Category Archives: for fun

gingerbread joy

This holiday treat is a mandatory part of our family’s “countdown to Christmas” traditions. I’m sharing my classic gingerbread cookie recipe, a gluten-free version and how I make royal icing. You’ll also learn my tricks to making fuss-free, cut-out cookies and different ways to assemble and decorate special, gift-worthy treats with gingerbread. First the recipes, […]

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orange-cranberry king cake

I’m sharing my spin on King Cake. My version is delicious and fluffy, made with one of my favorite items to bake with: orange zest. Cranberry glaze is folded into the dough, taking this tradition over the top! If you’d like to order one that we’ll be hand made and offered at MiaBella, please pre-order […]

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Do you want to build a snowman-pop?

If there is ever a moment during a kid’s winter break, when they need a little something to do and enjoy, I have an idea. I came up with a super-cute and super easy craft that kids love – to build and eat their own edible snowman-pop. It’s a craft and a snack and you can guarantee a […]

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game-day popcorn buffet

Here’s an awesome snack idea for Game Day this football season: set up a party-style, popcorn buffet. I have four recipes to share to make it fun and super special, and you may want to save this idea for your parties in the future. First, you need to know how to make perfectly popped popcorn […]

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love your work

What are you working on right now? I don’t mean your 9-5 job, or the bills you have to pay. It won’t be on your to-do list. What do you consider your life’s work? The best part about your life’s work is that you are in control. It’s totally up to you to choose what […]

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