Valentines Made By Hand

“This love is meant to fill up your soul so you can reconnect with the purpose of life, to love and be loved.” – Sarah Mayo

Sweets For Your Sweet

Originally posted on Cocoa Mill:
A brief history lesson before we delve into the sweet reason of Chocolate on Valentine’s day… St. Valentine’s Day began as a liturgical celebration of one or more early Christian saints named Valentinus.  The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom were martyred. One legend…

Caramel Apples

Fall is the favorite time of year at our house. My husband and I were married in the fall, our first daughter was born in the fall, our family enjoys being outdoors in the fall. One our favorite things to do is to go apple picking. We make our yearly pilgrimage up into the blue…

Owl Cupcakes

Hoo hoo,hoo hoo….Owl Cupcakes Semi-homemade If you are like me you totally forgot that you said you would donate a baked good to your child’s school for the “Fall Fundraiser”, and now it is the day of and the freaking out begins!  Have no fear Owl Cupcakes are here! These are so easy you could…

Monster Brownies

MMMMM…Monster Brownies! Oh My G-O-S-H! These are so dang cute! I don’t know why but every time I look at these I feel really happy! So I felt it was necessary to share these with you all too! I have posted a brownie recipe before (click here for recipe) and we will be using the…

Spooky Spider Cookies

I hope these recipes will be fairly easy and fun for you to share with friends, coworkers, or family.

Harvest Beans

The day was cooler and I was really craving something comforting and filling for dinner. I had never made this recipe before but I thought I would wing it and see what happened. Turns out it was pretty good and I have made it several times since. These Harvest Beans are full flavored BBQ enhanced…

Chocolate Goulash

As my husband counts down the days to his fantasy football draft, hunting season, and the start of the NFL Football season, I am reminded that summer is in it’s end days. Fall is closing in with it’s crisp cool mornings and the changing of leaves. I am a fan of Fall so the change in season…

Quick and Easy Chocolate Chili

The countdown to fall begins: school will be back in session, jobs back in full swing and life begins to pick up the pace. I always enjoy welcoming a new season with heartwarming recipes that are not only good for the body but good for the soul. This recipe will delight your senses and your appetite. Welcome…

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Ok, I have resisted this for a long, long while however it looked super easy and supper yummy…. Having three little ones running around who are always hungry for a good snack, I thought this would be a healthier alternative to offer them. Pudding is a favorite at our house amongst the children and hubby…

Summertime: Mini Mint Cheesecakes

Oh my, oh my…. The days are getting warmer and warmer and It is time to have a bite that will cool you down and lift your spirits. Mini Mint Cheesecakes are the perfect summertime treat. These delectable bites are easy to make and cute to serve with tea or as a potluck bring along…

Chocolate Protein Bars

Sometimes we don’t need a guilty pleasure, instead we need a chocolate feel good about myself snack. This seemed like it would work for those warmer days when you still need a chocolate pick me up. Chocolate Protein Bars   Ingredients: 1/2 cup Unsweetened Vanilla almond milk 1 cup oat flour 4 egg whites 2…