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”

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”

Memories, Dreams and Reflections| 2014

Me I Love You Still Laughing The hair! Winter Wonder(land) I had no wonderland pictures from this winter, again. It was dry and brown and not very wonderful. But I had made these banana muffins this winter and thought they were a winter wonder. Birthday Friends I Was Inspired I had seen this “Monster Eye”Continue reading “Memories, Dreams and Reflections| 2014”

Day 31: The Final Frontier and a Ninja Cake

LOL. I am hilarious. I saw where all these people had their posts written beforehand and ready to post on that day. I don’t know if I was the only one that waited to write the post the day of, but to me that is what Write 31 Days meant. Yet, I got behind theContinue reading “Day 31: The Final Frontier and a Ninja Cake”

Day 30: Almost a Fail and an Eyeball Cake

There was this cake I had saved in Halloween ideas on Pinterest. When my parents decided to host the end of season soccer party on Halloween I knew I was going to make that cake. Well, at least decorate like that cake. Check out the inspiration cake here. So on Thursday I got to makingContinue reading “Day 30: Almost a Fail and an Eyeball Cake”

S’mores Pudding in a Jar

I like the play of the light in this picture. Birthday boy and his “cake”. Every once in a while I get extremely creative. Yesterday, after two soccer games and then lunch with the fam (these are never short excursions), I made my son’s “cake” for his little party. He doesn’t like cake or anythingContinue reading “S’mores Pudding in a Jar”