There are many things that give me pleasure, but making my grandchildren’s birthday cakes has become a beloved tradition for me. We recently celebrated my grandson’s sixth birthday, and he chose this alligator cupcake cake.
It’s the… Continue reading
We are heading into the most festive time of the year–Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Bang, bang, bang. I’ve been making this Halloween Bark for years, and the beauty of this recipe–if you want to… Continue reading
Taco Bake has two of the foods kids love most–tacos and macaroni and cheese–combined in one cheesy, family-friendly recipe. I found this dish in a Kraft magazine years ago, and you can pretty much figure if it’s… Continue reading
As I write this, it’s early May, and flowers are bustin’ out all over. Gardeners are flocking to stores to buy their bedding plants, and those tender, colorful blossoms just make you… Continue reading
There’s just something special about turning one year old. It’s a milestone, an accomplishment, after twelve months of evolving and growing and turning into a little person with a distinctive personality. No longer so helpless, but instead, much… Continue reading
It all started with a cookie cutter. My sister’s mother-in-law had become known for making gorgeous Santas every year, and Kim wanted to learn how and carry on the tradition. The cookie cutter was old and used so… Continue reading
As I write this, it’s my granddaughter’s 8th birthday, and she wanted a snowman cake. Back in the day, I remember painstakingly cutting out pieces of cake (oh, the crumbs!) in order to create a cake design that… Continue reading
These super-simple treats are pretty darned cute.
Back when my girls were all home, we loved making these. So fast and easy, and they really DO look like bacon and eggs! There are few things I’ve ever… Continue reading