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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 […]

Candy Cane Hearts

Be sure to stock up on candy canes right after Christmas so you can make these Candy Cane Hearts for Valentines Day. 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 […]

Strawberry Milk for Valentine’s

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 […]

Gingerbread Men Cookies

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 […]

15 Holiday Pies

With the holidays quickly approaching, these 15 holiday pies are perfect to share with family and friends.  Hi there, it’s Hayley with a special holiday roundup! When I think of the holidays, one of the first things that comes to mind (besides spending time with family) is pies. You may be more of a cake […]

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!

Chocolate Peppermint Cobbler

Chocolate peppermint lovers unite with this super easy Chocolate Peppermint Cobbler to make holiday entertaining easy. Fudgy cake on top with an ooey gooey fudge sauce that forms on the bottom. Hi all, Peabody here. I was the one who made the Dark Chocolate Butterfinger Cupcakes and now I am back with this Chocolate Peppermint […]

50 Christmas Candy Recipes

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Well…okay, not exactly. I mean it is a wonderful time of the year if you’re like me and adore fall, but it’s not Christmas yet, technically. But is that minor technicality stopping us from thinking about Christmas cookies and confections galore? Nope, you bet it’s not. The […]

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! 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 […]

Cinnabon Bread Pudding

Cinnabon Bread Pudding-use Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls as a quick shortcut for an easy breakfast treat! It’s official. We have less than one week until Christmas. I’ve tried to stay ahead of the holiday. Avoid the stress everyone talks about. All the baking, the decorating, the shopping. The holiday is supposed to be about family, friends, […]

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 […]

Milk Chocolate Fudge

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 […]

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups-A mini peanut butter cup surrounded by peanut butter cookie, a double treat! I know I’ve been absent. I’m sorry. It happens every year. I get into the Holiday “funk” right before Thanksgiving. Why is it that they mush 3 great holidays into a 60 day period? Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. All […]

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: A Cookie Cutter Storybook. It’s a sweet book reminding us the true reason for the season. We’ve had our copy […]

Eggnog 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. […]

Candy Corn Iced Sugar Cookies

Create these easy Halloween cookies using this Candy Corn Iced Sugar Cookies recipe. Perfect for any holiday and with my easy tips, everyone will have fun making and decorating them! I love this time of year. It’s finally cool enough to bake and it’s one holiday after the other. All of them a great excuse […]

Holiday Cheer $600 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

That’s right! I’ve got another giveaway for you and this one is perfect to help with all your Holiday shopping! A $600 Visa Gift Card!   Thanks to a few of my friends, all you have to do is follow the rafflecopter widget for a chance to win. Open to Us residents only.   a […]

Sugar Cake Cookies

Sugar Cake Cookies-this recipe is everything you love about cake, in a cookie! These cookies are the muffin tops of the cake world. If you ever watched Seinfeld, there was an entire episode dedicated to how the best part of a muffin, is the top. It’s kinda true, although with a muffin, the whole thing […]

Red Velvet Cake Batter Fudge

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 […]

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