Banana and Strawberry Candy Cane

banana and strawberry candy cane
With the holidays, there are a lot of sweets to eat. As much as we want the kids to indulge, we also want to make sure they get an occasional healthy snack. It’s bad enough being flu season, we don’t … Read More...

Challah Bread (Braided Egg Bread)

challah
Happy Hanukkah! One of the other traditional foods served during Hanukkah is Challah bread. Besides the holidays, bread seems to be the center of all meals. Give this bread a try! I hear it works great as french toast.

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Matzo Ball Soup

matzo ball soup
Tomorrow is the first day of Hanukkah! If you don’t celebrate Hanukkah, here is a great chicken soup for those cold days or when you are feeling under the weather. I might have to drive to my local deli and … Read More...

Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole

10 make ahead breakfast casseroles
Christmas is a week from Thursday. Yikes! I mentioned earlier we don’t do breakfast in our household on Christmas morning, just a bag of donuts to munch on till lunch. Plus, after we open presents I start on the lunch.… Read More...

Melted Peppermint Ornaments

Melted Peppermint Ornaments by Sugartown Sweets!!
I love peppermint, but we do have a lot left over from building gingerbread houses, advent calendars and to give to cashiers, especially if they have a mean customer before you. I like to save mine and mix it in … Read More...

Ferrero Rocher Reindeer

Ferrero Rocher Reindeer
Here is a great project for the kids to help with. They would make cute gifts or place cards for the dinner table. Maybe you need a last minute gift for a hostess, these would be perfect to give.

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Merry Christmas Cookies

Merry Christmas Cookies
Even though these cookies spell out Merry Christmas, they can actually be used for all the holidays. You could spell out Hanukkah and Kwanzaa or even spell someone’s name on their birthday. The possibilities are endless. Chocolate cookie dough is … Read More...

25 Christmas Appetizers

25-Christmas-Appetizers
Having a party and still need ideas to serve to your guests, here is the site for you. Hopefully, you will be able to find something new to serve or maybe you are having your first party and need some … Read More...

Edible Trees

edible trees
Is your tree up if you celebrate the Christmas holiday? We will be putting ours up tomorrow or it won’t go up till Christmas Eve.

Trees for all occasions! Appetizer, meal or dessert. You will definitely find a tree in … Read More...

15 Inexpensive Food Gift Items

15 inexpensive food gifts
Are you done with your holiday shopping and baking? I got the Christmas cards out and still have some shopping to do and all my baking and homemade gifts to do. I’ll be lucky if I get Santa’s cookies made … Read More...

Homemade Hanukkah Gelt

homemade hanukkah gelt
Gelt for Hanukkah or gold coins for the holidays. Germany, Belgian and Norway give chocolate gelds during the St. Nicholas holidays. You could use these for a pirate themed party or St. Patrick’s Day pot of gold. Guests could take … Read More...

Dreidel Surprise Cookies Recipe

Dreidel Surprise Cookies
Next week Hanukkah starts on December 17th. These cookies surprise are for Hanukkah, but you could change them into ornaments if you celebrate Christmas. These can be made ahead of time and stored up to 5 days in air tight … Read More...

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Treats

How to make reindeer treats~edible crafts
Here are some great treats for those that don’t bake. All items used are store bought. Great treat to make with the kids.

I had to include Rudolph, especially since it’s his 50th anniversary. I couldn’t imagine a Christmas without … Read More...

Mini Cheesecake Snowmen

Christmas-cheesecake-snowmen
I just watched Frosty’s Winter Wonderland last night and these cute cheesecakes remind me of Frosty without his hat. Plus, I love snowmen! One of the few decorations you can keep up through the whole winter season. Although, I do … Read More...

Edible Glitter

edible glitter
Make your food sparkle with edible glitter. This would be perfect for decorating the princess cakes or cookies. Of course you could just pick up some sparkle sugar, unless you’re like me and forget to buy it. You have a … Read More...