Sweet Treat: Poptart Pops

Poptart Pops

The adorable pie pops in yesterday's Snow Sprinkle post reminded me of something I've been dying to feature.  Inspired by Bakerella and created by Brooke McLay of The Family Kitchen, these Poptart Pops are just too cute!  Children of all ages love Poptarts and these darling 'mini pops' take them to ... Continue Reading

Christmas Cookie Exchange

Christmas Cookie Swap

Obviously, I like to bake.  But around the holidays there are so many other things to do!  So I understand that whipping up batches of Christmas cookies is not only time consuming, but can be overwhelming.  That's why I love the idea hosting a Christmas Cookie Exchange.  It's a great excuse to get ... Continue Reading

Homemade Holiday Treats

Homemade Christmas Presents

Every year we find ourselves in the same situation.  We want to give something special to our friends, neighbors, coworkers and teachers for Christmas.  But since this list of recipients can be lengthy, the gift needs to be relatively inexpensive.  Here are some clever yet simple ideas that will ... Continue Reading

Fab Find: Holiday Sweet Skewers

Holiday Sweet Skewers by Sweets Indeed

Today's Fab Find is the creation of the candy and dessert station geniuses over at Sweets Indeed.  We first featured Sweets Indeed back in September when we showcased their Modern Train Party and then again in our Halloween Party Favors guest post written by Lindsey of Bella Grace Party Designs.  ... Continue Reading

Pumpkin Treats

Pumpking Treat Recipes

Just because Halloween has come and gone doesn't mean that pumpkin season is over.   From muffins and biscotti to brittle and cheesecake... Here are some creative ways you can continue to enjoy this versatile gourd. {clockwise, starting at top left:} Start off you morning with this moist ... Continue Reading

Sweet Treat: Homemade Candy Bars

Homemade Candy Bars

Can you believe it's almost Halloween?!  Come Sunday all of the little ghosts and goblins will be out ringing doorbells with candy dreams in mind.  While you pass out the traditional store-bought candy to those at your door, why not treat your family and friends to something more special.  Check out ... Continue Reading


Bewitching Treats

Witch Cake, Cupcakes and Cookies for Halloween

Flying on broomsticks and cackling in the night, witches have long been associated with Halloween.  Superstitions about witches casting spells and creating magical mischief only adds to the thrill of Halloween night.  And who wouldn't be thrilled to enjoy one of these bewitching ... Continue Reading

Apple Fest

Apple Recipe Inspiration

Everywhere you look, there are signs that fall has arrived.  The crisp morning air, the leaves in shades of golden autumn, and the abundance of fresh apples.  It's the perfect time to head out to an orchard for some apple picking.  How fun!  And when you come home with bushels full of delicious ... Continue Reading

Fab Find: Banana Split Cake

Banana Split Cake

A childhood favorite ice cream treat takes on a new life with today's Fab Find.  This Banana Split Cake from Martha Stewart is sure to please both little and big kids alike.  The recipe is simple but the results are quite impressive!  Make one large cake for the entire group, or mini individual ... Continue Reading

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Guest Post: Halloween Party Favors

Halloween Popcorn Favors

Well… Hello Half Baked readers!  This is Lindsey from over at Bella Grace Party Designs.  I was so extremely flattered when Carrie asked me to create a guest post for her truly extraordinary and inspirational blog.   Bella Grace Party Designs Blog is primarily designed to find inspiration and ... Continue Reading