Category Archives: HOLIDAYS

I believe this to be my favorite Christmas Candy. I believe it’s also Brandi’s, Chantri’s, Shannon & Danielle’s as well. Who are they? My four daughters. You can buy this fabulous Candy at a famous Candy shop named “Florence’s.” Some of you might also call her shop . . . “Mom’s Candy Kitchen.” If you don’t […]

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I’m trying . . . I’m really trying. I just can’t seem to be in 50 places at once. Baking, seems to be taking a back seat. grrrrr.   I did manage to bake these today . . . They are scrumptious and look pretty. They would be perfect for one of those Holiday Parties. […]

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I’ve jumped the gun a bit on pie baking . . . and eating! Today, my kitchen smelled like heaven. See. Normally . . . I don’t start baking pies until Wednesday, but this year things might be mixed up a bit. We might be making a long trip – I will have to explain […]

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Do you need a cute mummy for Halloween? They are almost too cute to eat! How Does She showed these on Good Things Utah. Did you happen to catch it. They are fast and easy to make for your little Gobblins. You will Need: Oreos, Candy Melts, Sticks and a bit of Dark Chocolate for […]

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I’ve looked high and low for a Candy Corn Cookie Cutter. I scoured every craft store, baking department, grocery store and beyond. I gave up, and made these instead!   Just as soon as I did . . . I found a Candy Corn Cookie Cutter! grrrrr. It’s o.k, they were fun to make. I ran […]

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I love a good Sugar Cookie. You know . . . the kind that stays soft . . . yet chewy for days. I think I’ve tried hundreds of recipes over the years, but I’ve never tried this recipe until now.  The words Almond Paste jumped off the page of my Taste of Home Magazine, and into my […]

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 Don’t you think that fall screams Caramel Apples? I don’t make these often, because I can’t resist eating them. This caramel recipe is a long time family favorite. I promise you . . . Once you make homemade Caramel, you’ll never unwrap a store bought caramel again.  To be honest, I’ve never dipped the bottom of a Caramel Apple in […]

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OH SWEET STRAWBERRIES. Let’s play dress up! Simple . . . Simple . . . Simple     I’m really not aware of anyone who doesn’t love a Chocolate Dipped Strawberry.  Most of you . . . I’m sure have dipped this glorious berry in decadent chocolate before, but you can take it much further.  This […]

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There is nothing in the world as good as FUDGE, but . . . It has to be creamy and silky smooth.  It can’t be sugary or grainy! This fudge will pass that test . . . I promise. I originally posted this recipe around Christmas time, when all the candy recipes come to the […]

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I love Easter, not only for what it represents, but The Colors of Easter make me Happy! Today . . . I had some Color fun.  I made some Happy Cupcakes!  It might have been snowing like crazy here today, but it was Spring in this house! I also made some funky colored Caramel Corn. […]

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Holy Cow . . . it’s almost Easter!   I just can’t believe that winter is over and spring has sprung.  Time flies much too quickly if you ask me.  I can hear birds chirping in the early morning hours, and soon we will see little  birds nests, tucked in the branches of our pine trees.  You […]

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I decided that in lieu of St. Patrick’s Day, I should make something GREEN . . . and pink and orange and purple!   I really did start out –  just intending to make GREEN Brownie pops . . . see  But . . . then those other colors were taunting me, and I caved!  These […]

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