Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies

A family friend of ours is getting married this coming summer and we are having a shower for her while her and her fiancé are home for the holidays. She has chosen a local… Continue reading

Dog Christmas “Cookies”

We spend a lot of time during the holidays making yummy treats for all of the loved ones in our lives and I think it’s important not to forget some of the most-loved-ones… our… Continue reading

Woodgrain Painted Wrapping Paper

Every year we pick a sort of theme while decorating our home for Christmas and then we base all of our wrapping paper off of that. The first year we moved in it… Continue reading

Burnt Caramel Bourbon Ice Cream with Toffee Bits

Yes, this ice cream is every bit as amazing as it sounds. I adapted it from Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream’s recipe and what I love about it is that the base for the ice… Continue reading

Christmas Corn Husk Wreath

I made a version of this wreath for the fall last year and over it so much that I knew I had to make a Christmas version for this year. The wreath is… Continue reading

My Instalife: 11/23 – 12/6

Find & follow me on Instagram to see these pictures in real time and, as always, click on a set of photos to enlarge them! 1. There is seriously no substitute for real vanilla… Continue reading

Video Craft: Clay Imprinted Ornaments

I have seen a lot of salt dough recipes for ornaments online and after looking into a lot of them I realized the dough didn’t work for most people. I had some of… Continue reading

My Favorite Things in November

1. iPhone 5S. I have been due for a phone upgrade for months but I loved my iPhone 4S so much I didn’t have a reason to get a new one. The problem… Continue reading

Our Thanksgiving

We had a great Thanksgiving at my parents house on Thursday and are now back at our house with my parents visiting for the weekend. I thought I’d share a little from our… Continue reading

Old Fashioned Cocktail

I know many of you are running around doing last minute prep for Thanksgiving {I know I am!} so I thought for today’s post I would share a simple cocktail that I’m sure… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes

Almost as important as giving you guys lots of inspiration for the actual Thanksgiving Day recipes, is this post for what to do with all the leftovers! Sure we all enjoy the standard… Continue reading

My Instalife: 11/9 – 11/22

Find & follow me on Instagram to see these pictures in real time and, as always, click on a set of photos to enlarge them! 1. Two weeks ago, my husband’s best friend came… Continue reading

Coconut Macaroons

A couple of weeks ago, I asked my twitter and Facebook followers to pass along their favorite cookie recipes for the holidays and you guys sent some great ones! These are the first up and… Continue reading

Christmas Canvases

I have been wanting to redecorate our downstairs bathroom for years now but can’t quite figure out what to put in there. To sort of force the issue, my husband and I decided… Continue reading

Change is Good!

As you’ll notice just from visiting this post, Making It With Danielle got a bit of a facelift last night. I made minimal changes to the site to clean things up a bit,… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Food & Cocktail Ideas

Sometimes it’s tough finding new and exciting recipes for Thanksgiving since it’s tradition to serve the usual suspects, but I have round up a whole bunch of amazing recipes to add some excitement to your holiday… Continue reading

Burlap Utensil Holders

Last week I did a post jam-packed with DIY ideas for Thanksgiving decor and I thought today I’d do a fun tutorial for these burlap utensil holders. There’s a lot of cool thing about… Continue reading

Herb Crust Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Nothing is more comforting to me in the fall than chicken pot pies. A warm and super-filling inside with a crisp buttery outside it’s one of my husband’s favorite meals. There’s so many… Continue reading

My Instalife: 10/26 – 11/8

Find & follow me on Instagram to see these pictures in real time and, as always, click on a set of photos to enlarge them! 1. A couple weekends ago my husband was working… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Now that Thanksgiving is fast approaching I thought it would be a good time to do some inspiration for your decor! I’ll include ideas for outdoors, indoors and your tables plus share some… Continue reading