Dr Pepper Pound Cake

I’ve partnered with Dr Pepper and Collective Bias to create this delicious Dr Pepper Pound Cake.  Drizzled with caramel and vanilla, this cake is the perfect dessert for your next outdoor party, summer picnic or backyard bash! #CollectiveBias #BackyardBash 

For more ideas on how to create your own #BackyardBash, check out the tumblr page at www.drpepperbash.com

Drizzled with caramel and vanilla, this Dr Pepper Pound Cake is the perfect dessert for your next outdoor party, summer picnic or backyard bash! #CollectiveBias #shop #BackyardBashRaise your hand if you remember when soda came in little glass bottles.  I grew up in the 80′s, but I totally still remember glass soda bottles!  Cans were certainly more common, but every once in a while, you’d still come across an old vending machine stocked with glass soda bottles.Continue Reading »

S’mores Ice Cream Sandwiches

These fun S’mores Ice Cream Sandwiches combine two of your favorite
summer treats into one delicious frozen dessert!

These fun S'mores Ice Cream Sandwiches combine two of your favorite summer treats into one delicious frozen dessert!It’s time to finally let the cat of the bag.  I’ve had this idea floating around in the back of my head since about January.  In fact, I think this idea hit me when I was bundled up in 5 layers of winter clothes and shoveling snow off my front walk.  I’d lost feeling in my toes about 10 minutes before, and I was pretty sure that my nose was frozen solid…then it hit me.  S’mores.  I wanted s’mores. Continue Reading »

Homemade Taco Sauce

You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to make this
delicious Homemade Taco Sauce!

Homemade Taco SauceIs there anything better than Summer?  Nothing puts me in a better mood than the warm air and green leaves!  Granted, that means that I have to mow the grass and weed the garden, but I’ll take it.  For us, summer means lots of fresh veggies and herbs from our garden.  Speaking of the garden, I planted kale for the first time this year.  I’ve planted lettuce in previous years, and it didn’t grow all that well for me.  I’m hoping that my kale experiment works out well…stay tuned! Continue Reading »

Shaved Watermelon

This 1-ingredient Shaved Watermelon recipe makes a delicious (and healthy) summertime dessert!

Shaved Watermelon is a 1-ingredient (yes, 1 ingredient!) dessert that's perfect for a hot summer day!Sometimes you just need a simple recipe…especially in the middle of July when it’s so hot that you can see the heat radiating off of your driveway.  (Ok, so maybe it doesn’t get that hot in upstate New York, but if you’re anywhere outside of New England, then you know exactly what I mean!) Continue Reading »