Surprise Valentine’s Day Heart Desserts

If the way to a man’s heart is his stomach, then bake one of these and I’m sure he’ll get down on one knee. So ladies, grab yourselves a glass of wine (or a bottle) to sip while you make these surprise inside sweet treats.

Hot Chocolate Hit’s Heart Pinata Cookies

Eugenie’s Rainbow Heart Cake Pops

My Cupcake Addiction’s Rainbow Heart Cake

Cupcake Jemma’s Heart Inside Cupcakes

Eugenie’s Rainbow Heart Cookies

Let me know which one you want to make and then invite me to the wedding.



Darling Darla

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7 Must Have Super Bowl Party Appetizers!

We all have our reason to watch the Super Bowl.  Some of us (like me) watch for the halftime show.  Can we say ColdPlay plus Beyonce?  Score!  Then there are those who watch for the commercials.  And then you have the diehards who watch, root and cheer with their eyes glued to the screen.  No matter what’s your reason for watching the big game, we can all agree that good food is a must.  I’ve created this bomb list of appetizers that are sure to make your tummy scream for more.  Check out the list below:

Pretzel Pigs in a Blanket


Yummy! Put on a tray with melted nacho cheese in the middle. Recipe here.

Buffalo Chicken Sliders with Blue Cheese Dressing


These are smokin hot! Recipe Here

Deep Dish Pizza Bites


The perfect amount of ooey gooey goodness in every bite.  Here are the deets

Football Deviled Eggs


Well chilled and these deviled eggs are a score!  Get the recipe

Roasted Chipotle Wings

Thai ginger yam soup

What Super Bowl party is complete without wings?  These are sure to deliver a kick! Recipe here 

Slow Cooker Spinach Dip


Set it and forget it! A lazy cooks dream.  Snag the recipe.

Football Brownies in Mason Jars


And no Super Bowl party is complete without a sweet.  Find the recipe here.

BONUS:  Rooting for The Carolina Panthers?

This Carolina Punch is sure to be the talk of your party!


Drink it up!  Find it here.



Darling Darla





10 Snowman Snacks & Desserts

“Do you want to build a snowman?” I’m sure every little boy and girl across the northeast sang this song to their parents for hours as snowstorm Jonas pounded us this past weekend.  For many of us, the snowfall meant being locked up in our apartments and homes desperately trying to evade cabin fever.  I dug up some amazing snowman snacks & desserts for you to try with all your free time.  I’m sure they taste as good as they look! Check them out:

Snowman Skewers


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Who doesn’t love marshmallows? Find the recipe here!

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Sticks


For all you pretzel lovers, find the recipe here.

String Cheese Snowmen


Oh, cheese! We meet again! Get your hands on this recipe

Hot chocolate on a spoon with snowman marshmallows


This is sure to warm you up! Recipe check!

Snowman Brownie Bites


They’re little, but packed with flavor!  Here’s the recipe 

Frosty the Snowman Pretzels


Olaf, don’t be jealous! Frosty was here first. Check the recipe.

Hard-boiled Egg Snowman


Who said you can’t be healthy and yummy?  Try these

Red Velvet Melting Snowman Cookies


Is that velvet? It sure is! Snatch up the recipe


Frosty the snowman pudding pops.  Love this recipe

Snowman Nutter Butter Cookies


Peanut butter goodness! Find the recipe here

Bonus – Pay it forward:  Make these cute snowman hot cocoa bags and include a special thank you note for neighbors digging folks out of the snow.


I’m in love with the cocoa! (I couldn’t resist.) Here’s the recipe.

Enjoy! Xoxo,

Darling Darla