Month: April 2014

Springtime Flower Cookies

There is nothing I love more than baking with my children.  My daughter especially loves it, although that may have something to do with the amount of cookie dough she gets to eat!   She found this recipe in one of our old issues of Family Fun magazine.   The lifesavers in the center of

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White Chocolate and Vanilla Mini-Cupcakes

There’s just something about cupcakes!  Who doesn’t love them?  Maybe it’s the sweet frosting or the pretty decorations, but cupcakes always make people smile – especially children.  That’s my husband and daughter enjoying a cupcake on her birthday last year.  🙂  Check out these cupcakes my hubby brought back from Georgetown Cupcakes in Washington, D.C.

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Lemon-Rosemary Scones

Scones are one of my favorite breakfast foods!  I really only make them for special occasions, since most scone recipes call for butter and heavy cream.  However, I have found that it is easy to experiment and use other healthy ingredients like whole wheat flour to make them a little better for you.    This

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Blueberry Lemon Thyme Smoothie

  Spring has sprung!  It was a looong winter here and I am so ready for warm weather, aren’t you?  Light and refreshing, the combination of lemon zest and fresh thyme with blueberries make this smoothie perfect for spring.  I’m so glad our thyme survived the winter – although herbs in a smoothie may sound

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