Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie | From My Sweet Heart

“PROMISE YOURSELF TO WAKE UP EVERY MORNING WITH A THANKFUL HEART, AS THOUGH EACH DAY WAS THANKSGIVING DAY.”  kiggundu wilson. My apologies to my baking buddies, from the yet un-named, but little baking group that could, for being late in publishing this post.  This month, we decided to make life a bit easy for ourselves…

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Pumpkin Pecan Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting


“I WOULD RATHER SIT ON A PUMPKIN AND HAVE IT ALL TO MYSELF, THAN BE CROWDED ON A VELVET CUSHION.”  Henry David Thoreau. I often walk this fine line of trying to be creative or walking off of the deep end!  And what I’ve learned is that sometimes you just have to leave well enough…

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Autumn Fruit Chutney


“THY BOUNTY SHINES IN AUTUMN UNCONFINED AND SPREADS A COMMON FEAST FOR ALL THAT LIVE.”  James Thomson. There is a different kind of simplicity that I search for in the fall.  While in spring and summer, I am content to eat some strawberries off the vine, or a fresh peach flavorful all on it’s own;…

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Pumpkin Bourbon Cheesecake covered with Leaves of Chocolate


“I CELEBRATE MYSELF, AND SING MYSELF.  AND WHAT I ASSUME, YOU SHALL ASSUME.  FOR EVERY ATOM BELONGING TO ME AS GOOD BELONGS TO YOU.”  Walt Whitman. HaPpY BiRtHdAy To Me!!! I LOVE my birthday!  It always feels like such a special day to me, because even though I know that I’m not the only one…

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Tequila Mockingbird

Tequila Mockingbird | From My Sweet Heart

3 ounces of apple cider 1 ounce of white tequila ( I used Cazadores Reposado) 1 ounce of creme de cassis 2 teaspoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice Fill a shaker 2/3 full with ice.  Add the apple cider, tequila, creme de cassis, and lemon juice.  Shake well.  Place 4-6 ice cubes in an old…

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