Drink Recipes For Easter Entertaining

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So much focus is put on Easter lunch that we often forget about the drinks. This year, add a little extra flair to your meal or your Easter Egg Hunt by serving a special drink instead of the usual tea, soda or wine. Here are some quick and easy non-alcoholic drink recipes for Easter entertaining. Orange Sparklers Ingredients: 3 oz. of orange juice 3 oz. of club &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Drop Sugar Cookie Recipe

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We tend to do a lot of baking over the holidays. This is partly because we have people saying "No, don't buy us anything." There is generally a short pause before we hear, "Just make us some cookies." For the next few weeks, we'll make several kinds of cookies. This week is drop sugar cookie week at our house and here is the country cooking recipe my grandmother passed &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Royal Icing Recipe For Gingerbread House Or Sugar Cookies

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Making and decorating gingerbread houses, gingerbread cookies, and sugar cookies provides a lot of holiday fun, even for the youngest family member. If you haven't done any of this since childhood (or ever), this is the year to give it a try. Here is a super easy royal icing recipe, also known as edible glue, to use on your gingerbread houses as the mortar or on holiday &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Doughnut Holes Recipe For Everyday Or Holidays

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Finally, a good doughnut holes recipe. As a child, I loved doughnut holes from the fair and couldn't wait to get them each year. Now, I don't have to wait to get them and neither do you. Try this doughnut holes recipe for everyday or holiday snacks. Don't forget that they can be decorated for super Halloween snacks and Christmas parties or any celebration. Ingredients: &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds For Fall And Halloween

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Think twice before you throw away those pumpkin seeds you carved out of your Jack-O-Lantern. There is good dietary benefit in those seeds, not to mention a yummy nutritious snack that even the kids will love. Here are two toasted pumpkin seed recipes and storage ideas to help you save a little money and get the kids excited about eating something that's good for &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Wormy Dirt Halloween Snack Treat

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Many kids love Halloween because of the "gross factor." They like to see adults squirm, especially Moms and teachers. This basic Wormy Dirt Halloween Snack is great for young kids because it isn't too gross. However, let a teenager's imagination go wild with the optional ingredients and it could get pretty yucky, which means they'll love it! Ingredients: Chocolate &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Caramel Apple Cupcakes

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As the weather gets cool, we crave warm and sweet items. Fall is a nice time to whip up a batch of these Caramel Apple Cupcakes, especially if it's Halloween. Since you probably have a stash of caramel candy sitting around for visitors or the trick-or-treaters, why not whip up a nice goodie for your self? After all, you can't let the kids have all the fun...and candy. Here &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]