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TGIF! Snack and Lunch Round-Up For 12/17-12/21

What an emotional week it’s been. I usually refrain from talking about current events on this blog (after all, it’s supposed to be a lighthearted food blog!), but — as is the case for many of you, I’m sure — the school shooting in Newtown, CT, last week has been weighing on my mind. Although … Continue reading

TGIF! Lunch and Snack Round-Up for 12/10-12/14

The countdown to winter break begins! Only seven more days until relaxation time. 🙂 Here’s what was in the snack and lunch bags this week — a little lackluster because I spent most of my spare evening time making 100 cake pops and 11 gift baskets! In fact, I forgot to take pictures of Monday’s … Continue reading

TGIF! Lunch and Snack Round Up for 12/3-12/7

I was so busy this week with the first wave of gift baskets that I didn’t put as much thought into snacks and lunches, but I think they still turned out pretty cute! On Monday, Jack brought tangerine wedges and some furikake Chex mix for snack. Lunch was a star-shaped ham and cheese sandwich, surrounded … Continue reading

Christmas Gift Baskets, 2012 Edition!

It’s that time again — I’m in full gift basket mode! This year’s version is a lot like last year’s, with the exception of sugar cookies subbing in for banana bread, and the addition of furikake Chex mix to some of the baskets.   The contents are (click on each item for the recipe): Reindeer … Continue reading

East Meets West: Furikake Chex Mix

It’s December, which means I’ve now entered into full-on gift basket mode! You may recall the Christmas gift baskets I made last year; I still love the collection of reindeer Oreo pops, hot cocoa mix, chocolate stirring spoons, pretzel treats and banana bread, so I don’t intend to change things up too much this year. … Continue reading