Mint Julep Fudge

Simple and sweet chocolate and mint swirled fudge with a kick of bourbon

 Whether bourbon is your drink or not, you will love this simple Mint Julep Fudge! I love bourbon.  Not that I actually drink a lot of bourbon, unless it’s in a frothy, sweet milkshake that is.  I like to keep my favorite bottle handy because it is one of my favorite ingredients to use in my food.  I find it adds a deep, rich undertone to both savory foods like pork bbq and sweet foods like Butterscotch Bars and … Continue reading →

Candy Land Cupcakes

Candy Land cupcakes are topped with sugar and spice and everything nice!

Candy Land inspired cupcakes are sure to make you smile! These fun cupcakes are topped with brilliantly colored frosting and of course candy galore! We bought our Candy Land game almost 8 years ago.  It was our first family board game.  It has certainly seen a lot of use.  It’s cover is tattered.  The board itself is heavily creased and the cards are bent, worn and weathered.  Although we don’t play it as frequently now, I am not ready to … Continue reading →

Raspberry Mocha Chocolate Truffles

Rich chocolate truffles with raspberry and mocha flavor!

Raspberry Mocha Chocolate Truffles are decadent bite-sized treats! Are you getting my posts through Bloglovin? Our kids have been doing lots of research lately.  My oldest daughter researches animal facts and my son researches Lego's.  They love watching videos of kittens frolicking on YouTube or Legos’s being assembled.  All fun, all harmless and informative. But something happened recently that reminded us that we should always be near … Continue reading →

PayDay Crescents

Fun size PayDay candies are hidden inside a Pillsbury crescent roll for a gooey sweet treat!

Fun size PayDay candies are tucked inside Pillsbury crescent rolls! One bite into each golden crescent roll reveals a nut and caramel filling!  A perfectly easy sweet treat! I am a fabulous singer......when I’m alone in the car.  Seriously, I can rock it out.  My voice is melodious and perfectly tuned.  I sing even better in the shower.  Must be the acoustics in the shower stall, because honestly, I sound terrific. When I was a kid, I … Continue reading →

Peppermint Bark Fudge

Chocolate fudge made with Hershey’s Peppermint Bark Bells

 Peppermint Bark Chocolate Fudge made with Hershey’s Peppermint Bark Bells!       I was never a good test taker.  I always got heart palpitations and sweaty palms.  That was even if I KNEW the answers!  It was the pressure, it just got to me.   I’d like to say things got better with age, but I’d be lying.  When I was in my late twenties, I had to take the Series 7 to get my brokers license.  I just about died.  I took … Continue reading →

Pistachio Cardamom Brittle

Brittle made from lightly salted pistachios, a hint of cardamom and a layer of chocolate!

Pistachio Brittle with a hint of cardamom and a sweet layer of chocolate! This is not a Christmas post.  I'm not quite ready for that yet.  But I was in the mood for some brittle.  And since I love pistachio's, that's what I threw into my brittle.  Making this brittle got me thinking about how there's always a big push for peanut brittle at Christmas.  Why exactly is that?  I don't know about you, but I personally … Continue reading →

Deep Dish Milky Way Cookies with Caramel Whipped Cream

Deep dish chocolate cookies have chopped Milky Way candies mixed into the batter and then topped with a light caramel whipped cream.

  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Halloween baking goes deep!  Deep dish chocolate cookies made with Milky Way candies and topped with a subtly sweet caramel whipped cream! When the kids were young, I would go crazy over Halloween baking.  I started at the end of September … Continue reading →

Nutella Caramel Pretzel Fudge

Nutella Caramel Pretzel Fudge

Want and easy fudge recipe that is sure to satisfy your chocolate cravings? This is it!  Nutella spread makes the creamiest fudge you've ever tasted!   Caramel and pretzels make this fudge irresistible! I have an extremely sad story to tell you.  It's about a girl and her beloved Mac computer.  I can tell you are hooked already aren't you?  So, you may have guessed, that girl is moi.    This is my sad story. My story begins on … Continue reading →

Easter S’More Toffee

Easter S'More Toffee |

 S'Mores take on Easter Candy in this fun twist on the classic summer treat! Parenting is so stressful.  Contrary to what you might be thinking, I'm NOT talking about child care and child rearing here.  I'm actually talking about all the pressure we have to make every holiday, loose tooth, and birthdays the best ever!  I admit, I alone created this monster.  The monster being the unbelievably high expectations of my children! When I … Continue reading →