Allergy-Friendly, Nut-Free Reese’s Eggs Recipe – Perfect Nut-Free School Treat!

For those looking for an allergy-friendly alternative to one of the most popular Easter candies, read on for my Nut-Free Reese’s Eggs recipe. Studies show the number of children living with peanut allergy appears to have tripled between 1997 and 2008! Two of my three children live with severe (life-threatening) peanut (and tree nut) allergies. For kids… [read more]

Sweet and Salty Saltine Toffee Recipe

The fun thing about this Saltine Toffee recipe is that you can customize it any way you want. For Christmas, top with crushed candy canes. For a taste just like Almond Roca, sprinkle almond bits over the top. You can even add shredded coconut! I know this Saltine Toffee recipe is already all over the internet,… [read more]

10 Creative Recipes to Use Up All That Leftover Christmas Candy!

 Extend the sweetness of the Christmas holiday when you use these leftover Christmas candy recipes!   Christmas goes by so fast. If you’re lucky enough you may find a few bowls and stockings full of leftover sweets. Sure, you could just eat the candies one by one. But why do that when you can transform… [read more]

“Boo”licious Treats – Chocolate Covered Pretzel Jack-o’-Lanterns

Are you attending any Halloween party’s this year and need to take a treat?  I made these chocolate covered pretzel Jack-o’-Lanterns one night while I was waiting for my husband to come home from work but they were so easy and fun to make that your kids would love to help out! I took them to a family… [read more]

Create Some Fun with DIY Candy Necklaces

Now this activity may not be suitable for everyone.  It may result in hyper kids bouncing off the walls but it may also result in tons of fun, giggling, crazy, wild entertainment and fun memories for you and your cute little kiddos.   And before I begin I have to admit that I am one that limits… [read more]

Homemade Apple Pie Caramel Apples #Recipe

A couple of months ago while enjoying a nice girls weekend my daughter and I stopped to get a caramel apple while doing some shopping. My daughter had never had one before and needless to say she is absolutely obsessed with them now! So my sister and I thought it would be fun to make… [read more]

Easy Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

When we got married 7 years ago I had a few bridal showers with family and friends. At one of my showers a couple of my cousins gave us an ice cream maker and some recipes to go along with it. Now would you believe that in 7 years of marriage we never made homemade… [read more]

Guylian Belgian Chocolates, Decadence for Mother’s Day- Review and GivAway

Mother’s Day (and Father’s Day, too) are right around the corner.  Chocolate is one of the top gifts for moms on Mother’s Day.  If you planning on gifting chocolate for Mother’s Day just keep in mind that if you want your mom to really know how much you care you’d better get her the good… [read more]

Did you know there’s a whole serving of milk in a Kraft MilkBite? – Review

Does anyone have a hard time getting their daily calcium intake in a day?  Or getting your kids to get enough calcium in their diet?  Well, Kraft has come up with a granola bar that combines real milk with whole grain granola and other tasty and nutritious ingredients like fruit or roasted nuts, while providing the same… [read more]

Egg Free Rolo Cake Mix Bars

We recently had a new baby, and we have such generous neighbors that we had a bunch of meals brought into the house. It seemed that with every meal brought was a dessert–which is a big deal in our house.  It’s not that I don’t like dessert (because I really do!), it’s just that my… [read more]

White Chocolate Covered Valentine’s Cookie Bouquet Recipe

They do say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.  So when your husband (or significant other) “surprises” you with a bouquet of roses for Valentine’s day wouldn’t it be nice to have a delicious Valentine’s cookie bouquet waiting for him? Here is what you’ll need: Oreos–Make sure you get Double… [read more]

#SuperBowl Treat anyone? Cinnamon Caramel Corn with White Chocolate #Recipe

How about a yummy Super Bowl treat?  This delicious cinnamon caramel corn would also make a wonderful treat for your special valentine. The preparation process is easy but moderately time intensive.  I prefer making this in the evening, after the boys are in bed.  And, let me tell you, the time you put into making… [read more]

For the Chocolate Loving Mom–Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Chuao Chocolatier ~ Review ~

Are you a chocolate lover?  Most people I’ve met are.  Surprisingly, I’m not.  I mean, I like chocolate, but I just don’t savor and appreciate it the way some people do.  When it comes to cravings I’m a lover of spicy, salty snacks.  I decided, however, for the sake of women and mother’s everywhere, to… [read more]