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dessert

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

31 Pie Recipes to Celebrate Pi Day

Yay, National Pi Day is coming up on March 14! But wait, there’s even more to celebrate this year! Not only is National Pi Day on 3/14 of every year, this year is EXTRA special adding the year 2015 to the… Continue Reading →

Frozen Syrup Ice Cream Sundaes

My dad was always one who never had enough topping for his ice cream or cake! So I’ve come up with this idea for him, surrounding our ice cream with syrup on ALL sides! I’ve partnered with Hershey’s Syrup to share a fun… Continue Reading →

Strawberry Ice Cream with a Graham Cracker Crust

It’s that time of year when strawberries from the garden are just begging to be picked, frozen, and blended into a delicious dessert! We’re baking a homemade graham cracker crust and topping it with a homemade strawberry ice cream… Bam!… Continue Reading →

Mini Brownies in a Muffin Tin

Here I go again…more mini versions of things! Remember the pumpkin pie, meatloaf, and pop-up pancakes? Ya, I know, I can’t seem to get enough of the mini. And I’m sure there will be more mini things to come. Today’s… Continue Reading →

Mixing and Layering Rainbow Pudding

We’re getting really close to St. Patrick’s Day as March begins tomorrow and rainbows are forming everywhere to get ready for the gold! Last year we mixed up a Milk Rainbow Connection, so this year we’re trying it out with… Continue Reading →

Crescent Rolls with an M&M Surprise

At first thought, I might never have put this dessert together. But when I needed a sweet treat and all I had was a can of crescent roll dough and m&m’s, it just came together. And I have to say,… Continue Reading →

We’re Adding Crushed Peppermint Candies to Almost Everything

Crushed up peppermint candies can be added to almost any sweet treat, especially those of the chocolate kind. I’ve recently made a batch of crushed up peppermint candy canes to add to a few yummy holiday treats. I used my… Continue Reading →

Brown Sugar Cake with Fresh Peaches

Peaches are my very favorite summer fruit.  (Nectarines come in second.)  I have been buying (and eating) peaches by the dozen.  We simply cannot get enough of our beloved local peaches. Most of the time we eat them out-of-hand with… Continue Reading →

One of My Favorite Desserts, Banoffee Pie

In 1972, Ian Dowding and Nigel Mackenzie of The Hungry Monk Restaurant in East Sussex, England, created one of my favorite desserts–Banoffee Pie.  (You can find their original recipe here on their website.) Most recipes from the UK use Digestive… Continue Reading →

Chocolate Chip S’mores Surprise

Last weekend we toasted marshmallows up the canyon, but we only had chocolate chips for our S’mores. We’d never used chocolate chips before, so it was a new experience. Jordan and I ended up having ourselves a friendly competition to… Continue Reading →

Edible Easter Lilies

As Easter approaches, it is time once again for the family’s famous Easter Lilies. Last year it took me a few times to master the art of forming this tasty treat, but I finally got the hang of it to… Continue Reading →

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