Category: Holidays

Puppy Love Pops

  When my copy of Cupcakes, Cookies & Pie, Oh, My! arrived I couldn’t wait to play with the fun ideas in this book~ Karen Tack & Alan Richardson’s third book does not disappoint!  “Two million copies later, the New York Times best-selling authors of Hello, Cupcake! and What’s New, Cupcake? are back, applying their oversized imaginations not just to cupcakes but to cookies, pies,…

Pie Crust Heart Promises

I’m wrapping Dove Heart PROMISES® in pie crust for a sweet Valentine’s Day treat~  I found this idea on Pinterest, searching for a way to use my surplus of chocolate and a Valentine’s Day treat for my husband’s office ~ Pillsbury (or ready-made pie crust), two sizes of heart-shaped cookie cutters, Dove Heart Chocolates, an egg (for egg wash) and…

Valentine Greetings

I’m Greeting Valentine’s Day with Vintage-Inspired Wishes~ filled with Sweet Treats!  Sweet sentiments from GODIVA Gems Message Truffles ~ beg to be unwrapped. . . And tempt~ so my surplus of chocolate  has been packaged in pails from World Market for party favors~ Instead of cookies, I’m hoping to find my glass filled with bubbles on Valentine’s Day :) My…

Chocolate Chocolate

Chocolate Chocolate: The True Story of Two Sisters, Tons of Treats, and the Little Shop That Could ***** by Frances & Ginger Park I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “Frances and Ginger Park were carefree young women when the sudden death of their father…

Coming Up Roses

With Valentine’s Day approaching, everything is coming up Roses. . . I couldn’t resist coming home with some roses from Trader Joe’s recently~ since they were a bargain price of $9.99  for a 14-stem bunch, with a 6-stem bunch to be had for just $5.99~ I love roses in all their stages~ when they just begin to…

Hearts, Flowers & Chocolate

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, I’m anticipating celebrating with a few Hearts, Flowers & a little Chocolate! I found these Marbled Chocolate Heart Cups at World Market  that make for a quick & easy Valentine’s Day treat~ Perfect for filling with mousse, ice cream, lemon curd or any berries & whipped cream~ I kept…

Happy New Year!

  Wishing you A Healthy and Happy New Year! The winner of Christmas with Tucker along with some tasty canine treats is Jeanne at Bichonpawz! Happy Reading to Jeanne and Bone Appetite to Chloe & LadyBug!

Thankful

I’m thankful for the change of seasons. . . For our nest. . . For neighbors. . . For family. . . Wishing you a lots of good food . . . And a relaxing holiday. . . Have a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining: A Southern Daydreamer for Outdoor Wednesday~ The Tablescaper for Seasonal…

Thanksgiving Lakeside

 I set a table lakeside for Thanksgiving taking advantage of the last of the Fall color and warm temperatures. . . I soaked some oasis & filled a pumpkin for a centerpiece again this week using roses, sunflowers, daisies, and Hypericum berries from the market along with leaves & clippings from our shrubs. A visit to the produce section for…