St. Patrick’s Day Recipes – How to Make Chocolate Beer Cupcakes

March 17th, 2014

Personalized Candy for Almost Any Occasion

February 18th, 2014

Candy is fun…personalized candy makes it even better!

There are many different types of occasions that candy is perfectly suited for; holidays, birthdays, weddings and more.

Wedding Favors

Wedding favors are immensely popular for that special day. Candy wedding favors can be personalized to have the name of the couple getting married on one side with the date on the other side. Candy wedding favors are less expensive that some other types of favors, and the people that you invite are sure to enjoy the candy.
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How To Make Chocolate Lollipops

January 20th, 2014

Cookies and Candy for the Holidays

December 16th, 2013

There are a number of different types of cookies and candy you and your family can enjoy for the holidays.

Many of you probably spend a lot of the holiday season with your family preparing meals, and more importantly desserts.

The Food Network has the 12 Days of Cookies or MarthaStewart.com has 54 different holiday cookies to choose from to keep you really busy.

If you would rather sit back next to the fire, you can order Old Fashion Hard Filled Christmas Candy. That should be just as delicious as any cookie you could ever make.

For those that want to adventure even a little further, you can order your own personalized holiday candy. Choose the special message and/or logo you want to include and enjoy chocolate mints or mints while your laughing and sharing stories with the family. You can get these candies either in personalized Fun Tubes, candy bags, or gift boxes.

Cookies or candy, whichever you choose…if not both…will be sure to fill your holidays with happiness and entertain your sweet tooth!

Making Festive Christmas Cookies in 33 Minutes a Day

December 3rd, 2013

Festive Christmas CookiesWhipping up a batch of cookies is one of my favorite activities at any time of the year but it is especially near to my heart at Christmas time.

I love taking raw ingredients, throwing them together (I don’t actually throw but you get the idea), dropping dollops of thick dough onto cookie sheets. Presto! 10 minutes later, a delicious, beautiful treat comes out of the oven as the entire kitchen is filled with a sweet aroma.

Yes, baking from scratch takes extra effort but it doesn’t have to be a monumental task. Some people like to make an event out of it. I love days dedicated to baking- it is so much fun. However, when the holiday activities gear up, there isn’t always multiple hours at a time to devote to baking. What to do when the hours are few but you really want to taste and share the joy of home made Christmas cookies?
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Thanksgiving Dessert – Pilgrim Hat Marshmallow Treats

November 13th, 2013

Getting Ready for Halloween with the Family

October 11th, 2013

Are you ready for all the kids running around dressed up in their costumes?!

Besides having personalized Halloween candy ready to give out to them, there are plenty of activities you can do with the family to get ready for the holiday.

You can find all kinds of Halloween crafts to create a fun filled night with the family.

If that’s not enough, you’ll want to make sure you have made your own scarecrow, ready to frieghten all the kids that come up to your house!

Have a fun filled Halloween!

A Guide to Cupcake Decorating

September 19th, 2013

Chocolate to Improve Your Health?

September 10th, 2013

There is good news chocolate lovers! Chocolate, even the overly sweet chocolates often found in American shelves, have health benefits that outweigh the negatives of the sugars and calories within. Now you may be wondering what the health benefits are. How can a sweet, loaded with sugar still be healthy? How do I know what the healthiest are?

First let’s look at what chocolate is and which offer the greatest health benefits. Chocolate is either a raw or processed food that comes from the seeds of a tropical tree found in Central and South America. The seeds are grounded and form cocoa, which has a very bitter taste. To overcome this bitter taste it is often fermented to develop the flavor. Further processing often includes alkolizing, roasting, as well as adding sugars, other sweeteners, condensed milk, and fat, all in an effort to “enhance” the flavor. It used to be thought that dark chocolate was the best option when assessing chocolate for health benefits. Although this general statement is still valid in many cases, one should look more closely at the level of processing to better assess the chocolate. Essentially, the more processing cocoa receives the less health benefits it provides.
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Children’s Party Food Ideas

August 28th, 2013