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Just for Kix: Father’s Day snack mix

Even if the dad in your life doesn’t have a mustache and doesn’t wear ties, this tie n’ mustache snack mix rocks, methinks. And you can always substitute something else for the mustache and ties. Hammers, bowling bowls, Spock, whatever. make mustache and tie snack mix HERE at Kix Feel free to share (nicely)! While […]



GIVEAWAY: The Complete Photo Guide to CANDY MAKING and How to Make Painted Chocolates

UPDATE: Congratulations to Debby! Her comment was randomly drawn to win. Thank you all for participating!   I’m always so impressed by the work and books by Autumn Carpenter, co-owner of Country Kitchen SweetArt, a cake and candy supply store, or a haven for folks like us.Her books are packed with information that is easy […]



easy chick candy pops for Easter

These chick pops are Easter heroes. They are easy to make (mere minutes). They are kid-friendly. They are pretty basic, so picky eaters shouldn’t have a problem. And they count as an after-dinner dessert, but they are small enough to not overload the kids with a full plate of sugar that competes with their Easter […]



8 sweet treats for Easter and bonus easter egg decorating ideas

Aah, another stroll through the archives for some of my favorite Easter treats to make. As always, find all the season ideas up there in the Seasonal button. There are a bunch of spring things in there, too. And at the end of this post I link to some Easter egg decorating ideas I did […]



Just for Kix: Flower Chocolate Cake Cups

Oh so pretty for spring: Make chocolate cake in a jar with real flower toppers. Learn how HERE at Kix Cereal. Feel free to share (nicely)! While my blog’s photographs and text are protected by copyright, I do allow (and encourage) you to share ONE photograph with credit to “the decorated cookie” and link to […]