Recipes

Easter Nest Cupcakes

Easter Nest Cupcakes

Easter is such a fun time for both kids and adults.  Spring is here, the flowers are blooming and the thrill of an Easter Egg hunt is on the minds of everyone in the family.  And cooking for Easter is…

St. Patrick’s Day Fun Food & DIY

St. Patrick’s day is almost here. What are you planning to do to show the green?  This one day holiday welcomes fun the way we welcome spring at just about the same time – with a bang! These St. Patrick’s…

Leprechaun Hats – S’Mores Style!

Leprechaun hats

I love fun and easy holiday recipes that tell the story of the celebration by the look of the sweet treat. Desserts like this set the mood for a party and are so whimsical. It’s time for some luck of…

Easy Valentine Cupcake Decorations

Easy Valentine Cupcake Decorations

Cooking for Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite things to do. What is better than coming up with a fun way to say “I love you” to your friends and family? And when the sweet saying is accompanied by a…

Raspberry Cheesecake Truffles

If you are looking for a special dessert for your Valentine’s Day dinner for two, look no further. These Raspberry Cheesecake Truffles and decadent, pretty to look at and very easy to make. If the idea of making home made…

Christmas Tree Cupcakes

Christmas tree Cupcakes

These sweet little Christmas Tree Cupcakes are so festive looking and have a healthy surprise lurking under that rich green frosting! They will be the hit of your Christmas dessert table, for sure! The holidays are a time when sweet…

Peppermint Bark Recipe with Holiday Shapes

Holiday shaped peppermint bark

Peppermint bark is one of those desserts that just seems to spell Christmas.  The delicious combination of white and dark chocolate come together in layers and is topped with crushed peppermint sticks. What is not to like about that? Oh…

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Thanksgiving will soon be upon us.  I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for new recipes to serve my family and friends each year.  I have my normal traditions but also like to bring out something new…

Thanksgiving Autumn Leaf Cookies

Plate of Thanksgiving autumn leaf cookies.

I was born in Maine and fall has always been my favorite time of the year.  I used to love watching the leaves change colors and make a spectacular view when the weather was getting colder.  I live in North…

Patriotic Recipe Ideas

These Patriotic recipe ideas will get your holiday entertaining off to a great start. The Fourth of July is such a fun time to have friends over.  Many people have the day off, so it gives us a chance to entertain…

Indoor S’mores – A Rainy Day Treat

Indoor S'mores

These Indoor s’mores are the perfect rainy day treat to make the kids feel as though they are on a camping trip, no matter what the weather is. When the weather is raining cats and dogs outside, thoughts of camping…

Sweetheart Cookies – Brazilian Sweet Treat

Sweetheart Cookies - Brazilian Sweet treat from mollymel.blogspot.com

Treat your love one to these Sweetheart Cookies for Valentine’s Day. Happy Valentine’s day!  Today’s featured sweet treat are these sweetheart cookies from my friend Regina at Molly Mell.    Regina has a fondness for Brazilian confectionery and often submits recipes for…

Paleo Nutella Pudding Pops

Paleo nutella pudding pops

These Paleo Nutella Pudding Pops are the perfect way to celebrate Nutella day on February 5 and fabulous as a summer time treat. That’s right!  Nutella has its own day to celebrate the wonderful taste of chocolate and hazelnut in…

Meringue Snow Flower Christmas Cookies

Meringue Snow Flower Cookies

Perfect for your cookie swap: Meringue Snow flower Christmas Cookies These delicate meringue snow flower cookies have a pop of color in the center from the gum drop candies.  They will make the perfect recipe to take to your annual cookie…

Gingerbread House Tutorial

Time for some festive fun with this gingerbread house tutorial. Making Gingerbread houses has always been one of my favorite Christmas memories.  My daughter and I would make one each year and it was always one of the highlights of the…

Round Up of Gingerbread Houses

Need some inspiration for your Gingerbread house this year? Try one of these festive 17 designs. alwaystheholidays.com

Gingerbread Houses for your Inspiration. One of my favorite things to do when my daughter was young was to make a new Gingerbread house each year for Christmas.  Our biggest challenge was finding a place to put it so that…

DIY Marshmallow Snowmen

Cute DIY Christmas Project – Marshmallow Snowmen These DIY marshmallow snowmen are so cute and are not just a sweet treat. Add a decorative tin the way I did and you also have a cute Christmas decor project. They have…

Thanksgiving DIY Cookie Train

Thanksgiving DIY cookie train

Here comes the Thanksgiving train, all set to delight your holiday guests! How adorable is this Thanksgiving DIY cookie train?  This delightful holiday centerpiece will delight both the youngsters and the young at heart.  My sweet husband is 67 years…