Let’s just say you wanted to put together a fun Halloween party for your kids. Or your friends. Or your kids friends. Or your friends kids. Whatever. And let’s just say you didn’t want to spend a day and a half baking fancy treats and making complicated crafty decorations. You might like some fun Halloween ideas like those I’ve collected for you today.
I was actually worried the family would devour it before I had a chance to photograph it, because I left the house for several hours, while the Hippie Chick and I attended a bridal shower. You never know what will happen to those unattended treats in a houseful of boys.
The book says it’s called a visiting cake because you can see your neighbors coming up the road, and throw this cake together before they get to the front door. It’s just about right, too. This thing was easy like Sunday morning.
Since I’m addicted to the Food Bloggers Network, and I’m addicted to popcorn, this recipe was a natural leap. And, at the risk of tooting my own horn even more than usual, let me tell you that this might be my most brilliant concoction ever. Seriously.
I learned a lesson from this cheesecake. If I keep a few items on hand, I can always have a quick and easy dessert, no matter how unprepared I feel. Having just a little foresight can save you a ton of worry and stress.
This chocolate cake recipe is fast, easy, and made in the microwave. Who knew microwave cake could be so delicious?
When I was deciding exactly how to make these magical metaphorical pecans, there was really only one choice. Spicy AND Sweet. Well, and toasted, of course, because toasted nuts are obviously the very high-end best.
On the bright side, the New Years Eve snacks will be infinitesimally better than they used to be. Because old me just opened a bag of chips, but new me will take time to make these pretzel bites.
Pin ItIt’s the middle of the month, and I am already over budget on the groceries. I can’t help myself. Sometimes I see something fabulous like mini-bell peppers or blood orange Chobani greek yogurt, or heaven help me, Biscoff spread, and I just have to buy it. Now school is starting, and I have to [Read On]
Pin ItHave you ever wondered how a person might find themselves embroiled in a serious Rice Krispies Treat Death Match? Well, let me tell you. A few months ago, an innocent remark by me about my favorite Rice Krispies treats, namely the Scotcheroos, was met by some serious resistance by my cousin, who lives several [Read On]