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Desserts

Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

With Valentine’s Day here, red velvet cakes are just perfect treats due to their fabulous bright red color. No one can resist moist, slightly chocolate flavored red velvet cake layers with cream cheese frosting and some sprinkled cake crumbs on top,… Continue Reading →

Yogurt Paw-Print Pops

We’re having fun this holiday season with lots of family movie nights! We love to watch movies that are entertaining for the whole family, so we’re thrilled The Secret Life of Pets is coming out on DVD and Blu-ray this week!… Continue Reading →

Raspberry S’mores Milkshake

Serve up a tasty, delicious treat this summer with my favorite dessert, Raspberry S’mores Milkshake! Warm weather. Basting in the sun with a refreshing summer treat! What can be better than this?! Ice cream, chocolate graham crackers, raspberries and marshmallows… Continue Reading →

25 Copycat Candy Bars and Cookies

Did you know you can make a Snickers bar at home? That’s not all- there’s a homemade recipe for almost any candy or cookie you can think of! It’s so fun to watch your favorite treat come together in your… Continue Reading →

Mini Strawberry Shortcake Trifles

Memorial Day is just around the corner and we are so ready to kick off barbecue season and summer pool parties! Whether you are throwing a party in your backyard or you are invited to one, everyone will be looking forward… Continue Reading →

Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

I love a good pie crust, it can make or break your pie. So I have this fabulous recipe for a homemade graham cracker crust that is easy to make and yummy to eat! Once you have this recipe, it can… Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter and Banana Quesadillas

Many of the first things my girls learned to cook are things made on a flat griddle pan – from pancakes to french toast, grilled cheese to quesadillas. A little flipping practice with mom and they are set to make… Continue Reading →

Frozen Yogurt Bunny Bites for Snacktime

We’re making something snacksational with these mini frozen yogurt bunny bite sandwiches! They’re great for snacktime when you need a little treat. And how fun are these bunny shaped graham crackers? Perfect for the upcoming Easter holiday. I’m partnering with General… Continue Reading →

15 Frozen Treats Kids Will Love (and so will you!)

Warm weather will be here before you know it. Get ready for summer with these frozen treats that you and your kids will love! We’re sharing popsicles, yogurt bites, frozen fruit and ice cream treats. See all 15 frozen treats… Continue Reading →

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins

My daughters had a hard time narrowing it down, but they chose these cinnamon sugar doughnut muffins as their favorite homemade muffin. Pretty high praise from some serious muffin-connoisseurs! These muffins are soft and just sweet enough, with a taste… Continue Reading →

Year in Review: Make and Takes 2015

I can’t believe we’re already approaching a new year! 2015 has been an amazing year and we’ve created so many fun crafts. Here are just a few of the projects we’ve made during this past year. Make and Takes 2015 Year… Continue Reading →

Holiday Peppermint Muddy Buddies

With the holidays upon us, we’re gearing up for the season of gift giving! Not only do we love to gift our family, friends and neighbors, we also want to celebrate and thank our school teachers. I’m sharing a yummy recipe for… Continue Reading →

Plan and Prepare a Red and Green Meal

We have been doing an activity Advent calendar for many years, and even though my girls are now 11 and 13, they still love this annual tradition. To keep this mama sane, most of the activities are super-easy, no-prep things,… Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Pie Yogurt Dip

We’re getting ready for a day of Thanksgiving and I’ve just discovered the recipe for Pumpkin Pie Yogurt Dip. It will be a perfect addition to our turkey day table! I’m partnering with Chobani for today’s pumpkin recipe. They are sharing… Continue Reading →

Leftover Halloween Candy? 20 Ways to Use it Up!

Anyone else have a TON of leftover candy from Halloween? Mine is sitting in a bowl on my counter and it’s so hard not to snack out of it all day long. So I need to get rid of it…fast! Read on… Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Spice Pretzel Treats

How about a treat that’s sweet and salty, plus makes your house smell like pumpkin pie? I say, yes please! We devoured a batch of these Pumpkin Spice Pretzels in minutes. Pumpkin pie spices, melted butter, and sugar are tossed… Continue Reading →

Apple Cider Float Bar

Even though our weather is still decidedly summery, I’m heading into autumn-mode anyway. Last year, we made apple cider floats for the first time, and they were such a hit with the whole family that they became our official drink… Continue Reading →

Banana Hazelnut Burritos for an After-School Snack

With school around the corner, we’re getting busy prepping for the first day of school. I’m already anticipating the craziness of the start of the school year, so I’m getting ready with a few after-school snack ideas we can make for when they get… Continue Reading →

Mini Blueberry Tarts in a Muffin Tin

We’ve been busy with blueberries this summer season, taking a recent trip east of Seattle for a u-pick blueberry day! It was something that was on our summer bucket list this year and we all loved it. For only $1.50… Continue Reading →

13 Coconut Recipes for Family, Food, and Fun

We love coconut at our house, using it for all kinds of fun recipes. There’s things to make for home use, yummy desserts, and even kids crafts. We’ve gathered DIY recipes for using coconut oil, flakes, and shreds, perfect for… Continue Reading →

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