Baking · Cooking · Desserts

Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

Every Valentine’s Day, I like to make a delicious dessert for both Chris and I to enjoy. This year, I decided I wanted to make chocolate lava cake. I hadn’t had any for years, and when I was looking up recipes, it jumped out at me and stuck. I had made this recipe before, and…… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

Art · Teaching

Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Animals Craft

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to do an art activity that centered around Valentine’s Day without being too mushy and lovey-dovey for my students. They get so weird about Valentine’s Day in third grade, acting like the opposite sex’s Valentine is a marriage request. It cracks me up! I’m writing this…… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Animals Craft


Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes

For Valentine’s Day this year, Chris and I decided against giving big gifts. Although it was our first Valentine’s Day as a married couple, we wanted to be more fiscally aware and what with all of the other spending we had done, we wanted it to be more about us, rather than focusing on gifts.…… Continue reading Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes