one bowl whiskey chocolate cake with irish cream frosting

Well friends, I thought I would get around to posting this earlier this week, but Match Day prep got the best of me. Now here we are, on the other side of Match Day and ready to celebrate with this amazing one bowl whiskey chocolate cake with Irish cream chocolate ganache frosting, perfect for you…

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match day: the before, thoughts and emotions

For those of you who have followed along here for a while, you know that my husband, Will, is nearing the end of his medical school journey. He and his classmates will soon be entering the next step in their medical training – residency. I mentioned in my 2019 goals that we might be moving…

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march goals

After a long, drawn out January, February felt like the short month that it is. I crammed in a lot in the 28 days, both at work and in my personal life, with 9 events at work, a finalized residency match list, an out of town funeral for my wonderful Papa, and the start of…

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spelt chocolate chip cookies

I’m on a cookie streak right now. These spelt chocolate chip cookies stemmed from a case of curiosity. I had seen the melted chocolate chunks and coarse sea salt of these cookies flash across my Instagram feed a few times and saved the posts each time with the intention of making them. Weeks passed and…

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almond butter shortbread with chocolate and sea salt

Cookies will always and forever be my favorite treat to bake. Even when the flavors are new, the process is so familiar. They allow me to extend my creativity but still feel secure in the creation process. I have made shortbread more times than I can count, and pecan sandies (icebox cookies), which follow a…

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loving lately

It has been forever since I have shared a link love type of post, but with lots of things catching my eye lately and this day of love, it felt appropriate to gather all of these great things in one spot and share the love. via Things I have been loving lately: All of the…

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salted caramel brownies

I have made and shared a lot of treats with friends and coworkers over the years, and besides my go-to oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, these salted caramel brownies have been the most requested recipe of all of them. When I first started brainstorming recipes I knew I wanted a chocolaty treat for Valentine’s Day. Homemade…

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february goals

January was a doozy. Good riddance, I’m happy to leave it behind. I’m hoping February will be much better. It shouldn’t be difficult. I appreciate that February is always filled with love from the very beginning, with red and pink lining the shelves of the store and chocolate, flowers, and gummies filling our carts. It’s…

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pistachio cinnamon morning buns

I realized last night that after the long weekend last week, I never got around to posting. Whoops! We were on the road on Tuesday and it felt like our routine was totally off until the weekend came and we got a reset. While I missed you last week, these pistachio cinnamon morning buns were…

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2019 reading list

One of my 2019 goals is to read more. In the past few years, I have read here and there, mostly on bus rides to and from work, but aside from that broken up time, I fell out of the habit of reading regularly. Growing up, I loved to read! I would hide under the…

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