Last Minute Gift Idea

Something I love to do around the holidays is make treats. ‘Tis the season! My favorite flavor combo is sweet and salty, and I find a lot of people are in my same boat. One particular special treat I enjoy making is chocolate covered pretzel sticks. They’re easy to make and budget friendly. All you…

Weekly Roundup

Happy Sunday y’all! Hopefully you’ve been as lazy as I’ve been today. Sunday don’t leave me… please? Pretty please? One quick announcement, we’ll be taking off this Thanksgiving week. We know, you’ll miss our blogs. But like everyone, we want to enjoy and concentrate on our families. We’ll still be active on Instagram, so make sure…

Thanksgiving Menu Dessert: Chocolate Orange Fudge

Fudge. One word that is all I have to say and people’s ears perk up. I have found that any time I make this for an event or get together, everyone is raving about the fudge. If you are from Jersey, you have seen the candy shops on the boardwalk that have the fudge making…

No Bake Vegan Brownie Bites

One of the new upcoming contributions when this blog switches over to Nerd & Lace will be healthy recipes from my friend Ange Yeaple. Not only is she a bonefied foodie, and an amazing cook. She is a certified personal trainer that stands by clean eating. Did I mention she’s studying to be a nurse?…

Christmas Photo Challenge Day 22

Day 22: Cookies. We have no cookies in the house at the moment. However,  we have TONS of chocolate. I have no idea why. But we have all kinds. It’s horrible for a person like me that eats sugar in moderation lol.

Foodie & The Spork: Fondant Virgin

My sister and nephew’s birthdays are just a few days apart, and this year because we didn’t have big birthday parties, I wanted to make each of them a special cake. I am lucky to work in a place where I have access to some of the best bakery supplies in the world, and so…