Valentine's Day Treats!

One of my favorite things to do on Valentine's Day is to bake yummy treats! It's the perfect way to show your love and affection for that special someone. I've put together a short list of my personal Pinterest favorites for you all to try!

Sugar Cookie Hearts


 Dipped & Decorated Pretzels


Red Velvet Pancakes 


Mini Baked Valentine Donuts

blog4  blog5

Cherry Cupcakes

blog6  blog7

Blood Orange Poppy Seed Scones

blog8  blog9

 Chocolate Covered Oreos




Party Perfect Sangria!

Well, the holiday season is here and so is the time to feature my favorite party drink! I love a good red sangria, and my brother's girlfriend makes a GREAT one! It's "perfect" because you CAN'T mess it up. You CAN dress it up by adding oranges slices, limes, cranberries, and pomegranates to give it some visual flare! 
What you'll need:

- 1 large pitcher

- Red or white wine (or both!)

- Triple sec

- orange juice (cranberry and other juices work too!)

- club soda or ginger ale

- 1-2 T sugar (optional to taste)

- oranges, cranberries, pomegranates, limes 

Directions: Combine entire bottle of wine, 1/3 bottle of Triple Sec, 1/3 bottle of orange juice, juice of some of the fruit (optional) and sliced fruit. Stir and taste to desire sweet or tartness! Add soda just before serving and enjoy over ice!

*This recipe can be doubled, tripled, or whatever you would like, and substitutions always work! 

Cheers & Enjoy!