Candy Cane Cream Cheese Spread

Candy Cane Cream Cheese Spread

 December 26 is national candy cane day. This festive candy cane cream cheese spread will put your party goers in a great mood for Christmas or even Boxing day. The spread is shaped like a candy cane but won’t stay that way long! The cheese spread is flavored with a nice blend of spices and…

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Plaque

This DIY Thanksgiving dinner menu plaque tells your holiday guests what is on the menu for the celebration.

Let your holiday guests know what will be on the menu with this Thanksgiving dinner menu plaque. Thanksgiving is such a wonderful time to gather your loved ones and make a meal from your heart that you know they will love.  Let your dinner guests know what is on the menu with this stylish Thanksgiving…

Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies

What a great cookie these twisted candy canes would be to take your traditional Christmas cookie swap! Ingredients 1 box sugar cookie mix 1/2 stick butter, melted 1 egg 1/3 cup softened cream cheese 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, plus additional for surface Red food coloring 1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint extract

White Chenille Pumpkins

White Chenille Pumpkins

DIY Cenille Pumpkins There are, honestly, not many Halloween decoration that I would consider displaying in my home.  I did when my daughter was younger but those days have passed now. When I saw this lovely Chenille pumpkin set on Erin Art and Gardens I was impressed. This was something that I would display with…

Chocolate-Mint Evergreen Christmas Tree Cookies

Chocolate-Mint Evergreen Christmas Tree Cookies

These lovely Christmas cookies have a mint puffy frosting tree and nonpareil and sprinkles for ornaments.  They would make a great addition to a Christmas cookie swap. Ingredients 5 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2 sticks (8 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 1 tablespoon large egg…

Candy Cane Cake

Candy Cane Cake

What a festive cake this would make for your Christmas table.  It is so pretty and delicate looking~but when you cut into it, you get the red velvet surprise. Ingredients   RED VELVET CAKE: 170g (6 oz) of butter 280g (1¼ cups) of caster sugar 100g (1/2 cup) of brown sugar 3 large eggs 1…

Banana Marshmallow Santa Head Treat

My Banana Marshmallow Santa hat EPIC FAIL DIY project.

Not all projects work out the way I intend them to and this cute little marshmallow banana Santa Head is definite proof of that. I found this cute project on Pinterest last year.  The website Creative Kid Snacks, no longer had it on their site and every site that shared it linked to a page…

Sweet Christmas Angel Cookies

Christmas Angel Cookies

These sweet angel cookies are as much fun to make as they are delicious and cute. The kids will really enjoy making them with you. One of the best parts about the holiday season is making batches and batches of cookies. I love coming up with new recipes each year to tempt my family and…

DIY Lightbulb Snowman Ornaments

DIY snowman glitter Christmas ornament.

Make your own Snowman Ornaments. It is getting closer to that time of the year when we start thinking about Christmas decorating.  It’s probably too soon for most of us to be thinking of decorating, but definitely not for crafters who have to actually make their ornaments instead of purchasing them. This sweet snowman ornament…

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat Thanksgiving Appetizer

Pigs in a Pilgrim Hat

This cute pigs in a Pilgrim hat recipe is a variation on the old “pigs in a blanket” appetizer, except in this case the pigs are all dressed up for Thanksgiving. One of the best parts for me about the holidays is having some fun with food.  These little pilgrim hats have a spicy surprise…

Snowmen Cake Pops – Cute Christmas Treat

Snowman Cake pops

These adorable little snowmen cake pops are sweetness on a stick.  The project is made from cake batter that is made into balls and threaded on a popsicle stick and then decorated. Make yourself a Snowman Cake Pop To make the project, you will need cake batter, fruit roll ups for the scarf, some popsicle…

DIY Halloween Costumes For Adults

DIY Gothic American Halloween Costume

Make your Own Halloween Costumes There are countless retail Halloween costumes that you can purchase for your Halloween party, but why not make your own instead? With a few supplies and a bit of creativity, you can come up with something that no one else at the party will likely be wearing. Here are a…

Rice Krispie Candy Corn Turkey Balls

Rice Krispie Candy Corn Turkey Balls

October 30 is National Candy Corn Day, which makes it the perfect day to make these Rice Krispie Candy corn Turkey Balls. They are sweet as can be and the kids will just love to help make them. Many national days are associated with food. What more perfect way to celebrate than with a favorite…

Mason Jar Snowman Glow Light

Mason Jar Snowman Glow Light

This sweet Mason Jar snowman Glow light would look great on a mantle or coffee table.  He is made from a recycled mason jar and is just adorable. Recycling old items into new holiday decor is one of the fun parts of the holidays for me.  See my alphabet block Christmas tree for another fun…

Cute Turkey Cupcakes

Turkey cupcake

These adorable turkey cupcakes will make be the star of your Thanksgiving Dessert Table. They are colorful and bright and will be gobbled up in a flash! It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just around the corner.  This means lots of turkey with gravy and stuffing. But don’t let the turkeys stop there.  This…

Peanut Butter and Jelly Ghost Sandwiches

FindWhen it’s time for Halloween to roll around, it’s hard to get kids to sit still for any meal.  Turn the season to your advantage with these cute peanut butter and jelly ghost sandwiches. Your child will love this Ghost Sandwich! Transform an ordinary sandwich into a Halloween work of art that your child will…

Lightbulb Snowman – Cute Christmas Light Bulb Craft

Lightbulb Snowman DIY craft project

Don’t you love to recycle common household items into cute decor projects?  This adorable lightbulb snowman uses a common light bulb with some inexpensive craft supplies to make the sweetest Christmas decor idea ever. This fun little snowman would make a great ornament or gift for a special friend.   I love the way the top…

Christopher Columbus Jello Boats

Christopher Columbus jello ships

These little Christopher Columbus Jello Boats are a cute snack to send to your child’s school to celebrate Columbus day. Columbus Day Snack:  Christopher Columbus Sailing Ships The recipe is simple.  Just use blue jello cups, add a skewer (could even be a pretzel for more fun) and add an orange slice. Top the whole…