Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Caps

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Who doesn’t love an easy recipe that also looks spectacular? These mallow caps are perfect to give as gifts, offer at a hot cocoa bar, eat plain, or to cap your favorite drink. Plus, the flavor combinations are endless! You don’t have to make your own marshmallow either, I mean, can this recipe be any […]

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How to Kick Your Christmas Morning Breakfast Game Up a Notch

Okay, so I think making a special effort on Christmas morning for breakfast is a common tradition. Most families I’ve met do it and have been doing it for years. However, I bet we could all learn a couple new tricks and tips to make the Christmas breakfast just a little bit more special! Here […]

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Games and Movies for an Adult Holiday Get Together (My Family’s Favorites)

My family is all grown up. I’m the youngest out of my immediate family, so we have long tossed aside many of the younger games we enjoyed when I was a kid. Thank goodness for the recent boom in adult-targeted board games that put Hungry Hungry Hippos to shame, and I’m not talking about all […]

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P.S. Love Mom: Peanut Butter Balls (A Longtime Passed Down Recipe)

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Soft and chewy peanut butter wrapped around crispy cornflake cereal makes this a sweet and salty treat to die for. This recipe is perfect for anyone that wants to start getting into candy making and has little to no experience working with sugar. It only requires 4 ingredients for addicting little balls of pure bliss. […]

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Milk Chocolate Potato Chip Bark Recipe

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Salty, sweet, and chocolatey, what’s not to love? This is a simple treat to throw together with only two ingredients and tastes ah-mazing. Salty and sweet is a classic and delicious combo but the crunch from the potato chips just puts this candy over the top. You don’t even need to temper the chocolate because […]

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The Gluten-Free Skeptic: The Best Gluten-Free Sugar Cookies Ranked

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Sugar cookies are always a fun holiday treat. They are simple, fun to decorate, and an activity you can get the whole family in on. There aren’t many gluten-free (GF) sugar cookie options out there. I scoured the internet and looked for weeks at local stores and all I scrounged up were three options. However, […]

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P.S. Love Mom: Marshmallow Popcorn Balls

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If you are a fan of the sweet and salty flavor combination, this is the perfect treat for you. Buttered popcorn wrapped in gooey marshmallow and filled with whatever candy you desire (my favorite is peanut M&M’s). This recipe is as easy as rice Krispies but personally, I think they are a whole lot better […]

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How to Take Your Advent Calendars to the Next Level (stuffer ideas)

Recently, it has come to my attention that most store-bought advent calendars in America are lame. Either they are filled with cheap and cruddy chocolate, made purely for kids, or very very expensive. Not in my house. I want the extravagant calendar filled with amazing treats but don’t want to break the bank. I want […]

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How To Use Up Extras from Making Sugared Cranberries

This is a blog post about using the ingredients leftover from the sugared orange cranberry recipe I released recently. After making that recipe you are left with a delicious cranberry-orange simple syrup and orange zest sugar. Here is a list of things you can do to use up the extras!

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Sugared Orange Cranberries

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Tart cranberries soaked in an orange simple syrup and rolled in orange zest and sugar, what more could you want? These are effortless to make and an incredible treat to eat. They sort of burst in your mouth on the first chew. I say sorta because they aren’t like a Gusher, but they still have […]

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A Beginners Guide to Chocolate

Since I’ll be sharing a few chocolate recipes this year, I thought it would be important to have a post about how to handle chocolate. Now, weirdly I am much better with sugar. I can sculpt roses by hand out of sugar, but man when chocolate and I get together I seem to find it […]

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P.S. Love Mom: An Easy Traditional Stuffing Recipe (gluten-free option)

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Now I have never been a big fan of stuffing. I am more of a cranberry girl myself, but boy oh boy does Derek love stuffing. When taking pictures I sort of messed up my mom’s original recipe (or so I thought) and I’ve never seen that man more excited about having to remake something. […]

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Caramel Filled Apple Ribbon Candy Recipe

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I love making ribbon candy. It’s very rewarding, looks pretty when it’s done, and it’s impressive because many people don’t make it by hand anymore. This has been one of my favorite flavors and I can’t wait to share the art of ribbon candy with all you lovelies! The ribbon candy is green apple flavored […]

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