Browsing All posts tagged under »holidays«

if you love someone…

February 10, 2012

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You will make them these cookies!! I had a perfectly good post written, and then something happened: I made these cookies last night. And now my world is forever changed! I’m not sure I will ever be able to make a chocolate chip cookie without an Oreo inside of it. Oh bother… If you know […]

Valentine’s Day sugar cookies

February 9, 2012

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Check out the new blog here  It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and even though it’s not my favorite holiday, I love making Valentine’s Day treats! I’m a sucker for heart shapes and pink & red sprinkles. If you go to the grocery store in the beginning of February, you are bombarded with pink, red, chocolate, flowers, […]

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2012

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Happy 2012! Now that the holiday season has come to a close, it seems that the new year’s resolutions will soon invade our thoughts.  Have you started thinking about a new year’s resolution?  Do you hate the idea of a new year’s resolution? source: luigi diamanti / FreeDigitalPhotos.net I think they can be silly because a […]

delicious spiced walnuts

December 22, 2011

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Are you looking for a last minute gift or a great appetizer to bring to a holiday party or even a stocking stuffer? Well, these spiced nuts are perfect for any of those! They are delicious and easy to make.  Also, walnuts provide heart-healthy fats.  Just remember to stick to a small portion, so you […]

stocking stuffer ideas

December 21, 2011

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Santa fills a lot of people’s stockings with candy. I love candy, but after months of indulging in the holidays, I’m not dying for a stocking full of candy. Hopefully, Santa won’t mind me suggesting a few healthier alternatives… Here are some ideas to give Santa for healthier stocking stuffers under $10: Assorted teas True […]

caramelized onion dip

December 19, 2011

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Check out the new blog here  This time of year is not so good for your waistline. Most people over-indulge during the holidays and pay for it come the new year. {Here are helpful tips for avoiding it!} However, I understand that you would like to enjoy the parties and the food there… If you […]

cookies for Joy

December 9, 2011

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This little thing is allergic to eggs (as well as chicken and peanuts, ah!) But one of her favorite things to do is make “coooooookies” It’s sort of hard to find a good recipe for sugar cookies that doesn’t have eggs in it. I’ve tried two that were OK but not great… I think I […]