Homemade ice cream sandwiches

Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was dessert! I made us these delicious ice cream sandwiches with homemade cherry chocolate chip cookies warm from the oven smooshed around a scoop of Madagascar vanilla ice cream! Messy, but oh so good! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything. Day 292 of 365. And…

Giant peach dumplings

Today’s #OneGoodThing was enjoying these giant fresh peach dumplings in cognac sauce with Mama! I used a recipe from the first Smitten Kitchen cookbook, except I swapped out Bourbon for Madagascar Vanilla Cognac (because that’s what we had). Delicious! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything. Day 279 of…

Banana caramel sundaes

Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was a scoop of vanilla ice cream with sea salt caramel sauce and fried bananas on top! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything. Day 241 of 365. And Day 1,337 in a row (here’s the first 366, & the following 365, & the third year of 365 good…

Cast-iron s’mores

We made s’mores in our oven using a wee cast-iron pan and I’m not sorry. Next time, I’ll make them even better! That’s right. There will be a next time. Today’s #OneGoodThing with Mama was the start of a beautiful new thing! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything. Day…

Paisley’s joyous treat

After a late evening trip to the library, Mama and I stopped to get frozen yogurt. Even Paisley got in on the action with a little sample of vanilla—and she was so happy about it that her eyes got even bigger! Today’s #OneGoodThing was enjoying Paisley’s reaction to a yummy frozen treat! Many thanks to…

Key lime impatience

Our lime tree is bearing fruit for the first time ever, and I’ve been eager to bake with these beauties. Though they look more like lemons on the tree, the lime flavor was crisp and tart. Since it’s apparently pie day, I made a key lime pie using this fabulous smitten kitchen recipe. We didn’t…

Peppermint fudge cupcakes

Mama and I enjoyed the most glorious peppermint fudge cupcakes tonight! I found them at our local organic grocer on Friday, though they’re made by the same Bay Area bakery that created the triple lemon and mint chocolate cupcakes we adore. This new flavor hasn’t been available before, and we love it! Today’s #OneGoodThing was devouring peppermint…