Making Chocolate Eggs

This past Easter (which at the time of this writing was less than a week ago), my mother and I were trying to figure out what we could do to take in as treats to my daughter’s first grade class (which only has 7 kids). My mom remembered the candy-making supplies and chocolate she Continue Reading

Pumpkin Muffins

A couple of years ago, my girls discovered the Little Bites pumpkin muffins from Entenmann's. They absolutely fell in love with them, and I went through about a box every other day or so. Let me tell you, that got expensive. Also, things turned distressing when December rolled Continue Reading

Autumn Pear Crumble

There's no doubt fall is the season of the apple. And October is the month when bobbing for apples becomes a popular pasttime. But pears are popular at this time of year, as well, and October 25 is National Pear Day. Truth be told, I sometimes prefer pears to apples anyway, and Continue Reading

Five Fun Fluffernutter Facts

Today is National Fluffernutter Day! Admittedly, before today, I'd never heard of this delicious PB&J alternative. But I thought I would give it a try, because ever since I learned how to make peanut butter fudge using marshmallow creme, I've been a big fan of the combination Continue Reading

Copycat Recipe: McDonald’s Caramel Frappe

A few years back now, McDonald's introduced something that would soon become one of my favorite drinks EVER - the caramel frappe! I don't know what it is about this drink. Maybe it's the coffee. Maybe it's the caramel (incidentally, I think the caramel frappe is SO much better Continue Reading