Archive for the ‘Holiday’ Category


Happy Thanksgiving!

I can’t believe it is time for Thanksgiving and less than a month away from Christmas! Last week, Luke’s school had a cute little Thanksgiving program and party. Luke’s class dressed up as pilgrims…aren’t they cute? I was one... Read more
Bird's Nest Cookies

Easter Nest Cookies

These were the last Easter treats that Jen and I made together during their (pre-Easter) visit last month. We went the lazy route and used green frosting instead of coconut, so they didn’t turn out quite as cute as... Read more
Easter Scotcharoo Cups

Easter Scotcheroo Cups

Rice Krispie treats have always been a favorite around here! I love the original recipe, but think the Chocolate Scotcheroo version may be my favorite. I love them, especially the chocolate, butterscotch and peanut butter combination! While the normal... Read more
Malt Ball Mini Cheesecakes with Chocolate Ganache

Malt Ball Mini Cheesecakes with Chocolate Ganache

When the kids and I were at Ali’s house last month, we did a lot of baking. We saw this recipe on Pinterest and knew we wanted to make it while we were together. Not only did it look delicious, but I had... Read more
White Chocolate M&M Cookies

Spring White Chocolate M&M Cookies

So it’s a given that whenever Jen and I are together, we’re going to bake. It’s just what we like to do. A couple days before Luke’s school Easter party I was asked if I wanted to make some cookies for... Read more
Peeps S'mores Bars

Peeps S’mores Bars

So… I know I’ve disappeared for way too long.  Ali is pregnant and posting still.  My name is somehow first in our blog title, but yet I have not pulled my weight.  I’m lucky that we’re twins and that... Read more
Easter Treats

Easter Treats

Wow – how is it possible that Easter is less than a week away??? It totally snuck up on me this year since it’s so early. Jen and her kids are visiting this week (YAY!) so we’ll be making... Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Luke’s St. Patrick’s Day party at school was last Thursday. Even though we were out of town and he had to miss the party, I wanted to contribute a couple treats. First I made some treat cups inspired by... Read more
Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars

Red Velvet Oreo Truffle Brownie Bars

Is everyone still enjoying their Valentine’s flowers, cards, and candy? I sure hope so, even though I didn’t receive any of those from my Valentine. In fact, every year Andy and I make a pact that we won’t get the... Read more
Cookie Exchange Appetizers

2nd Annual Christmas Cookie Exchange!

Last month, Rebecca and I hosted our second annual Christmas Cookie Exchange! It was so much fun! Just like last year, we wanted to offer plenty of food options to offset the overload of cookies everyone would soon be... Read more