Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Today I am sharing my recipe for homemade peanut butter swirl brownies. I recently made them for a friend and was reminded how good they are. These are so much better than any box brownie mix and the peanut butter swirl really kicks them up a notch.  Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies 350 degrees; 20-25 mins. Continue reading “Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies”

Daffodil – Colored Pencil

Today’s “botanical bright” is Daffodils! Now I’m really longing for spring.  Daffodils (Narcissus) really are true signs of spring. I get so excited once the snow melts and you can see the tips of their leaves sticking up out of the ground. Once that happens you know that spring has finally arrived.  I love toContinue reading “Daffodil – Colored Pencil”

Flowering Dogwood – Colored Pencil

Today I have a third piece for what I’m dubbing the “Botanical Brights” collection. I must have spring on my mind because today’s piece is Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida).  I love Dogwood trees because of their open, airy canopy. They are a perfect mid-sized tree in the landscape. Dogwoods grow fairly well here in theContinue reading “Flowering Dogwood – Colored Pencil”

Lily of the Valley – Colored Pencil

Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis) has always been one of my favorite spring perennials. The sweet scent of it in the garden is especially fragrant in the early morning or evening. They spread pretty quickly via rhizomes in the soil and make a great groundcover for shady spots.  Fun fact – they are inContinue reading “Lily of the Valley – Colored Pencil”