Homemade Peppermint Oreos


Welcome Jen  of Yummy Healthy Easy to the blog.  I got to meet Jen at Blogher Food earlier this year and she was so sweet to let me hang out a bit with her and a few other fun bloggers!!  Her blog name tells you exactly what she is about – yummy, healthy and easy!  Please be sure and visit her and check out all her yummy recipes and enter to win a Blendtec Blender  and then check out what Mique andCindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hi everyone! I’m [Continue Reading…]

White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels

White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels

I recently spent a week in Utah visiting my two girls.  I love going to visit my girls but it is always amazing how their cars are conveniently out of gas and they have no food in their apartments each time I come to town!  I guess that is what mom’s are for and truth be told I love spoiling them.  Since they had no food, a trip to Costco was in order.  While there I  managed to pick up a little treat for myself.  A bag of white chocolate [Continue Reading…]

Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Bread


Welcome to Erin of Dinners, Dishes and Desserts!  Erin was one of the great bloggers I recently met in Ohio.  I am so excited to have her on the blog today!Be sure to visit her blog to enter the Blendetec Giveaway and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Bread – a cinnamon flavored quick bread with chocolate chips and topped with a chocolate glaze. The perfect snack, breakfast, or holiday gift. Hi everyone! I am Erin and I write [Continue Reading…]

Christmas Snickerdoodles

Christmas Snickerdoodles

Christmas Snickerdoodles are the perfect way to dress up a holiday cookie plate.  Same delicious snickerdoodle cookie you love, just with a holiday flair!   One of my boy’s favorite cookies when they were growing up were Snickerdoodles. Whenever we had a house full of teenage boys there was always a batch or two of snickerdoodles around to be enjoyed! They were the perfect snack while playing Halo, which was the game of choice for my boys. When it comes to the holidays though a snickerdoodle is a little boring. At [Continue Reading…]

Minty Hot Chocolate Mix


Welcome to Melanie of A Beautiful Bite.  Please be sure and visit her blog.  You don’t want to miss out on her beautiful photography and delicious recipes.  I am excited to have her as part of Bake Craft Sew today!  Welcome Melanie! Hello! My name is Melanie and I blog over on A Beautiful Bite. I am passionate about many things. Beautiful food obviously being one of them! I’m also crazy about vintage Pyrex. I have a rather large collection and it makes me unreasonably happy. Just pulling out one [Continue Reading…]

Chocolate Caramel Covered Pears

Caramel Covered Pears, a partridge in a pear tree@yourhomebasedmom.com

Earlier this month I was part of a fun Twelve Days of Christmas series over at The Crafting Chicks. I love that song and I love the idea of creating a fun gift for each of the Twelve Days of Christmas.  I was lucky enough to get day one – on the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…..A Partridge in a Chocolate Caramel Covered Pear (tree)! I really do know the right words to the song but today I’ve got some pretty and delicious chocolate caramel [Continue Reading…]

White Chocolate Fall Popcorn


Welcome Gina of Kleinworth & Co to the blog.  I have been a fan of Gina and her pretty & delicious recipes for a while now and so excited to have her as part of Bake Craft Sew.  I am a huge white chocolate and popcorn fan , not to mention Sixlets were a favorite childhood candy of mine, so I am totally loving her recipe!!  Please visit Gina over at her blog to enter to win a Blendtec Blender and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of [Continue Reading…]

Inspiration Monday Linky Party

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Note from Leigh Anne:  Have you entered to win the beautiful Le Creuset Roasting pan and Certified Angus Steaks yet?  Go here to enter! Welcome back to Inspiration Monday, we’re so happy you are joining us here today! When you party with us, your links are seen on seven different blogs- but only have to link up to one! With all this freezing weather, I hope you’ve been staying warm and toasty by the fire. If there is one good thing to say about the great Arctic Blast of 2014, [Continue Reading…]

Mini Chocolate Drizzle Cookies


Welcome to Jessica Erin from Stuck on Sweet!  I am so excited about her recipe and can’t wait to try it out!  I love mini cookies and these are so pretty drizzled in chocolate.  Be sure to visit Stuck On Sweet to enter to win a Blendtec Blender and then check out what Mique and Cindy are sharing as part of the Craft and Sew! Hello Everyone! This is Jessica Erin from Stuck On Sweet and I am so excited to be part of the Handmade Holidays Series: Bake, Craft, Sew for the [Continue Reading…]