Healthier Banana Muffin

Just a Sliver: Healthier Banana Muffin

With the start of a New Year, it's always good to mix in a few healthier recipes. These banana muffins are a "skinnier" version of one of my favorite banana bread recipes. Instead of sugar you'll use honey and instead of butter you'll use a … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

Just a Sliver: Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Cookie Dough Frosting

Well I'm finally back. It's been a while since I posted a recipe or anything at all for that matter. I mean, I just uploaded my Christmas pictures,'s been a little bit crazy. So 20 days into the New Year, I'm back with a bang with this … [Read more...]

Ringing in 2015!


It's so hard to say goodbye to 2014!! What an incredible year it was - seems like it will be hard to beat. I know that year after year I am pleasantly surprised by all that life has in store but still, it was such a good one. The year started off … [Read more...]

Top 10 Viewed Recipes of 2014

Just a Sliver: Top 10 Recipes 2014

Happy New Years Eve!! Another year has come to a close. Here are the Top 10 Viewed recipes of 2014 - a few delicious repeats from last year and a few new ones on the list. Here's to the start of another great year! 10. Homemade Chocolate Chip … [Read more...]

A Winter Wonderland

Just a Sliver: Winter Wonderland

Christmas is here! I can't be sure if that was the fastest year yet, but it certainly feels like it! A few photos from one insanely beautiful snowfall a few weeks ago - here's to hoping for a white Christmas! xx … [Read more...]

Newport, Rhode Island

Just a Sliver: Newport, Rhode Island

We were lucky enough to escape for one night this past weekend to the beautiful Newport. I've never been [in the summer or winter] and oh my gosh...I LOVED IT. We stayed at Hotel Viking which I was lucky to learn about through work. It is a … [Read more...]

With Love xx


With love & well wishes this Christmas. Here's to the start of another wonderful year! p.s. reliving this day as we celebrate 6 months to Newport this morning for a weekend getaway! … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies & a Gift Idea

Just a Sliver: Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies and a Gift Idea

Last year for Christmas my brother gave me these awesome Nordic Ware Cookie stamp set and believe it or not, I just used them for the first time! I blame overseas living and boxed up belongings for taking me so long to use these little gems. Right … [Read more...]

Snickers Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just a Sliver: Snickers Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies! We had a lot of leftover candy from our lack of trick-or-treaters so a few weeks ago I tried this recipe and I was not disappointed. Such a soft and chewy cookie with just hint of caramel...mmmm! I will tell you right now that this … [Read more...]

Apple Streusel Cheesecake Pie

Just a Sliver: Apple Streusel Cheesecake Pie

With just over a week to Thanksgiving, it's time to finalize your baking plans! This recipe is one that I was lucky enough to try at our first Thanksgiving, in October. My husband's Aunt is an unbelievable baker and she made this Apple Streusel … [Read more...]