Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Cookies

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Cookies

I absolutely, positively cannot apologize for posting Valentine’s recipes early. For one, it’s my job. The second the Christmas candy goes on clearance and the heart-shaped candies come out, it’s game-on. And secondly, everyone is all rah-rah kale and diets in January. Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to run from the kale and ruin [Read more >>]

Cannoli Bites

Cannoli Bites

When I first went to New York City, I was told — no, instructed – to get a cannoli. Seeing as they aren’t very popular where I live, I’d never had one but had heard so many fabulous things about this magical Italian dessert. So pretty much the second I stepped out of the airport, I [Read more >>]

Chocolate Dipped “Good Fortune” Cookies

Chocolate Dipped Good Fortune Cookies

I cannot believe that 2015 is this week. Seriously, I thought I was just celebrating 2014 last month — now you mean to tell me it’s already a new year?! In years past (when I was younger and chipper and able to stay up late), I would wait until midnight and run outside banging pots and [Read more >>]

Eggnog Spice Cookies

Eggnog Spice Cookies

  Eggnog is one of those love-it or hate-it things that’s pretty divided into those two categories. Some people get SO excited for the holidays because of eggnog, and others cringe at the thought of it. And while I wish I could commit to a side, I’m honestly in the middle. Sometimes, I crave eggnog [Read more >>]

Rudolph Cookie Bites

Rudolph Cookie Bites

I just love these adorable, edible reindeer! When it comes to crafts, I’m best with food-related crafts. I’ve always been envious of the people who can take glittery picks and sparkly ribbon and create gorgeous wreaths. Or those who can take random household objects to create amazing, one-of-a-kind doodads, like a chandelier made of Mason [Read more >>]

Oreo Ornaments

OREO ORNAMENTS!

If it were socially acceptable (or if my family would allow it) I would be putting up Christmas decorations the day after Halloween. Christmas is my favorite holiday by far. I love the feeling in the air, I love shopping for presents, wrapping them, blasting Christmas music, baking Christmas cookies, and decorating my house like a [Read more >>]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Toffee

Chocolate Chip Cookie Toffee

I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m just not going to maintain a diet during the holidays. My attempts will be futile and I should just give up now. I mean, let’s face it: yesterday I kinda sorta engorged myself on turkey, stuffing, and the like. And today, I’m having leftovers of the same meal [Read more >>]

Dessert “CONE-UCOPIAS”

Dessert Coneucopias

Did any of you guys ever watch Semi-Homemade with Sandra Lee when it was on the Food Network? I was weirdly obsessed with Sandra Lee’s show. One, because her recipes were great — I love that semi-homemade approach to cooking. And two, because her tablescapes were always so stunning. But I had to wonder: WHERE did [Read more >>]

Scarecrow Oreo Pops

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Fall is, by far, my favorite season. There’s nothing like cuddling up at night and watching a movie by the fire; drinking piping hot, fresh-pressed apple cider; going pumpkin or apple-picking; the homey scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, apple, and clove; the baking that comes along with those same scents; scarves; boots; chunky-knit sweaters… the list is [Read more >>]

Caramel Apple Oreo Pops

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Have you guys seen the new Caramel Apple Oreos yet? They. Are. Life-Changing. For a caramel-apple lover like myself, I could not stop eating these bad boys! They taste exactly like caramel apples in cookie form… a dangerously delicious invention, if you ask me. Besides pumpkin, nothing says ‘fall’ to me more than caramel apples! Every [Read more >>]