Nostalgic Christmas Candy is Back in a Big Way!

Nostalgic Christmas Candy is Back in a Big Way!

There is no better time of year to get all nostalgic and sentimental about years past than Christmastime, and what better way to reminisce on those fun family memories than to share with each other the wonderful, yummy candy of yesteryear.  We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite old-fashioned Christmas candies for you to enjoy! Santa’s Coal Bubble Gum: These little sacks of coal have been around.

Off-Beat Apple Pies

Off-Beat Apple Pies

Recently I’ve come across three different recipes for apple pies that take this traditional dessert in a completely new direction. First, from Tasty-Trials.com is the amazing, delectable Bacon Apple Pie – yes, folks, you read that right.  Bacon!  On apple pie!  I can’t even begin to describe how delicious this pie looks, right?  I mean, the lattice-work bacon alone is enough to get me salivating, but putting it on top.

Get Sweet Stocking Stuffers Here!

Get Sweet Stocking Stuffers Here!

It’s official – now that Thanksgiving is over, the Christmas shopping season is here!  I’m so excited about Christmas this year and can’t wait to get started on my shopping. Every family seems to have a slightly different tradition with the stockings.  Do you open yours first, last, on Christmas Eve?  In my family stockings come last, but in my husbands they come first, so we have an argument each.

The TomKat Studio Holiday Gift Guide is Out!

The TomKat Studio Holiday Gift Guide is Out!

Have you seen it yet?  Have you seen the most awesome, trendy, gorgeous gift guide put together on the face of the earth?  Well, what are you waiting for?  For the second year in a row, The TomKat Studio has put out their gift guide that features amazing gifts for every category of family member or friend and for whatever stage of life their in.  For the baker, the newlywed,.

Smores Bar Under the Stars!

Smores Bar Under the Stars!

I just love everything about this Chilly “Chili” and Smores backyard party from Pizzazzerie.com.  Everything is so rustic and elegant down to the last details.  And, come on – a Smores Bar?  Seriously one of the coolest thing you can have at a party. Who wouldn’t want to cozy up under the stars for some yummy chili, crisp wine and sweet treats? To see some more photos and get details.

Scotch and Chocolate Birthday Party

Scotch and Chocolate Birthday Party

So, one of my favorite party theme / decor / printable / idea websites is Spaceships and Laser Beams.  This company is comprised of a cadre of geek-chic graphic artists and overall really cool people who make party themes primarily for boys.  Apparently they saw the lack in masculinity of available party printables and filled the void with their really cool packages. I’ve been wanting to do a post about.

Candy Shoppe Party!

Candy Shoppe Party!

Check out these amazing photos from a Candy Shoppe Party that we found on a wonderful blog called Kara’s Party Ideas.  Can you believe that these photos are actually from a wedding reception?  I want to be best friends with this couple, immediately.  They are so cool to not only have such a rad candy buffet at their wedding but to also make it the theme. The wedding cake with.

Awesome Candy Buffet Take-Away Containers

Awesome Candy Buffet Take-Away Containers

When you go through all the work in putting together a fabulous candy buffet, one of the most overlooked items is the take-away container that party guests use to fill up with goodies and bring home with them.  There are a lot of really fun and creative containers that you can use to make those take-away bags as memorable as the party itself.  Here is a list of some of.

Autumn and Holiday DIYs!

Autumn and Holiday DIYs!

One of the greatest things about the holiday season is all the opportunities for fun, colorful DIY projects.  Here are a few of our favorites so far this season. Mod “Table Tree” Centerpiece from HostessBlog.com Silhouette Advent Calendar from Pizzazzerie.com Finger Puppet Favors from Martha Stewart Ornate Framed Chalkboard (perfect for displaying Thanksgiving or Christmas Menus) from HGTV.com Scrap Buster Fall Pillow from CluckCluckSew.com  

Product Highlight: Yummy Chocolate Turkeys!

Product Highlight: Yummy Chocolate Turkeys!

Sandwiched between two major candy holidays, Thanksgiving isn’t usually known for its chocolate and candy – but we’re trying to change that!  There are SO MANY kinds of Thanksgiving goodies to be eaten and shared, and we have a groups put together here exclusively of chocolate turkeys to choose from. 1 oz. Chocolate Turkeys – these colorful, foil-wrapped birds are perfect for sending with your child to his or her.