Our Favorite Dark Chocolate Recipes

Our Favorite Dark Chocolate Recipes

For some people, just one mention of the word chocolate can make the cravings set in. The reason chocolate can be so addictive has a lot to do with the effect it has on our bodies when we eat it. Eating chocolate actually stimulates the release of endorphins, which are natural hormones associated with feelings of […]

Tips for Hosting Your Child’s First Sleepover

Tips for Hosting Your Child’s First Sleepover

So, you’ve finally agreed to let your child host their first sleepover. What could possibly go wrong with a half-dozen or more children all ready to make your whole house into their new playroom, right? But, as a few seasoned parents at Mother Rucker’s Sweets can attest, it can be pulled off without a hitch with just […]

Fourth of July-inspired Desserts for Your Holiday Party

Fourth of July-inspired Desserts for Your Holiday Party

What’s not to love about Independence Day? First, it’s the celebration of the birth of our nation. Second, there are fireworks. Third, we get the chance to gather with friends and family to celebrate America as it was meant to be celebrated—with a cookout. If you’re throwing a patriotic party this year, we’ve got a […]

What to Pack in Your Kid’s Camp Care Package

What to Pack in Your Kid’s Camp Care Package

School’s out for summer, and there’s a good chance summer camp is in the near future for your kid. While they’re away making memories and learning new things, they’re going to get a little homesick—but you can nip that loneliness in the bud with a strategically planned summer camp care package. If you plan your […]

5 Gifts for the Grad in Your Life

5 Gifts for the Grad in Your Life

Right now, all across the country, high school and college students are graduating—a huge transition that marks the end of one stage of life and the beginning of another. Your gift to the graduate in your life can help them celebrate the occasion and give them a helping hand with their new start. Here are […]