Monster Sugar Cookies

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We had entirely too much fun making these tonight!!! Halloween is creeping around the corner and I have been testing some scary and spooky snacks on the kids. Tonight was these Monster Sugar Cookies. They won me over because they are super simple! They won the kids over because they are AWESOME!! They won my […]

Pumpkin Coffee Cake Cookies

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I am fairly certain that these little bites of joy contain EVERYTHING that I love about fall….in no specific order. Pumpkin Coffee Cake & Cookies Put it all together and you have these Amazing Pumpkin Coffee Cake Cookies.  They are just the right size to not make you feel guilty about stealing one for your […]

Pumpkin Doughnuts

Pumpkin-Doughnuts

Fall is around the corner. That users in the season for baked goods, apples, pumpkins, the smell of cinnamon… …..MMMM……and a nice warm cup of coffee. Some of the best things in life happen in the fall. Like the best baked doughnut ever! These are the only non-fried doughnuts I make, and they are fabulous! […]

Gluten Free Chocolate Twinkie

GLUTEN-FREE-CHOCOLATE-TWINKIE

So it has been a little over 6 years since my son has eaten gluten. Food allergies can make it hard to fit in when you are a kid. Especially when you see everyone around you enjoying snack cakes, cupcakes, special treats in their lunchboxes. Like any good mama I try to find recipes for […]

Kid Friendly Simple Rice Pudding

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I love getting my kids in the kitchen to help me cook. It really boosts their confidence when I give them a recipe that they can put together themselves with a little help.  They love learning new tricks in the kitchen depending on their skill level, and little do they know I am secretly working […]

Chocolate Chip Icebox Cake

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I was new to the world of icebox cakes until a couple years ago. My eyes were opened to these little no-bake cakes of awesomeness.  The are basically cookies and cream layered with other amazing bits of goodness, and refrigerated at least overnight. The cream softens the cookies until you have this soft tasty cake […]

Simple S’More Snack Mix

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I am not ready for Summer to be over, and I know the kids aren’t. BUT….it is time. In a few days the kids will be heading back to school, and making new friends. The only thing…… It’s still Summer….Technically. The season doesn’t end just because the school district’s calendar starts early. The days are […]

Chocolate Espresso Cookie Crisps

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Y’all know I love my morning cup of coffee. The only thing that makes that cup of coffee better is a cookie. Make that cookie chocolate, and it may as well be a party! These Chocolate Espresso Cookie Crisps are a treat that will brighten an afternoon break or provide an elegant ending to an […]

Homemade Dole Whip

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If you have been to Disney at least once you have heard of the famous Dole Whip! It is only available at Disney Land, Disney World, the Dole Plantation in Hawaii, and a couple of other places around the US (now that it is gaining popularity). It is basically a soft serve pineapple frozen dessert. […]

2 Ingredient Creamsicles

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2 Ingredients, and less than 5 minutes. That is all it takes to make these AMAZING 2 Ingredient Creamsicles!  These are just as good if not better than those bright orange creamsicles we all remember from being little. But these are made with a secret ingredient. No Ice Cream, No Heavy Cream, but International Delight […]

Strawberry Lemonade Poke Cake

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My kids love having a sweet treat in the evenings, so I like to surprise them with something special from time to time.  Tonight it was this Strawberry Lemonade Poke Cake! I love it because poke cakes are so easy to make. They turn out moist, and flavorful every time. All they need is a […]

Homemade Rainbow Chip Frosting

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Oh the things you learn. Betty Crocker used to make Rainbow Chip Frosting in a tub to go with their Rainbow Chip Cake.  Do not try to compare this to Pillsbury’s Funfetti. There are some serious die hards out there that will correct you very quickly. The difference: Funfetti uses sprinkles while Rainbow chip is […]

S’More Dip

Smore-Dip

I want S’More Summer! I want S’More fun! I want S’More Dip! Y’all, buckle your seat belts because this S’More dip is too easy to be legal. The kids helped me throw it together, and we all watched the marshmallows puff and get toasty through the oven window. When it was done we sat around […]