Archive of ‘Gifts’ category

Chai Latte Shortbread Hearts

Posted on February 8, 2018

Welcome to our second Food Bloggers’ Valentine’s Cookie Event, raising funds in support of Cookies for Kids’ Cancer!  Once again, I am honored to be a #helpingcookie in the company of some wonderfully generous food bloggers who have not only made donations to the organization but are sharing delicious recipes created just for this event.  […]


Slow Cooker Chocolate Candies

Posted on February 3, 2018

It’s February ~ that means the Valentine’s Day parade of sweets is about to begin! It’s also the time when you may find yourself perplexed by the age old question: “What kind of candy will I give?” For me, it goes without saying that Valentine’s gifts must involve chocolate. Of course, you can purchase your […]


Holiday Ho Ho Cocoa Mix

Posted on December 1, 2017

Homemade food gifts are fun to make and share, especially during the holidays. There is something so special about giving a gift that you’ve put your hands and heart into.  Holiday Ho Ho Cocoa Mix is a warm, sweet way to say “Happy Holidays!” ~ that’s why it’s the star of The Recipe Box in […]


Quick Breads = Quick Delicious!

Posted on September 1, 2017

Y’all know how much I love baking, especially quick breads to savor and share! Quick breads use baking soda and baking powder instead of yeast as leavening, and therefore require no kneading or rising time. They’re easy, versatile and flavorful; perfect for breakfast, snacks and gifts, they’re a staple in our house.  Pumpkin Bread is […]


A Taste of Home ~ and a Giveaway!

Posted on October 26, 2016

Disclaimer: Quarto Cooks generously provided the cookbooks for this post and giveaway.  I was not compensated in any other way, and all the opinions expressed are my own. Isn’t it amazing how the smells and flavors of food can instantly transport us to another time and place?  I think that’s why we find it so comforting […]