Gingerbread Sheet Cake with Orange Cream Icing


Flavorful, festive, easy to make, kid-approved, sheet pan sized gingerbread cake with orange cream icing! This is the PERFECT cake for a holiday get-together. It’s large enough to serve several people and definitely tasty enough to get people wanting more. The lightly sweetened gingerbread cake goes perfectly with the 3 ingredient orange cream icing, which is so light and airy. 


THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HOSTING A PARTY DURING THE HOLIDAYS: 5 Festive Recipes + 7 Simple Solutions That Minimize Stress and Maximize Success - Part 2


A party is deemed successful if the host remains calm and accommodating, guests feel happy and full, and the foods and cocktails are eye-catching and delicious. 

Which is what brings us to....


Part 2: 5 festive recipes that are all manageable for hosts to prepare, impressively 
delicious for guests to enjoy, and made with seasonal flavors perfect for all holiday gatherings.

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HOSTING A PARTY DURING THE HOLIDAYS: 5 Festive Recipes + 7 Simple Solutions That Minimize Stress and Maximize Success - Part 1

Indulging in delicious food, sipping on cocktails, making memories, and being surrounded with love, laughter, family, and friends are a few reasons people of all ages look forward to holiday gatherings year after year. If you are hosting the party, however, things can feel quite overwhelming, and transform even the most gracious host into the grumpy Grinch.

I set up two posts, part 1 and part 2, that together outline recommendations on how to host a party during the holiday season with as little stress as possible. 

Part 1: simple ways to reduce worry, increase success, and 
encourage effortless planning when hosting a holiday party.



Baked Blueberry Banana Oatmeal


 If you’re into meal prep (& even if you’re not) this hearty dish is the perfect meal for breakfast, full of flavor and healthy foods! Lightly sweetened with maple syrup, bananas, and blueberries, this baked oatmeal has no artificial sweeteners and is also gluten-free, vegan-friendly, & free of refined sugars.