By Colleen Sullivan

How To Make Fabric Covered Vases

Last week was supposed to be a relaxing week off from school, but instead of enjoying down time I spent most of the week sick with a cold brought on by some serious pollen allergies. Seems to happen every year; bad allergies become a bad head cold. It was the kind of cold where your head […]

By Colleen Sullivan

Berry Gift Box

I made these chocolate covered strawberries for dessert the other day and remarkably there were a bunch leftover. I say remarkably because strawberries are really good right now and strawberries covered in chocolate are even better. I decided to share the wealth so I boxed up what was left in little white boxes. I was […]

By Colleen Sullivan

Coconut Macaroons

I love an easy recipe, and with only five ingredients, these cookies can be made and in the oven in less than 10 minutes. Plus, coconut is one of my favorite dessert flavors, especially when it’s sweet and toasted. These cookies are slightly crunchy on the outside but chewy and rich on the inside. Package […]

By Colleen Sullivan

DIY Tissue Paper Pom Poms

I often purchase pre-made ribbon bows to go atop my presents not realizing how easy it is to make something similar out of tissue paper. The pre-made ribbon versions that I’ve purchased in the store generally costs me about $2-$3, but this tissue paper version will cost you mere cents to make. The only tricky […]

By Colleen Sullivan

DIY Food Gifts: Chocolate Covered Espresso Clusters

I won’t call these chocolate covered espresso beans because although that’s what they were intended to be they kind of refused to separate from each other once I dunked them in the chocolate bath…. so I just went with it. The espresso “clusters” are equally tasty, I assure you. Really though, this recipe couldn’t get […]