It’s the season of Halloween and we believe that goblins of all ages deserve terrific treats (no tricks!). Creepy (but cute) cupcakes make the top of our list around here, so we’d like to share a few of our favorites. Make just one kind or mix it up and create a spread of these scary sweets to serve at a Halloween party. Head over to the House of Yumm to get the scoop on .
I have always enjoyed hosting little get togethers but all too often time gets away, parties don’t get planned and general busyness fills up those calendar boxes. A girl’s weekend trip to the Belong Tour this summer reminded me that I get to choose how I want to use my time and spending time in community needed to fill a few more of my boxes. So when I scrolled down my instagram feed and saw this .
Cake pops…it’s time to trade in the plate and fork for fun on a stick. These tasty treats are perfect for parties and because they can be made ahead of time, they are much less messy when it comes time to serve your guests. While there are lots of recipes for cake pops on the web, we selected a few favorites that we think you’ll love too (including a few that will shine at .
I have to declare once again I have been bit by the pumpkin spice bug this season. After last week’s post all about this delicious flavor I decided to introduce my autumnal addiction to Lolo with a little butter making activity. I don’t know about you but I have clear memories of making butter from cream on Grandparent’s Day at my elementary school. I can still remember being amazed that a simple jar of cream transformed to .
Calling all pumpkin lovers! We know you’re out there…you’ve been counting down the days until cool autumn breezes and the flavors of fall arrive. Here in Michigan it’s still pretty warm, but our weeks have been sprinkled with chilly mornings and earlier sunsets. We can feel it in the air, so this week we offer a roundup of recipes that puts the spotlight on pumpkin spice~sweet indulgences and satisfying sides are the name of .
This blog post could not be more timely…it’s September, which for many households means back to school. But, whether you’re struggling to get kids out the door in the morning or just trying to get yourself to work–the thought of enjoying a gourmet cup of coffee in the morning is appealing across the board. These creamers are full of flavor but minus the chemicals and preservatives found in the ready-made varieties. The Gracious Wife .
Say farewell to summer this year with a big old-fashioned bbq–and instead of the usual side dishes, we present a collection of coleslaw recipes that just may take center stage at the table. Take a look at the delicious new spin that these cooks have put on a time honored classic…your tastebuds will thank you! Kristine’s Kitchen has lightened up her coleslaw by using Greek Yogurt instead of mayo and taken the flavor .
There’s no other flavor that defines summertime quite like watermelon. If you crave watermelon like we crave watermelon, then you will absolutely want to check out the list of fruity refreshments below. Some innovative bloggers have come up with a slew of scrumptious drinks that will most definitely wet your whistle! This Watermelon Limeade is sugar-free and super delicious. Find the recipe on Coffee & Crayons. Julie from 1000 Lovely Things has never been .
Try your hand at whipping up one of these tiny treats…they may be small in size, but they all aim to please when it comes to alleviating your craving for something sweet. These mini mouthfuls make perfect bite-sized desserts for a crowd–or work wonderfully as a way to portion control your own personal menu. Leftovers (if by chance there are any) will be a welcome surprise in lunchboxes or make a delicious afternoon/midnight snack! .
Here in Michigan we don’t have an “official” state fruit, but cherries seem to be the fruit of choice for many around here. Not only does Michigan produce 70-75% of the cherries grown in the US, Traverse City is the host of the annual National Cherry Festival each year. It’s no surprise that if you dine out anywhere in the state–you’re sure to spot a dish (or two) featuring this versatile fruit on many .