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2 Bite Valentine’s Cheesecake In A Jar

2 Bite Valentine's Cheesecakes In A Jar By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Valentine's Day is coming soon and I wanted to make a little treat that would be cute and yummy! Well, since I just LoVe cheesecake, I thought that would be a great treat to pop into some adorable teeny jars and spread some love around. Plus, I also just LoVe these itty bitty Weck jars {here in my Etsy Shop} and am always looking for a way to use them! You'll Need: For the filling 1~ 8 oz … [Read more...]

29 Out of This World Caramel Treats

29 Out of This World Caramel Treats @NotSoIdleHands.com

Ok, so we all know how popular caramel has gotten these days {totally warranted, of course!} and during the Fall season our taste buds seem to salivate more for this sweet saucy stuff. So, in the spirit of cooler weather....and packing on pounds....I want to share some of these delectable~looking recipes with you all. And yes, I added several recipes for caramel sauce so you can pick the one that … [Read more...]

17+ Ghastly Grubs Ideas For Your Halloween Party

17+ Ghastly Grubs Ideas For Your Halloween Get Together @NotSoIdleHands.com

It's only a week before Halloween and it's time for all the ghosts and bats to start floating and flitting from party to party. Here are some fun things you can serve up to make sure your shin~dig is the yummiest on the block! Let's start with these cute Ghostie Cupcakes I made a few years back! Owl Cupcakes from One Charming Party. Mummy Pretzels by Mid Western Girl. Zombie Boogers at … [Read more...]

Spooky Halloween Jello Specimen Jars

Spooky Halloween Jello Specimen Jars By: NotSoIdleHands.com

When Halloween time comes a~callin' I get in the mood to try creeping out my kiddos {which isn't hard cuz they're kinda lily~livered}. I don't go too far, or course, but when I found these cool gummies at target I knew I wanted to do something fun with them. Well, I have these sweet Weck jars and I thought they would look cool with green Jello and creepy things floating inside....like specimen … [Read more...]

DIY Candy Eyes For Your Spooky Treats

DIY Candy Eyes For Your Spooky Treats By:NotSoIdleHands.com

Gearing up to make some fun Halloween treats and want to add some fun candy peepers? Why not make your own this year? It's incredibly easy to do and each batch makes about a million of these things. Start off by following the recipe for royal icing here over at Bake at 350. She does a beautiful job with this and there's no way I could improve it. *Remember to make these a day ahead of whenever … [Read more...]

Easy & Yummy Valentine’s Sprinkle Layer Cake + Frosting Tips

Easy & Yummy Valentine's Sprinkle Layer Cake By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Ok, I have a confession to make. I'm not very good at making layer cakes. There. I said it. Yep, they always end up being lopsided, lumpy, and {yes, AND} crummy. So, I've been making a lot of cakes lately in an attempt to finally get it right {luckily, no one here has been complaining about all the extra cake}. This one was actually pretty easy to make and looks really cute {and kind of hides … [Read more...]

15 Festive Christmas Treats and Katiedid Designs Giveaway Winners!!

15 Festive Christmas Treats @ NotSoIdleHands.com

Are you like me and always realize too late before a holiday party that you have nothing to bring.....again? Or just the plain 'ol boring thing you brought last time? I always get so bogged down this time of year, that I forget to search for fun and yummy desserts to throw in my Tupperware and slap out on the treat table to share. I love having fun and tasty things to share...always makes me smile … [Read more...]

12 Splendid Thanksgiving Tablescapes

12 Splendid Thanksgiving Tablescapes by NotSoIdleHands.com

Thanksgiving is one of those Holidays that reminds me most of family. I think that's because it's all about hanging out and just being together. Not to mention, there's no pressure of making sure to get and wrap gifts for everyone on time. It's the one holiday that's solely about good food and good company. Oh, and the best new movies out in theaters LOL But, just because it's mostly about food … [Read more...]