Halloween Pretzels with Fingernails

Here is my Halloween treat for this year – pretzels with fingernails!  I wanted to make these last year but waited too long to buy the mold, they were sold out when I went to buy it so this year I bought it early at Michaels along with a bag of orange candy melts and … Continue reading

Dinner at Goofy’s Kitchen

Last post on our Disneyland food experiences and then it’s on to Halloween!  My husband Bob got our Disneyland package through Costco Travel and in addition to our hotel and park hopper tickets, it came with some other extra things such as 2 free Disney lanyards and Buzz Lightyear pins, 2 free Buzz Lightyear luggage … Continue reading

Mickey Shaped Beignets

Every time we go to Disneyland, we always go to New Orleans Square and get fritters at the Mint Julep Bar (right across from the train depot) so Courtney and I went to the Mint Julep Bar this time and they don’t do fritters anymore!  Bummer!  Instead they have Mickey shaped Beignets which, while not … Continue reading

Disneyland World of Color Picnics

My daughter Courtney and I just got back from a trip to Disneyland so I thought I’d post a few foodie things about the happiest place on earth!  This first one is about their new show in California Adventures called “The World of Color” which is awesome!  I highly recommend seeing it if you are … Continue reading

Cupcake Haunted Houses

So here are the Cupcake Haunted Houses that the girls made at Activity Night last night.  They came out really cute!  The idea and instructions come from the cookbook “What’s New Cupcake” by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson.  The instructions are long, they take up 3 full pages in their cookbook, and I just don’t … Continue reading

Ghost Cupcakes

I’ve got a quick and easy Halloween treat idea for you.  I found these Reynolds shaped baking cups at either Target or Walmart; there are 24 of them and they are ghost shaped.  Mix up a cake mix, any kind, (I did a yellow cake mix and mixed ghost, pumpkin and bat shaped sprinkles, which … Continue reading

Maple – Walnut Mini – Tarts

This is a Pampered Chef recipe from their “Simply Sweet” cookbook and the treats are for my friend Nicole’s baby shower tonight.  They are supposed to be Maple – Cashew but I didn’t have any cashews and besides, Maple – Walnut sounded better.  They are also supposed to be cupcake size but I did them … Continue reading

Candy Cake

I made this cake for dessert for the fam and all the nieces and nephews visiting.  The recipe comes from the October 21, 2011 issue of “All You” magazine.  It would be a great way to use up some leftover Halloween candy in a couple of weeks! cake: 3 1/2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking … Continue reading

Easy Chicken and Cheese Enchiladas

We had lots of company for Sunday dinner today!  My niece Heidi and her husband Mark, who are attending BYU Idaho, came to spend part of the weekend with us and then my nephew Wyett who is attending BYU Provo and my other niece Clara who is getting ready to start beauty school in American … Continue reading