Sunday, October 12, 2014

23 Halloween Party Treats

Are you ready for Halloween?  Got your costume picked out yet?  These scary and fun Halloween treats will be perfect for your own party ghosts and goblins.  It is a collection from some of my blogger friends who are helping you get ready with their own tricks and treats.  Go visit them and tell them I sent you.  

Trick or Treat!!!!

Halloween Graveyard Cake from Bombshell Bling
Witch's Finger Treats from The Country Chic Cottage
Halloween RIP Cupcakes from Celeb Baby Laundry 
Pumpkin Spice Muddy Buddies from Tastes Better From Scratch
Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting from Tastes Better From Scratch
Cake in a Can from Club Chica Circle
Mallow Pops from The Mandatory Mooch
Witches Broom Snacks from Thrifty Jinxy
Caramel Marshmallow Popcorn Balls from Simply Gloria 
Candy Corn Sugar Cookies from A Little Claireification
Pumpkin Butterfinger Blondies from Frugal Foodie Mama
Scarecrow Treats from The Mandatory Mooch
Butterscotch Pumpkin Cake Truffles from A Little Claireification
Oreo Stuffed Chocolate Cookies from Simply Gloria
Oreo Eyeballs from Shortcut Saver
Candy Corn Oreo Cookie Bars from Frugal Foodie Mama

Candy Corn Pudding Cups from Club Chica Circle
Chocolate Dipped Banana Ghosts from Craft Quickies

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Italian Dressing Pasta Salad

Do you have a signature dish that everyone requests when you have family gatherings?  Well, this salad is the recipe that we all request for my sister to bring each time.  Everyone finds something in this dish that they like. My favorite is the dressing.  My hubby's favorite are the olives.  The kids?  They love the cheese!!!!

1 (1 lb.) bag or box of pasta of your choice, I actually used gluten free to make my hubby happy
1 orange pepper, diced
1 red pepper, diced
1 small bunch of broccoli florets, cut up
1 (8 oz.) block sharp cheddar cheese, diced
1 can black olives, sliced
1 bottle Italian dressing

1.  Prepare pasta as directed on package.  Rinse in cold water and drain.
2.  In a large bowl, mix all ingredients and stir thoroughly.
3.  Chill for 1 hour, stir before serving.

I like linking my posts to THESE GREAT PARTIES!!!! 

Please stop on over to say hi!!

Thanks ~ Nichi

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Confetti Donuts

These donuts are a favorite in my house.  They are quick, fun, and colorful.  My kids love to eat them warm with the glaze dripping off.  Plus, they make your house smell amazing!!

Makes: 10 donuts

1 1/2 cups plain flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
9 tablespoons butter, melted
3/4 cup milk
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/4 c. confetti sprinkles

2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 c. milk

  1. Preheat donut machine. 
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl. 
  3. Whisk in the butter, milk and egg until mixture forms a smooth batter. Add sprinkles and mix through.  Transfer to a piping bag.
  4. Spray machine with non-stick spray. Fill bases with half of the batter.  Close lid and cook for 6 minutes or until donuts are golden and cooked. 
  5. Transfer to a wire rack for cooling. Dip in glaze.
  6. Repeat with remaining batter.

Source:  "mooched" and adapted from Sunbeam donut maker 

I like linking my posts to THESE GREAT PARTIES!!!! 

Please stop on over to say hi!!

Don't miss Best of the Weekend linky party that I'm a part of.  
Live at 7pm CST each week!!

Thanks ~ Nichi

Monday, September 22, 2014

Here Comes Fall KitchenAid Giveaway

Happy Fall Y'all!!!!  
I'm so excited to be a part of an incredible giveaway with some terrific bloggers.  
Could you use a shiny new KitchenAid mixer?  
Wouldn't that be a great way to inspire your holiday baking?  
Then, enter our giveaway below!!

Here is a list of the wonderful sponsors.  Visit them, follow them, and enjoy the fun!

Rose @
Abeer @
Stephanie @ Dillicious Cakes

No purchase necessary to enter sweepstakes. Entrants must be 18 or older and reside in the United States. The giveaway begins on 9/22/14 at 12:00am CST and goes through 9/29/14 at 11:59pm CST. Approximate retail value for price package is 350 dollars. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. The winner will be selected after the giveaway is over and after entries have been verified. The sponsors will not be held liable for any malfunction or damage of the products received. If winner does not contact Rose Bakes within 48 hours of winning, a new winner will be chosen. We have the right to publish the name of the winner and which entry was selected. The prize will be sent within two weeks. Facebook and Twitter are not involved with this giveaway at all. This giveaway is sponsored by Rose Bakes, Hoosier Homemade, Cake Whiz, Like Mother Like Daugter, Dillicious Cakes, Cupcake Diaries, Mandatory Mooch, Sweet Scene Cakes & Suzanne Esper Cakes. Void where prohibited by law.