Make Your Own Chocolate Stirrers

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I’ve got some easy ideas for making your own chocolate stirrers to use for coffee or hot chocolate.  These make great gifts or thoughtful add-ins for entertaining. I first came up with the idea for the post when I was out shopping and found chocolate stir-in blocks for about $5 for 4, and thought “I […]

Make Your Own Cookie Bowls

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When I saw this idea on the Wilton website I couldn’t believe how cute it was! Making cookie bowls is such a great idea for kids birthdays, elegant dinner parties, or any dessert table display. You can fill these with ice cream, pudding, berries, etc. Of course the website showcases their specialty pan but you […]

Chalkboard Cookies Tutorial

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A big thanks to Kathryn of The Sugar Turntable for sharing her chalkboard cookie tutorial with us today! These cookies are so adorable and simple to make that I think even I could do it. They would make perfect lunchbox treats for the first week of school, a sweet teacher gift on the first day, […]

National S’mores Day Recipe Ideas

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Can you believe Wednesday is National S’mores Day?! Who thinks up this stuff?!! I’m not complaining though; any excuse to taste or share some yummy S’mores recipes is fine by me! Here are a few of my favorites: Kathryn of Sugar Turn Table shared her recipe for a S’mores Trifle that looks divine; And I […]

Black & White Parfaits

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Happy Friday!  Here’s something sweet to try for the weekend.  It’s so easy and delicious it’s perfect for last minute entertaining.  These black & white dessert parfaits are served in shot glasses or glass votive holders and just the right size so you don’t feel guilty about it.  These look terrific in our black & white […]

How To Set Up An Ice Cream Soda Bar

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Don’t let summer pass you by without hosting some type of ice cream gathering!  Whether you make homemade ice cream in the back yard, set up a sundae bar, or put together ice cream sandwiches, ice cream is the quintessential summer treat. For one of my latest contributions for Celebrations.com I put together ideas for […]

4th Of July Flag Cake

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Have you made your final plans for the 4th of July weekend yet?  If not here’s something to add to your to-do list if you’re attending or hosting a party.  Kathryn of Sugar Turn Table submitted this fantastic flag cake tutorial to share with you guys.  It looks pretty easy to me and the result […]