When I was a kid, my mom would go all out for my birthdays. I'm talking theme birthdays (Beauty & the Beast, Under the Sea, etc.) and all the decorations that come with it. She would also always make me a homemade birthday cake. They ranged from Chocolate fudge to my all-time favorite: strawberry. I… Continue reading Strawberry Brownies
Sugar OVERLOAD. I've probably had more sweets in the last week than I have all year. I can't wait to get back on keto at the beginning of the New Year, but for now I'm soaking up the holiday treats. This cookie cake I made for work on Monday is probably the sweetest thing I've… Continue reading Candy Cane Cookie Cake
Holiday puppy chow made easy and festive. Use your microwave to melt butter and chocolate and then go to town with sugar and sprinkles. There's also a secret ingredient lurking inside!
The air is cool, crisp, and has a hint of fireplace smoke to it. Lights twinkle in the pre-dawn sky, a pine-scented candle flickers in the distance, and coffee percolates on the countertop. These December mornings have got me feeling all kinds of things. Christmas is about a week away, and I've been immersed in… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Sticks
It has been a lazy weekend in the Welcher household. Since we had planned on being snowed in on Saturday, we had nothing in the works to get out of the house. Neither the snow nor the ice came but our plans were unwavering: stay on the couch, in our pajamas, for 24 hours or… Continue reading Cinnamon Roll Cake Balls
It's a snow storm bust for Oklahoma. A crazy storm system was off the Pacific coast earlier this week and models were going crazy. It's incredibly hard to predict volatile weather like snow and ice, especially right here smack dab in the middle of the country. We were preparing for the worst, yet hoping for… Continue reading Pumpkin Pecan Slab Pie
I'm about to run out of room in my kitchen with all the cookie-baking I've been doing over the last few weeks. I only have one cookie jar, and four or five Christmas containers. I've been taking most of the Christmas cookies to work (which I think my co-workers appreciate), but I still have an… Continue reading Christmas Cake Mix Cookies