French Market Baby Shower – Très beau!

French Market Baby Shower – Très beau!

Now that this Christmas and New Years business is over, it’s time to move on to other wonderfully delicious topics – like this gorgeous French Market themed baby shower from Pizzazzerie.com.  Coming from someone who has lived in Europe and traveled all around, this actually looks like quite an authentic little marché français, ahem, French Market.  From the white porcelain trays to the rustic knick-knacks, and even the delicious macaroons,.

Happy New Year, Friends!

Happy New Year, Friends!

Happy New Year to all of our wonderful friends out there!  We so appreciate you’re friendship, readership and business from 2012 and look forward to more sweet and delicious things to introduce and talk about in this upcoming year!

Chocolate Melty Snowman Cookies!

Chocolate Melty Snowman Cookies!

Aren’t these just the most adorable Christmas cookies you’ve every seen?  They bring a great big smile to my face, they are just so darn cute!  The recipe and photo comes from BHG.com, but the most important thing to me is how to make the melty snowman topping.  Follow this link for the details.  It seems like you could use any regular sugar cookie for the base, right?  Maybe cutting.

DIY Peppermint Trays!

DIY Peppermint Trays!

Ohhhh, I just love all of these fun and festive holiday DIY projects!  And this one is sooooo easy.  All you need are Starlight Mints (get them here in Red or Green), a cookie sheet, parchment paper or wax paper and an over.  You probably have all of this at home already, right?  Think of all the things you could make – serving trays, coasters, little plates, frames, ornaments. For.

Make Your Own Crock Pot Candy!

Make Your Own Crock Pot Candy!

When I first saw this on Cookies and Cups I thought it said “Crack Pot Candy” so I had to click on it and find out more.  I thought it would be a recipe for candy so addicting it’s like crack.  Instead it was a recipe for making your own chocolate candy with your Crock Pot, which was also intriguing because I’ve never made anything other than beef stew and.

Perfect Holiday (or anytime) Treat – Mint Oreo Cookies!

Perfect Holiday (or anytime) Treat – Mint Oreo Cookies!

I think I’m in love with these minty Oreo cookies.  Aren’t they beautiful?  Our friends at One Charming Party have created something truly amazing here and I’m pretty sure I’m going to be making these year round and not just as a holiday treat. Here’s all you need: Oreos White Chocolate Melts Mint Candies You could also double-dip these by starting with chocolate covered Oreos then dipping them in white chocolate..

DIY New Years Eve Party Horns!

DIY New Years Eve Party Horns!

Check these out from Icing Designs – so chic and fun!!!  Everyone loves a good NYE party, especially if there are cool party favors and toys, like these party horns, that you can make in whatever color scheme you desire.  I LOVE the simple black and white frilly party horns, but just think of all the fun options that are out there?  I mean, have you been in a craft.

New Favorite Dessert – Root Beer Float Cupcake with Ice Cream Frosting!

New Favorite Dessert – Root Beer Float Cupcake with Ice Cream Frosting!

Fans of the old fashioned Root Beer Float have got to try out one of the latest and greatest creations from our friends at Cookies and Cups.  These yummy little cupcakes are made of delicious cake infused with root beer and vanilla frosting that actually includes real ice cream!  Here’s a picture: If you’re interested in making these cupcakes (and you should be!), click here to get the recipe from.

No One Loves A Grinch, But Everyone Loves THE Grinch!

No One Loves A Grinch, But Everyone Loves THE Grinch!

Grinchy people are a bummer to be around, especially during the holidays. But THE Grinch, as in Dr. Seuss’s beloved green Christmas thief, is a complete blast to be around.  If you’re looking for a really unique and festive party theme, consider using The Grinch as inspiration.  Just take a look at these awesome pictures below from a family brunch (what a fun family!!) and you’ll see how much fun The.

Serve Candy Cane Cocktails At Your Holiday Party!

Serve Candy Cane Cocktails At Your Holiday Party!

Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell rock! Jingle bells swing and jingle bells ring! It’s that time of year again, and you know what that means?  Holiday parties!  Warm fires in the fireplace!  Hot cocoa!  And my favorite – tun and festive cocktails! No one does holiday parties better than Martha Stewart, so we’re filching her recipe reprinting her recipe for Candy Cane Cocktails and giving her complete and full credit.