• Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars {and 2 anniversaries!}

    Happy one month to the blog! If you haven’t been here since the beginning, go and check out my first recipe for Old Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies  and stay tuned because February is looking like a sweet month! Now for one of my favorite anniversaries. Five years ago today, I was talking to my boyfriend as I drove home from work on a Friday night. When I opened the door to my apartment, there he was!  He’d flown from Pennsylvania to South Carolina to surprise me and was all dressed up and standing in the middle of my living room. He asked me to marry him…and I said yes! The last five years have been…

  • Old Fashioned Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

    If there is one cookie I associate with my childhood, it’s this one. Every time we wanted to bake cookies my mom would pull out her stained recipe card for Mrs. Fields Chocolate Chip Cookies. While the original is still classically delicious, over the years I’ve made a couple of updates. One of the most noticeable updates was to cut the recipe in half.     My favorite part of these chocolate chip cookies is definitely the cinnamon. Cinnamon is one of those spices that I buy in bulk. I also like to mix it up and add multiple types of chocolate chips. I always use semi-sweet and dark, but for the third kind…