We wish you a Merry Christmas, we wish you a Merry Christmas, we wish you a Merry Christmas…
So I’ve posted some from-scratch cupcake recipes from my friend’s blog, Got Cache?, that are absolutely delicious & sure to please, but if your family is anything like mine sometimes a quick & easy Christmas treat is all you can find time for between work, getting ready for Christmas day, & all the wonderful holiday celebrations with friends & family! While I love to bake & never go anywhere without bringing food or a baked good (guess that’s the southern breeding in me), often I go back to that semi-homemade concept I am such a fan of! You can make a tasty treat & put love & thoughtfulness into it without stressing yourself out & wasting the hours that seem in such short supply even more so this time of year! So my easy, festive, & yummy recipe of the day…*Quick side note before we get down to business: You’ll notice I didn’t specify a specific flavor of cookie dough or chocolate chip. Here’s why… it doesn’t matter lol That’s part of what I love about this recipe, endless possibilities! Just this week I have made: chocolate chip cookie dough with mint & dark chocolate chips (seasonal Nestle variety), peanut butter dough with semi-sweet chips & sprinkles, & chocolate chip dough with milk chocolate chips & sprinkles. So grab your favorite refrigerated dough and whatever chips your heart desires & lets get cooking! Another thing I love about this recipe idea is one tube of refrigerated dough makes between 20 – 24 cookie cups (depending on how full you fill them) so you can quickly make lots of perfectly bite size goodies for any party or get-together! Let me know if you give these a try! And in case I don’t have the time to post again today… Merry Christmas Eve!!!
My friend, Liz, introduced me to these yummy adult cupcakes last year! They are perfect for any grown-up party situation & would be a great addition to your upcoming New Year’s Eve bashes!! Check out this recipe from her blog! You won’t be disappointed! I’m waiting for mine to be delivered to me as we speak 😉
Yesterday I posted a new kid-favorite cupcake recipe, the famous Harry Potter butterbeer, but now it’s Got Cache
After Dark In The Afternoon and its on to the adults! With all of the joy that comes with Christmas, also comes all of the pains..you know what i’m talking about. The lady with 20 items in the express lane in front of you with your one item you need to finish your item cooking, the jerk that comes down the wrong parking lot lane and takes his sweet time trying to get his precious car in the correct angle to park before you, and let’s not forget the hysterical screaming kids because they couldn’t get a toy unknowingly that they will get it in like three days tomorrow under the tree. Now i’m not all bah-humbug but sometimes the stresses of the holiday and working retail entitles you to a drink to keep…
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Hello ya’ll! Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season! My posts haven’t been too frequent lately, but we’ve been so very busy celebrating birthdays (I turned 30 this year & was blessed with an awesome surprise party!!) & enjoying all the Christmas festivities! This time of year is often crunch time for gift buying, but while we still are doing some shopping, we have tried to focus on spending time with family & friends & stopping to sip the eggnog! We just got back from my uncle’s annual Christmas party, & as I unwind from a long day, I thought I’d give you an update on my latest Smiley360 mission and a holiday hors d’oeurve (I had to look up how to spell that… I can never remember lol) idea to go along with it.I was super excited about this mission because I am always looking for something to bring to the many holiday parties & family get-togethers we have going on this time of year! Who doesn’t love a good cheese? Boursin makes several yummy variteties such as pepper, garlic & herb, shallot & chive, red chili pepper, & a seasonal cranberry & spice! Not only was this some hors d’oeurve eye candy, my family & friends quickly helped this little guy melt away!! Looking for easy, yummy entertaining ideas? Check out the Boursin Facebook & Twitter pages! Busy cooking, baking, & presenting some delicious tid-bits for your friends & family? I’d love to hear your ideas!
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Check out my friend’s blog! She’s doing a Christmas giveaway!
Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year and even though i’m 27 there is still one family tradition that has continued to honored…baking day! Each year we pick one day a few days out before Christmas to do all of our holiday baking..cookies, fudge, gingerbread houses, cheesecakes, peanut brittle..you name it and we probably make some form of it. At first it was my Ohma, mom, brother, and myself..then Ohma passsed away and my brother grew out of wanting to bake and now 15+ years later it is always my mom and I. I look forward to it every year and now i’m passing on my tradition to you with my Christmas giveaway!
For my giveaway you will receive a few things to help jump start a baking day, including a cookie mix, whisk, decorative tray, sprinkles, cookie cutters, and maybe even a surprise or two! Whether…
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Hello, everyone! I am so excited that my very first Influenster box has come in the mail! I was selected to receive the #MerryKissmas VoxBox! I absolutely love Hershey’s Kisses! From candy dishes stocked with perfect seasonally-wrapped kisses to quick & easy chocolate gifts to the infinite variations of Hershey’s Kisses blossom cookies, Hershey’s Kisses sweeten every holiday celebration!! Did I mention they are just delicious? Anyways, on to the rest of the #MerryKissmas fun…We’ve gotten our Hershey’s Kisses… now what to do with them?? First idea… how about some Peanut Butter Blossom Christmas cookies! Next up… Gift Ideas! Hershey’s Kisses come in so many unique flavors that there is one for every special person in your life! Love those traditional red & white stripes? How about some Candy Cane Hershey’s Kisses? Got a mint & chocolate lover? They’ve got Dark Chocolate Kisses filled with Mint Truffle for you! Have some friends & family who are a bit nuts? Hershey Kisses with almonds are a must! Those are my personal favorite though I have no idea why? lol 😉 So grab yourself a bag of Hershey’s Kisses today & get gifting, crafting, baking, & making your holidays even sweeter!!! Still need ideas to get you started? Check out the Hershey’s Kisses website or Facebook page & good old Pinterest! Interested in receiving free products to review? Check out Influenster! Don’t wait; sign up through this link before January 5th, & you could earn some epic holiday rewards!
Happy 25 Days of Merry Kissmas!!
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