Category Archive: how-to

Make This: Nama Chocolate

Just One Cookbook has a great recipe for nama chocolates, which are pretty much truffles except you don’t have to roll them into balls. Just chill, cut and sprinkle with cocoa. Super easy… Continue reading

Make This: Heart-shaped Mints

As I was cleaning up my bookmarks, I found this recipe for mints from that I had been meaning to try. I figured it would be fun to make them into hearts… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Tea Time Teacher’s Gift

A quick gift to put together for last minute giving. I went with a Japanese theme using green tea bags and Japanese cakes but you could go with Earl Grey and shortbreads or… Continue reading

Make This: Ultranutty Pecan Bars

America’s Test Kitchen’s Ultranutty Pecan Bars are amazing with just the right balance of sweet and salty. They’re a great dessert option and perfect for gifting.

Make This: Pear Crumble Mini Pies

I usually make apple crumble mini pies since I usually have a ton of apples from apple picking.  This year, I decided to try it with pears I bought at the farmers’ market.I… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Felt Ghost

Quick and easy to whip up, you can use these ghosts as decorations or add to a treat bag. Since they’re ghosts, you can cut the felt freehand to whatever shape and size… Continue reading

Make This: Baked Apple Cider Mini Donuts

It’s finally starting to feel like fall. While some like pumpkin spice, I’m more about apple cider, especially when they’re in donuts!I used Sprinkle Some Sugar’s recipe (which calls for reducing 2 cups of… Continue reading

Make This: Three-Ingredient Marshmallow Fudge

After finding the recipe for frosting fudge, I decided to play around. The chocolate frosting one I made tasted too frosting like, so I tossed in some marshmallows. It definitely changed the flavor… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Pinhole Camera

If for some reason you haven’t heard, there’s an eclipse happening tomorrow. It may be too late to get eclipse glasses but you can still safely see the eclipse with a pinhole camera.… Continue reading

Easy DIY: Dino Snack Bag

My friend’s son loves dinosaurs so I used iron-on transfer paper to make an iron-on of his favorite, the stegosaurus.  Then I ironed it on a drawstring bag so he’d have a reusable… Continue reading