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Colorful Homemade Jello Cookies

Colorful Homemade Jello Cookies

Jello sugar cookies can be customized with any color and cut into fun shapes. We made both traditional round cookies and colorful unicorn cookies. My kids had a blast helping and of course, eating our creative snacks!

Gorgeous Easter Buffet Snack Ideas

Gorgeous Easter Buffet Snack Ideas

The coming of spring brings warmer weather, new growth, colorful flowers and the celebration of Easter. Here are some pretty snack ideas for your Easter celebrations or spring parties!

Yummy Treats With Strawberries

Yummy Treats With Strawberries

Strawberries are a delicious treat you can often find in some form year round. We enjoy fresh strawberries in the summer and we’ve even gone strawberry picking as a fun family activity! In off-season months I buy a bag of frozen strawberries to put in smoothies or cut up as a yummy snack. Here are a few tasty treats and ideas to show off your love for strawberries.

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Gourmet Holiday Snack Ideas & Festive Drinks

Gourmet Holiday Snack Ideas & Festive Drinks

The holidays are a fun time to try new recipes, make yummy snacks and mix up delicious hot beverages. We’ve partnered with SheSpeaks, Inc and the Simply Orange Juice Company to share some easy holiday ideas you can use at your next party.

Make Bite-Sized Mini Apple Pies in a Muffin Tin

Make Bite-Sized Mini Apple Pies in a Muffin Tin

Bite-sized mini apple pies are tasty, a gorgeous addition to a dessert buffet table and the perfect size for kids too! These mini apple pies are just as easy to make as a regular apple pie!

Gourmet Holiday Treats & Seasonings from PRI

Gourmet Holiday Treats & Seasonings from PRI

The holidays are fun to celebrate with fun food, delicious treats and spicy drinks and sauces. Our family often does a lot of baking around the holidays; my favorite treats are pumpkin pie, pecan pie, homemade bread sticks and spiced apple cider. The holiday are also a fun opportunity to give creative gifts to friends and family. Here are some memorable food-inspired gift ideas and holiday treats that will make an impression during the holidays.

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5 Creative Ways to Use Apples

5 Creative Ways to Use Apples

Are you ready for the holidays? I love holiday shopping and holiday baking. Easily make these apple-inspired ideas, treats and projects for fall and enter to win our Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway!

Teach Kids Manners & Etiquette with a Tea Party

Teach Kids Manners & Etiquette with a Tea Party

Do your kids like tea parties? Tea parties are a great way to teach kids table etiquette in a fun setting. You can easily help your little miss or mister learn polite manners and important friendship building skills with these simple ideas.

Mudpies ~ Easy No-Bake Cookies Recipe

Mudpies ~ Easy No-Bake Cookies Recipe

I am a firm believer in hands-on play time and letting kids get dirty. Around here we spend as much time outdoors as possible exploring and imagining. I have a 3 year old boy so we do a lot of playing with dirt, mud, rocks and trucks. My son also loves helping me hands-on in the kitchen, which is a different mind of mess. We love making these healthier, easy no-bake cookies that we like to call “Mudpies” for a fun dirt-themed treat that is refined sugar-free and dairy-free!

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Easy Homemade Ice Cream Without a Machine

Easy Homemade Ice Cream Without a Machine

Did you know you can make ice cream without using an ice cream maker? These ice cream mixes from The Curious Creamery allow you to make all kinds of ice cream combinations using mix-ins you have in your kitchen!

Fairy & Garden Themed Birthday Party

Fairy & Garden Themed Birthday Party

A 2-year-old birthday is a big deal. We recently celebrated our little ones second birthday with cupcakes, twinkle lights, fairies. a tiny birthday cake that my daughter helped me decorate during nap time, and pretzels dipped in candy melts!

How to Make a Tiered Birthday Cake

How to Make a Tiered Birthday Cake

Creative birthday cakes are a festive way to celebrate a birthday and you don’t always have to buy an expensive cake. It’s easy to make a tiered birthday cake using 2 boxed cake mixes and some colorful frosting. I love customizing my daughter’s birthday cakes to match the theme of her kids’ birthday celebration. I’m excited to share how I made my daughter’s blue and green tiered birthday cake for her Superhero Mermaid Birthday Party.
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Superhero Mermaid Kid’s Birthday Party

Superhero Mermaid Kid’s Birthday Party

Kid’s birthday parties can be memorable without breaking your family’s budget. I planned a superhero mermaid birthday party for my 4-year-old daughter complete with treats, a tiered birthday cake and cute paper mermaid decorations.

Scrumptious Homemade Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

Scrumptious Homemade Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

We made these delicious cinnamon rolls with a yummy twist. It’s easy to treat your family to a scrumptious breakfast in just a few simple steps!