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Haunted Mansion Fruit Salad

Haunted Mansion Fruit Salad

I wanted to come up with a Disneyland Haunted Mansion inspired dinner to celebrate Halloween and decided on a Haunted Mansion Fruit Salad as a side dish. I wanted the fruits to be black and dark, a little creepy and different to give a haunted […]

Prancing Pony Rustic Walnut Bread

Prancing Pony Rustic Walnut Bread

The Prancing Pony Rustic Walnut Bread is inspired by The Hobbit Desolation of Smaug. At the beginning of the movie we see Gandalf join Thorin Oakenshield at the Prancing Pony in Bree to discuss Thorin’s mission to reclaim the dwarf’s homeland. Both men order a […]

Magic Buttermilk Biscuits

Magic Buttermilk Biscuits

My Magic Buttermilk Biscuits are inspired by this month’s film for the Food ‘n Flix Club, To Kill A Mockingbird. I found this club and decided it would be fun to join in. To Kill A Mockingbird Movie I have never seen this month’s movie, […]

Green Army Men Camo Cupcakes

Green Army Men Camo Cupcakes

We recently celebrated my son’s birthday. He has many interests, and one is a love of camouflage. My son wears camo clothing and gear such as backpacks, messenger bags, and water bottle holders. He even has a camo swim bag and swim suit. Due to […]

Three Broomsticks Eggy Bread

Three Broomsticks Eggy Bread

When we visited the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, we decided to have breakfast at the Three Broomsticks. I ordered the Eggy bread, better known as french toast in the USA. It was served with bacon and strawberries and it was […]

Eton Mess – A Harry Potter inspired recipe

Eton Mess – A Harry Potter inspired recipe

When I saw the pictures of the special menu items we got a “sneak peak” for earlier this month from Universal Studios Hollywood Wizarding World of Harry Potter, I couldn’t wait to try the Eton Mess. This recipe reminds me of strawberry shortcake but without […]

Crystallized Pineapple Scones

Crystallized Pineapple Scones

I found Adagio Tea has a custom blends option for creating your own blends of tea. I absolutely love tea and enjoy it every morning. I also like hosting tea parties and all the yummy food associated with “having tea”.  I decided to try my hand at custom […]

Pumpkin Juice

Pumpkin Juice

We were fortunate enough to visit Universal Studios Hollywood last summer and tried their Pumpkin Juice. I have wanted to go particularly to see the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. We were not disappointed. The park is amazing. There are details everywhere that make you […]

BB-8 Orange Scones

BB-8 Orange Scones

These BB-8 Orange Scones are inspired by the Star Wars droid BB-8. I decided on orange because of the orange coloring on the droid. I used a large cookie scoop to make the bottom circle and then a small cookie scoop for his head. I […]

Star Wars Candy

Star Wars Candy

Star Wars Candy is a fun addition to the Star Wars Dinner Party menu. I have continued to experiment with the Star Wars silicone molds that I purchased and have found them to work very well with chocolate. I used both white chocolate chips and […]