Valentine’s Day

Sparkling Rose & Juniper Cocktail

April 20, 2014
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Happy Monday! Hope y’all had a wonderful Easter weekend. We sure did! With all these spring celebrations going on I wanted to share this fun Sparkling Rose & Juniper Cocktail with you.

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Valentine’s Day Menu with Real California Dairy!

February 11, 2014
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I have a special treat for y’all today. This post has not one but five NEW recipes! This is the perfect menu to get you through Valentine’s Day & beyond. There is something unique about this menu…something that ties it all together. All the recipes feature one or more ingredients made with Real California Milk to razzle […]

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How To: Classic Chocolate Truffles

February 10, 2014
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My kids begged me to make Chocolate Truffles with them for Valentine’s Day gifts. Little tokens of love for their pals & teachers. So that is exactly what we did. At 6:30am on a Saturday morning…

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Valentine’s Popcorn Snack Mix

February 6, 2014
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Can you believe Valentine’s Day is next week? Wow! Where is the time going? I guess it’s the perfect time to celebrate love, romance & most importantly…chocolate! My Valentine’s Popcorn Snack Mix can be tucked inside a lunchbox, handed out to your co-workers or brought on road trip. Or just snacked on in your house.

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$100 *Valentine’s Day* Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

February 6, 2014
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(Congrats the winner has been emailed. Another great giveaway on the way!) It’s time for another Amazon.com gift card giveaway don’t you think?! There is a whole bunch you can do with $100.00 right? Maybe you need some crafty stuff, fancy pantry items, ski gear…anything. Well, here ya go! One winner will have a grand […]

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Cocoa Hearts Dip

January 22, 2014
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I think y’all love cheese as much as I do, right? I recently opened my mailbox to find the cookbook Great Balls of Cheese by Michelle Buffardi ~ which is like the coolest thing ever! Dips can be sweet or savory. As soon as I saw this recipe I knew a chocolate, cream cheese dessert […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day! {Scharffen Berger Chocolate Giveaway}

February 14, 2013
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Well hello there! Look at what I have for you today ~ a GIANT stash of Valentine’s Day chocolate. Not just any chocolate, but one of my all time favorites: Scharffen Berger. One lucky person will get to enjoy all this chocolate and the fabulous Essence of Chocolate cookbook by John Scharffenberger. Happy Valentines Day!

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Chocolate Chip Coconut Popcorn

February 13, 2013
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I eat this popcorn as I type this post. Fistfuls. Just recently popcorn has become a really BIG hit with me. Past few years I kinda gave up on it. No gnarly breakup or anything, I simply had no craving for it. Well that has changed my friends. Might have something to do with the […]

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Vintage Valentines Cards {Free Printables}

February 10, 2013
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Howdy! Hope you are having a GREAT Sunday. This morning I’ve been messing around in Illustrator with vintage Valentines, puffy hearts and gingham. I found these cute vintage images on Vintage Clip Art. I dressed ‘em up a bit for you. Hope you likey… Print these cards on card stock….just in time for the big day.

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Sweet Coconut Scrambled Eggs on Toast

February 12, 2012
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 Today we are going to prepare something so simply perfect. Mindful, simple + happy food. Eggs are usually considered a savory, but let’s face it they are used in sweets all the time. From cakes, cookies, frostings, puddings and more. Eggs take either center stage or they make baked recipes come together. Over here we […]

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Citrus Cranberry Chocolate Truffles

February 2, 2012
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Remember the chocolate truffles recipe I promised to share with you in my Valentine’s DIY printables post? Well here it is! I need to make another batch asap as they were polished off very quickly. Have you ever made homemade truffles before? They are so simple, quick and easy to prepare. Growing up I always […]

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Style, Design & Treats for Valentines Day….

January 28, 2012
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I have been enjoying seeing all of the hearts, cupids and Valentine’s Day inspirations around the web. I wanted to share some lovey dovey goodies that have particularly caught my eye. I am totally addicted to Pinterest so between there, Starbucks and the gym you know where to find me. Thankfully in the next few […]

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Valentine’s Treats by Rosa’s Yummy Yums – Guest Post

January 22, 2012
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If there is one place in the world that I must travel to some day it is Switzerland. I dream often of this gorgeous land with snowy peaks, cows with bells, stunning farmland, warm people and of course the food! Thankfully I feel like I am whisked to destinations around Europe every time I visit […]

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Top 10 Sweets for Your Honey

February 12, 2011
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With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching I wanted to share a few of our favorite homemade goodies with you. Some of you have seen these recipes before if you have been visiting my blog for a while. I have put together this list as a fun way to share some treats so you can see things […]

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Maple Apple Upside Down Cake

February 10, 2011
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There is something special about an upside down cake. The technique is very simple, but it seems like something more. Sweet goo meets crumbly cake makes this an irresistible creation. Maple, apples and cinnamon are the perfect partners. They are delicious in any season and are readily available year round. Almond meal in this cake […]

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