Easter

milk chocolate cadbury mini egg cookies

I am so excited to share these Cadbury mini egg cookies today! I recently learned that Cadbury mini eggs are not as revered by everyone as I think they should be. Some people (cough, Will) think they are gross and merely nostalgic, and when I brought them up in another crowd people thought I was…

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carrot cake scones with cream cheese glaze

Can you believe there are only a few days until Easter?! Even though Easter is late this year, amidst everything else we had going on I feel like it snuck up on me. But one thing I always like to be prepared for, holiday or not, is brunch. Carrot cake scones with cream cheese glaze…

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easter recipe ideas

A Good Friday to you! With Easter only a few days away, I have rounded up some dishes for your Easter brunch, Easter supper and Easter dessert. A lot of these recipes take a twist on traditional Easter and seasonal recipes, with what looks like resounding success. I love the creativity in some of these…

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carrot cake loaf with nutella swirled cream cheese frosting

Happy first day of spring! Let’s celebrate with a slice of carrot cake loaf with nutella swirled cream cheese frosting. I have always associated carrot cake with Easter and spring. I don’t think we had an overwhelming number of carrot cakes around Easter growing up, but all of the stores and bakeries seem to increase…

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an easter picture update

Over the weekend, Will and I traveled to Virginia to celebrate Easter with my family.  As I shared in the last post, the weekend was full of food, fun, travel, church and family.  These are some of our pictures from a chilly Easter morning. This was our first Easter with three generations of married couples!…

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vanilla cake with lemon buttercream and raspberry jam

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter! Ours was filled with travel, family, church, deviled eggs and this cake. I love the combination of flavors in this dessert.  The vanilla cake is fluffy but still slightly dense and surrounded by perfectly sweet lemon buttercream.  Each layer of the cake is brushed with raspberry jam…

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link love: easter edition

Today is Good Friday, which seems like an appropriate day to share some Easter-themed links. Let’s start out with a little Peep show.  The Washington Post received more than 400 Peep diorama submissions for their annual contest this year. That is a lot of sugarcoated neon marshmallows. Want to impress the Easter bunny with the prettiest Easter…

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