BEST EVER HOT COCOA MIX

In Idaho, it’s COLD, SNOWY and New Years Eve today!  Can you believe that tomorrow we will be ringing in a brand new 2010 year.  I’ve taken down Christmas and packed it all away, and I always have that slightly bummed feeling.  There is such a rush trying to make things just right, and then….all […]

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  • Stephanie - October 26, 2011 - 8:34 pm

    ohhh my gosh this looks amazing, pinned!!

    StephanieReplyCancel

  • Emma - September 3, 2013 - 9:02 am

    I love chocolate, prepared in every possible way!!Thank you for this wonderful recipe!!!ReplyCancel

  • Lori - November 10, 2013 - 5:48 pm

    Love it! This is a great and easy recipe! 1/3 cup per 1 cup of milk was a little too chocolate-y for my kids, but I loved it! I will reduce the amount of mix for them while keeping it the same for me!!! Thanks so much!ReplyCancel

GLAZED COCONUT BREAD

Has the baking bug bit you yet?  This house is filled with all the wonderful smells of Christmas!  Tonight I made one of my Daughters favorite treats.  Glazed Coconut Bread is easy to make, and is perfect for your holiday get-to-gethers.  This quick bread is really delicious, and the glaze over the crunchy top is to […]

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  • tiffany - February 11, 2010 - 7:35 pm

    this was sooo good!! my family loved it and i will definetely be keeping this recipe to make again and again. i recently came across your website and i LOVE it!! please keep up the great work!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Michele Alexander - January 15, 2012 - 9:11 pm

    OMG! I am 40 pages in and cannot live long enough to try all of your incredible recipes….THANK YOU!!!!ReplyCancel

IDLE ISLE TRUFFLES

I’ve been baking and candy making my fool head off in this house.  After a while, the body reacts to a sugar overload. It’s o.k……it really only happens just once a year, and after all it’s Christmas!  This is another yummy recipe for you to hurry and make this last week before the big day.  […]

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  • Gwen Christiansen - December 5, 2012 - 5:28 pm

    Just discovered your blogspot. Looks like something I’d like to follow.ReplyCancel

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

As promised, here is the second part of some of my favorite Christmas Recipes. I usually start my baking and candy making spree with the candy first, because it keeps well if kept in good containers that are sealed well.  After I get all the candy made, I move onto the glazed breads and cookies.  […]

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  • Tammy - January 16, 2012 - 11:42 am

    Yummy! Just wondering on the Bavarian Mints if after you cut them in squares if they need to stay refrigerated in a container. Thanks!ReplyCancel

    • Jonna - January 16, 2012 - 11:52 am

      Hi Tammy,

      If the mints are set up as you desire, then they can sit out of the fridge.
      These are also yummy dipped in white chocolate!
      JonnaReplyCancel

POM WONDERFUL . . . is Wonderful!

A little while ago, I received a package on my front porch.  I was very excited to say the least, because I was looking forward to this package.  It was from a Company called POM WONDERFUL. They sent me an entire case of the cutest little bottles you ever did see!  I had received an email from Pom Wonderful, […]

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  • Meg - June 25, 2011 - 8:10 pm

    Oh goodness! My husband would absolutely love this! He totally fell in love with huckleberry pie and shakes when we visited Glacier Park last year. Too bad we don’t get huckleberries in Minnesota :-( ReplyCancel