Ten Great Ideas for Easter Gift Packaging

With Easter just around the corner, surprise someone special by gifting your treats up in cute little packages. From adorable bunny boxes to gorgeous egg cartons, here is a roundup of some great Easter packaging ideas (with free templates and DIY tutorials!) by some talented bloggers and designers worldwide. Continue reading

Fondant Covered Sugar Cookies + FREE Giveaway from the N.Y. Cake Store!

This recipe for Fondant-covered Sugar Cookies is an easy way to decorate a cookie by using a plunger cutter to cover it in cake fondant. Unlike traditional cookies decorated with sprinkles and icing, this recipe and tutorial will show you how to give your treats a gorgeous, three dimensional look to them. And to make them even sweeter, the N.Y. Cake store is sponsoring a free giveaway to help get you started! So cute and pretty, these cookies would be perfect for any celebration like Easter, a baby shower, to an Alice-in-Wonderland-themed tea party! Continue reading

Carrot Curl Chips

Lightly spiced with a delicate, crispy texture, this recipe for homemade Carrot Curl Chips can be enjoyed on its own, as a crunchy topping on a salad, to a colorful garnish over your favorite dish. It’s an original and unique homemade food gift that is perfect to honor your most special friends with! Continue reading

Homemade Oatmeal in a Jar

Make the most important meal of someone’s day count with this recipe for Homemade Oatmeal in a Jar! With one batch, you can make a week’s worth of portable and delicious breakfasts in a flash. And not only is it handy to have around, its creamy smooth, fruity, and nutty flavors will keep you full until your next meal of the day. This would be a sweet gift for a busy friend on the go! Continue reading

Homemade Ginger Beer + Free Labels

Deliciously carbonated with a hint of citrus and kick of ginger, this recipe for homemade ginger beer is a refreshing way to make a natural soda that is a fun, gluten-free alternative to a traditional beer. And with some cute custom labels by Lia Griffith to download, you can make some fantastic gifts and party favors. It’s a perfect way to celebrate occasions like Saint Patrick’s Day to Father’s Day! Continue reading

Truffle Popcorn + Free Labels!

If you’re in need of a recipe for a gourmet homemade food gift that won’t break the bank but has the taste of an upscale affair, then a batch of Truffle Popcorn made with Truffle Oil is the answer. To help elevate its red-carpet status, this recipe even comes with some free art-deco style labels and DIY black-ties just for you! Continue reading

Homemade Protein Power Bars

Get energized by healthy superfoods like quinoa, chia, flax, almonds and blue berries with this recipe for gluten-free, homemade protein power bars! Unlike traditional protein bars made from processed powders and sugar, this recipe only uses common, healthy ingredients found at home. Thanks to the super hero cast of ingredients, these bars are packed with a ton of protein, omega-3s, fiber, and other essential vitamins and minerals. Continue reading