Category Archives: Celebrations & Holidays

Sticky Date Cake with Sea Salt Caramel Sauce


It is the 20th and that means it is time for another Cake Slice Bakers cake of the month. I chose this sticky date cake, but not because I was interested in it all too much. I mean, I love dates (as you may remember from these cookies) but I have never made caramel sauce so I decided that this absolutely needed to happen!

I was actually a little frustrated with the sauce and had to laugh at myself when I discovered part of the reason why. Continue reading

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Gender Reveal (how is this so good) Cake

I could not wait to share this cake with you guys, and I was not even sure if I would blog it initially. Normally I do a pretty balanced mix when posting and I’ll do a bit of savory and … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Cake

I made this ice cream cake for my friend’s grandmother who was turning 70. In the middle of summer a fun, refreshing cake seemed like the perfect way to celebrate!

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Gingerbread Cake with Maple Glaze

I am so excited to share this gorgeous cake with you! Decembers choices for the Cake Slice Bakers group were Coffee & Walnut Cake, Torta Gianduja, Caribbean Coconut Cake or Gingerbread Cake. I really wanted to do something festive for … Continue reading

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Rosemary & Garlic Ribeye Roast

Sharing this roast with you today has me feeling an array of emotions. I developed this recipe in early November because I wanted to do something different for Christmas dinner this year. I do not know about you, but by the … Continue reading

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Blood Orange & Pomegranate Sangria

I am so excited to share this recipe with you! I have been wanted to make a fun and festive drink for Christmas and this sangria is the perfect thing. It is wonderful for parties and can be made a few days ahead … Continue reading

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Chocolate Dough (and a Sweet 16 Party!)

Recently I had the opportunity to help one of my best friends throw an epic Sweet 16 party for her daughter. Tricia is lovably goofy, loves to write and marches to her own beat. She is one of the sweetest teenagers I know … Continue reading

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Ruby Old Fashioned

In April my husband and I took a trip to Louisville, KY and spent a long weekend enjoying everything it has to offer, including its pride of bourbon. We packed a ton of activities into just a few days, including … Continue reading

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Sprinkle Baby Shower

Wow I cannot believe it has been almost three weeks since my last post! A lot has been going on in my little world and I just haven’t been able to sit down and write during the chaos. We spent … Continue reading

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Easter Candy Spoons (and The Bunny That Got Away)

Aside from the blizzard we had the winter has been pretty mild here in Maryland. I am happy to say though that spring is finally here! Birds are chirping, bunnies are hopping all over and the days are slowly getting warmer. … Continue reading

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