Honey & Nut Yogurt

I hope everyone had a memorable Christmas and Santa brought you everything you wanted! I know I was very pleased with what Santa brought me this year…a KitchenAid Mixer!! And not just any old KitchenAid Mixer but a RED one with a 5.5 quart mixing bowl!! Oh, I am a happy girl! But alas, the year 2013 is coming to a

White Chocolate Oreo Fudge

(Singing) “You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why, Santa Claus is coming to town! Santa Claus is coming to town……!” Oh you caught me singing (blushing)! Ah, Christmas Eve and not much more time to bake cookies and sweets before the big day when everyone gathers around. I do know the

Light & Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

When I was still living back home, my mom and I would make Christmas cookies for all the family, our neighbors, friends, and co-workers. However, since I’ve moved to Georgia, I have to admit, I haven’t been consistent with our traditional Christmas cookie bake off. But this year, the baking bug has bit me and I’m making cookies, baking brownies,


I’m Julie and I would like to welcome you to the Sweet and Spicy monkey blog! Here I will share recipes, photos (as we all like to see what we are about to create!), helpful cooking tips, and other learned stuff. My mom is who taught me how to cook and bake when I was growing up and I have