Tortilla Snowflakes!

Tortilla Snowflakes make a fun snack that also encourages kids to be creative in the kitchen!

It seems like all our friends and family around the country are snowed in. But we haven’t even had a flake here in Central Texas! If you have kids who are pining for snow, making tortilla snowflakes is a fun kitchen project. On the flip side? If you are a mom who can’t open the door because there is so much snow out there, I’ll bet you have some stir crazy kids. Get out the kitchen scissors and some tortillas and put them to work! The oven will help the house warm up too. Get our full instructions for making [...] Read more »

Valentine’s Day Tea Party

Try these Strawberry Chocolate Heart Muffins at your next tea party!

You might have noticed that we love any excuse for a tea party, and with Valentine’s Day upon us, we thought we should make a few goodies and steep some tea! Before we get to our suggestions for a sweetheart-themed tea party, have you seen our Tea Party Checklist? We compiled some of our best ideas for throwing a tea party that fits your style, and offer them free to you, our sweet readers, when you subscribe to our newsletter! You can subscribe in our sidebar, or just click here! Okay, back to the party! Hosting a Tea Party When [...] Read more »

Easy Alphabet Soup Recipe

This Homemade Alphabet Soup recipe is easy enough for kids to make! Moms, just relax and send the kids to the kitchen!

It is actually chilly here in Texas right now (that does happen occasionally!) and I am drinking nothing but hot tea. I have been craving soup too… nice steamy bowls of soup. A few years ago I created a simple recipe for Alphabet Soup for our friends at Build A Menu. I wanted my kids to be able to easily whip up a pot without much help. The weather is telling me it is time to get them in the kitchen cooking soup again! Alphabet soup combines pasta, beans and vegetables in a chicken stock base. It’s an easy way [...] Read more »

Cinnamon Apple Cake

Cinnamon Apple Cake - a great cake for company!

Apple cake. I will admit it is not the first thing I think to make when I have a lot of apples. Cinnamon applesauce is definitely the number one most requested apple dish in the Brown household! But when I do make Cinnamon Apple Cake, everyone wonders why I don’t do it more often. I have been making this layered circular apple cake recipe for 25 years and believe me, it’s a keeper! Moist cake with a slight hint of citrus is layered with fresh apples and cinnamon sugar. Everyone always wants more than one piece. I have also made [...] Read more »

Candy Corn Fudge

White Chocolate Candy Corn Fudge - a great way to use left over candy corn.

October 30 is National Candy Corn Day! In honor of this auspicious occasion how about making some white chocolate Candy Corn Fudge? We put this recipe together last year for our friends at Build A Menu. Candy Corn Fudge   Print Prep time 30 mins Total time 30 mins   Make candy corn fudge for your fall celebration! Author: Blossoms and Posies Recipe type: Dessert You’ll need… 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened to room temperature 4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract 11 oz bag white chocolate chips ¾ cup candy corn Here’s what to do… Line [...] Read more »

Autumn Tea Party!

Host an autumn tea party filled with pumpkin, apple and cranberry goodies!

Is it nice and crisp and lovely where you live? Blue sky, colored leaves, wool sweaters? Here in Texas the weather has changed – but not quite like that. We have moved from blistering hot all day long to a bit hot in the afternoon. And that’s fall in Texas! No matter the weather, it is always the perfect time for a spot of tea. How about adding a little autumn flare to your next tea party? We are delighted and thankful to be visiting over at The Humble Homemaker today, where we are sharing some ideas on hosting an [...] Read more »