Honey Vanilla Roasted Peaches with Cinnamon Ice Cream

Honey Vanilla Roasted Peaches with Cinnamon Ice Cream ~ Celebrating Sweets

It’s been over two weeks since I last shared a recipe … time flies! Between life with a new baby and toddler, and a leak that had us out of our house for over a week (ugh!), I am finally finding my way back into the kitchen. When life gets hectic, I am especially drawn to recipes that  require minimal effort. Who isn’t?! Fortunately, it’s summer and there are beautiful fruits and vegetables in season. This makes it easy to keep things simple and let the flavors of the season shine. … 

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Coconut Brownies - Celebrating Sweets

Chocolate Coconut Brownies

Most of the recipes I've shared lately have included berries or other fruits. In the summer I tend to make more fruit-based desserts, but, I decided to take a little break from those with something super decadent and chocolaty. Although I have quite a few chocolate recipes and coconut recipes here, … [Read More...]

Berries and Cream Tart - Celebrating Sweets

Berries and Cream Tart with Cookie Crust

If you're planning your 4th of July menu and you're in need of the perfect red, white, and blue dessert ... here it is! Although the traditional flag sheet cakes typically make their appearance this time of year, I thought it would be fun to try something a little different. This fruit tart is … [Read More...]

Raspberry Vanilla Soda - Celebrating Sweets

Raspberry Vanilla Soda

With summer here, I have been playing around with some fun drinks to help us stay cool. Last month I made a frozen coconut limeade and next I decided to try homemade soda. Soda is a drink that you might not think to make yourself. It sounds intimidating, but it's really easy and no special equipment … [Read More...]

Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes ~ Celebrating Sweets

Our New Arrival! (and Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes)

Life is extra sweet for us right now. Last week we welcomed our darling daughter, Juliette, into the world. We love her to pieces and feel so blessed to have her here. She is the perfect addition to our family and we are adjusting well to our new life as a family of four. … [Read More...]