These Christmas Rice Krispies® Treats don’t just look like cute little gingerbread boys, they’re also seasoned with ginger and other spices. The recipe creation and post were sponsored by Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies®. The wee fellows have actually been made into pops, with the insertion of festive decorative paper straws. The front of Gingerbread Boy Christmas Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies® treats are coated in ginger seasoned chocolate. Simple white icing and tiny red candies decorate and add features to the gingerbread boys. No need to be fussy in the decoration of these little fellows. As I’ve mentioned here on many occasions, my own pastry… Read More
Today I have a collection of DIY Crazy Cat Lady Gifts for you to make. These homemade gifts for cat lovers are sure to make a cat obsessed woman in your life purr-fectly happy. Don’t we all have a few crazy cat ladies we can’t help but adore? Of course, most of these DIY crazy cat lady gifts are geared toward women, but there are a few that male cat lovers would enjoy as well. While I wouldn’t consider myself an actual “crazy cat lady”, I have become quite fond of our two rescue kitties. The calico is playful, always under foot and… Read More
This Gourmet Tea Gift Basket idea is perfect for the tea lover on your Christmas list. The basket includes a DIY Personalized Tea Cup featuring a literary quote about tea, Cardamom Spice Cookies, and delicious Pure Leaf Chai Tea.
If you are looking for some easy DIY Christmas Countdown Calendar Ideas, I’ve got you covered. They are such a fun & easy homemade holiday craft and children adore participating in the countdown to Christmas with these calendars. For children, there is little that is both as exciting and agonizing as the countdown to Christmas. These homemade Christmas countdown calendars are sure to add to the thrill. Each of these DIY Christmas Countdown Calendar ideas is easy to make and well worth the small effort. They make great projects to create with children. No need to wait until it is done… Read More
I have the pleasure of representing Rhode Island in United States of Cookies. We are a tiny state, the smallest actual state in the union, but we have a rich and varied culinary heritage. After a bit of thought I decided to make Cranberry Walnut Stuffed Shortbread Cookies. The recipe uses local of cranberries and walnuts to make a regional spin on a traditional cookie from just one of the many cultures so ingrained into our state. In honor of the thriving Jewish community on the East Side of Providence, the Hamantaschen cookie is getting a Rhode Island twist today. Mind you, I… Read More
Continuing my shortbread cookie kick, today, I have a Double Chocolate Shortbread Cookies recipe for you. The tender simplicity of shortbread cookies make them a favorite of mine. They are not overly sweet and take on a wide variety of flavors with ease. This is my version of chocolate shortbread cookies. The dough is flavored with cocoa powder and then chocolate chips kick the chocolately goodness up a notch. Double Chocolate Shortbread Cookies Recipe: Perfect for Busy Bakers This chocolate shortbread cookies recipe is a great choice when you have some time to prepare, but will have many cookies to… Read More
Real ingredients make holiday foods better. This fresh cranberry cake recipe is an example of that. The cranberry sour cream bundt cake features fresh cranberries and organic sour cream & butter. This Fresh Cranberry Cake recipe is a fun and festive that makes a pretty presentation with easy decorating. The fresh cranberries in this Cranberry Sour Cream Bundt Cake really pop with color when the cake is sliced. While I do enjoy the seasonal delights of pumpkin pie and cookies, I really love a dessert with a bit of zing. This is especially true after a rich holiday meal. The… Read More
This collection of quick chicken pasta recipes will make weeknights so much easier. Chicken and pasta have always been go-to staples of fast easy dinners for my family. They are flexible ingredients, that are quick to cook and work great within all types of cuisine. Image courtesy of Simply Fresh Dinners (Chicken Penne Florentine). Quick Chicken Pasta Recipes : Selecting the Collection When choosing the quick chicken pasta recipes for this collection, I kept in mind variety as well as trying to keep most under 30 minutes to prepare (a few go slightly over, but by cooking your pasta while preparing… Read More
Home Furniture Rental is often seen as mostly a solution for those who move frequently, students, and home stagers. Yet, Renting quality furniture does make sense for homeowners as well in many instances. As we start to view it as a practical option, the opportunities to utilize home furniture rental to our advantage become so much more evident.