Hi there! I’m Dorothy, the crazy gal behind the blog. If you didn’t already know, I’m crazy for crust…and cookies…and brownies…and pretty much anything with sugar (or cheese or carbs). I like to talk {a lot}. But you probably already knew that.

Besides blogging full-time, I’m a wife and a mom. We live in the suburbs of Sacramento, California, but my heart belongs in San Francisco, where I grew up.

The journey of blogging has been an amazing one for me. I started on a whim without a clue what I was doing. The only blogs I ever read were Bakerella and The Pioneer Woman and (for some reason) one day I thought to myself, “I can do that too!”

Crazy for Crust started in 2010 to showcase my love of pie and crust. (It really is the best part!) A short time in, I realized that I really liked creating desserts – all of them. I love a freshly baked cookie, a fudgy rich brownie. I love homemade ice cream and perfectly decorated cupcakes…and I love pie. So this blog evolved into what it is today: my recipe creations, sometimes crazy, often with a crust, and always served with a slice of my life.

My promise to you:

I will always share recipes I love, no matter what. Some of them are created because I felt like baking, some are necessary because I have to cook dinner too, and yes, some will be sponsored recipes brought to you by some of my favorite brands. Regardless of why I make a recipe, it will be one that I love and feel like should be on this blog. And I also promise that lots of recipes will have sprinkles because, duh. Sprinkles are awesome.

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A few important facts about me:

I’m an only child who has an only child.

Stories of infertility run near and dear to my heart.

I read like I breathe: constantly, without thinking, and to sustain my life.

I’m a super picky eater, but I get better every day.

I struggle with body image issues every single day.

My favorite movie is Pretty Woman.

Gilmore Girls is the best show ever. (Also: Friends, 90210, and Little House on the Prairie.)

My favorite book is…well I can’t choose. Let’s just say my all-time favorite is Lightning, by Dean Koontz. This is followed in close second with the Twilight Series, The Hunger Games Series, and Harry Potter.

I am currently addicted to The Real Housewives of {Anywhere}.

I am addicted to peanut butter desserts. Obviously.

I am addicted to my Kindle, Instagram and my iPhone. (Follow me! @crazyforcrust)

I have a soft spot for Elvis.


Some of my favorites on this blog:

Crumb Apple Pie {It’s my signature recipe!}

Perfect Funfetti Cupcakes

Easy Peanut Butter Cheesecake Ice Cream

Snickers Peanut Butter Pie

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Cookies

Mocha Brownies with a Crust

Mom’s Banana Bread

Banana Cake with Caramel Ganache

Thank you for finding your way to my portion of the internet today. I’m so happy to have you! New here? Check out my FAQ. If you’d like to work with me, check out my sponsor page. In the meantime, pull up a chair, pour yourself some coffee, and let me serve up some sugar and a slice of my life for you. I hope you enjoy!

Contact me at crazyforcrustblog@gmail.com.