Author Ashley Ludwig's Recession Home

From sweet to romantic suspense, join me as I craft my happily ever after…

Lemons to Lemonade — Martha’s candied lemon zest

What to do with all the lemons from the giving tree today? I juiced over 2 cups of lemon juice, and my hands are so soft I feel like it … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pinterest project: lemon rind jello wedges

Here is today’s Pinterest inspired project:

July 10, 2012 · 2 Comments

Pinterest worthy summer project #2: S’mores Bars

Oh, I love camping. The s’mores by the fire is by far the best part… But with everyone’s crazy schedules, time to go camping is getting harder to come by. … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Monday – Rapunzel Party Poll Day #1

Hello, all! Today, I’m sending a plethora of packages. I love getting mail ready. I’m just crazy like that. So, while I’m packaging Rapunzel Pennant Banners, Floating Lanterns, and mini-skewers … Continue reading

August 8, 2011 · 4 Comments

Up Close: Best Dessert Ever! Rapunzel Tangled Jello Boats

Remember that line from Tangled? Best. Day. Ever!!!! Well, according to my girls, this is the best DESSERT ever. Inspired by SuperMom, these Jello Boats were SUCH a hot item … Continue reading

July 19, 2011 · 8 Comments

2, 4, 6, 8 – It’s Time to Appreciate our Teachers!

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week. Remember? The people who take care of our sweet munchkins, day in, day out, during the school year? The ones we entrust with guiding our dear … Continue reading

May 2, 2011 · Leave a comment

April Fool! Recipes to keep EVERYONE guessing!

We are serving up dessert for dinner tomorrow night! and dinner for dessert! Using our Tangled Tower Cake Marshmallow Fondant Frosting recipe to make the hard to find “peas and … Continue reading

March 31, 2011 · 4 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day–Making Corned Beef Boxty @ RecessionHome

One of my hubby And my favorite places to go out is the local pub, Killarney’s. Nothing says “date night” like Irish nachos (fries with cheess and bacon bits), corned … Continue reading

March 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

Tangled Fondant Cake

How to Make a Rapunzel Tower Fondant Cake The cake really was the centerpiece of this party. And I have my friend, Tessa, to thank for teaching me the wonders … Continue reading

February 23, 2011 · 36 Comments

I’m making WHAT kind of cake?

Okay, ladies and gentlemen… Thanks to a dear and equally insane friend, I’m rolling up my sleeves and making an IMPOSSIBLE cake for my daughter’s Tangled party. We were going … Continue reading

February 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Grapevine Media…