Gingerbread Puppy Chow, Blog Hop, FREE Printable, AND a Giveaway!

I know the calendar says Christmas is still two weeks away...but it sure feels like Christmas here at MBC! I have a crazy exciting post for you, chalk full of Christmas goodies! Today I'm joining up with 19 other awesome bloggers to bring you "The Gift of Gingerbread". 20 fabulous gingerbread themed ideas all in one place and a chance to win a prize pack valued at $300! But wait there's more - to ... [ read more... ]

Krusteaz Christmas Pancakes In A Jar

Gosh, I just can't believe it's already (almost) mid December, and most of us are already in full swing "baking" mode. If you're anything like me, your enjoying the season baking up treats to share with others at different events or as gifts. There's just something special about the gift of a little handmade treat to say "Merry Christmas" to those around us. Looking for a way to enjoy this ... [ read more... ]

Elf On The Shelf Cookies – By Sprinkles the Elf!

I'm so excited to be bringing you guys day 2 of The Elves' 12 Days of Christmas Cookies, over at Aimee Broussard maker of crazy cute aprons! Sprinkles (our elf) and I popped in and shared our all time favorite Iced Sugar cookie recipe. Aimee and her elf Ella, will be sharing 12 fun elf-approved cookie recipes over the next 12 days, how fun! While we were sharing our elf pick over at ... [ read more... ]

Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Meringues

I don't know about you guys but I've been eagerly awaiting the "appropriate" time to start making Christmas treats, and it's finally here! So let's kick the month off right with some peppermint! I was inspired to make these chocolate dipped peppermint meringues a few months ago during my trip to Duncan Hines. I love making meringues. I've had fun in the past changing their flavors, colors, and ... [ read more... ]

Deck the halls with boughs of holly {cupcakes}!

 Deck the halls with boughs of holly....fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la.  Tis the season to be jolly, fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la.  What the lyrics don't tell you is that all that decking of the halls takes time, lots of time. Those Christmas celebrations fill the calendar to the max, Christmas card duty hangs over your head like a brick, and the "gay apparel" is one load too many. Then cookies ... [ read more... ]

Gingerbread Oreo Cupcakes

Run, run, as fast as you can, you can't catch me I'm the gingerbread man! Unless he's glued to the top of the cupcake....he can't get very far stuck to a pretty pile of buttercream. In that case you may capture and devour - without a blink. At least that's what happened to these little guys...... As the days lead up to Christmas break, the kindergartners at my daughters school have been ... [ read more... ]

Christmas Tree Meringues

There's one thing I can always be sure of.  My "to make" list, will never ever ever end. It seems like every time I make one treat... it brings to life a new idea or two, or three even! These little Christmas trees came to my mind when I made these candy corn meringues back in October. As I was piping the candy corns out I thought wow, these would make super cute Christmas trees! Just a change ... [ read more... ]

Christmas Swirly Cookies

Back in October I posted some really fun Halloween swirly cookies. I really loved making them, they were so bright, fun, and easy! They quickly became one of my most popular posts as they shot around the web.  As soon as I made them I really wanted to try some out in Christmas colors...and here they are! Aren't they fun?! So bright and cheery :) Traditional red and green would be just as ... [ read more... ]