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Tag Archive: holidays

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

Chocolate Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies – Like a Chewy Reese’s

I don’t know if you’ve figured this out yet, but I love to bake. I am always searching for some new kind of cookie, and when I came across these peanut butter filled… 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

DIY Santa Ornament

I like to make my own Christmas ornaments. Last year I made these, in honor of Edison’s obsession with Harry Potter.   The one on that I found recently┬áPinterest is a little more… Continue reading

Santa Hat Party Mix Twist Up

It’s always great to make a holiday mix, both for entertaining and for giving as gifts. I came across a really cute one on the boards recently that included little Santa hats and… Continue reading

Random Acts of Kindness for Kids

‘Tis the season, as they say, but I wanted the kids to remember that it’s not just the season of getting this year. There are lots of pins on the boards about various… Continue reading

DIY Christmas Countdown (A.K.A. Advent) Calendar

Every year in the weeks before Christmas, we play this really fun game. I buy an Advent calendar, and then everyone guesses what they think might be behind each number before it is… Continue reading

What Do You Get The Dad Who Has Everything? The iDad! Happy Father’s Day!

Sorry if this is too late for you to put something together for your dad, but my husband tends to read this blog, and I wanted to keep this post a secret. For… Continue reading