Chewy Oatmeal Pecan Cookies

by Courtney on December 9, 2014

chewy oatmeal pecan cookies

So last week, one of my co-workers brought in some cookies that she had baked over the weekend and was generous enough to share one with me. Never mind the fact that I was most likely staring them down and drooling from the mouth as she talked about them with me. But anyways… The cookies […]


Things Accomplished Today

by Courtney on November 25, 2012


It has been a long and very productive day, but man am I wiped. Actually, I’m pretty sure all of us are. Things accomplished today: Walked 3 miles on the treadmill while watching Fred Clause Got the grocery shopping done for the week, and only managed to forget one thing on my list Lots of […]


Sunday Happenings

by Courtney on September 30, 2012


A whole lotta lounging. A little baking. Browned Butter Banana Bread, to be exact. A little nail polish painting. One of my favorite OPI colors, “Lincoln Park After Dark” Some disappointing Jets football watching… A little fun with Cody…because we both swore that he looked exactly like a feline version of the Dos Equis guy […]


Toffee Almond Fudge

by Courtney on December 22, 2011


At the beginning of the week, I very briefly mentioned that I had made some very delicious fudge over the weekend. Toffee Almond Fudge, to be exact… This fudge is just so, so, so good. My mom and I have been making fudge for years and, believe it or not, our go-to recipe comes from […]


Raspberry Almond Gems

by Courtney on December 19, 2011

Raspberry Almond Gems – a family favorite! (see recipe below) I’ve had quite a few requests for these little goodies ever since I first posted about them a week ago. Lucky for you, I copied down the recipe from my mom when I was over there this weekend, so you don’t have to wait any […]


Black & White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

by Courtney on December 12, 2011


So a few weeks ago I made these cookies. You may remember me teasing you with mentioning them. Unfortunately, I couldn’t share them with you at the time because they were top secret. Okay, well not really “top secret,” but they were my contribution to The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. So far, I’ve received […]


Uncle Sam’s Crispy Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Courtney on December 6, 2011


So yesterday, I got a little creative in the kitchen. As it turns out, that creativity paid off in a big way…in the form of some pretty amazing cookies. I noticed last week that Attune Foods was having a recipe contest for December, with the challenge of making an original homemade gift recipe, using one […]


Pumpkin Banana Bread

by Courtney on November 16, 2011


Alright, let’s talk about that “special bread” I’ve been mentioning for the past two days. I know I was a little bit of a tease and honestly, I promise I would have given it to you sooner…but first, I had to remember the ingredients that I used and actually write them out. Whoops. This bread […]


Vanilla Glazed Cranberry Apple Cookies

by Courtney on November 15, 2011


Vanilla Glazed Cranberry Apple Cookies! (see recipe below) I love apples. I love cookies. I also love apples in my cookies. Back in October, you may remember when Jay and I celebrated our 3rd Annual Fall Festival with some of our closest friends. You may also remember me briefly mentioning a delicious plate full of […]


Pumpkin Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

by Courtney on November 2, 2011


About a month ago, I was over at our friends Brian & Mal’s apartment for a Sunday afternoon of football, beer, Mal’s Chili, and friends. On this particular Sunday, Mal didn’t just make her chili; she also made a batch of Oatmeal Carmelita bars that totally knocked my socks off. Literally, they were just amazing, […]