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Tag Archive: holiday

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

Super-Easy Pumpkin Cake Mix Cupcakes

It’s that time of year, friends. The leaves are falling, there’s a chill in the air, and everywhere you look, there’s something flavored with pumpkin. Pumpkin lattes, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin soup, pumpkin pasta,… Continue reading

Italian Easter Cookies – Attempting to Channel My Grandmother

When I was a kid, my grandmother used to bake a lot, and she would always let us “help” her, though that mostly just involved licking the spoons and beaters clean. She used… Continue reading

Kiss Me, I’m Making Bailey’s Irish Cream Cookies with Irish Mocha Glaze

As you may have guessed from some of the previous posts, I have been looking up some recipes to help us get our Irish on this St. Patrick’s Day. I came across a… 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

Homemade Copycat McDonald’s Shamrock Shake – It’s Not the Only Thing That Will Be Green

This time of year, I find myself continually throwing a green monkey off my back. I mean, if I could justify the caloric content, I would probably drive through at McDonald’s at least… 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

An All-Time New Year’s Eve Party

Happy 2013! I know I am a little late here, but the holidays have been crazy, and I haven’t had much time to write. Anyway, at the last minute, we decided to host… 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