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Adorable Snowman Hot Cocoa Gift

‘Tis the season for gift giving! So many people to give to and never enough time to get everything done! Am I right? I saw this Snowman Hot Cocoa Gift idea over at the M&T Spotlight page and thought it would be… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: D is for Dipped Desserts

We’re at the letter D for our Holiday ABC series. D is for dipped desserts and we’re dipping all sorts of things to gift for presents to friends and neighbors. This is one of my favorite ways to make treats… Continue Reading →

Two Cookie Hearts Beat as ONE

I couldn’t resist with that title for these Valentine Heart Cookie Sandwiches… I love me some U2! And these little cookie hearts were meant to beat as one! They are perfect and cute and pink with red sprinkles. What is… Continue Reading →

Creamy Peppermint Bark Tart

For days I’ve been dreaming of turning my favorite Christmas candy into a creamy tart. Oh…I love peppermint bark. I finished up the breakfast dishes, put a movie on for the kids, and got to work. My kids ran back… Continue Reading →

Hot Chocolate on a Stick

As with most of us, each year I need to come up with some sort of treat or gift to give to friends, teachers and co-workers. This year I am beyond excited about what we’ve put together…Hot Chocolate on a… Continue Reading →

Easy Homemade Gifts from the Kitchen

Guest Post from Georgia of The Comfort of Cooking When it comes to holiday gift-giving, we all run out of creativity after a while. Dad doesn’t need another tie. Mom has enough bottles of perfume. However, a gift from your… Continue Reading →

Homemade Marshmallows, a Fun Holiday Treat!

The Maynard holiday gift this year was homemade vanilla hot chocolate. I decided to make homemade marshmallows to go with the hot chocolate because it sounded yummy and, more importantly, I needed to do something übercool for this Make &… Continue Reading →

Spiced Nuts with an Orange Kick

This recipe comes from one of my most beloved cookbooks, Land O’ Lakes Treasury of County Recipes.  (It’s really hard to find these days unless you buy it used.) I grew up making recipes from this book with my mother…. Continue Reading →

7 Holiday Goodies Filling Our Tummies

We’ve been busy in the kitchen making some yummy Holiday treats. Here’s a few of the delicious goodies filling our tummies, making for a true Holiday season! Christmas Sweet Bread Wreath – fun for the kids to decorate ~~~~ Frozen… Continue Reading →

Pile Treats on these Ribbon Wreath Plates

During the Holidays, our neighbors and friends tend to be the recipients of our baking and candy making. Here’s a fun way to share your Holiday treats with these Ribbon Wreath Plates, because we all know the Holidays are a… Continue Reading →

Oreo Cookie Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Guest Post by Amanda of Impress Your Kids. I have a vivid memory of getting off the bus in 4th grade and walking down the driveway while carefully holding a “make and take” in my hand. It was a tiny… Continue Reading →

Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Hearts

Who needs more Valentine’s treat? Me!! Just dip heart shaped pretzels into candy melts and chocolate and give to loved ones on Valentine’s Day. They’re the perfect shape and a yummy treat! Supplies for Chocolate Dipped Pretzel Hearts: tiny twist… Continue Reading →

Week of Treats: Link Love

WEEK OF TREATS – DAY 5 To finish up this Week of Treats, I’m linking to some wonderful treats around blogland. Here I made my friend Pamela’s Toffee that is to DIE for (pictured below). I’ve eaten almost half the… Continue Reading →

Wonky Homemade Lollipops

WEEK OF TREATS – DAY 3 I love these wonky lollipops. They’re funny looking, taste yummy, and are a lot thinner than if you used a mold… perfect for little mouths. Last year I posted about Christmas Lollipops with the… Continue Reading →

Do You Like Nuts in Your Fudge?

Today post is brought to you by Karen, my Mom. As I have already posted, she makes great Christmasy treats. Check out the Lollipops and the Bread Dough Wreaths we used to make with her as kids. I’m excited for… Continue Reading →

Christmas Lollipops

I love to make suckers, or lollipops as some say. This is another fun treat that I would beg my Mom to help me make for friends for the Christmas season. My Mom has a lot of treats up her… Continue Reading →

Peppermint Whip Cream Magic

This stuff is really magic. Mostly because it is gone is seconds as your guests will pile huge dollops into their hot cocoa. My sweet sister-in-law, Jeanne, first introduced this to me years ago and I have been making it… Continue Reading →

Baking a Christmas Wreath

These treats were one of my favorite to make around Christmastime. I used to make these with my mother when I was growing up. They would be the special treat I got to give to my friends a Christmas. They… Continue Reading →

Caramel Dipped Apples

It’s that time of year when apple trees are full and ready for picking. When you’re looking for fun ways to dress your apples, when you’ve made all the pie you can eat, then it’s time to dip them in… Continue Reading →

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