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Candy Cane Swirl Cheesecake


At this point in my pregnancy, food has no thrill. Unless it’s ice cream. I’m just not feeling inspired where food is concerned. Not wanting to disappoint, I’ve decided to repost some recipes from my archives. I started last week with baked pineapple. Every year, I buy a bunch of Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses as soon as they are out in stores. I tried to make this cheesecake recipe once, and I couldn’t find the kisses anywhere. I don’t want that to happen again. I made this cheesecake last year, and it was a huge hit for Christmas dinner. There … Read more

Candy Cane Craft for Preschoolers

preschool craft candy canes

Last week, I posted Ornaments to Make With a Preschooler. That post was a huge hit; many of you emailed, Tweeted, and commented that you were going to make some ornaments with your kids. I’m so glad to hear that! Over the weekend, Joe and Grace set up our small Christmas tree in her bedroom. At first, it was just a plain old tree, wrapped in a single string of white lights. Then the ornament-making began. I supplied the materials; Joe and Grace have done the crafting. Their first project was a oldie, tri-bead candy canes. Beaded Candy Canes Materials … Read more