wonderful things! And to give wonderful yummy food as gifts. Trader Joe’s does yummy food really well year-round, but during the holidays, they are EXCEPTIONAL at dipping stuff in chocolate, coating stuff in peppermint, and feeding your gingerbread habit. So ... Read More

15 Pumpkin Items from Trader Joe’s You NEED In Your Life

By Erin Oltmanns

Remember back in the day when the only pumpkin flavored things that came around in the Autumn were pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, pumpkin pie, that one Yankee candle, and...actual pumpkins? Then Starbucks came around and BLEW OUR MINDS with pumpkin spice lattes and we lost our ever-loving minds ... Read More

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

By April Davis

If you're a pumpkin pie lover and just can't get enough of the filling...this cupcake is for you.  It's moist, creamy pumpkin pie goodness and so easy to make.  No worrying about crust, conveniently packaged in individual wrappers-these are perfect for any holiday party you're attending this autum... Read More

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Popcorn Recipe

By April Davis

I've grown very particular about caramel popcorn-I only like it soft and completely saturated in caramel.  I don't have time for that crunchy stuff, or for not enough caramel!  Adding pumpkin pie spice to my favorite caramel corn recipe just made sense...but if you're not in the mood for the extr... Read More

20 Fall Treats That Aren’t Pumpkin

By April Davis

I LOVE pumpkin, but last year I hit a wall.  I simply had too many pumpkin cookies, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin gum and pumpkin rice krispie treats.  I crossed a line and this year I'm going to diversify my fall treats.  This year I'm branching out of pumpkin into lots of apple, pear, peach and ca... Read More

Apple Streusel Cheesecake Bars

By April Davis

This incredible recipe came from the kitchen of my friend Sierra.  Apple Streusel is more of a fall favorite yet I often find myself making this dessert in the spring!  It's amazing all year round, really.  It comes together quickly and easily and is best made in the morning or the day before you... Read More

Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Recipe {in the blender!}

By Rachael Herrscher

Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Recipe I've gone through several phases of completely eliminating sugar from my diet {see: 12+ Tips For Quitting Sugar}. I cut sugar completely out for an entire year, I've done several rounds of Whole 30, and in general I just try to stay away from sugar.  But th... Read More