You’re A Big “Dill”

This is a cute and funny way to make someone laugh and at the same time congratulate them. I saw some of these online which gave me the inspiration for this particular one. The hardest part was finding the darn pickle. It’s basically just a giant pickle in a bag. I had everyone on the lookout…

Cape Cod Crunch

I was recently invited to an “Oyster Roast” at a friend’s house. I’ve never been to an oyster roast and I’ve never had an oyster, cooked or otherwise. Let me tell you…they are good. I tried them 3 ways: raw, cooked & smoked. My favorite were the smoked ones and surprisingly once I got the…

“Over The Hill” Survival Kit

  My dad is turning 70 this year and I wanted to do something fun! I got my inspiration from Creative “Try” Als and added some of my own funny gifts. Being that my dad has the best sense of humor than anyone I know, I knew he’d love it! I tied on a baby picture with…

Christmas Caramel Grapes

Christmas Caramel Grapes This is an adaptation to this fool proof recipe “Caramel Apple Grapes” that I use all the time, but instead of nuts, I used sprinkles. My niece has a severe nut allergy and I didn’t want her missing out. I also covered some in chocolate and they taste wonderful too. Too make it…

“It’s A Wonderful Life” Host/Hostess Gift

   If you’re like me, you’re always looking for a fun and creative gift to bring to holiday parties. Heck, this would just make a nice gift in general. I know I’d love to get one! Now, for a little background on this creation. In the movie , “It’s A Wonderful Life”, the Bailey’s give…

Buttermilk Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Buttermilk Cheddar Mashed Potatoes  These were so easy and tasted so great!  I was looking for something to compliment the meatloaf I made tonight and I thought, “Of course. mashed potatoes. What else goes better with a loaf of meat?” Pretty much nothing. That’s what. My next dilemma: Do I have anything to even make mashed potatoes…

Nutty Irishman

Nutty Irishman Slainte’! I love Bailey’s Irish Cream, but what I love more is when it’s homemade. Oh, my blog! This is soooo good. I made this recipe and gave it out to friends and family for the holidays. So, I thought with St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner I’d get this baby up…