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Bars and cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

What’s a food blog without a chocolate chip cookie recipe, right? But since you probably already have a favorite, I won’t try to convince you that these are “The Best” or, as the Model Bakery claims, “The Ultimate” chocolate chip cookies. (But they are though).

Fudgy Brownies

Fudgy Brownies

When you love to bake and people know it, it’s easy to get yourself into some sticky situations. “I’ll bring dessert!” becomes an automatic response to any and all dinner invitations.  In my case, this usually results in one of two scenarios.  The first involves […]

Brown Butter Crispy Rice Treats

Brown Butter Crispy Rice Treats

Welcome to Our Happy Mess! I’m Ann, avid home cook and baker, wife to a great guy, and mom to a wonderful 17 month old boy named Jack. Life around here is 9-5 jobs for my husband and I, followed by the frantic rush of […]