Recipes

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…

Banana Pumpkin Pancakes – A Taste of Fall

These banana pumpkin pancakes will welcome in fall in a very tasty way. Great to serve for Thanksgiving breakfast!

Breakfast will be a delight in your house with these banana pumpkin pancakes. They are super tasty and perfect for the season. Fall is the time for pumpkin recipes.  The creamy smooth taste of it is perfect for everything from…

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…

Gingerbread House Tutorial

Time for some festive fun with this gingerbread house tutorial. Did you know that December 12 is National Gingerbread House Day? Making Gingerbread houses has always been one of my favorite Christmas memories.  My daughter and I would make one each…

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…

20 Candy Corn Recipes

20! of my favorite candy corn recipes

These candy corn recipes will bring the taste of Halloween and Thanksgiving to your dessert table. Today is National Candy Corn Day! If  you have been reading my blogs lately, you will have seen that I’ve been on a candy…

Candy Corn Pretzel Fudge

Candy corn pretzel fudge

This candy corn pretzel fudge is sure to become a holiday favorite. You can be sure fall is here when you start seeing candy corn in the grocery stores.  It is a favorite in our house and I like to…

Pumpkin Shaped Chocolate Truffles

Pumpkin shaped chocolate truffles from mollymel.blogspot.com

One of my good friends, Regina, also has a blog called Molly Mel.  Regina often features Brazilian treats, such as Brigaderos, with her readers and she has shared a Halloween take on the Brigadero that is perfect for the holidays. These…

Candy Corn Pecan Fudge Recipe

Ring in the Holidays with this candy corn pecan fudge. All the flavors of the season…candy corn…marshmallows…white chocolate…Golden Oreos…pecans.  All wrapped up into one decadent and tasty bite of fudge.  This candy corn pecan fudge is sure to become one…

Peanut Butter Eyeballs

Peanut butter eyeballs

Printable Recipe:  Peanut butter Eyeballs Halloween is that one time of the year when purple and orange seem to be a perfect match.  How fun is that?  What a delight these peanut butter eyeball cupcakes would be on your Halloween…

Spooky Mummy Cake Balls

mummy cake balls

Add a Whimsical Look to Your Halloween Table with these Mummy Cake Balls. Dontcha just love this time of the year?  For me, it’s a time to dust off my cake decorating supplies and skills and have tons of fun…

Banana Ghosts & Orange Pumpkins

Healthy Halloween Snacks for your Kids There is so much in the way of sugary snacking going on this time of the year. Why not feed your children something much more healthy? These banana ghosts and orange pumpkins will have…

How to Host a Halloween Cookie Exchange

How to Host a Halloween Cookie Swap

This Halloween, plan a Cookie Exchange. Every Christmas, people get together for cookie exchanges.   But this fun idea does not have to be limited to just the festive holidays.  Why should cookies be limited to just the winter?  I’ve put…

Round up of Christmas Sweet Treats

30 of my favorite holiday recipes

These are some of my favorite Christmas Sweet Treat recipes. The holidays are such a fun time in the kitchen.  There are so many occasions when you can bring out your favorite Christmas sweet treats to share with loved ones.…