The Best Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

long white tray with 5 pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting topped with sugared pecans scrabble tiles "pumpkin" mini white pumpkin

I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner! In honor of the upcoming holiday, my dinner club group is hosting a Friendsgiving Brunch. I have the dessert course this month and decided to make the best pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting for our brunch menu.

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Old Fashioned Banana Pudding Served in a Jar

side view of small glass jar filled with banana pudding sitting on white plate with tan white check napkin beside plate mason jar of small daisies in background

Do you love a good southern recipe? Oh good, ’cause I’ve got the best old fashioned banana pudding served in a jar recipe!!

It’s menu day for my monthly dinner club, and we’re sharing a full menu for hosting a Low Country Boil.

I had the dessert portion of the menu this month, and thought this old fashioned banana pudding would be the perfect addition to my southern shrimp boil party.

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How To Make Layered Shortbread Heart Cookies

heart shaped shortbread sandwich cookies with small heart cutout in top layer and raspberry preserves between the cookies sitting on a white platter with a rolling pin and dish towel beside it

This is one of my favorite cookie recipes! So, I want to share with you how to make layered shortbread heart cookies.

These cookies are also referred to as Linzer cookies. They originated in Austria, home of the Linzertorte, which is a tart made of a buttery dough accompanied by fruit.


Linzer cookies are basically the same recipe, but are cut into cookies and two of them form a sandwich. Preserves are placed in between the cookies and a there is a small cutout in the center of the top cookie.

Galentine’s Brunch

I am joining 4 other blogger friends for a virtual Galentine’s Brunch, and if you missed our tablescapes you can see that here.

Galentine's Brunch Tablescape

We are all sharing a tablescape idea and a recipe for the brunch. It is an amazing menu and the tables are so creative, so be sure and check out all of the other posts.

I also shared how I made these heart sweater placemats for my tablescape a few days ago.

My contribution to the meal is dessert, and I thought these heart shaped shortbread cookies would be perfect!

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The Most Delicious and Easy Cranberry Orange Cake

cranberry bundt cake on white pedestal cake plate with fresh cranberries in center white napkin and 4 gold forks beside cake fresh greenery on table around it

Do you need a Christmas dessert idea?? If so, you definitely will want to try the most delicious and easy cranberry orange cake!

It’s menu day for my monthly dinner club group, and this month is all about the holidays!

We have a fabulous menu for you, so let me share what we have in store for you.

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