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Cinnamon Chip Scones

Cinnamon Chip Scones

Many of you have probably been wondering what would be my first post on my re-branded blog.    I honestly didn’t need to think too hard about it, because I knew right away that I wanted to resurface a favorite recipe that needed some updating.  Years ago, I developed this scone recipe and realized that […]

Important News!!


(UPDATE 2/22/13:  This post was originally published on Pennies on a Platter.  You are now looking at the new website!) Hey everyone! In recent posts, I slightly teased you with little mentions of upcoming changes to Pennies on a Platter.  Today I am finally ready to tell you exactly what is happening behind the scenes […]

Valentine White Hot Cocoa Sprinkles Cookies


How do you celebrate Valentine’s Day?  I read an article the other day that stated something I completely agree with, although I’m not quite sure I jibe with their reasoning.  They recommend that you avoid dining out on the actual holiday.  Why?  Well, there is the obvious reason of restaurants being overbooked and so packed […]

New Orleans Beignets


Here it is, just in time for Mardi Gras (aka Fat Tuesday).  What is that snowy, pillowy puff of deliciousness you ask?  You’re looking at Louisiana’s state doughnut, the beignet! They are just as scrumptious as they look, too. You won’t believe me when I tell you that this is one of the easiest doughs […]

50 (or 51) Valentine’s Day Recipes


Yesterday, the weather was beautiful so I took Judah to the playground with a friend of mine and two of her boys.  We packed a lunch and had a great time!  Later in the day, I posted pictures of our fun lunch on my personal Facebook page and captioned the album “Lunch on a warm […]

Semi-Homemade Chicken Pot Pie


Ok, so really the only thing about this pot pie that is not homemade is the crust.  Store-bought refrigerated pie crust is the way to go with this one.  (I love the Pillsbury brand.)  But wait!  Don’t abandon me yet.  Just because there is no cream of whatever soup involved, it is still very easy […]

Saturday Seeds + Pregnancy Update (27 Weeks!)


Y’all!  Has it really been since December 15th from my last Saturday Seeds post?  Wow.  The holidays, then moving, along with other fun life happenings really got the best of my weekend writing!  At least when I started this “regular” update again, I warned you that it probably wouldn’t happen every week.  😉  I wasn’t […]