I’m Jessica, a wearer of many hats who is lucky enough to call Long Island, NY home. I am a devoted wife, avid animal lover, and all around goofball. I love the beach, music, cooking, and anything pink, and I am obsessed with traveling as much as I possibly can! Welcome to my online time capsule, I am so glad you are here :)  read more...

Adorable Kid-Friendly Christmas Treats

Adorable Kid-Friendly Christmas Treats

The holidays make for the perfect time to create adorable Christmas treats that even kids can get their hands into!  Baking Christmas treats is high on my list of favorite things to do around the holidays. For one thing, I love sweets. I mean who doesn’t right? I am even involved in annual Christmas Cookie…

Ninja Coffee Bar Giveaway

Ninja Coffee Bar Giveaway

 Welcome to the Ninja Coffee Bar Giveaway Event!  This event is hosted by: The Mommy Island, The Kids Did It and Queen Thrifty.    #GIVEAWAY TIME // Enter to win this Ninja #Coffee Bar Giveaway! Ends 12/15 Click To Tweet     Do you love coffee? Then we’re ready to offer the coffee lover’s dream…

The Great Pie Roundup

The Great Pie Roundup

Do you need pie inspiration for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other time of the year? This pie recipe roundup is exactly what you need to prepare for your next party! #Pies don’t have to be boring… get creative with The Great Pie Roundup! Click To Tweet The holidays are right around the corner and when…

Easy Slow Cooker Dessert Recipes

Easy Slow Cooker Dessert Recipes

The slow cooker has to be one of the best inventions known to man, I mean who doesn’t love a machine you can put food in and a few hours later BAM a pluthera of yummy food! Whoever thought 0f the idea truly deserves a medal… #Delicious Desserts You Won’t Believe You Can Make in a #Crockpot!…

Sensational Summer Salads

Sensational Summer Salads

Salads are yummy all year round, but come summer its a whole different ball game! Summer salads are perfect, easy to prepare, and always leave you feeling refreshed and light afterwards. I don’t know about you but I basically go into hibernation mode during the winter months and yes, that includes stuffing my face to stay…

Heavenly Blueberry Recipe Roundup

Heavenly Blueberry Recipe Roundup

With summer around the corner, a blueberry recipe roundup is definitely on my mind! Not only do blueberries taste great, but they rank the highest of any fruit for antioxidants and also contain a high amount of fiber and Vitamin C. Can you think of a better reason to eat them a handful at a time? I can’t!…

Fun Rainbow Desserts Roundup

Fun Rainbow Desserts Roundup

Rainbow desserts are always bright and fun to make anytime but they are perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, birthday parties, and even LGBT Pride Day! I knew there were lots of fun recipes out there for sweet treats that included all the colors of the rainbow and wanted to gather them into one awesome roundup. Whether it’s sweet…

Insanely Delicious Cheesecake Recipe Roundup

Insanely Delicious Cheesecake Recipe Roundup

Cheesecake is one of those desserts that screams decadence. Just the sight of a delicious cheesecake can draw oohs and ahhs from any crowd. I absolutely love cheesecake. I have yet to meet a person who doesn’t at least like cheesecake, even if only a little bit. When a cheesecake craving strikes, nothing else can compare!…

The Absolute Best Brownie Recipes

The Absolute Best Brownie Recipes

Hail to all things brownie! Anyone who reads this blog knows I love roundups… from desserts in mason jars to apple inspired recipes all the way back to the Holidays with over 35 of the best holiday cookies ever, roundups are kind of my thang but the brownie is just one of those desserts that…

35+ Holiday Cookie Swap Recipe Ideas

35+ Holiday Cookie Swap Recipe Ideas

A holiday cookie swap party is a great way to bring friends and family together while showing off your baking skills as well as enjoying the treats of the holiday season from others. I’ve got cookie mania on the brain as soon as November comes rolling around. This is the second year I am featuring beloved…

World’s Best Apple Recipe Roundup

World’s Best Apple Recipe Roundup

Crisp air, changing of the leaves, football games, pumpkin everything, apple recipes… it’s definitely fall! There is nothing like biting into a fresh, crisp apple or savoring a yummy apple dessert. Apples are one of my favorite fruits to cook and bake with since they can be so versatile.  There are the usual suspects like apple…

The Ultimate Pumpkin Recipe Roundup

The Ultimate Pumpkin Recipe Roundup

Brace yourselves, pumpkin everything is coming! Pumpkin season is something I wait for all year long… Pumpkin for breakfast, pumpkin appetizers, pumpkin for dessert, I’ll even take pumpkin in my coffee! Pumpkin is obviously not just for Thanksgiving anymore and that is why this ULTIMATE pumpkin recipe collection was put together for you to enjoy! Don’t forget…

Fun Football Party Food Ideas

Fun Football Party Food Ideas

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?! Football season is literally around the corner, whether you like it or not. As for me? I like it alot! Football is a big deal in my house. It’s not just about tuning in when our team is playing, for my family football completely takes over our Sunday. Fun food ideas…

Delicious Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Delicious Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Ice cream is the perfect frozen treat on a hot summer day! Although it is flying by way too fast, summer is certainly not over yet not to mention July is National Ice Cream month. My obsession with ice cream has no boundaries no matter the type and there are all kinds to choose from! Gelato,…

Patriotic Food Ideas

Patriotic Food Ideas

Warm weather is synonymous with patriotic holidays for me… Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day here in the states is, in my opinion, the most relaxing way to celebrate with family and friends. This patriotic collection* has the absolute best recipes perfect for any patriotic holiday! #Patriotic party food ideas to impress your guests! Click…

18 No Bake Sweet Treats

18 No Bake Sweet Treats

No bake recipes scream easy to me, and I am a fan of easy-to-do concoctions! Not having to start up my oven is a big plus for me especially during the hot summer months. This collection has the best treats to keep you cool even when the temperature starts rising so turn off the oven and make…

Grilled Cheese Heaven

Grilled Cheese Heaven

Grilled Cheese is the ultimate comfort food! In the extensive quest for the most delicious grilled cheese sandwich, I stumbled on a bevy of scrumptious recipes from food bloggers all over the world. I myself have held onto my love affair with the sandwich far beyond my years as a kid. The cheesy childhood staple can…

Where to Stay in Aruba

Where to Stay in Aruba

In just a short few weeks, my husband Greg and I will be traveling to Aruba for a good friends wedding… I can not tell you how excited I am!! If you didn’t already know, the only travel outside of the states I have under my belt was to Jamaica for our honeymoon. Jamaica was a…

25 Ultimate Caramel Desserts

25 Ultimate Caramel Desserts

Caramel has always been a hit in my home as a child, but growing up it has become a staple whenever my sweet tooth comes out to play. Keeping on track with the dessert obsession that I am currently battling, below are 25 of the most ooey gooey caramel dessert recipes* I could find…try not to drool!…

16 Delectable Cupcake Recipes

16 Delectable Cupcake Recipes

The cupcake has become the most sought after dessert of our time. Whether it’s the mom baking a batch for her kids, a boss treating his employees, or simply rewarding yourself to an extra special treat at the end of a busy week, these little delights always do the trick! I myself am obsessed with cupcakes… a…