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candy

Just How Bad Are Those Little Candy Corns?

I started October with a vow to eat less sugar, drink more water and generally be healthier. I’m giving myself a B- overall, but I would be doing better if candy corn wasn’t dragging down my grade. My kids don’t love it, my husband doesn’t eat it, but what would Halloween be without a big […]

Kinder Eggs Are Here!

Kinder Chocolate Eggs have finally come to the States and kids everywhere are rejoicing! My kids are CRAZY about these eggs! We’ve been using them for our advent calendar treat this month. If you’ve never had them before, here’s your chance to finally try them…legally. The eggs were banned from the US by the FDA until now. The eggs have […]

Our Favorite Holiday Cookies, Cakes & Treats

Here are some of our TipsFromTown staff’s favorite Holiday Treats. Happy Baking and Happy Holidays from our TipsFromTown Family! 1. Peppermint White Chocolate Chip Cookies. 2. Magic Layer Bars 3. A (Skinny) Magic Layer Bar 4. Holiday Cookie Bars. 5. Chocolate Covered Buckeyes. 6. Tammy’s Creamy, Crunchy Nanaimo Bars 7. Maple Cut-Out Cookies 8. Candy Canes & White Chocolate Peppermint Bark 9. Beth’s Easy […]

Piñata Cake

I made this candy stuffed cake for my son, Benjamin’s 8th birthday… It was a big hit once I cut into it and the candy spilled out!  Easier to assemble than you think. Using store bought box mixes and icing makes it easier.

Peppermint Bark

Candy canes are Christmas. Smashed up and mixed with TWO types of chocolate? The perfect combination creating a holiday treat no one can resist. Share the wealth and bring as gifts to work parties, family functions and all of your holiday...

Candied Sugar & Cinnamon Pecans

In need of a quick hostess gift? Holiday exchange catch you off guard? A batch of homemade candied nuts will suffice in such a pinch. Sally’s baking addiction has this delicious and simple recipe and I thought Tips should pass it along.

Halloween for the Health-Conscious

If you love Halloween but hate all the sugary junk your kids get, take a look at my tips for keeping it fun while staying healthy.

A List Of Gluten Free And Non-Gluten Free Candy For Halloween

A list of gluten free candy for Halloween.

Matzo Bark

Thanks Martha for this simple and easy treat.  Turning plain matzo into a festive sweet bark loaded with chocolate, dried fruit and toasted nuts. ‘Tis the season to be giving. Super gift idea.

Taking on the Easter Bunny

I'm mad... and I'm not going to take it anymore! Just kidding. But I am frustrated with the over-commercialization of every single holiday big and small, important and obscure. This week I'm taking my stand against the Easter Bunny.

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