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Celebrating Christmas in England and Cranberry Trifle

Cranberry Trifle is one version of a Christmas trifle. It has great balance in flavor with the tart cranberries and the sweet custard.  Jamie, Lucy and I all have ancestors from England. In researching how Christmas is celebrated, I discovered it is much like how we celebrate Christmas in the U.S. There are a few …

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How to Throw a Unicorn Party

What girl wouldn’t love a Unicorn Party?  Unicorns are all things beautiful, mythical, and colorful.  A Unicorn Party can be just as beautiful, mythical and colorful, when you have colorful and fun food, along with adorable crafts and fun activities! I recently threw a Unicorn Party for my daughter’s 12th birthday.  We had cake with …

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Marshmallow Fondant

Homemade marshmallow fondant uses just 3 ingredients, and only takes about 10 minutes to make.  It’s easy and delicious! If the only fondant you’ve had is from the store, you’re going to be so surprised by how much tastier homemade marshmallow fondant is. Tips for making the best Marshmallow Fondant: Make sure your marshmallows are …

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Unicorn Cups

Unicorn Cups are made with a homemade (gelatin-free) no-bake strawberry cheesecake.  They’re decadent and delicious, but surprisingly easy to make! For Miss Magoo’s 12th birthday, we had a friend party.  We normally don’t do friend parties, because the majority of my kids’ friends have been their cousins, so they’re already at the family party.  This …

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