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Halloween party tips – Budget Friendly Ghoulish Fun for Halloween

Halloween party tips

I love this time of the year.  The heat of the summer is almost gone and the leaves are starting to turn color.  And, more importantly, it is the beginning of three months of non stop parties and entertaining. If you are planning on having a scary get together for Halloween, these budget friendly Halloween…

Tips for Making Perfect Fudge Every Time

Making fudge is a holiday tradition, until yours does not set well. Follow these 15 tips for making perfect fudge and yours will turn our great every time. thegardeningcook.com

How are your fudge making skills?  Do you end up with beautifully set fudge that forms nice little parcels, or do you find it a challenge?  These cooking tips for making perfect fudge will have you getting wonderful results every time from now on. Tips for making perfect fudge One of my favorite things to do…

Mason Jar Easter Bunny Treats Project

Mason Jar Easter Bunny Treats

This Mason Jar Easter Bunny project is a great alternative for celebrating the holiday. It comes together in just minutes and would also make a great table centerpiece for your dessert table. I love hiding Easter eggs and making a basket for kids as much as the next person. But it can get pretty expensive…

Build an Easter Basket with Clues

Easter Egg Hunt with Clues

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #SpringMoments #CollectiveBias It’s time to build an Easter Basket with Clues! When my daughter was a little girl, we always had a normal Easter egg hunt for her, but as she got older, and she no…

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Fudge

This Reese's peanut butter cup fudge has a crumbly bottom layer, a rich chocolate middle and chunks of Reese's peanut butter cups on the top. It is TO DIE FOR!

If you like a fudge with texture this is, hands down the best tasting fudge ever! If you love Reese’s peanut butter cups, you will want to dive right into this pan as soon as it sets.  IT IS THAT GOOD! This Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Fudge has everything that you want in a fudge…

Fudge Brownie Truffles

These fudge brownie truffle are so festive looking!

‘Tis the season for fudge, and brownies, and truffles. These Fudge Brownie Truffles combine all of my favorite tastes in one delicious bite.They are so tasty that they’ll deserve pride of placement on your holiday dessert table. The holidays give me an excuse to cook up a batch or two of my favorite treats.  I…

Drizzled Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Fudge

If you are looking for me in December, you will likely find me in my kitchen making fudge.  I love to eat it. I love to make it, and I love to take pictures of it.  I’d make it year round if my hips would not cry out in frustration from the extra calories.  This…

Funfetti Peppermint Chocolate Truffles – New Christmas Sweet Treat

These Funfetti® peppermint chocolate truffles are the perfect bite to finish any holiday meal. They are easy to make and taste just delicious.

Add some fun to your holiday dessert table with these Funfetti® peppermint chocolate truffles. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeInTheFun #CollectiveBias Truffles are as much a part of my holiday traditions as decorating a tree is.  I love to make all kinds of…

Candy Corn Pretzel Balls

Candy corn pretzel balls

Time to celebrate the holidays with these candy corn pretzel bites. Ah yes….fall.  My favorite season. There are so many reasons to look forward to fall.  The cooler temperatures…all the gorgeous colors in the leaves, pumpkin decorating and oh yes…candy corn!  These candy corn pretzel balls are a delicious bite of sweet, salty, creamy fall…

Home Made Almond Joy Candy Recipe

Home made Almond Joy Candy. Super easy to make and so delicous

Home Made Almond Joy is Easy to Make One of my favorite candy bars is an almond joy.   I’m pleased to say that home made almond joy candy is very easy to make, so you can have it as often as you want, without a trip to the grocery store. The recipe couldn’t be more…

23 Favorite Holiday Fudge Recipes to Celebrate in Style

The holidays are the one time of the year when I love making fudge and have it on hand all the time. I love it all year round, but my waist line won’t let me keep in handy. Or rather, I have no self control when it comes to fudge. ..hanging head in shame!  This round…

White Chocolate Mosaic Fudge

White Chocolate Mosaic Fudge

I love making fudge. It is my favorite sweet treat.    I don’t make it very often, since I try to watch my weight, but Christmas time is when I forget about that and make batches of it to eat and to share. This recipe for white chocolate mosaic fudge uses green and red cherries to…

My Favorite Fudge Recipes – Indulge your Sweet tooth

Round up of 8 Great Fudge Recipes

I admit it.  I adore making fudge….pretty much any kind of fudge.  My favorite is peanut butter, but I still love them all.  This is a collection of a few of my favorite fudge recipes. Favorite Fudge Recipes – Do you have a Sweet Tooth? Our local Farmer’s market has a great stall which sells…

Bailey’s Irish Cream & Coffee Fudge

Bailey's Irish Cream & Coffee Fudge. To die for!

