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Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

I just need one thing on Valentine’s Day: lots and lots of chocolate! Lots and lots of chocolate! I don’t care how you give it to me, just give me lots and lots of CHOCOLATE! Chocolate Peppermint Mousse  The peppermint flavor in this mousse lends a cool, and […]

Partners In Crime

Partners In Crime

How do you tell the story of your child’s first year of life? How do you explain each overwhelming emotion from happiness and elation, to harrowing sorrow and guilt? How do you add up the lack of sleep with a clock that just keeps ticking, […]

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Halloween is nearly upon us. I don’t know about you, but we haven’t decided on our costumes yet! Scratch that, we had, but couldn’t find costumes small enough for the little ones in our family… so it’s back to the drawing board with only a […]

Easy Treats

Easy Treats

If you are like me, you need a treat more than just every once in a while. I always remember being this way. I don’t know if this desire originated from growing up with Type 1 juvenile diabetes and having to sit out every school […]

Candy Fondant Step Two

Candy Fondant Step Two

My very first “real” job, real as defined as having taxes withheld, was at See’s Candies, and I worked there for 6 years. Okay… Okay! I lie, my first job was at Kienows, a small local grocery store stocking the shelves and helping patrons out […]