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My son was eating some peanuts the other day and while chewing, commented, “Mom, I’m making peanut butter!” Well, that sparked today’s post. I thought, yes, let’s make our own peanut butter, why not! We even made a video of it, as well as how to make easy peanut butter cookies with that homemade peanut […]

Root Beer Cookies

by Marie on March 18, 2009

Lindsey from Cafe Johnsonia has a beautiful blog with beautiful food. She’s here today, sharing a yummy treat with us, a childhood favorite. Enjoy! I was so happy when Marie asked me to write a guest post. Then I remembered… I’m not so crafty. But I do like to cook and bake. As I thought […]

Heart Shaped Creature Cookies

by Marie on January 28, 2009

We’re making heart shaped sugar cookies into heart shaped creatures cookies. We made Paper Heart Shaped Creatures last year and thought they’d make cute little cookies too. Here’s our cute Butterfly! Supplies for Heart Shaped Creature Cookies: sugar cookie dough heart shaped cookie cutters – all sizes frosting candy – conversation hearts, red hots, licorice […]

I’m making these Chocolate Drop Cookies for a holiday cookie swap hosted by my friend Jeri. I needed to make 6 dozen cookies to share, so I thought these tasty chocolate cookies would be perfect. I’ve never made them before, but they’re a treat I’ve been enjoying since I was little. The only trouble is […]

Applesauce Cookies were a favorite of mine growing up. We would bottle our own applesauce, then use it to make yummy cookies all year long. They are moist and cake-like, and scattered with chocolate chips to make them a perfect Fall treat. Recipe for Applesauce Cookies: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 […]

Gingerbread Felt Cookies

by Marie on March 10, 2008

Liz, over at The Quilted Turtle, made some fun felt cookies of her own. I love the Gingerbread ones. They would make a fun present for a teacher or a child, going along with the classis book, The Gingerbread Man. Thanks for sharing your Make and Take, Liz. Has anyone else made these fun cookies […]

These dainty little treats are a hit in the kitchen, a play kitchen that is. My kids puts these on a small tray I bought at the dollar store and bring them to us to taste. Follow my how-to for these fun Felt Sugar Cookies. First, you will need felt, embroidery thread, needle, and batting. […]

Graham Cracker Cookies

by Marie on February 20, 2008

This is a great treat that my mom would make us kids whenever she would frost a cake. There was always leftover frosting that got slapped on yummy graham crackers, making instant cookies. So whenever I have left over frosting, like from last weeks fun Valentine cookies, I make Graham Cracker Cookies. My kids love […]

Cake Mix Cookies

by Marie on June 15, 2007

Cake Mix Cookies are the best cookies to make for any occasion, especially when you are short on time. They are delicious, easy to make, and always a BIG hit! I probably make these too much. Jordan is always begging for good ol’ fashioned chocolate chip cookies. I use the Toll House recipe for those. Cake Mix Cookies: […]

Easter is just around the corner and that cute little bunny will be hiding colored eggs. To get your kids excited about this holiday, here are 25 Kid-Friendly Easter Crafts to Make! 1. Easter Egg Yarn Art: We’re crafting with yarn for Easter. You can get really creative with your colors and shapes for your […]

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15 Lego Movie Party Ideas

by Rachel on March 27, 2014

The Lego Movie has been a hit with kids and parents everywhere! Who else has that song “Everything Is Awesome!” stuck in their head all day? It’s a super funny movie and I’ve rounded up 15 ideas that would be perfect for a Lego Movie Party! 1. Lego Invite: Build some Lego’s to make the […]

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Coconut Macaroon Tartlets

by Nina on March 26, 2014

Spring is finally here! After what felt like an incredibly long winter, the season has finally changed, and I’m ready to embrace new spring flavors and treats. Or at least, I hope so. While it’s technically spring on paper, the weather seems like it hasn’t gotten the memo. It’s still a little too windy and […]

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Do you get tricked on April Fool’s Day or do you do the tricking? Either way, I’ve rounded up 13 tricks for an April Fool’s Day treats! These are silly, funny, and everyone involved will love it! 1. A Mashed Potatoes and Gravy Sundae: Martha Stewart shows us how to make this savory side dish […]

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Leprechauns are sneaky little guys! I’ve rounded up 10 ways to catch a leprechaun. Get your kids involved in the catching for some St. Patrick’s Day fun! 1. Rainbow Leprechaun Trap: This rainbow trap from Playing with Words 365 is the perfect way to entice that little leprechaun! 2. Leprechaun Trap Cake: Bake up this green […]

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We’re ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with all sorts of fun crafts, recipes, and activities. From leprechauns and shamrocks to rainbows and gold. Come get creative with some very lucky St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids. Here’s a round up of 30 fun and festive ideas for St. Patrick’s Day! Rainbows: 1. Rainbow Pipe Cleaners […]

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Move over brownie box mix! These double chocolate brownies immediately caught my eye! Thank you Kristin, from Pastry Affair, for sharing this mouth watering recipe with us! This homemade brownie with a big glass of milk sounds so delicious! Here are more yummy dessert recipes: Muffin Tin Brownies Perfect Chocolate Cupcakes No-Bake Biscoff Cookies

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Got Pets? This month we’re talking about gifts for man’s best friend – that’s right, getting the home a little more eco-friendly for Fido. “Greening your pet is a great idea for him or her, for the planet, and for all family members, “ authors Alexandra Zissu and Jeffery Hollander, Seventh Generation Co-founder write in […]

I love anything gingerbread! I almost love it more than pumpkin flavor (gasp!). Also, anything that has some sort of caramel topping is a 10 in my book! This gingerbread bundt cake with pear caramel glaze instantly stood out to me over on the  M&T Spotlight page! Kristin from Pastry Affair shares this mouth watering recipe with […]

You can’t have the holidays without a few baked treats in the mix. We’re making fun and festive Crescent Roll Christmas Trees for a delicious dessert. These are a perfect treat to make as you decorate your Christmas tree or after you head out with the family on an ice skating adventure! We’ve also created […]

Guest Post by Kate of Nearly Crafty At our house, Thanksgiving is all about the family and the food. We spend 2 days cooking, and about 1,000 hours chatting and chasing kids. That busy schedule does not leave a lot of time for us to create a magazine-cover-worthy table setting. All thoughts of fine china […]

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