Recipes

Everything Goes Better with Chocolate!

Celebrate chocolate covered cashew day with these Chocolate Covered Recipes

Today is National Chocolate Covered Cashews Day!  As far as I am concerned, a bit of chocolate can go a long way towards making dessert recipes taste fabulous. Cashews are a perfect match to go with chocolate, but so are many…

Animal Cracker Recipes

Animal Cracker Recipes

Today is National Animal Cracker Day.  Remember those little red boxes, shaped like circus train cars full of tiny animals?  This childhood treat has it’s own special day! In honor of the day, I thought it would be fun to…

30+ Awesome Ham Recipes

Glazed Ham

In honor of National Glazed Spiral Ham Day, I am bringing to you 15 awesome Ham Recipes for you to enjoy! Ham makes a great special occasion dinner, but it also usually means lots of left overs. Put them to good use with these…

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 a chocolate Easter Egg hunt is on the minds of everyone in the family.  And cooking for Easter…

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. They are cross between a cheesecake recipe…

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…

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. Today is National S’mores Day!  When the weather is raining cats and…

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…

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 National Day to celebrate the wonderful taste of chocolate and hazelnut…

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…