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Tag Archive: seasonal

Super Easy Halloween Craft – The Candy Corn Tree

Recently I visited a friend who had a really neat decoration on her dining room table, and it looked pretty simple to make, so I went looking to see if anyone had made… 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

Happy Easter!

We had a nice Easter here, hope you did too. For dessert I made this cake: The rabbit was made with gum paste, and was very easy to put together. Inside the cake… 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

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

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