Making fudge is a favorite of mine pastime during the holidays.  I don’t make it often, because I do try to watch my weight, but during November and December I indulge in it.  This recipe for Irish Cream Fudge infused with Bailey’s & Coffee is as tasty as it is easy to make. Time to…

Fast & Easy Recipes with Only 3 or 4 ingredients

Great collection of easy 3 and 4 ingredient main courses, breakfasts and desserts

Looking for some quick and easy meals that are fast to do, but delicious? These 3 & 4 ingredient recipes are simple to make and let you get dinner or dessert on the table quickly. Easy 4 ingredient eggnog latte. Perfect for the holidays! But don’t let the simplicity of these recipes fool you. They…

My Collection of Fudge Recipes

10 of my favorite fudge recipes. Treat your sweet tooth!

These delicious fudge recipes bring to mind everyone’s three favorite fudge words: smooth, creamy, and decadent. How can you resist them, particularly during the holidays when making fudge is a favorite thing to do? Whether it be chocolate, peanut butter (my favorite) or some other style, these recipes will tempt even the sweetest kind of…

Favorite Peanut Butter Dessert Recipes

8 Great Tasting Peanut Butter Recipes

I have to admit.  I am a huge fan of peanut butter. Sort of like Claire on the series Lost.  There are days when I could just dive into a jar and eat just that for the day. Add to the peanut butter some chocolate, like many of these recipes do and that is a…

For Your Sweet Tooth – Candy Creations

7 candy recipes to tempt the sweetest sweet tooth.

Tempt your sweet tooth with one of these Candy Recipes Got an impulse to cater to your sweet tooth?  These candy creations will tempt even the most ardent candy lover.  From Fudge to truffles, and in between, here are some of my favorite candies.  Want to join me? Just click on any of the pictures…

Easy Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Easy Peanut butter dark chocolate fudge

This Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge is simple and easy to make and takes no time at all to prepare.  The recipe combines frosting, peanut butter and nuts and makes a sinfully delicious treat. If you love making fudge, be sure to check out my tips for making perfect fudge here. They will give you…

Easy Peanut Butter Fudge

Easy peanut butter fudge

 You really can’t leave me around a jar of peanut butter.  It will be gone before you know it.  This Easy Peanut Butter Fudge has always been one of my favorite holiday sweet treats.  At Christmas time, I always make batches of it. If you enjoy making fudge during the holidays, be sure to check…

Best Chocolate Desserts – My Favorites

Round up of my favorite chocolate desserts

I admit it.  I am a chocoholic.  I love any kind of chocolate desserts.  (and if you team it with peanut butter, I’m a goner for good.) These chocolate desserts will tempt the most discerning sweet tooth. These lovely chocolate desserts are rich, decadent and delicious.  Whether you are looking for a quick and easy…

Butterscotch Balls with Rum and Chocolate

Butterscotch balls with Rum and Chocolate

I love a sweet treat this is just a single bite.  Often times, that is all that is needed to satisfy my yen for something to satisfy my sweet tooth.  These delicious chocolate and rum butterscotch balls are bite sized and just full of flavor.  They are really easy to make too. Just combine all the ingredients, and…

Chocolate Covered Cherries – Hand Made

Chocolate Covered Cherries and Bon Bons

My all time favorite Christmas treats are chocolate covered Cherries. Each year, this is something that my husband buys me treat, and he also started including cookies and cream bonbons. A double delight! A Festive Treat – Chocolate Covered Cherries There is nothing quite like biting into a chocolate covered cherry. The ooey gooey center…