Copycat Copycat Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake

Ingredients CRUST: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (I used the Ninja and ground up whole crackers) 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup melted butter FILLING: 4 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 5 large eggs TOPPING: 1/2 cup sour cream 2 teaspoonsContinue reading “Copycat Copycat Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake”

Weekend Distractions No. 14

Oh, this view: I would love to have this sunroom, overlooking water. Swoon. And there is an outdoor deck above the sunroom. This room I could live in: I don’t care for all the decor, but I love the ceilings. The doors. The walls. I could seriously retire in this house. With that view fromContinue reading “Weekend Distractions No. 14”

Weekend Distractions No. 13

This inspiration: OMG. I love the huge shutters. But maybe not that big. The old crib pieces are pretty cool too. I have been trying to figure out how I could use the shutters I have to achieve the look with the rounded part like the shutters above. I think I might have finally comeContinue reading “Weekend Distractions No. 13”

Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffins

Whole wheat flour. Oats. Pecans. Brown sugar. Greek yogurt. I had shared a muffin recipe a few weeks ago in my weekend distractions. I made them last week. Took them to work for a birthday. Even though I baked them 30 seconds too long, everyone liked them. I couldn’t find Old Fashioned Oats, so IContinue reading “Healthy Chocolate Chip Muffins”

Albuquerque; Revisited

A repost from 2013. A fun post that I really enjoyed writing. I am always looking for new places to take pictures. When I am always doing the driving, this can sometimes be harder than it would seem. When I saw an ad for a trolley ride around the “best of Albuquerque” I hopped on.Continue reading “Albuquerque; Revisited”