Ooey Gooey Candy Corn Chex Mix

Ooey Gooey Candy Corn Chex Mix

I am absolutely addicted to this stuff. It has been my favorite for years no matter what holiday it is! I am usually not a huge candy corn fan but in this mix I am all about it. I make this with just chex mix but when it is too gooey sometimes I add original life cereal (like I did in the picture above) because that is what I have. You can just use chex mix I love that way too and that is how the recipe is written or you can add in original life cereal. This recipe also …

White Chocolate Halloween Popcorn

White Chocolate Halloween Popcorn

I have always been a huge white chocolate fan. Believe it or not I am really not a huge chocolate person. I know I know how can a foodie not be a chocolate person…well here I am. I don’t think milk or dark chocolate much but on occasion I can down a good amount of white chocolate. And when I do it is usually on popcorn or a caramel apple. Which I have had both of those this week. Haha Halloween cooking and baking has been in full force this week! And I can’t wait to share all the recipes …

Halloween Bark

Halloween Bark

Halloween is a big holiday in our home. The decorations are up usually before October 1st and I host 2 different Halloween parties. One with a group of women and another one with couples. I love finding fun new Halloween recipes and making them. The recipes out there are the best and most festive when it comes to Halloween. And lets be honest adults love them just as much as kids do!  So don’t you worry the fun and yummy Halloween treats are just beginning! And today’s is this Halloween bark. All you have to do is while you are …

Easter Basket Chocolates

Easter Basket Chocolates

Getting stuff together to put in my children (and husband’s) Easter baskets is always so much fun for me! With spring in the air and the summer heat arriving soon I usually put some type of swimming or water toys in my kids baskets. This year I will be flying in from out of town late Saturday night to be home in time for Easter so I have had to do a lot of my shopping AND chocolate making a head of time. Luckily I was able to receive a fun package from Chocoley just in time to use their chocolates, …

Easter Breakfast

Easter Breakfast has always been a fun one in our house. But lets be honest really any reason to celebrate is a good day in our home. I was raised by a mom who made every holiday special and elaborate. I know not everyone agrees with that and some call it lavish and over the top. But I have very fond memories on each and every holiday growing up! And I have my mom to thank for that. So through out the years I have tried to transform my home to the home that I grew up in. Making each …

St Patricks Day Sugar Cookies

St Patricks Day Sugar Cookies

Whenever a holiday comes around sugar cookies always come to my mind! No matter what holiday it is! So this year I decided to step up my sugar cookie game after taking a sugar cookie decorating class in February. I am not going to lie frosting these cookies were time consuming. Maybe its because I decided to do cookies the size of my face or maybe because I need a little more practice.  But all I know is that I spent a few too many hours decorating them while my son was at preschool and my daughter sleeping. But in …

Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream

Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream is one of my all time favorite treats!  I will admit that I make this recipe all year long! Yes it is that yummy! This ice cream was made at lots of family parties growing up with my moms side of the family. This recipe originally came from my aunt and has been passed down from generation to generation. It is perfect just by itself or on top of a warm brownie and even better is with homemade hot fudge. Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream 3 eggs 3 cups sugar 1 can evaporated milk 2 package peppermint candies, …

Krusteaz Bakers Dozen Holiday Recipes

Krusteaz Bakers Dozen Holiday Recipes

Working with Krusteaz this year has been so much fun! And another benefit of being a part of the Bakers Dozen is being able to meet and work with such an amazing group of bloggers. I love to see what we all create using their mixes! I am always surprised at the variety of different recipes that we come up with when given the same general topic! If you have not seen the holiday recipe I created for Krusteaz check it out here. And then do yourself a favor and check out these other amazing recipes created by the other …

Apricot-Pistachio Rolled Pork

  With the holiday season quickly approaching I feel like I am constantly looking for great recipes for upcoming parties and events. Whether it is a appetizer, dessert, or a main dish I am always looking for a nicer dish then the average everyday meal. This recipe is what I would like to call a “special occasion” main dish. I would not typically spend this amount of time on a week night meal. In fact when I was making this on a Saturday my husband asked if I was bringing dinner to someone or having people over haha. I actually …

Halloween Food Ideas

Halloween Food Ideas

I feel like with Halloween food it is all about getting a good visual ideas of fun and festive Halloween foods. Here is a collaboration of a few Halloween foods that I made last year! Most of them aren’t much of a recipe but just a vision. So if you have any questions or need any more info let me know and I will send it on over to you! Halloween is one of my favorite times baking in the kitchen with my mom. Majority of these dishes come from her. We have our annual “spooky dinner” the Sunday before …