Easy Perfect Sugar Cookies and Royal Icing

My daughter Courtney wanted to experiment and try out royal icing so I made some Christmas sugar cookies and we gave it a go.  Let’s just say we need more practice, it’s definitely a practiced talent although we didn’t do too bad for a first effort.  And, by the way, these sugar cookies are delicious! … Continue reading

Easy Crescent Danish Wreath

I made this for the neighborhood Christmas party and it was a hit I guess because it was gone pretty quickly.  I did get to try a piece and it was delicious so I bought the stuff to make it again for the fam. wreath 2 (8 oz each) cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Oreo Reindeers

Here’s a quick and easy treat for all the little people in your life, although big people will like them too! chocolate Wilton candy melts Oreos tiny twist pretzels red M&Ms candy eyes 1  Melt candy melts according to package directions. 2  Dip each oreo into the melted candy melts with a spoon, shaking gently … Continue reading

Crock Pot Zuppa Toscana Soup

I just love a good pot of soup in winter and this one did not disappoint! 1 pound sausage, hot or not, your choice 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 yellow onion, chopped 4 russet potatoes, diced pinch salt pinch pepper 4 cups chicken broth 1 bunch kale, stems removed and torn into bite size pieces … Continue reading

Super Mario Gingerbread Castle

When I saw this Gingerbread Kit online, I knew I had to get it because my house is full of Super Mario lovers.  I purchased it online from Michaels but it is a Wilton product so you can get it online there, as well as Amazon and also Walmart.  It comes with everything you need … Continue reading

Fresh Fruit Birthday Cake

It was my neighbor Micah’s birthday the other day and he is off sugar so I decided to give one of these all fresh fruit cakes a go and it was pretty fun and not too difficult. Here’s a look at the top and a look at the side 1 watermelon 1 lemon, cut into … Continue reading

Naked Sprinkle Birthday Cake

I’ve been wanting to try a sprinkle cake so this was my first attempt and I learned a few things for the next one.  This was for my friend Wendy’s birthday. Here are a few things I learned: #1  Use darker sprinkles on the top so that the heart shows up better #2  Use bigger … Continue reading