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Candy Cane Hearts

I’m posting this early so you can all hit the after Christmas sales and stock up on the miniature candy canes for Valentine’s Day. Grab a couple of boxes. I got mine 3 weeks after Christmas last year for 50 cents a box. And this is a fast, easy treat that will make you look like the […]

Care Packages-what to send and how to pack them

It’s the time of year when we send care packages to loved ones. This care package went all the way to Afghanistan. To my son-in-law. Since I’d never shipped overseas before and according to the post office it would take 5-10 days for it to arrive, I had to choose items I knew could stand the […]

Ice Cream Sundaes in a Jar

These are so fun to eat. And if you’re having….say…a birthday party at your house, it’s nice to have the ice cream already handled. I hate scooping up ice cream and plopping it on to the plate next to the cake for parties. The ice cream is too hard or if you’ve let it soften […]

Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge

Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge-same great taste you love as ice cream in a creamy melt in your mouth fudge!

Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge-same great taste you love as ice cream in a creamy melt in your mouth fudge! One of the easiest candies to make is fudge. There are several recipes out there but basically there are 2 camps. Fudge made with marshmallow fluff and fudge made with sweetened condensed milk. They are both […]

Strawberry Milk for Valentine’s

Strawberry Milk for Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is almost here. We don’t do much around here, a little chocolate is sure to make an appearance but my kids are at that age where they’re too old for all the kiddie stuff but too young to be into the romance side of the holiday (thankfully.)  No boyfriends or girlfriends to worry about yet. […]

Easter Meringues

My favorite thing to make with extra egg whites is Meringue cookies or Forgotten cookies. And since I made 3 batches of Cream Cheese Cinnamon Rolls in the past week, I had leftover egg whites. We love these cookies. Low in fat, you can control the sugar, add flavors, color them, shape them or just drop […]

Grandma’s Sugar Cookies

Grandma's Sugar Cookies

Grandma’s Sugar Cookies-a Christmas Tradition. This recipe is a special one. It’s just a simple sugar cookie, made with lots of love. What makes it special is it come’s from a book Grandma’s Christmas Cookies. It’s a sweet book reminding us the true reason for the season. We’ve had our copy for 11 years now. […]

Eggnog Fudge

Eggnog Fudge-Smooth and creamy. A subtle eggnog flavor but not overwhelming, the perfect Christmas Fudge.

Eggnog Fudge-Smooth and creamy. A subtle eggnog flavor but not overwhelming, the perfect Christmas Fudge. I adore Eggnog. Creamy, thick, that eggy, sweet flavor. I just can’t get enough of it. As soon as I see it on the shelves, I start stocking up. I have no idea why grocery stores and really, dairies, torture me all year long. […]

Dulce de Leche Caramel Fudge

Dulce de Leche Caramel Fudge

Dulce de Leche Caramel Fudge-rich and creamy with pockets of pure caramel goodness swirled in! It’s basically the Holidays. Halloween is over. We can now freely mention Thanksgiving and Christmas and everything that goes with it. To be honest, I’ve been in Holiday mode for almost 2 months. Not just because of this blog, but […]

Red Velvet Cake Batter Fudge

Red Velvet Cake Batter Fudge-so easy to make and even better to eat!

Red Velvet Cake Batter Fudge-so easy to make and even better to eat! Red Velvet Cake. The gorgeous deep red color draws you in. Every time I see a photo of one (or even better, see one in person) I drool a little. The contrast between the deep red cake and the white cream cheese […]

Gingerbread Men Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies-also called Wedding cakes or Snowballs- Pecans, a few simple ingredients and lots of powdered sugar!

A Christmas Classic. These Gingerbread men cookies are a soft cookie with a mild ginger flavor. From an old family recipe. What’s Christmas without a gingerbread man? Sure you could make a sugar cookie shaped like a man but it’s not the same. Something about the taste of a gingerbread man just makes you feel […]

Brownie Brittle Toffee

Brownie Brittle Toffee-crisp chocolate Brownie Brittle combined with buttery toffee and sprinkled with pecans! Makes a great gift if you can part with it!

Brownie Brittle Toffee-crisp chocolate Brownie Brittle combined with buttery toffee and sprinkled with pecans! Makes a great gift if you can part with it! Brownie Brittle, have you ever had it? It’s more of a cracker in texture but tastes just like a rich fudgy brownie. It’s addictive. I’d never had it before, then Brownie […]

30 Holiday Candy Recipes

30 Holiday Candy Recipes

Homemade Candy treats are always part of our Holiday preparations. Always tasty, easy to make and make a great gift. Here are 30 Holiday Candy Recipes to get you started!

Easy Chocolate Fudge

Easy Chocolate Fudge-just 4 ingredients and a few minutes!

Easy Chocolate Fudge-just 4 ingredients and a few minutes! I know we always seem to be rushing Holidays. It’s not even Halloween yet. And then we still have Thanksgiving to enjoy. I love a good fried turkey for Thanksgiving. There is nothing like the skin on a fried turkey. We fight over it. Trying to […]

25 Gifts from the Kitchen

25 Gifts from the Kitchen

25 Gifts from the Kitchen Still need a gift for someone? Here are 25 easy ideas, all made in your kitchen. The best gifts are always homemade.   Canned Apron with Favorite Recipe from Pleasant Home Balsamic Strawberry Jam from Call Me PMc Bourbon Soaked Cherries from She Eats Bring Da Heat Rub from Kiss […]

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

Gooey Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars-your favorite pecan pie loaded with semi-sweet chocolate and made into a bar for easy eating!

Gooey Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars-your favorite pecan pie loaded with semi-sweet chocolate and made into a bar for easy eating! Do you make pecan pie every year? Do you ever feel the need to change things up but know that if you do, you might never be forgiven? Some things are just tradition. You have […]

Cream Cheese Mints

Cream Cheese Mints also known as Wedding Mints-easy to make, perfect to serve for any event.

Cream Cheese Mints also known as Wedding Mints-easy to make, perfect to serve for any event. There are some memories you have from childhood that stick with you. These Cream Cheese Mints, also know as Wedding Mints, are one of them. Always served at special occasions, Easter, Weddings, Anniversaries. As a kid, I never thought about […]

Strawberries and Cream Bundt Cake using JELL-O

Strawberries and Cream Bundt Cake using Jell-o

Strawberries and Cream Bundt Cake using Jell-O, the possibilities are endless Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s the next holiday, well, the next holiday that involves food. With everyone trying to keep New Year’s resolutions, I have to have something to look forward to. And I bake on whims. I’ve been known to […]

Hot Chocolate Mix

Hot Chocolate Mix

Have you all found those Jet Puffed Mallow Bits yet? I was so excited when I found them. My friend Christi from Love from the Oven even has one of her recipes on the back of the canister. Just too cool for words! I love the memories they bring back for me. I was a […]

Milk Chocolate Fudge

Milk Chocolate Fudge-smooth, creamy and easy to make!

Milk Chocolate Fudge-smooth, creamy and easy to make!   I love this time of year! Everyone expects you to bake and make sweet treats. It’s like a free pass to go wild in the kitchen. The kids get into too. “Mom, whatcha making today?” “I love you mom, I’ll just grab a few of these […]




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