Rocky Road Bars. Yes, please.


I figured I should get on with posting some of our holiday treats before the leaves come back and the flowers start blooming! This was another random experimental recipe that we tried for our gift bags this year.  There’s absolutely nothing healthy about these things.. I apologize.  Well, I suppose they have nuts in them….

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Heath Bar Brickle – Noshin’ & Nommin’


Barks of any kind are a great choice for holiday gifts.  They don’t take much time at all, there are hundreds of different varieties, and they are super yummy!  Here’s a fantastic recipe that I’ve used a couple of years in a row now.  I love it! Heath Bar Brickle What You’ll Need: 1 sleeve…

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2011 Christmas Day Dinner


Another tradition that Matt and I hold onto for dear life – spending Christmas Day at home alone together. In reality, this is pretty easy to arrange!  Since neither of us have local family, spending time with each side usually occurs either before or after Christmas, leaving us free to lock ourselves in our house…

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Our Christmas Eve Tradition – Salted Caramel Cocoa


For the past several years, this right here has been our Christmas Eve tradition. After the family celebratin’ is all celebrated out and we’re back at home, warm in our PJ’s and cuddling with our sweet puppies, we whip up a batch of some kind of hot liquefied chocolate. Not all traditions work for me…

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A Healthier Pop-Tart – Apple Cinnamon with Oat Bran Crust


Homemade Apple Cinnamon Pop-Tarts with Oat Bran Crust I was recently thinking about all of the abhorrent things I used to eat as a kid, and of course, my memory of Pop Tarts swam to the surface.  Ah yes, those beloved little squares of cardboard with an ingredient list full of words I can’t even pronounce….

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