Gift Lyst: Valentine’s Day

Taken or single — Valentine’s Day is the sweetest time of the year. It’s meant for spoiling ALL the people you love, including YOURSELF! I’ve always loved receiving sweet notes from my closest friends, or a little surprise from my parents. Plus, it’s a pretty good excuse for a sugar. To this day, I still spoil my bests (and myself) with Valentine’s goodies. Here’s a special lyst of all my…. Read more

Quick + Easy Thanksgiving Sweets

To be honest, I don’t typically cook on Thanksgiving. For starters, uncooked turkeys gross me out. Plus, I’m not exactly interested in knowing how many sticks of butter are really in my mashed potatoes. Ignorance is bliss. BUT, I do like to impress guests with simple Thanksgiving sweets: baked apples, baked pumpkin + chocolate-covered cranberries [my favorite]. These treats are DELISH and perfect for those of you who prefer to…. Read more

Cool Off With a Cookie Sandwich

Who’s ready for a sugar high?! Let’s talk cookie sandwiches. I know this sweet treat doesn’t belong on our health lyst, but I still believe in a celebratory dessert bar when you’re entertaining. This is something I’ve set up for my sweet nieces before, which leads to them saying “I love you, Lulu” over and over again. Pick up a handful of cookie flavors from the grocery store [or bake them…. Read more

Create Kiwi Chocolate Pops

You guys know I’m no Martha Stewart in the kitchen [yet]. So, I appreciate easy recipes that don’t threaten to burn the house down. My sister suggested we satisfy our sweet tooth last night by creating kiwi chocolate pops. They were surprisingly super simple to make and even I couldn’t mess them up. My husband was shocked. If you want to impress your guests (or yourself), see the recipe below. Side…. Read more