Butterscotch Marshmallow Bites

Buttermilk Marshmallow Bites are such a simple no bake treat! www.lemonsforlulu.com

 These Butterscotch Marshmallow Bites are simple and quick no bake treats!   Each Christmas I make dozens and dozens of cookies.  I don’t know why I make that many, I guess Christmas is just the perfect time to try out all the new recipes I’ve collected over the course of the year. The kids are eager to help with the planning and the baking.  I always picture the four of us in the kitchen in a Norman Rockwell-esque sort of seen. … Continue reading →

Easter S’More Toffee

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 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 →

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Cherry Filling

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Cherry Filling

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Cherry Filling   i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never without it (anywhere i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing, my darling) i fear no fate (for you are my fate, my sweet) i want no world (for beautiful, you are my world, my true) and it's you are whatever a moon has always meant and whatever a sun will always sing is you here is the deepest … Continue reading →

Amish Peanut Butter

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Nine years ago, a little red-faced, wrinkly baby girl in a blue and pink cap was placed by a nurse upon my lap.   Through the tears, all I could say was "you came out of me?".  I couldn't believe that something so beautiful and so precious was housed in my belly for 9 whole months! I still marvel at that little girl.  I cannot believe that we've been blessed with such a beautiful, sweet-natured child.  Ellie lights up each and every day.  She … Continue reading →

S’Mores Chocolate Donut

SMores Donut

Alas I have another s'mores donut for you.  This one is much more decadent.  You may remember my Donut S'More Sandwich.  You know, the glazed donut embracing sweet milk chocolate and gooey marshmallows????  Well this one is better! Today is National S'Mores Day.  Don't know who decides these things.  Is there a committee?  Or was this one left up to the Girl Scouts??  Guess I don't care.  Why not celebrate the s'more!  It's about as American … Continue reading →