Best German Chocolate Cake Ever.

Best German Chocolate Cake Ever.

Yum! Yummy! Yummo! But really, this cake is killer! Heaven in your mouth. We made this for my dad's birthday last week and well... 5 lbs later... Just kidding. But I'm not kidding about how awesome it is! You're welcome! ;) Having given this such a glowing review, I am trying to embrace a low sugar, gluten free, low dairy (pretty much just greek yogurt and a small amount of cheese) diet. But I think a treat every once in a while is ... READ MORE »

Rainbow Cake


Rainbow Cake This cake is REALLY fun and always a huge hit! I made this last year for "New Beginnings" which is an LDS activity we do once a year for young women aged 12 to 18 and another once a year activity for the girls is "Young Women in Excellence". Since the cake was such a hit at "New Beginnings", I was asked to make it again for this year's "Young Women in Excellence". The recipe or How-To: You start out by making a vanilla or ... READ MORE »

Cookies and Christmas Traditions


This time of year gets most people thinking about holiday traditions, so I decided to share a couple of mine. First off, I am a European mutt as far as heritage is concerned, but if I did have strong ties to any of my ancestral heritage, it would be to my Swiss roots because of my Great Grandma Hirschi. Anyone who knew my Grandma Hirschi would tell you she was one remarkable lady. She lived on her own until the age of about 95 and was a ... READ MORE »