Category Archives: RECIPES

Pear and Thyme Crostini @themerrythought

Pear and Thyme Crostini with Citrus Ginger Cheese

Back with another crostini recipe. I hope you enjoy these appetizers as much as I do. It’s bread + cheese + someView full post »

Pumpkin Pop Tarts with Maple Icing @themerrythought

Pumpkin Pop Tarts with Maple Icing

Homemade pop tarts are one of my favorite breakfast treats! They are a little more involved than opening a package ofView full post »

Apple Cider Floats @themerrythought

Apple Cider Floats

September through November, apple cider is the drink of choice around here! And ice cream is always a dessert ofView full post »

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie @themerrythought

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

One of our favorite desserts is the No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Pie, it’s incredibly easy and incrediblyView full post »

Apple, Gorgonzola & Bacon Crostini @themerrythought

Apple, Gorgonzola & Bacon Crostini

This time of year, I’m all about those apples. I’m wanting to make all the apple recipes, as well asView full post »

Baked Rosemary & Garlic Brie with Roasted Potatoes @themerrythought

Baked Rosemary & Garlic Brie with Roasted Potatoes

A few years ago I saw a friend dipping roasted fingerling potatoes into a pile of cheesy goodness while we were out atView full post »

Apple Crumble Pie @themerrythought

Apple Crumble Pie

This pie is Mike’s favorite dessert. I guess I lied last year when I shared that his favorite was apple crisp. IView full post »

Lavender Cardamom Fizz

Last winter at one of the coffee shops in Rochester I tried a lavender cardamom steamer and from then on I would go outView full post »

Rhubarb Collins Mocktail

You may have noticed that we took some time off of our mocktail series this year – we were working on a littleView full post »

Peach Ice Cream

Every year at this time (peach season here!), it seems as though all I see are photos of peaches, peaches at road sideView full post »

3 Easy Pancake Toppings

It’s almost back to school time here. I’m equally elated and so bummed. I know some of you have had kiddos back toView full post »

Tomato, Basil & Burrata Grilled Flatbread with Avocado

Today’s post is just one more example of me struggling with keeping it together with work over theView full post »

Grilled Parmesan Beans with Creamy Garlic Dip

Oh the goings on behind the scenes. If you could have watched this recipe come into being, you could have seen my wordsView full post »

Pretzel Ice Cream Sandwich Bites

Come summertime, my motivation seems to be at an all time low. For a lot things. Work. Cooking/baking. Housework.View full post »

Watermelon Mint Infused Water

We’ve just arrived back home from a week spent in Colorado! It was amazing – we had the best time and itView full post »