How to Make Chocolate Easter Eggs

Centuries ago, eggs were given as gifts to mark the season of the equinox in ancient Egypt. This egg gift-giving tradition is later used by the Christians to represent Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead, a symbol of rebirth and new life. This tradition evolved in France ... Continue Reading . . .

Easter Baskets Decorating Ideas with Hershey’s Candy

Easter Baskets are better with Hershey's candy. Fill up a colorful basket with Hershey's candies like a big ole' Reeses Peanut Butter egg, Hershey's Snapsy Chocolate bunnies - that make sharing easy, our favorite Cadberry Creme Eggs or a larger Cadbury chocolate Easter bunny, and ... Continue Reading . . .

Make a Heart-Shaped Pizza for Valentine’s Day

Everyone loves pizza so why not make a fun heart-shaped pizza for Valentine’s Day. The kiddos will love it! This pizza recipe is simple and comes with a homemade marinara sauce recipe to boot! To save time try using a pre-made pizza crust, refrigerated pizza dough, or if you want ... Continue Reading . . .

Valentine’s Day Cocktail Recipes

Here are a couple of Valentine's Day cocktails that are to please. We enjoyed Partida Anejo at our Margarita party last month. It is smooth and tasty. The Anejo Kiss 1 1/2 oz. Partida Anejo 1/2 oz Creme de Cacao (white) 1 oz. Amarula Cream Mix ingredients in a shaker ... Continue Reading . . .

Which Christmas Movie Character are You?

Christmas is only 3 weeks away! Twinkling fairy lights are going up everywhere, festive music is playing, ice rinks are heaving and Starbucks are already on it with the Christmasy drink (Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a Gingerbread Latte). But when it comes to ... Continue Reading . . .

Ninja Halloween Costume from Oriental Trading Company

Paisley decided she wanted to be a Ninja and have mom make the costume look like Zane from the LEGO movie. Zane is the white ninja and a main character in The LEGO Ninjago Movie. We found a nice, white Ninja costume on the Oriental Trading Company's website that worked just ... Continue Reading . . .

How to Make an Easy Paper Plate Cookie or Favor Boxes

If you run out of ideas for gifting a box of cookies, try making a cookie box out of paper plates. You can use cheap white paper plates or more expensive, fancy paper plates with festive designs. These fun and festive little boxes are a great way to present cookies, candy and ... Continue Reading . . .

Wrap Up the Holidays with Paper, Bows and Embellishments from Current Catalog

If you have never heard of Current® you aren't alone. I had no idea they existed until I talked to my mother-in-law. She told me that they have been around for 50 years and she can still remember the catalogs she used to look through when she was younger and worked in an office. ... Continue Reading . . .

5 Easy Steps to the Perfect Pecan Pie

If you are making a traditional pecan pie for your dessert table you will want to try this recipe. This rich delicacy is most often served between Thanksgiving and New Year's and is a long-held Southern favorite. From modest kitchens to four-star restaurants, generations of great ... Continue Reading . . .

How to Bleach Pine Cones for Craft Projects

When using pine cones to create natural home decor or ornaments, you may want to bleach them to give your pinecone project a more beachy and clean look. Once your pine cones are bleached you could hang them from your dining room chandelier or in a window by attaching sheer or ... Continue Reading . . .