The holiday season is the best time of the year to get your creative juices flowing! From parties to decorating to cooking and baking, there’s so much to learn and take in. This year, Melissa was thrilled to participate in a Holiday Entertaining Tips feature by The Cake Blog! She added in a special tip alongside some of […]
‘Tis the season for delicious sweets! If you’re looking for the perfect cookies to make and share during the holidays, you’ve just found the holy grail. We’re obsessed with this pastel holiday cookie recipe by our recipe contributor, Tessa of Sweet Bakeshop. Here’s what Tessa has to say about her iced cookies: “The holidays are quickly […]
Nothing says Christmas like a good fruitcake. For some, however, that brings to mind a cake with the density of a rock and the taste to match. That kind of fruitcake may be what you’re used to, but good fruitcakes do exist! Whether you like to bake your gifts or simply want to bring a […]
What’s the most delicious party of the year? A cookie swap! How else can you bake one kind of cookie yourself, then get 8-10 different kinds of delicious homemade cookies to give away or enjoy? In addition to being delicious, cookie swaps are a great way to kick off the holiday season and spend quality […]
Last year, Melissa shared her special recipe for sparkly eggnog shooters on Hostess with the Mostess. One year later, we’re thrilled to debut the post on Best Friends for Frosting just in time for the holiday season! These shooters are creamy, yummy additions to any party table when dessert time rolls around– and who can […]
Between decorating, baking, and preparing for parties, winter can feel like a magical time of the year. Luckily for shopaholics, nothing adds to the magic of the season like dressing up! Whether you want to show off leathers, furs, sequin, or a-lines, you’ll want to look amazing. We can help. Read on to see some […]
Camille Styles brings so much inspiration for creative living on her site, as well as her Pinterest Page. With over 40 boards, there’s certainly a board worth following for everyone. Camille breaks down holiday inspiration by offering different boards for each holiday from Halloween to Valentine’s Day to Mother’s Day. But with summer coming soon, […]
Hi! This is Alexandra, the chocolate-loving blogger behind Confessions of a Bright-Eyed Baker, here today to talk about this amazing Chocolate Peppermint Mousse. The holidays are right around the corner, which means that it’s time to start thinking about festive dessert planning. I’m going to make it easy for you here: this mousse NEEDS to […]
Okay, I know I’m probably the weirdest girl on the planet, but I’ve never been a huge fan of coffee. I know, I know, don’t hold it against me! But this year when all of my friends started talking about the Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks, I decided to try it. Breathe a sigh of […]
Valentine’s Day is the perfect “pick me up” holiday that we need in a month that bridges the gap from the festivities of Christmas and New Year’s to the gentleness of a new spring. And brownies and cookies are the perfect “pick me up” for…well…anytime! These heart shaped Brownie Roll-Out Cookies from Delicious Inspiration join […]
Heaven’s pillows or Homemade Marshmallows? Either way, I want one!!! From Urban Comfort come these soft and squishy, sugary Homemade Marshmallows that are “nothing at all like the store bought version” and have been assured to be easy to make. She also gives us great ideas for specialty flavorings you’ll need to be sure to check […]
What better way to say “I love you” than with x’s and o’s?
Just when you think you’ve seen it all along comes the Babycakes Pie Pop Maker! This little machine is the coolest thing ever and is going to make you want to put every pie recipe you have on a stick. It’s a really fun idea and love from the oven will help you get started. […]
I was positively thrilled to find this….
This “Heritage Red Velvet Cake” from Sprinkle Bakes looks so soft and sultry that I want to give it a big hug! A dense, yet plush and moist cake, finished with a crumb topping, is a perfect way to win anyone’s heart. With step by step instructions, and the revelation of her secret ingredient that […]
There is something fun about a snowman. Whether you make them outside in the snow or bake them in your oven they make people smile and just like snowflakes no two are alike. These Melted Snowman Cookies from crazy domestic are about as cute as cute can get! They are such an adorable variation from […]
I always say there’s nothing like a well dressed gift. It’s all in the details and I really believe that presentation is everything. Better Homes and Gardens helps make giving homemade gifts easy with their guide to Luscious Homemade Food Gifts. There are so many great ideas here. Some of my favorites are the Peppermint […]
A great twist on a classic three layer chocolate cake….