Cake Crafts and Candy Crafts

Crafting is always fun, but crafts you can eat?? Even better! We’ve got the food craft ideas your family and friends are sure to love and savor. They’re great for parties, a rainy day spent in the kitchen or even hostess gifts. View our cake crafts and candy crafts below for more inspiration and click on the images for detailed instructions.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Spoon Recipe

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This year I am looking for a few fun and SIMPLE ideas to give to friends and neighbors for holiday gifts.  Oh and they also need to be inexpensive without feeling “cheap.”  I love hot cocoa so this year I came up with this really tasty and delicious salted caramel chocolate spoon recipe!  These make a perfect gift on their own, or you can pair it with hot cocoa mix for an even tastier gift.  Either way, you can’t go {Read More}

Candy Bar Halloween Treats

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I love making tasty treats!  And making chocolate is one of my favorite treats to make!  It’s so simple to create fun and tasty chocolate candy bars with just a few ingredients and a little bit of time!  Come and see how fun and simple it is to make, and customize your own candy bar Halloween treats! Supplies needed to make your own candy bar Halloween treats: Make ‘n Mold Bark Mold Candy Bar Make ‘n Mold Candy Wafers (orange, white, {Read More}

Homemade Candy Corn Halloween Bark

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I am busy making Halloween treats right now and one of my favorite treats to make is chocolate bark!  So I created this really fun and beautiful layered candy corn chocolate Halloween bark. It’s perfect for any fall or Halloween treat! This Halloween bark is so incredibly simple to make!  You will love how quickly it comes together and how little hands-on time this actually requires. Plus it looks beautiful packaged up in cello bags and handed out to good {Read More}

Edible Terrarium Activity For Kids

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Each summer in our house, we like to have a Bug and Garden week.  Though bug-catching is a stalwart standard, I always try to switch up things just a bit.  This year we made moss marshmallows for an edible terrarium activity, created a family of lady bugs and even planted a Venus fly trap!  Join me today as I share our activities! This edible terrarium activity is a project inspired by Jenn at Rook 17’s terrariums.  She makes the cutest {Read More}

Laminated Recipe Card and Free Printable

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Baking is messy.  It’s just a hazard of the craft, right?  I really enjoy baking, though, and I have a little trick to share with you today to keep your favorite recipes close-at-hand, protected from spills, and looking great for a long time to come!  About 15 years ago, I had the idea to laminate one big card with my favorite and most-used family recipes.  That way, I didn’t have to haul out the whole recipe book for the ones {Read More}

Fruit-Flavored Homemade Chocolate Bars

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Every Christmas, we have a family tradition of making chocolates to give away. We pair chocolate with peanut butter, pretzels or peppermint. I decided to mix  it up and make some summery homemade chocolate bars. I made watermelon and strawberry-flavored homemade chocolate bars to give as gifts. Perfect for summer, don’t you think? And yuummmy. Supplies needed to make your own homemade chocolate bars & gift wrap: Make ‘n Mold Chocolate Dipping Candy (I’ve used a lot of chocolate wafers in my {Read More}

World Cup Soccer Crafts & Party Ideas Roundup

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With the World Cup in full swing, we know that everyone has soccer on their mind! We decided to round up 10 of our favorite DIY soccer crafts and party ideas to share! Browse this post to find some inspiring soccer party decor, treats, kids’ activities and more! Simply click on the photo or the link of the project you like to view the full tutorial. Enjoy! 10 DIY Soccer Crafts & Party Ideas Soccer Ball Hanging Lanterns by Young America Blog. {Read More}

Halloween Cupcakes: Candy Corn Push Pop Display

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Hosting a Halloween party this year? Create a festive candy corn push pop display of Halloween cupcakes for your celebration! Every year we host a Halloween party for family and friends. It’s one of our favorite traditions! Some years we keep it simple with just our parents and others we have a big celebration! Since it’s become a yearly tradition, I like to try new decorating and party themes every year. This year I thought it might be fun to {Read More}

Summertime Hostess Gift Idea: DIY S’mores Kit

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In my book s’mores are the number one summertime dessert! There’s something so fun about roasting marshmallows in the backyard with the kids. I hope you enjoy s’mores as much as I do, because I have an easy DIY s’mores kit in a pail to share with you today! This s’mores kit makes the perfect hostess gift for those fun summertime parties! Supplies needed to make your own s’mores hostess gift: Keepsake Tote Canvas Corp Burlap Flower Foam Adhesive Squares {Read More}