Chick Cupcakes

Easter is almost upon us! Growing up, my mom always assembled the BEST Easter baskets for me and my brother. His would be filled with chocolates and mine would contain all of my favorite fruit-flavored items, plus a stuffed animal or two. My mom used to pull together similar packages for us for Valentine’s Day, too.Continue reading “Chick Cupcakes”

Apple Pie Cookies

In addition to celebrating Thanksgiving this year, I also celebrated Friendsgiving. One of the best things about potlucks, (besides having another reason to try out a new recipe,) is the amount of food available to nibble on! Inevitably, people end up bringing SO MUCH YUM that there is enough to take a plate of leftoversContinue reading “Apple Pie Cookies”

Tis’ the Season for Candy Cane Sweets

One of these things is not like the others…but is definitely still super delicious. :) (I had just talked myself out of eating some of our leftover Halloween candy when my roomie walked in with a new batch of seasonally appropriate sweets.) In related news, my roomie was at it again last night, decorating ourContinue reading “Tis’ the Season for Candy Cane Sweets”

Handmade Holiday: Renegade Craft Fair

Earlier this month, a friend and I moseyed over to the Renegade Craft Fair in search of holiday gifts for our friends…and ourselves. ;) Apparently, the fair started in Chicago in 2003, and has since expanded to other select cities, too, including BK. (Brooklyn in the house!) The holiday market was a super cozy affair, hosted inContinue reading “Handmade Holiday: Renegade Craft Fair”