18th & Addison and a Day on the New Jersey Coast

18th & Addison and a Day on the New Jersey Coast

Music that Speaks You know that feeling when you hear music from a new singer or band and you’re in love? Suddenly, you find yourself getting ahold of anything and everything that they have released, unable to get enough. You listen to their music almost constantly and begin to find your favorite songs that speak to you in ways that are hard to explain.Seeing said band/singer live becomes something that you know you have to do, and you hope that your city…or at least state, is one of the stops on their next tour so you get your chance. When...

Peanut Butter Reese’s Pieces Cookies

Peanut Butter Reese’s Pieces Cookies

Peanut butter cookies, year after year, are rated as one of the top favorite cookie flavors, and for good reason. There are so many different spins one can take on this classic. You can use creamy peanut butter or crunchy. You can leave the dough plain or mix in chocolate chips, nuts, toffee, or at least a dozen other variations. Add in Reese’s Pieces, and life just got better! 

Peppermint Oreo Cheesecake Bars

Peppermint Oreo Cheesecake Bars

Peppermint Oreo Cheesecake Bars are the perfect treat for these cooler months. They start with a thick Oreo crust layered with creamy cheesecake filling packed with bits of peppermint bark. The final layer is a decadent white chocolate ganache sprinkled with peppermint pieces and chopped Oreo’s. Peppermint Oreo Cheesecake Bars are so good, you may not want to share. *Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning that at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Another holiday season is nearly behind us and a new year quickly...

6 Fab Things to do in Clearwater Florida

6 Fab Things to do in Clearwater Florida

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Florida? Is it the sunshine? Palm trees? The ocean? Maybe all three? Hubby and I just returned from a week-long visit to the sugar-sand coast of Clearwater, Florida. While I had visited Florida previously in my life (Hello, Disney!), it was hubby’s first time other than airport layovers. During our stay, the weather was perfect, the sun constantly shined, and the only rain happened while we were sleeping. I mean, does that even count? Plus, if you are looking for a good time to go where it...

Pumpkin Coffee Cake

Pumpkin Coffee Cake

Pumpkin Coffee Cake is a sweet way to start your day. Moist and dense with a crumbly topping, this coffee cake is sure to win over any pumpkin lover. Serve warm, cold, or with a cup of your morning coffee. It’s cold here in Ohio. It seems like once again, we skipped right past the perfect fall weather and went straight to pre-winter. One day it was 90, we got a day or two of 70-degree weather, then BAM, low 50’s for a high. Wouldn’t you know, the day it turned cold here, we were off to Florida for a...