Five Favorite Food Gift Ideas

favorite food gifts

Today I am excited to join together with a group of some of my favorite bloggers to bring you 55 homemade gift ideas.  Welcome to everyone who hopped on over here from Mod Podge Rocks!  At the bottom of the post I’ll share with you who you will hop over too next!  Be sure to pay them a visit for more holiday gift giving fun! It’s that time of year when we start thinking, if we haven’t already, about holiday gifts.  I love to be able to make homemade gifts [Continue Reading...]

15 Favorite Christmas Sweets

Christmas Sweets

A few days ago I shared my 25 Favorite Christmas Cookies.  I need to give equal time though to candy.   Candy plays as big a part in our holiday goodies as cookies do, if not bigger.  We love Christmas candy at our house!  I have been fortunate to have a couple of good candy makers share their talents with me over the years. Today I’ll be sharing some of our favorite sweet treats – everything from fudge to cookie bark to popcorn.  I even threw in a little spicy [Continue Reading...]

Holiday Fudge – Cookies & Cream and Peanut Butter & Chocolate

Cookies & Cream Fudge

We love fudge at our house and it is an important part of our annual Cookie/Candy Making day.  My mom and mother in law have always been the fudge makers in our house. Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without my mom making her Rocky Road Fudge  and my mother in law is famous for her mint fudge at the holidays. If you have ever made it before you know it can be a bit tricky.  A few years ago we had an epic fudge fail at our annual Cookie/Candy Making day. [Continue Reading...]

White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge

Peppermint  FUdge

  Because I love you guys so much and because I can’t stop eating the stuff you get a bonus post today.  Two posts in one day – two days before Christmas!  Merry Christmas to you!!! My neighbor Debbie brought this recipe to our cookie baking day yesterday.  Not only is it pretty in pink it is delicious.  I like fudge but I LOVE this fudge. Debbie found the recipe at a blog I wasn’t familiar with,  Making Memories…One Fun Thing After Another and it turns out Erin, the blogger, [Continue Reading...]

Annual Cookie Baking Day

cookie baking day

Note:  This will be my last post until after Christmas.  My boys arrive home tomorrow and I can’t wait.  I’m going to enjoy my time with my whole family home under one roof!  Wishing you a wonderful and joyful Christmas!  See you back here next week.  I”ll have some fun recipes perfect for New Year’s Eve celebrations! Yesterday was our annual holiday cookie baking day. Cali, Tessa and I were joined by neighbors Debbie and Hannah and Lizzy of Your Cup of Cake is home from school for the holidays. [Continue Reading...]

Rocky Road Fudge

fudge

Does your family have a favorite holiday treat?  Something that is a must have each holiday season?  The thing that everyone looks forward to and dreams about?! Christmas is not Christmas at our house until there is Rocky Road Fudge. For the last forty years my mother has made Rocky Road Fudge – it’s her holiday speciality. I don’t think I have ever made Rocky Road Fudge, that is my mom’s job!  She does it so well!  I asked her to make a batch this week so I could share [Continue Reading...]