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Tag Archive: gifts

Holy Grail Cookies

Edison recently participated in a local production of Spamalot. I made these cookies for the cast party.

Signature Sunday – Lemon Cake Biscotti

I’m always looking for new ways to make biscotti, and lately I have had a craving for lemon cake, so I thought it might be interesting to try to combine the two. The… Continue reading

I’ve Only Got Eyes For These Homemade Irish Potato Candies

Truth be told, I had never noticed the Irish Potatoes that proliferated our area in the weeks before St. Patrick’s day prior to meeting my husband, who comes from Irish stock, and therefore… Continue reading

Valentine Conversation Heart Cookies with Jello-Flavored Glaze

This year for Valentimes (as my daughter, The Princess, and every other kid under 7 calls it) I wanted to make cookies that look like those conversation heart candies. My idea was to… Continue reading

DIY Homemade Bath Fizzies – Pfffff

Back to the spa basket I am putting together: Next I wanted to make some nice fragrant bath fizzies, to give a bath some effervescence. It’s probably going to be overkill in the… Continue reading

DIY Homemade Coconut Orange Sugar Scrub

It’s a great time of year for sugar scrubs, which can exfoliate all of that dead winter skin and leave you feeling fresh and clean. There are all kinds of recipes for sugar… Continue reading

DIY Lavender Bath Salts – A Little Homemade Relaxation

This week I am putting together a basket of homemade spa products for a friend who just had her fourth baby and is, to say the least, feeling a little stressed. There were… Continue reading

Make the Grinch in a Cinch (Cookies, I mean….)*

I got kind of carried away with the holiday season, and as a result haven’t had much time for blogging. Even though these are “Grinch” cookies, it’s never a bad time for a… Continue reading

DIY Melted Snowman Ornament

There are so many cute homemade ornaments on the boards. I had some extra clear glass ornaments, so I went looking for something to do with them and found this cool melted snowman… Continue reading

M&M Thanksgiving Turkey Favors

A few weeks ago, I came across a really cute holiday favor idea for the kids that used M&M’s to make these adorable turkeys. The photo on Pinterest looks like this:    … Continue reading