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Halloween Treats: Easy Oreo Spiders

October 10, 2012 in All Posts, Bake, Fun With Food!, Preschool, Toddler Activities

Boo! Here’s an eensy weensy super easy Halloween Treat that you and your kids can make together … or why not surprise them with this sweet Oreo Spider tucked in their lunchbox.  Just make sure they’re safely secured on their tuffets! Ingredients Oreos Candy laces Candy eyes  If I had edible candy eyes, I would have […]

CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT. This Week: Crave Edible Artwork

June 16, 2012 in All Posts, CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT.

This week, I’ve been craving Edible Artwork, like this incredible edible makeup display I found on Pinterest from The Cake Mommas (TM): {Source: style.icanhascheezburger.com via Outlaw Mom on Pinterest} And this stained glass cookie art from Maggie Austin Cake: You Might Enjoy:{Bake} The Outlaw Mom’s Truffle Brownie S’More Pops{Bake} Caramel Frosting Brownie Sandwiches{Bake} Buttery Brown Sugar Blondies

{Play} Kids Co-op Playdate #9

June 8, 2012 in All Posts, Kids Co-op Linky Playdate, Play, Toddler Activities

Happy Friday!  It’s time for our playdate! The kids were hit by a particularly nasty virus this week on top of all the busyness of late. I haven’t had much time for anything, but taking care of them, so there are about 30 one or two month old activities I have in backlog that I […]

{Bake} Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

March 27, 2012 in All Posts, Bake

The other day while Sam napped, Jane and I were watching a bit of “What Will Martha Teach Us Today” – more popularly known as “The Martha Stewart Show” – and Jane was inspired to make oatmeal cookies.  After watching Martha stir up a batch, she squealed, “I LOVE oatmeal!” followed by, “I love cookies!” […]

{Bake} Stained Glass Cookies

January 31, 2012 in All Posts, Bake

For How to Nest for Less’ Valentine’s Day Craft Series, I shared the recipe for our Stained Glass Heart Cookies on Erin’s blog.  For archival purposes, I’m posting it here, too. You can make these beautiful cookies out of any shape cookie cutter you have on hand, as long as you have the cutter in […]

{Celebrate} Valentine’s Day | Stained Glass Heart Cookies

January 24, 2012 in All Posts, Bake, Celebrate, Popular

I’m so excited to be a part of the Valentine’s Day Craft Series hosted by Erin at How to Nest for Less this week! I’m sharing my recipe for Valentine’s Day Stained Glass Heart Cookies today, so head over to Erin’s blog for the full tutorial on how to make these sweet Valentine’s Day treats! […]

{Bake} Eggnog Cranberry Cookies

December 15, 2011 in All Posts, Bake

It’s time for The Improv Cooking Challenge with Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker again!  October’s Challenge was apples and caramel and November’s Challenge was pumpkin and cream cheese. December’s challenge:  a baking or cooking recipe using this month’s two featured ingredients – egg nog and cranberries. There are a lot of things I don’t know much about and […]

Sugar Sugar Recipe Book Giveaway

November 16, 2011 in All Posts, Bake, Giveaways, Sponsored Posts

When the recipe book Sugar, Sugar: Every Recipe Has a Story arrived at my doorstep, I couldn’t wait to crack it open and try one of the delicious recipes!  But what I really wanted to see was what authors Kimberly Reiner and Jenna Sanz-Agero (the “Sugar Mommas”) meant by “every recipe has a story.” As I flipped […]

{Bake} Easy Shortbread Family Cookies

November 11, 2011 in All Posts, Bake, Celebrate

We visited one of my friends and her sweet newborn baby girl this week and brought these shortbread cookies – one for each member of her new family of five: This recipe (adapted from Gourmet’s) is so easy you won’t even have to break out the mixer.  Dress them up with royal icing clothing or […]

CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT. This Week: Love All Things Missoni

September 28, 2011 in All Posts, Bake, CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT.

This week, I’m loving all things inspired by the master of zigzag – Missoni – like these amazing cookies from The Cookie Countess: I missed the mad rush at Target, but these ridiculously fabulous cookies are far better eye candy than any leftover zigzag rags I could have picked up! Can’t get enough of the […]