Archive for Gifts from the Kitchen

March 31st, 2016

Candy-Pretzel Flowers

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I made these adorable Candy Pretzel Flowers with my grand kids for Easter last week – we had so much fun. I wanted to share them because I think they are cute not only for Easter, but would be great for Mother’s Day, May Day, Baby Showers, or just as a great activity for upcoming family reunions.  They are super easy and you can customize your M&M colors to match any theme. (Single colors sold online or at Party City.)

All you need are some pretzel snaps (the square ones), candy melts, and M&Ms.

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My granddaughters loved make them –

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December 8th, 2014

Our Favorite DIY Gifts

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Since we are well into the season of giving – we thought we would revisit our top 10 favorite DIY gifts!  Each of these gifts are fast and easy – some with an easy-to-print tag included.  Pick one and share the love!

Thin Mint Cookie Bark is one of our most pinned recipes.  Why- because every loves the taste of Thin Mints and this bark has all the flavor and is 2-ingredients easy to make!

This Christmas Blessing Mix is a sweet way to share the meaning of the season.  Free printable gift tags and snack-bag toppers for class treats.

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November 8th, 2013

Easy Spiced Pumpkin Butter with {free} Printable Gift Tag

Sometimes, the simple things in life are the best.  This Spiced Pumpkin Butter is a cinch to make, yet you will absolutely love how good it is, how much holiday flavor it has, and how easy it will make your life in so many ways! In about 30 minutes you can have a simple burst of flavor for all your holiday gatherings and to give as holiday gifts.  Seriously, this stuff is somewhat addictive- it tastes so good;  it’s basically like spooning pumpkin pie from a jar!

Keep this little goody on hand through the holidays (if freezes) and set

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November 1st, 2013

Pumpkin Praline Bundt Cake

We hope you had a wonderful and fun-filled Halloween and that you are enjoying that Halloween Candy!  If you find yourself with a little more of that candy than you care to consume {or let your kids consume}, here’s a great tip: stash a little chocolate in the freezer to make Chopped Candy Cookie Bars – easy, delicious, and a great addition to your holiday cookie trays.

Can you believe it’s November?   I love these last two months of the year filled with holidays, parties, family and friends.   This Pumpkin Praline Bundt Cake will seriously get you in the holiday

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June 12th, 2013

Sweet Liberty {free} Printables for July 4th

We are so anxious for the 4th of July – it’s always a fun day to celebrate!  To get your party started, we’ve created this Sweet Liberty tag because everyone loves a “Sweet” to take home!  You can add this tag to any homemade goodie – we’ve featured it with  Sweet Liberty Bark and our homemade Pixie Sticks!  If you’d rather, just fill a goodie bag or tin with your favorite red, white, and blue treats.

We’ve also coordinated some straw flags – you can use to make individual pixie stick treats or for your drink straws. Read More

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Caramel Potatoes

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