Martha Washington Candies


These Martha Washington Candies are an excellent addition to your holiday celebrations, are ideal for gift giving, and look impressive on a cookie tray! I have been feeling a little nostalgic these past few weeks as I think about the upcoming holiday season.  So many of our family traditions have died away the past few years as family has […]

Spooky Easy Ghost Treats


These Spooky Easy Ghost Treats can be whipped up in a jiffy and are the perfect candy to share this Halloween! A couple weeks back I had the opportunity to talk to Bryce’s kindergarten class about blogging for career day. Now, since I have oodles of trouble explaining what I do to adults, I was […]

Pumpkin Spice Caramels


Soft, chewy, buttery, and perfectly spiced, these Pumpkin Spice Caramels are impossible to resist. And here I am with another “pumpkin” recipe that doesn’t actually contain any pumpkin…#donthateme. Trust me, these caramels will have you thinking “pumpkin pie” anyways.  It’s kind of funny how recipes that have pumpkin pie spice in them totally make you […]

The Best Coconut Macaroons


For the true coconut lovers out there – this is my all-time favorite recipe for the Best Coconut Macaroons!  Made without sweetened condensed milk, the delicate, sweet flavor of coconut really shines through.  Chewy on the inside and perfectly toasted on the outside, dry macaroons are a thing of the past. Last night we had […]

Cherry Vanilla All American Patties


These sweet and creamy Cherry Vanilla All American Patties are perfect for your 4th of July celebration! Easy to make and so versatile, you can make these fun and patriotic patties with the flavor of your choice. I realized this past weekend that I had yet to post anything specific for the 4th of July…which […]

Copycat Almond Joy Candy Bars


Calling all coconut lovers! You’ll never believe how easy these Copycat Almond Joy Candy Bars are to make at home! Dangerously easy :) So last week I shared my Totally Nutty Peanut Butter Candy Bars (aka Copycat PayDay bars.) This week it’s time to go to the dark side…and by that I mean chocolate. Except […]

Totally Nutty Peanut Butter Candy Bars


Packed with protein, only four ingredients, and out of this world peanut flavor – these Totally Nutty Peanut Butter Candy Bars are going to knock your socks off! Peanut butter lovers unite! I have the EASIEST recipe ever for you guys today. It’s one you will find yourself turning to time and time again because […]

Pastel Mint Patties


Pretty Pastel Mint Patties are perfect for Easter and spring time! These mints take just minutes to make and the kiddos can help too! Easter is just around the corner and so is our Spring break!!  We leave this Sunday for a whirlwind trip to Southern California.  First stop – Disneyland :) We’re doing a […]

Chocolate Covered Mint Patties


Rich and creamy, these Chocolate Covered Mint Patties are so easy to make and are incredibly scrumptious! This week is a no TV week in our home.  I know, I’m totally mean.  BUT, sometimes it’s nice to just kind of detach and remind the boys that they have LOTS of toys to play with.  Plus, […]

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crunch Balls


Satisfy your chocolate and peanut butter cravings with these Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Crunch Balls! My Nana was my hero.  She was such an incredible woman with more energy and spunk than I’ve ever had.  She moved away from a home and community that she had been a part of for 40 years so she […]

Red, White and Blue Patriotic Peppermint Patties


Red, White and Blue Patriotic Peppermint Patties are perfect for the 4th of July and can easily be adapted to work for any holiday!  YOU choose the flavor and the color! Saying goodbye to Google Reader? The other day Reece and I were hanging out while Bryce was taking a nap.  We were talking about […]

Rainbow Sugar Cookie Bark


Rainbow Sugar Cookie Bark made with refrigerated sugar cookie dough and candy – get ready to taste the rainbow! So apparently we’re not done with rainbows in our house yet…The other night I was lying in bed thinking of recipes and I envisioned this super playful and fun rainbow bark and I knew I had […]

Homemade Gumdrops


These Homemade Gumdrops are the perfect treat to make for friends and family during the holidays! This recipe was so much fun!  I was so excited to make my own gumdrops and you definitely have to make two batches so you have a nice color contrast.  The best part is that they are SO easy! […]

Maple Nut Chocolate Candies

Maple Nut Chocolate Candies

Maple Nut Chocolate Candies – these little morsels are packed full of maple flavor, crunchy nuts and are coated with a rich chocolate shell. I am notorious for “over” baking for Christmas {as if there is such a thing!}.  I love making tons of candies and cookies to share with friends and family.  It is […]