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Chocolate Peppermint Brookies

Chocolate Peppermint Brookies

Yesterday I learned multiple life lessons. One- trust your gut. Two- always keep a clean kitchen and living room. Three- baked goods make a great Thank You gift. I was supposed to be galavanting around San Francisco right now trying fabulous new foods and hopefully connecting with new brands. Well, on Sunday night, my dear […]

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California Brittle

California Brittle

Well, we are in the last stretch before Christmas. Personally I can’t believe it, and am no where near ready! Thankfully the kids are now out of school and we can concentrate on some quality family baking time. We still have about 20 people in which we need to gift a box of cookies to […]

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Chocolate Almond Turtles #GoNutsForNuts #CollectiveBias

Chocolate Almond Turtles #GoNutsForNuts #CollectiveBias

One of my favorite things during the holidays are all of the seasonal items that are released. We always stock up because we know that we will not see these items for 9 months! Planter’s Seasonal Nuts are at the top of our list! Between the Holiday Nut Crunch and these Cocoa Almonds, we are in […]

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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Bites #WaysToWow #CollectiveBias

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Bites #WaysToWow #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WaysToWow #CollectiveBias So to continue on with our Homemade Holiday Series, I introduce you to these Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Bites. Festive and delicious, these little gems are perfect for gift giving and holiday entertaining! Not only that, […]

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Italian Torrone

Italian Torrone

Italian Torrone or nougat one of my husband’s favorite candies. After years and years of trying recipes, I finally nailed it a couple of years ago. Because there are so few ingredients in this recipe, quality ingredients are a must. I love using this Spice Honey Crème from Honey Ridge Farms. The warm winter spices […]

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Gourmet Caramel Apples

Gourmet Caramel Apples

For the second post of our Homemade Holiday series, I introduce you to Gourmet Caramel Apples. These decadent treats are not only for Halloween, but are great holiday gifts. Although they are covered in creamy homemade caramel and dipped in luscious chocolate then generously covered in toffee, the base is still succulent juicy apple, making […]

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Candy Corn Surprise Cookies

Candy Corn Surprise Cookies

So this post was supposed to go live on Friday, but a head cold and a sick toddler  got the best of me. So let’s pretend that it is Friday because Friday is Fun-day right. And to celebrate Friday Fun-day we kick off Halloween!!! Let’s be honest it is never to early to celebrate Halloween! […]

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Neapolitan Marshmallows

Neapolitan Marshmallows

Sorry it has been so quite over here. My family and I are currently on a road trip traveling up the California Coast. It has been pretty awesome so far! If you want to follow us on our trip up north, head over to our instagram! We have spent a few of the nights on […]

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Ladybug Cupcakes

Ladybug Cupcakes

The snow is melting, the flowers are blooming, and the bees are buzzing! Spring is here! Let’s celebrate spring with these adorable Ladybug Cupcakes! I am a big kid when it comes to baking and I absolutely love baking and decorating with with M&M’S® Brand Chocolate Candies. In fact, I am on a quest to […]

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Milky Way Milkshakes

Milky Way Milkshakes

Last night I attended an orientation for my son’s soon-to-be middle school, something I am so not ready for. Anyway, middle school is not what it used to be. Now regular grade appropriate classes are referred to as “college prep” classes and they even have honors classes….in middle school! Also, they have a 40 minute […]

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Ghirardelli Dipped Hearts

Ghirardelli Dipped Hearts

We are on a bit of a dipping role around here. It all started with my trip to San Francisco a few weeks ago. Seeing as how my little sister is going to SFU, we tend to visit San Fran quite often. One of my obligatory stops is the Ghirardelli Outlet in Oakland. You can […]

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Brown Sugar Sea Salt Caramels and Giveaway #3

Brown Sugar Sea Salt Caramels and Giveaway #3

Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes Silver white winters that melt into springs These are a few of my favorite things When the dog bites When the bee stings When I’m feeling sad I simply remember my favorite things And then I don’t feel so […]

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Double Decker Chocolate Caramels

Double Decker Chocolate Caramels

It is officially Halloween time! Every year I welcome fall with a batch of caramels, and this year I decided to make them Halloween themed. Caramel is not difficult to make, just time consuming. It is a labor of love. Personally, I find it very therapeutic. The sweet smell of butter and sugar magically caramelize to […]

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