Fall Orange Ginger Cookies

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Hello fall!  It’s been a little while since I’ve posted but I came back just in time to start celebrating that wonderful but busy time of each year.

I’ve been interested in expanding on flavors and this time tried out a combo I wasn’t too familiar with.  For whatever reason, I wanted to do something with orange flavoring but not just plain orange.  After a little bit of research, I found out that ginger is an excellent flavor pairing.  Truthfully, it works out really well considering it is fall now and the flavor combination really suits this time of year.  Move over pumpkin spice, it’s orange ginger time. Continue reading

S’mores Cookies

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It’s National S’mores Day today and that means it’s time to celebrate with something s’mores inspired!

With it being August and the time where summer is winding down, I picture this month as the perfect month to have campfires with friends surrounding it, chatting away with stories of adventures that had been had, all the while cooking some marshmallows over the flames.  While this month is really the last full summer month of the year, it’s still summer with plenty of sun filled days to enjoy. Continue reading

Blueberry Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

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I just have to say, I love blueberries.  Not only do they have so many health benefits, they’re refreshing, sweet, and perfect in just about everything.  I don’t know how you eat this berry, but for me they go in cereal, muffins, breads, on top of ice cream, in frostings, cookies…hehehe…really just about everything.  When summer ends and this berry no longer is in season, it’s really almost depressing.  I might take up some advice once given to me and buy a whole bunch when on a really good sale and freeze them… Continue reading