Hi, my name is Heather. I’m a baker, cook, serial hostess, wife and mother of two. I love to cook, to feed people and to eat...especially dessert. I also run Livin' The Pie Life, an artisan bakery providing delicious fresh locally-sourced handmade pie to Northern Virginia. Life is good.
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Welcome to my very first Daring Baker’s Challenge! Grab a hot drink and get comfortable because this is no simple cake. I’ll wait. Ready? OK, let’s go.
For the past 10 years, ever since my eldest daughter was a baby in a bucket, my family has spent New Year’s Eve with our good friends The Millers. That first year, we could all fit around their small dining … Continue reading
English Plum Pudding aka Christmas Pudding is one of those super delicious, super impressive and super easy desserts. To Americans, the name can be fairly confusing because its not a pudding, its a cake…and there are no plums in it. … Continue reading
For many years, on my husband’s birthday, I baked a chocolate cake. It was different every time because he never liked any of them. He liked chocolate cake, just not my chocolate cake. Until about five years ago when I … Continue reading