Glazed Lemon Lime cookies on blue green glass plate with bottles of Young Living brand lemon and lime essential oils

Delicious Lemon Lime Cookies

If you ask someone if they bake homemade cookies, they would probably say chocolate chip or some form of Christmas cookies. But as the weather gets warmer, you might be looking for something with a “brighter” flavor. After looking through some lemon cookie recipes, I decided to put my own

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Irish soda bread on cutting board with Luck of the Irish towel

Best Authentic Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Around St. Patrick’s Day, grocery stores and bakeries sell premade loaves of Irish Soda Bread. After all, what better to accompany a dinner of corned beef and cabbage? However, the texture and flavor of store-bought soda bread leaves much to be desired. Maybe it is because I was raised eating

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11 Best Gifts for Bakers

Now that we are well into fall, the holidays are just around the corner. Before you know it, we will be facing the crazy last-minute rush to finish our shopping for gifts. Each year, I say I will make an effort to get some shopping done before Thanksgiving so I

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Cupcakes with blue icing roses on a cooling rack

Lemon Chamomile Tea Cupcakes

A few years ago, I started baking cupcakes for the first time. In my mind, I always associated cupcakes with children’s parties. But then I came across several cupcake recipes that went beyond the standard vanilla and chocolate, and into more sophisticated flavors. One of my favorites is these lemon

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Blueberry Lemon Crumble

Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits, not only because they are delicious, but they are full of anti-oxidants. They are also versatile since they can easily be tossed into a variety of breakfast and dessert recipes. This Blueberry Lemon Crumble is healthy enough to eat for breakfast, yet can

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Red, White & Blue Peanut Butter M&M Cookies

The 4th of July traditionally involves getting together with friends and family at a barbeque to celebrate our independence. These red, white and blue peanut butter M&M cookies made with peanut butter M&M’s (yup, double peanut butter!) are a crowd-pleaser. They not only look patriotic, but they hold up well

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Sliced loaf of chocolate chip banana bread on white platter

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Since we are all being asked to stay at home, I have found myself doing more planning before going to the grocery store. After all, I have to be strategic in getting ingredients since I shouldn’t be making frequent trips to pick up whatever I need for a day or

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