Baking is a big part of the holiday’s for me. We bake a somewhat obscene number of cookies during the holiday season. Once I get started I can’t stop! ...
Give Gifts That Give Back Those of you who know me know my passion for giving. The good news is you can be a philanthropist even if you don’t feel like you have money to give. You can give your time, your social media support as well as buying products that give back to […]
These days, it seems like everyone has a fire pit of some sort or another. Making S’mores has gone from an event to a weekend staple. While I know most everyone loves the traditional s’more, I’m thinking there are a few people who may be tiring of the same old marshmallow and chocolate […]
Bourbon Marshmallows 3 ½ envelopes unflavored gelatin (Knox brand is good) ½ cup cold bourbon ½ cup cold water 2 cups granulated sugar ½ cup light corn syrup ¼ teaspoon salt 2 large egg whites 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Oil a 9 x 13 inch baking pan (I lined my pan with parchment paper, […]
Brighten Up a Winter Morning! Hot Chocolate Bars were all over Pinterest this past holiday season. I made one for my children and chalked a menu on my kitchen chalkboard. I hated to take it away just because the holiday’s are over so I kept it on it’s tray and made a place for in […]
Earlier this week I found myself going through a box of my mom’s recipes. This box is full of dishes she made and ones she wanted too make, as well as menu’s from gatherings past. I miss her every day but, even more around holidays as together we would always create such delicious menu’s […]
Robin’s Holiday Cocktail Tis’ the season for my favorite holiday cocktail. People love it so much I have a framed copy of the recipe displayed at my make shift bar all season long, this way guests can make their own whenever they choose. Even the best hostesses can’t be at two places at once or […]
Ready for Halloween! It’s time for arguably my favorite time of year…the holidays! I love decorating for Halloween but, I forgo blood and gore and instead opt for decorating that slightly unnerves by using black ravens and crows, small plastic spiders and skulls which show up in unusual places. The crows in this photo came […]