Awesome Treats

101 Fabulous Holiday Treats

December 4, 2013

***Enter my giveaway for a gift certificate to Catching Fireflies!*** It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Except – you wouldn’t know it at our house. 

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Eating in Asheville, NC

June 17, 2013

Before the wee one cometh, my husband and I decided to take a little vacation. We’re within driving distance to Asheville, North Carolina, and it has been on my radar for a while now for its unique culture and fabulous food. Since this is a food blog and all, I wanted to share some of [...]

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Easter Egg Hunt Pound Cake

March 10, 2013
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Sometimes, I think I’ve made up childhood memories. Case in point: Easter egg hunts. I feel I’ve done one before. But, honestly, I can’t remember one. So, I’m wondering if I’ve somehow convinced myself that I did, indeed, participate in this annual Easter ritual. That I just imagined myself in a frilly dress, hunting around the yard [...]

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Mailing Mini Holiday Cookie Boxes

November 16, 2012

I love holiday cards. I love sending them, receiving them, flipping through them in stores (hello, Papyrus at Target with all your cute little embellishments!). I love ‘em, love ‘em, love ‘em. But, I did something a little different last year… Holiday cookie boxes! These were a huge hit with my family and friends and [...]

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Sweets for Soldiers (and Sailors): A Tale of Two Men

November 11, 2012

This is the story about two men. Two men who served their country by joining the US Navy and were assigned to the USS Enterprise, the world’s first nuclear powered aircraft carrier. 28 years apart.

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Candy Apple Razor Blade Cupcakes

October 29, 2012
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Urban legends and Halloween go hand-in-hand. Not surprisingly, since the whole idea of Halloween (in the modern sense) is rooted in fear. We delight in the rush produced by being afraid, while still being safe – like haunted houses and scary movies. 

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