Funfetti Sugar Cookie

It’s been a little rainy lately and I was in the mood for something colorful, but also for something that wasn’t going to be a lot of work. My son had been asking for sugar cookies and I still hade sprinkles left over from my un-fun-funfetti cake, so I was set! This recipe has always…

Coconut Macaroon

I should start off by saying this is a great recipe. I shouldn’t have tried to change it. Lately, I’ve really been into coconut chips (they’re so in right now), and I love the size of the large shavings. I thought it might be interesting, and pretty to make macaroons with this coconut. My mistake…

Homemade Vanilla

I started making vanilla myself by accident.  Years ago, I was struggling for Mother’s Day gift ideas.  I need something that said “I love you mom”, for less than $20.  I was flipping through a Martha Stewart Living mag, and came across a recipe for making your own vanilla extract.  Genius!  It was pretty cheap and easy…