Fudge Brownie Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

If you know me at all, you know I love Christmas.  If you don’t know me, you will learn quickly that I love Christmas.  I love decorating for Christmas; I love Christmas smells; I love baking for Christmas; I love Christmas music; I love the general feeling of joy and warmth I have all season long.  I love Christmas.  For me, Christmas is the happiest time of the year.  End of story.  Read more…

The Brownie at the Top of the Mountain

Brownies!

Yesterday, I went on a run that I swear was uphill the entire way.  As I huffed and puffed my way up the giant hill mountain the last 1/4 mile, I kept saying to myself, “There’s a brownie waiting for you at the top.  That’s why you are running – so you can eat that brownie later.  It’s gonna taste so good…”  And it was.  So good.  Continue reading