Happy Saturday Everyone! It’s day 2 of our 12 days of Christmas!

I hope you all have exciting plans for the weekend- we are on our way to sunny Florida for some family time 🙂

Last night I got a chance to catch up with a girlfriend over a peppermint mocha-one of my favourite holiday drinks!

I also purchased Ghirardelli peppermint bark- another favourite. Do we see the trend here?


Here are some great recipes- with peppermint! Seasonal and delicious.

White Chocolate Peppermint Covered Pretzels

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Moose Munch Popcorn

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

The are so many recipes in this category! Bonus: with some nice wrapping these all make great gifts!


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wishing you all a wonderful day!


coffee treats

hello everyone!

I hope you are doing well.

Last weekend was super busy for me in the kitchen. I was working, preparing everyday meals as well as a brunch for some family visiting 🙂

We all know I love sweets and coffee.. so today’s recipes are easy desserts which all have coffee flavours! YUM!

Coffee Cake Cookies

Coffee Toffee & Chocolate Scones

Pumpkin-Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Cappuccino Cheesecake

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who’s craving something sweet? I think it’s time for a cookie and latte for me.

wishing you all a wonderful day!

red velvet

Good Morning Everyone!

A friend called last night and asked for my red velvet cheesecake recipe- it’s actually recipegirl’s recipe and it is my go to recipe for special occasions! It even has shaved white chocolate on the top!

Are you looking for a new dessert to bake for your friends and family? You’ve got to try this one, it’s delicious!


The work in progress.


Recipegirl’s photo of the slice.

And for all you red velvet lovers, here are a few more desserts you may want to try

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies

Red Velvet Pancakes

YUM! more red velvet to come this holiday season!

wishing you all a wonderful day