Easy Polka Dot Cupcakes

Easy Polka Dot Cupcakes - Colorful and Fun!

How fun are these colorful cupcakes? My kids absolutely LOVE to make - and eat - them! They think it's just about the best thing ever to take a bite and see what color is inside! These would be perfect for Easter or a spring party - or switch up the colors for any holiday or season. You could do chocolate cupcakes with orange centers for Halloween; red and green for Christmas; pink, red, and purple for Valentine's Day, and so on. The options are endless! And even though they might look pretty … [Read more...]

A Sexy Gift for Your Husband

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Let me tell you about a conversation I have had with my husband. Many times. Me: Hey, what do you want for Christmas? Him: You KNOW what I want. Me: No really, what do you want. I want to buy you something. Him: You don't have to buy me anything. Me: Ok, but seriously- what (besides THAT) do you want?! Him: Nothing. Does anyone else ever go through this conversation with their husbands? For every stinkin' holiday? But I don't want to give him THAT for a couple reasons: We … [Read more...]

Fudgy Peppermint Parfaits


With Christmas only one week away, you might just find yourself scrambling to get everything wrapped, baked, packaged, planned, mailed…and so on.  I am happy to tell you that a tasty and festive treat can be ready for you to serve up to all of your guests at your holiday get-together in no time, and with practically no effort.  I myself brought it to my mother-in-law's house and was able to put it all together in between all of the crazy appointments and errands I had to do.  It's that quic … [Read more...]

Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Cookies - Lady Behind The Curtain

These eggnog cookies are crunchy with a butterscotch candy center and an eggnog candy drizzle. The dough can be made ahead of time.  The perfect cookie for a holiday tray, hostess gift or cookie exchange party. I love the flavors of eggnog but can't drink it. So I'm always looking for a recipe I can use it in.  These eggnog cookies have the perfect amount of eggnog flavor. I love the crunchy butterscotch candy center.   TIP:  I made eggnog French toast with the left over eggnog they were di … [Read more...]

Duct Tape Gift Tags

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I absolutely LOVE wrapping presents. I love discovering creative gift wrapping ideas that don't cost a lot of money and ideas that are pretty, yet practical. Last week I shared with you my Simple Gift Wrapping Ideas and today I have some darling duct tape gift tags that are easy to create, but add some pizazz to your presents. Duct Tape, Twine or Ribbon, Cardboard (I used a granola bar box) a hole punch, scissors and fancy scissors. Ready to get started? Let''s go! 1. Cut your cardboard into … [Read more...]