Cocktail Friday — Fall Round Up!!


Hey Guys!! So, Shelly and I have posted a LOT of cocktails over the years.  I'd be lying if I said I didn't enjoy testing them... It's a tough job. Anyways, I thought I'd dig some of our favorite Fall cocktails out of the archives -- they're worth a second look!!   Clockwise, from left: Skittles Vodka -- what better way to use … [Read more...]

Green Monster Floats


As you probably know, I am still doing the nonalcohol thing for the next six or seven weeks.   Sigh.   So I decided to get in the holiday spirit and create a fun and scary float that is family friendly.   Fun, right?   INGREDIENTS Lime Sherbert Lemon Lime Soda Whipped Cream Candy … [Read more...]

Cute and Easy Homemade Gift Tags


I'm the first to admit that I don't have a lot of time for crafts. Honestly, I have a ton of interests -- scrapbooking, crocheting, embroidering...but between running two blogs, running a house, raising an 8 year old, AND having a baby on the way, hobbies often take a back seat. I had a lot more time for paper crafting before I started … [Read more...]

Easy and Inexpensive Halloween Candy Bouquets


With Halloween a month away, I've been trying to come up with a cute gift idea for teachers, neighbors and special friend and family members.   Obviously what I'm going for is something that is cheap and easy, but *LOOKS* crafty enough to make me seem super talented and impressive.   I think I hit the jackpot with these … [Read more...]

Candy Frankenstein


So I used to be crafty. This was before I had babies, or started a website, or ...well..turned 30...   Not sure what happened to my craftiness. But I lost it.   Here's an example. About 11ish years ago I made these Candy Frankensteins.  I saw the idea in a Halloween magazine... I have no idea what magazine. But … [Read more...]

Candy Wreath


I'm lazy on Halloween. Yep, I'm that house...where if anyone comes to the door after the God forsaken hour of 8:00 I don't answer the door. If you don't hit us between 4:30-7:45 you are outta luck. Because, you know, handing out the candy is fun the first hour...then the second it tends to get a little repetitive. "Oh look! A Princess!", "Oh … [Read more...]