Holiday Projects

Flashback: Salted Caramels with Orange Scented Sugar

Flashback: Salted Caramels with Orange Scented Sugar

Caramels are another fun and delicious treat to make for gifting this time of year, though they can be tricky. You will rely heavily on a candy thermometer, so make sure that is working before you start. You will need to monitor the temperature closely. You can go from soft caramels to hard candy very quickly, so choose a time to make these when you won’t be distracted. In other words, don’t make these when you’ve got two kids playing loudly in the background or you might have to make a second batch. Just sayin’, not that I would know anything about that.

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Flashback Recipe: Raspberry-Mascarpone Whip Brownie Parfait

Flashback Recipe: Raspberry-Mascarpone Whip Brownie Parfait

By Katie Goodman Adapted from Desserts 4 Today I thought I’d share with you a really great recipe from a new cookbook that I love: Desserts 4 Today, by Abby Dodge. This is an excellent dessert cookbook for holiday entertaining. Each of the 125 recipes in Abby’s new book have only 4 ingredients each (all […]

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How-To: Geometric Himmeli-Style Star Tree Topper

How-To: Geometric Himmeli-Style Star Tree Topper

Think festive holiday decor will clash with your design-minded style? Not necessarily. Check out this awesome geometric himmeli-style star christmas tree topper tutorial!

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Flashback: Peeps-a-Boo Bag From Vickie Howell

Flashback: Peeps-a-Boo Bag From Vickie Howell

I believe a gal should have a purse for every occasion, even if she isn’t quite old enough to need to carry one. With spring in the air and Easter on the horizon, every little lass needs a cute carry-all! Inspired by those marshmallow bunnies, the Peeps-a-Boo Bag uses simple granny squares to form a rabbit motif. It’s sweet and easy, and makes for the perfect egg-hunt companion. Switch out the pink for a brown or blue bunny, and make it for the lad in your life. Either way, your kiddo will hop for joy when she or he gets this tiny tote!

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