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Lots of fun s’mores recipes including cookies, brownies, and ice cream! Who needs a campfire??  Towards the end of summer, as kids start heading back to school, I always get a little sad and a...

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Girl Scout Inspired Baking Mixes

I am obsessed with Girl Scout® Cookies. If you’ve been around Something Swanky for enough years, you know this about me. Nearly every spring for the past several years (excluding the year I was...

Toasted Coconut & Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies. This is one of my favorite cookie recipes, because it's so quick and easy and delicious!

Toasted coconut, crunchy toffee, and chocolate chips enveloped in a sweet, buttery cookie with golden crisp edges and soft chewy middles. What’s not to love?? About 6 years ago, I decided to have a bake...

Nothing beats a thick slice of super moist chocolate chip zucchini bread smothered in butter.

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Nothing beats a thick slice of super moist chocolate chip zucchini bread smothered in butter. We DEVOURED this bread. Inhaled it. Like… it didn’t even last two days. It barely stuck around past the 24 hour...

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Our Week in Pictures + What I’m Loving

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve had a chance to post any personal pictures. We’ve been crazy busy lately, but, fortunately, I think we might have a week or two of rest ahead...

Super moist yellow cake filled with mandarin oranges with a creamy vanilla pineapple whipped topping. It's so good, you'll make a 'pig' of yourself ;)

Grandma’s Pig Cake

Super moist yellow cake filled with mandarin oranges with a creamy vanilla pineapple whipped topping. It’s so good, you’ll make a ‘pig’ of yourself ;) I haven’t had this cake in years. But I...

My favorite banana bread with a double batch of cinnamon streusel and icing on top. You won't want to eat banana bread any other way again!

Brown Sugar Banana Streusel Bread

My favorite banana bread with a double batch of cinnamon streusel and icing on top. You won’t want to eat banana bread any other way again! What kind of a banana person are you?...

Rich fudgy brownies that taste like your favorite Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies!

Thin Mint Brownies

Rich fudgy brownies that taste like your favorite Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies! This post is sponsored by Pillsbury. Top 5 things I learned in Girl Scouts: Be careful when hot gluing pennies to...

These moist and ultra fudgy chocolate zucchini muffins are so good. You'll never believe they're full of vegetables!

Triple Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

These moist and ultra fudgy chocolate zucchini muffins are so good. You’ll never believe they’re full of vegetables! My CJ is a muffin fiend. It is the only bread I can get him to eat....

How to make everyone's summertime favorite Eclair Cake. No bake, ready in minutes, and you'll only need 4 easy ingredients.

No Bake Eclair Cake

How to make everyone’s summertime favorite Eclair Cake. No bake, ready in minutes, and you’ll only need 4 easy ingredients. Have you ever made an icebox cake? It.is.epic. Layers of pudding and Cool Whip...