Buckeyes

    What’s not to love about the great combination of peanut butter and chocolate? I’m from the great state of Ohio where buckeyes abound–whether it’s the tree, the sports or the candy. A favorite all around! Sometimes I just…

Christmas Cookies-One Dough, Three Ways

Here is a wonderful not-too-sweet cookie you can dress up the way you like to brighten up any cookie tray. I have made these for years and love the buttery flavor with hints of almond. I found this in a…

White Christmas Trees

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas! It sure seems like it because I caught the bug to make all white Christmas trees for a shelf I have in my living room. I went to a couple of craft stores and…

Christmas Ornament Wreath

Here is a super simple wreath for you to craft–from a hanger and store bought ball ornaments! Use coupons and snap up your favorite colored ornaments now or wait until after Christmas clearance sales and grab what you can. The…

Chocolate Hazelnut Holiday Wreath

I love to bake, but being single I need an audience to bake for–otherwise I would constantly be eating baked goods. So, the holidays are perfect for me–I get to bake and I always can find a holiday celebration where…

Chocolate Chip Pie

                      Nothing beats pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving! This is true, but how about a chocolate alternative that is easy to put together (dump and mix) and easy to transport? Are…

Fabric Strip Woven Basket

    Someone did a HUGE favor for me so I thought a homemade thank you gift was in order. I looked through my Pinterest board and found a lovely basket I thought would fit the bill nicely. The basket…

Peanut Butter Mousse Pie in a Jar

Every year on the first day of school I bring a treat for my colleagues and administrators.  My tradition has been to make gourmet caramel apples.  But since I posted about that last year, I needed a new idea.  This…

Minion Cake

What’s not to love about these yellow guys?  Here are some tips and tricks to get you started making this delightful cake. I didn’t do a step-by-step picture tutorial on this one. I was totally zoned in on completing this…

Fall Super Scarf

I saw a scarf on the cover of a crochet magazine in gorgeous fall colors and decided something similar was my next project. I marched to the store and bought some great yarn, downloaded a free pattern and was hoping…

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