Archive for November, 2015

Salted Caramel Mocha

Last week I had a great week at work, but a few of the days were really tough to get through.  With the sun basically setting before I’ve left my office even though it’s not late, I left one day feeling like a needed a sweet little pick me up.  So I stopped at Starbucks and asked for something just a little sweet and very delicious.  It was delicious and…

Painted Lamp Shade

So I’ve discovered spray paint. And it’s the best invention ever. I don’t know why I haven’t been playing around with it for years but now that I have, I’m obsessed….and I have gold spray paint. And I love it. Cue my painted lamp shade project. You know when you first move out of your parents house and you’ve stolen all the lamps that were in your room, but you…

Fall Three Layer Cake

If you’re looking for a decadent dessert for Thanksgiving that isn’t pie – maybe this Fall Three Layer Pumpkin Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting is exactly what you’re looking for.  When my 10-year-old nephew tried it – he looked up at me very seriously and said “What the heck?” “Huh?” I responded. “What the heck is in this that makes it so good?” He was my favorite nephew that day 🙂…

Salted Caramel

Here’s a super quick and easy recipe for making your own salted caramel.  Don’t worry no special candy thermometer needed.  Just a stove, small sauce pan,15 minutes, and 5 ingredients. This is a great topping for ice cream, cheese cake, apple roses (I’ve done all three in the last two weeks) and a great ingredient in making your own Salted Caramel Mocha and Salted Caramel Frosting [recipes coming soon]. Salted…