Category Archives: Holidays

5 Egg-cellent Easter Treats

Egg-cellent Easter Ideas

Coloring Easter eggs is a holiday tradition for people of all ages, not just for kids, but dying a bunch of hard boiled eggs isn’t the only way to have an egg-cellent easter. The following are five egg-centric recipes that are all fun and tasty ways to celebrate Easter with a little flair: Instead of buying all your Easter candy, you can make your own ... Read More »

Williams Sonoma Eco-Eggs Egg Coloring Kit, reviewed

Eco Egg Kit

I’ve always loved dying eggs in the springtime for Easter and have done it just about every year since I was a kid. Whether I’m doing a simple design or a more complex one, the colorful eggs are always fun to make. There are all kinds of kits out there that you can use to dye your eggs, and the Williams Sonoma Eco Eggs Egg ... Read More »

Wilton 3D Lamb Pan

Wilton Stand-Up Lamb Pan

A large cake can make an impressive centerpiece at any party, and a shaped cake can even be more attention-getting. Scuplting a cake into a centerpiece is not a project that most of us want to take on at home, since it is a messy project that requires quite a lot of cake. Fortunately, there are easier ways and Wilton makes some cake pans that ... Read More »

5 Irish Soda Bread Recipes to Celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Oats and Honey Irish Soda Bread with Raisins

Irish soda bread is an easy to make quick bread that is a staple for St Patrick’s Day celebrations. It’s a great all-purpose bread to make because not only can you put an almost unlimited number of variations on the basic recipe, but it is so easy that anyone can bake it (no matter how intimidated they are by the thought of baking bread). I’ve ... Read More »

Strawberry Creme Peeps with Dark Chocolate, reviewed

V-Day Peeps

Over the holidays, I tried quite a few limited edition Peeps and really enjoyed the novelty of having some seasonal flavors instead of the usual, and relatively plain, traditional Peeps. These Strawberry Creme Peeps are a Valentine’s Day edition that caught my eye – and I was glad to have a chance to try them out before the holiday was completely over! The Peeps are bright ... Read More »

5 Last Minute Treats to Make for Your Valentine

Valentine's DAy

Valentine’s Day is a day to let your loved ones know how much you love them – and it is also a day where florists and candy shops are overflowing with people picking up last minute boxes of candy and bouquets of roses at premium prices. If you want to avoid the crowds and high prices, stay home and make something for your Valentine, instead. ... Read More »

Conversation Heart Mendiants for Valentines

Conversation Heart Mendiants for Valentines

These Conversation Hearts Mendiants just might be the easiest and cutest treat you can make for Valentine’s Day. They’re simply rounds of dark chocolate that are topped off with conversation hearts, so they are not only sweet, but they deliver a sweet message to your Valentine! I used Sweethearts – the original conversation hearts  - in these treats and found that they actually pair very ... Read More »

Wilton Valentine’s Day Cookie Pan Press

Wilton Valentine's Day Cookie Pan

Conversation Hearts are an iconic Valentine’s Day sweet, but you can turn any baked good into a Valentine’s Day treat by giving it a heart shape, whether you’re baking cookies or cakes.  Wilton’s Valentine’s Day Cookie Pan Press is a pan that allows you to bake twelve unique heart shaped cookie designs at a time, giving you easy and adorable treats to share with your loved ones. ... Read More »

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