Cheers! Wine Gift Tag Printable

Cheers! Wine Gift Tag Printable

For those celebrations which you’d like to take a little thank you for your host/hostess, here’s a simple wine gift tag printable that will make that bottle of wine or maybe champagne for the New Year celebrations a little extra special.

Marshmallow Creme Filled Chocolate Dipped Sandwich Cookies

Marshmallow Creme Filled Chocolate Dipped Sandwich Cookies

The nice folks from Pillsbury invited me, along with several bloggers, to create some great new cookie recipes for the holidays. I took the opportunity to enlist our teenage daughter to help create these Marshmallow Creme Filled Chocolate Dipped Sandwich Cookies. They were easy and fun. Although they may look at little complicated, they’re quite simple. Really! The most difficult (if you can call it difficult) thing is planning extra time for chilling in between steps.

Gift Ideas for the DIYer

Gift Ideas for the DIYer

If you’re looking for some gift ideas for the DIYer on your list, here’s a collection of to consider. The right tool always helps any skilled DIYer. You’ll find the prices range from stocking stuffers to big item gifts. I hope it helps you find something or trigger a thought for another gift for the DIYer in your life.

Chess Pie

Chess Pie

I find some of the best recipes are the more simple ones, and this Chess Pie is no exception. While it may start with humble ingredients the results are far from it. A sweet custard pie with a hint of nutmeg that needs no other adornment or extra toppings.

Pistachio Chocolate Bark

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    There are two things that I have to hide from my husband if I plan on using it in a recipe: dark chocolate, and nuts of any sort. It’s like he has a radar or something. A bag of almonds can disappear in no time, man.   So you can only imagine when… 

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Succulent Holiday Centerpiece from Harry and David

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    Whether it’s flowers or a basket of goodies, a special gift delivered right to your door is such a nice treat. For the past few months I’ve enjoyed getting to know the nice folks at Harry and David, and have tried several of their products, from the Fruit of the Month Club, to… 

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Mini Apple Pie Recipe and Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas

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These Mini Apple Pies are such a fun twist on the regular apple pie. Made in muffin tins using a basic pie crust, filled with your favorite apple filling or apple crisp.

Chocolate Peppermints

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You’ll find many recipes around for chocolate dipped peppermints, but this is a very simplified version. As mentioned before, no dipping or exact patty shaping is involved, but instead, a mini bite of Chocolate Peppermints, perfect for inclusion in the party spread.