Timur Pepper Gin and Tonic
Drinks

Timur Pepper Gin and Tonic

You may have heard of Timur Peppers since they are one of the hottest food trends of 2018! Timur Peppers are being used throughout the culinary world in cocktails, desserts, and more. This zany spice adds a kick and an essence of grapefruit, so it makes a spicy enhancement to a regular Gin and Tonic. Bartenders are grinding a bit…

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waffles
Breakfast

Waffles

Waffles come in all shapes, types, and thickness. I want the waffles with a crusty outer shell that gives way to a fluffy middle. Biting into hot, crisp, fluffy, buttery, and thick a waffle is one of my favorite food joys. And when the waffles are drowning in maple butter and pure maple syrup? Then I just close my eyes…

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chocolate chocolate chip cookies
cookies

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies

If I had to choose one cookie to call my favorite it would be these chocolate chocolate chip cookies! I am a chocoholic and these cookies check every box for sweet, salty, ooey-gooey, chewy, thick, and filled inside and out with rich chocolate. They are dangerously good because these are the cookies that you will be eating all day until…

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Funfetti Cupcakes
Cakes, Frosting & Icing

Funfetti Cupcakes

My blog turned 1! This Blogiversary for Ritzy Mom is exciting, and a celebration like this needs Funfetti cupcakes! This post is a personal one of reflection, gratitude, and hope for the future. First, a big thank you to all of you for being part of this journey so far. When I started Ritzy Mom I had no idea what…

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Chamomile Macarons
Pastries

Chamomile Macarons

My mom came for a visit over the weekend. She drove from Montana in her RV to have tea with the girls. Yes, that is a very long two day drive for a tea party! So in honor of this act of love and madness, we had to make the perfect teatime treat. Since my Mom loves chamomile tea, and…

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spicy margarita
Drinks

Spicy Margarita

People that know me very well know that I love jalapenos. In fact, I used to eat nachos with extra jalapenos everyday for breakfast when I was pregnant with Tilly! Hmm, maybe that’s why she’s developed such a fiery personality! And maybe that’s why I had horrible heartburn for 9 months, ha! The point is, I love adding jalapenos to…

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Homemade Dog Treats
cookies

Homemade Dog Treats

Before we get to the best homemade dog treats ever, let’s take a look back several years. It was the Fall of 2009. Grant and I lived in a high rise in Marina del Rey, CA. We were both trying to find the meaning of our lives while falling madly in love. We were broke and happy and young. But…

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Moon Milk
Drinks

Moon Milk

Raise your hand if you love sleep! Now keep it high and happy because I’m about to give you the most beautiful elixir that is said to decrease stress and give you a better sleep. We are talking about Moon Milk! I am sure you have seen those ethereal photos floating around social media. I hope I’m not too late…

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Buttermilk Drop Biscuits
Breakfast

Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

I realized this morning while making these Buttermilk Drop Biscuits that I had yet to put them on the blog! This needed to be done immediately for the sake of breakfast everywhere! I recently had a run in with a sweet lady at the grocery store who gave me some even sweeter advice when she handed me a bag of…

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coconut cream cupcakes with coconut buttercream
Cakes, Cupcakes

Coconut Cream Cupcakes

I had a dream that my toes were digging into a sandy shore while cool water lapped across my feet. The sun beamed upon me while I sipped from a large coconut.  I was in paradise! Then I woke up and found Lukas wrapped around my feet with his wet nose telling me it was time to wake up and…

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