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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...]

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 New Year’s Crafts and Activities For Kids

New Year's Crafts and Activities For Kids By: NotSoIdleHands.com

When I was a kiddo, New Year's Eve was so fun! It wasn't fun because we went to parties or went downtown to watch fireworks.....it was fun because we got to pick movies to watch and snacks to munch all together as a family. Earlier in the day, us kids would sometimes make little crafts and concoct hats and such to help celebrate and that was what made the New Year extra memorable...the home made … [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...]

Wicked Magic Potion Cupcakes

Wicked Magic potion Cupcakes by NotSoIdleHands.com

Well, Halloween is almost here and so are all the fun parties (if not already). If you're still looking for a cute treat to bring to one of those fun parties...try these. I LoVe making cupcakes, but I'm not the best at decorating them the cutest. So, I started trying to think of something that was cute and simple to whip up for that ward or neighborhood party you head to this coming … [Read more...]

Oreo Cookie Ice Cream Sammies

Oreo Cookie ice Cream Sammies by NotSoIdleHands.com

I've been craving sweet stuff lately, so when we walked down the cookie aisle in the store yesterday and I saw the Oreos....they were staring back at me. So, much to my children's elation, I put some in the cart. But that wasn't enough sugar for my stupid cravings....Nooooooooo. My craving overpowered my brain and made me walk to the ice cream aisle to get some creamy Breyers vanilla bean ice … [Read more...]