Summer Celebrations

Just wanted to let you all know that I will be taking a mini-break from blogging for the next few days.  The main reason being that I am switching web hosts, which means that during the transfer (which can take 24-72 hours), the blog can be intermittently up and down.  I just hope that the…

Feature Sponsor Love + Giveaway – My Momma’s Kitchen

{shop} {twitter} {facebook} I’d like to introduce you to a shop that has me drooling all over my keyboard, foreals.  My Momma’s Kitchen sells healthy homemade desserts ranging from full cakes to cake jars in a variety of mouthwatering flavors!!  Momma’s desserts are made 100% from scratch (no boxed cake mixes here) in a certified…

For chocolate, brownie and mint lovers.

Let me start by saying I cannot take credit for these amazing bites of yumminess.  The credit goes to The Pioneer Woman, you can find step-by-step picture instructions as well as the recipe on her blog.  But let me tell you, these are sure worth trying for your Holiday party, your Christmas Day dessert, your…

Feature Sponsor Love + Giveaway – Tookies

{shop} {blog} {twitter} {facebook} I have a sweet giveaway for you today, and by sweet, I mean it will make your tooth ache, in a good way!  :)  I cannot express how much our household loves Tookies!  For my husband’s first Father’s Day, I got him an assortment of cake jars and s’mores and he…

Feature Sponsor Love + Giveaway – Blissful Bites

{shop} {facebook} Hello May!  And a huge welcome to my new sponsors over there on the right!  I am so excited to kick off this month with a super fab giveaway from my dear friend Trang, who just opened up her very own Etsy shop, Blissful Bites.  Trang and I go way back… to the…

Feature Sponsor Love + Giveaway – Tookies

{shop} {blog} {twitter} {facebook} Today I have a super SWEET sponsor to share with you all (no pun intended)!!  When I first laid my eyes on Tookies etsy shop, my mouth started salivating and drooling all over my keyboard.  Gourmet marshmallows, cake jars, cookiewiches, roundies, all I have to say is YUM!  These treats are…

Biscoff Oatmeal Cookies

Have you entered to win a pair of Seychelles Shoes giveaway yet? How about the Oreck Grab-It & Steam-It giveaway? It’s been about half a year since I’ve been on an airplane now and I’m showing withdrawal symptoms.  Not only do I miss visiting different places once in awhile, whether it be for work or…

Cheesing It Up for V-Day

adapted from Diana’s Desserts and Sprinkle Bakes Ingredients 9 oz. cream cheese (one 8 oz. brick plus 1 oz. of another brick) 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/3 cup fresh, whole milk 6 eggs, room temperature – whites and yolks separated 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar 1/2 cup plus 1/8 cup extra fine granulated sugar 1/3 cup plus…

A Perfect Christmas Cookie

adapted from CupCakes and CrabLegs to include more Oreos Ingredients: 1 package Oreo cookies (30 cookie pack) 2 – 11 ounce bags of white chocolate chips 20 mini -size candy canes (or 10 normal-sized candy canes) Directions: 1. Crush candy canes in a food processor until the pieces are very fine. 2. Melt white chocolate…

Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

So I have a confession to make.  Sometimes when I’m in a blog post preparing frenzy, baking lots of stuff, taking lots of outfit pictures, etc. I get so backed up in content that I don’t have enough time to post then.  Case in point, this post here.  It’s a “The Dish” one if you…

Pumpkin Pie Croissants

Recently, in my hunt for the perfect ways to use up my pumpkin, I found this amazingly simple and delicious recipe on Pressed Down, Shaken Together that uses pumpkin and crescent rolls.  Now I have to say that it’s been awhile since I’ve bought said crescent rolls (don’t know why) and since I always love…

Birthday Giveaway – Sweet Lydias

Entries for this giveaway have been closed, thanks for entering! Hey all!  I’m back again, but this time with a TASTY GIVEAWAY!  I had a similar giveaway last year and it was such a hit that I decided to bring it back.  Sweet Lydia’s shop is not just your regular old sweets shop, but her…

Caramel Filled Apple Cider Cookies

While blog reading, I recently just found my new favorite fall cookie recipe!  In the past few things, I’ve been craving all things caramel… caramel macchiato, caramel apple pops, apples dipped in caramel, and of course any dessert with caramels would have been perfect!  So when I stumbled upon these Caramel Stuffed Apple Cider Cookies,…

La La Lemon Cookies!

Let me introduce to you the easiest peasiest lemony squeeziest cookie known to human.  All you need is a box of lemon cake mix, some lemon extract (or lemon juice) and some other basic ingredients you probably already have!  These are so perfect for a summer going into fall BBQ, potluck, baby shower, or really……

My Mind is Pinned on Summer

First off, I have a GIVEAWAY WINNER to announce!  Thank you to all who helped celebrate the two year blogiversary of Lola’s Girl!  As you know, she was giving an awesome Polaroid camera and a winner has been picked.  If you are the owner of City Life To Ranching Wife blog, then CONGRATS!  Please email…