Make This: Bloody Good Halloween Bark

Bloody Good Halloween Bark Recipe | Sweet Enough to Die For

Everyone's talking about costume parties and thriller flicks, but even as an adult I know Halloween is all about the candy. I wanted to make a spooky treat that was different than the usual mix of fun candies and white chocolate – I wanted something… darker. With bloody red candy melts and dark chocolate chips, this Halloween bark is sure to hit the darkest of spots. 


What you'll need to make this devilishly dark Halloween bark



Bloody Tasty Halloween Bark | Step 1

Begin by lining a cookie sheet with parchment paper or waxed paper. Continue Reading

Hey, Coffee Lovers! Try These Caramel Mocha Coffee Pops

Make these: Caramel Mocha Coffee Popsicles

Here's the situation: It's summer. It's scorchingly hot outside, the sun is beating down, the A/C seems to be broken, and you just can't stop sweating. On top of all this, you still haven't had your morning cup of coffee yet! What do you do?? Well, if I were you, I'd whip up some of these delicious mocha caramel coffee popsicles (say that five times fast) to prepare yourself for any worst case scenario!           I love coffee, but I also love frozen treats, so this recipe is a win-win in my culinary book.  Continue Reading

How To: Make Homemade Coconut Cayenne Cacao Truffles!

created at: 11/08/2012

A sweet and spicy combo can’t be beat — I have a feeling these coconut cayenne cacao balls will land a seriously delicious punch!    

Kathleen Shannon shares her recipe for making these scrumptious treats in her guest post on Design Crush. Not only are they beautiful looking, but these homemade truffles are gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and have no added sugar. WHOA. That pretty much means I can eat 20 of them without guilt, right??

Get the recipe and directions right here! Continue Reading

How to: Tasty Homemade Fudge in Only 3 Minutes!

created at: 02/22/2012

Hi! I’m Rebekah from Potholes and Pantyhose where I share and photograph detailed tutorials of my DIY projects, recipes, photography tips and remodeling endeavors.

Homemade fudge. In three minutes. Using only three-four ingredients.

It’s not only possible, it tastes amazing! It’ll easily become your favorite go-to recipe. Let’s get started!   


Here’s what you’ll need to make this yummy dessert:

  • (2) 12 oz Semi sweet Chocolate Chips 
  • (2) 14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk 
  • (1) Stick Butter-room temperature 
  • (1) C Finely Chopped Walnuts  

Combine the chocolate chips and the butter in a microwavable safe bowl.   Continue Reading

Make It: Valentine’s Day Countdown

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Advent calenders are sooo last season. Beckie used her Silhouette machine to create the lettering for her Valentine’s Day Countdown project, BUT Say it on the Wall now offers the vinyl for a schmeezily $8.50. Perfect for those sans Silhouette. Now, I bet you’re wondering what’s behind those 14 numbers, huh? They’re Hershey’s Kisses! For the entire tute, head on over to Infarrantly Creative


Make It: Chocolatey Pudding Cups

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Take a look at these Wicked Good Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cups from the book Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey Treats for Kids by Jill O’Connor. Don’t they look downright droolworthy as photographed here by Bakerella? Their intended use is for pudding, but I think ice cream or any number of things would work out in an equally delicious end result. Want to know how to make them? You’ll never guess the trick.  

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Inflate your balloons until they’re about 4 or 5″ in diameter, then wash them off and spray lightly with cooking spray. Continue Reading

Make Chocolate ‘Dipping’ Spoons


The season of hot toddies and chocolate is upon us, and I can’t think of a better way to put more yummy in the tummy than with Marie’s chocolate-covered spoons. They’d be perfect for holiday gift-giving too. (I’m envisioning small cello bags with a pretty bow on top.) Anyhoo, here’s the list of ingredients, all of which can be found at our local super markets:

  • plastic spoons
  • chocolate chips, regular and mini
  • marshmallows, also mini
  • coconut, shredded & sweetened
  • peanut butter chips
  • butterscotch chips
  • crushed candy pieces
  • wax paper
  • a plate

For the entire tute, head on over to Alpha Mom. Continue Reading

The Best of Curbly: The Valentine’s Day Edition

If you haven’t heard, Valentine’s Day is this Sunday. Are you ready for it? If not, check out these great how-to posts from the Curbly vault. We <3 them!

First up, an origami heart envelope for your love note, pictured above.


This video that’ll show you how to make woven fabric heart ‘baskets‘, is great way to hide a sweet secret. 

How about framing your favorite love poem on antiqued paper for your Valentine? We’ll show you how to do it.  Continue Reading