Nostalgic About Halloween Candy

I love candy too! Found this little gem on Second Wind Leisure Perspectives!!

Second Wind Leisure Perspectives

Macro close-up of candy

Halloween is right around the corner and the stores are loaded with bags of candy for trick-or-treaters.

I love my weekly photo challenges and I couldn’t believe that the planets (or pumpkins?) aligned for a photo challenge trifecta!

Candy Close-up for Halloween photo challenge.

Nothing is more nostalgic than a bowl of candy for Halloween. I remember loving Tootsie Rolls and Tootsie Pops as a kid.

According to the Tootsie Roll Industries’ company history, Leo Hirschfeld began selling the chewy candies in his little shop in New York City in 1896.

We buy the huge bag and donate most of it to our church’s Harvest/Halloween Festival, then distribute some to the neighborhood trick-or-treaters.

[bctt tweet=”Nothing is more nostalgic than a bowl of candy for Halloween.” username=”windigenredhead”]

The Photo Challenge

If you follow my blog, I rarely miss the opportunity to post in the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. This week’s theme is Nostalgia

Jennifer Nichole Wells has THEE best…

View original post 119 more words

APPLE ROSES AND A PERSIMMON ROSE TOO – A LEAF FROM MY VEGAN DAY 3

Absolutely delicious post on The Recipe Hunter!!

EsmeSalon

apple-roses
Crunchy sweet and flaky apple rosettes
apple-rosettes
Soft sweet and flaky Persimmon rose

View original post 587 more words

Minions Trifle is not to be trifled with.

Easily the coolest pop culture inspired recipes and ideas on WP!!

Skill Up Skillet

Difficulty1Yet again I’m late joining the Fandom Bandwagon. So Minions are a thing, and they are an awesome thing. So much so that when I was contacted by a former art teacher asking me to bring a snack to her retirement party this was the first idea that came to mind (it’s kind of an inside joke). This Minions Trifle recipe is incredibly fast, easy, flavorful, and so fluffy. And of course there are bananas in it, which just makes it even more awesome. Also, trifles are just plain fun to make.

Hey, she did say I could make anything…

This is a really basic trifle recipe. That said, feel free to add whatever you feel is appropriate… provided that you have enough room in your trifle dish. Want to add a simple syrup/banana liqueur drizzle over the cake cubes? Maybe a layer of banana pudding? Go for it. Maybe…

View original post 860 more words