Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Just a Sliver: Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Hoppy Easter! Easter is the perfect time to dust off your favorite Carrot Cake recipe. Specifically Carrot Cake Cupcakes with its perfect pair, Cream Cheese Frosting. This is a new cake recipe that I really like because the ingredients are simple … [Read more...]

Skinny-ish Chocolate Cherry Muffins

Just a Sliver: Chocolate Cherry Muffins

Skinny-ish? That's because I can't completely call them skinny after I removed the whole wheat flour and added more chocolate chips. Can you blame me?! This is another recipe from the awesome blog, Sally's Baking Addiction. She seriously has … [Read more...]

Funfetti Donuts

Just a Sliver: Baked Funfetti Doughnuts

Finally back to baking in the USA! This means more space, a dishwasher (hallelujah!), my mixer, and finding everything I need at just one grocery's the little things. This recipe from Sally's Baking Addiction was floating around the … [Read more...]

7 Months Abroad

Just a Sliver: Venice Round 2

Where to even begin. Two weeks after returning home from 7 months in Europe, I can't believe that was our little life. When I found out we were going to Europe I was hesitant - we had such and amazing year in Cleveland that I wanted to do it all over … [Read more...]

West Palm Beach, FL

Just a Sliver: West Palm Brach, FL

A few days after returning Stateside I was lucky enough to escape the arctic Northeast and went down to sunny Florida with my family. It was my first trip to West Palm Beach and it was beautiful. It was awesome to watch the sunrise rather than the … [Read more...]

Classic Banana Bread

Just a Sliver: Classic Banana Bread

This will be my first ever repeat recipe post which I swore I would never do. BUT this Banana Bread recipe is one of the very first posted to Just a Sliver to get my blog started and I don't think it got adequate exposure considering how incredibly … [Read more...]

Last Weeks in Italy

Just a Sliver: Last Weeks in Itly

I've been home for one week now and I'm finally getting my pictures together from the last few weeks in Italy. I brought my camera everywhere with me to capture everything I loved about our little town and other areas we explored.  Some of these … [Read more...]

Strawberry Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Just a Sliver: Strawberry Muffins with Lemon Glaze

It looks like I'm on a muffin kick lately...first the Coffee Chocolate Chip Muffins, then the Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins, now these. I just don't think you can ever go wrong with muffins. I found this recipe on Sally's Baking Addiction and was … [Read more...]

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Just a Sliver: Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Maybe if we make Springy muffins then Spring will come? One can hope! These lemon poppy seed muffins are so lemony - lemon zest and lemon juice in the muffin and some more lemon juice in the glaze. Oh my. It's kind of a refreshing muffin. I had one … [Read more...]


Just a Sliver Riomaggiore

After leaving Florence and stopping in Pisa we made another pit stop in La Spezia and hopped on a 10 minute train to Riomaggiore [one of the 5 towns of Cinque Terre] Looking at the map I noticed that we would be driving along the Italian Riviera on … [Read more...]