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…

Be still my heart

Sticky Ginger Pudding is back in our lives, and we couldn’t be happier about it! This truly glorious, warm and cozy dessert went missing from the shelves of our local grocer (and not just ’cause we bought them all). But after inquiring about a special order a few weeks ago, we were thrilled to discover…

Cooking class with Gail

Today I got to see my friend Gail again and take a wonderful cooking class! I had signed up for the “Cast Iron Desserts” class a while back, but it was in danger of being canceled because no one else registered. Thankfully, Gail was available and interested — and I was thrilled to spend some…