30 Delicious Summer Salad Recipes

Summer Salad Recipes

  Summer!  I love the warm weather, easy schedule, no school, and all of the yummy food!  If you are looking for fun summer snack ideas, then be sure to check out my round-up of kids' summer snacks and if you are looking for ways to cool off this summer then make sure to check out my round up of ice ... Continue Reading...


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Easy Baked Asparagus Recipe

Baked Asparagus Recipe

We LOVE asparagus around here. For years, I would steam it in a pan, but I recently started using this easy baked asparagus recipe, and it's not only super quick and easy, but so yummy! This is literally a quick 4 step process: Wash and snap off the tops of your asparagus. Place on a tinfoil lined baking pan and ... Continue Reading...


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35 Summer Snacks for Kids

Summer Snacks for Kids

Summer is a time to have some fun with food! Be sure to check out my Summer Ice Pop Recipes round up for some great ideas to keep you cool this summer. My kids love to get creative with me in the kitchen. I've gathered up some of the best ideas for fun kids' snacks that are perfect for warmer weather. 35 Summer Snacks for ... Continue Reading...


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Peanut Butter Chocolate Pudding Cake

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pudding Cake

Summer is the perfect time for cool food that doesn't leave you sweating in the kitchen. This Peanut Butter Chocolate Pudding Cake is really quick and easy to whip up and it's soooo good! You can never go wrong with a chocolate and peanut butter combo, right? This is a great dessert to bring to your next cookout, and ... Continue Reading...


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Summer Ice Pop Recipes

Ice Pop Recipes

Summer is coming and I can't wait.  One of my favorite things about summer is the food, right? Watermelon, ice cream, corn on the cob.  I love it all! My kids love to help me make our own ice pops,  so I've gathered up a bunch of recipes to share with you!  So many good ones! Be sure to pin this post to come back to it all ... Continue Reading...


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Homemade Brownies with Raspberry Frosting

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My family loves raspberries and we can (ok, do!) eat them like candy. It also turns out that we are also just a little bit fond of brownies (who isn't!?)... and it just so happens that the two go perfectly together.  Don't they look delicious? The raspberry flavor adds just enough light, fresh flavor to the chocolate ... Continue Reading...


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Easter Bunny Cupcake Toppers

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Back by popular demand, my friend Rani, from Lettering Delights (and creative-mind extraordinaire), is back today to share with us another fun creative idea just in time for Easter. Check out these ADORABLE Candy Melt Bunny Toppers: Get into the spirit of the holiday and make this special treat for that some "bunny" ... Continue Reading...


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Curried Chicken and Vegetables With Pasta

Curried Chicken with Vegetables

I'm on a chicken kick lately!  Last week I made this Greek Chicken with Orzo and this week I whipped up another dish with chicken tenders. Chicken is just so versatile and always a hit with the kids so I have fun getting creative.  And isn't this Curried Chicken and Vegetables with Pasta dish so pretty? I love a colorful ... Continue Reading...


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Easy Chocolate Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

Easy Chocolate Cream Cheese Fruit Dip

We go through fruit like it's going out of style! My kids eat it so fast, so I thought it would be fun to serve some of their favorite fruit with a delicious chocolate dip.  This Easy Chocolate Cream Cheese Fruit Dip is so fast to whip up with just a few simple ingredients. And it's a huge hit!  Someone is eating it more ... Continue Reading...


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Greek Chicken With Orzo

Greek Chicken With Orzo

I'm always trying to come up with a creative way to serve chicken. This Greek Chicken with Orzo is a hit with my family! It's so flavorful and I love it because it's easy but seems kind of fancy.  Be sure to read my bonus tip below.  The orzo is perfect for a summer salad, too! Ingredients: Boneless, skinless chicken ... Continue Reading...


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Easy Easter Chick Cookies

Easy Easter Chick Cookies Recipe

As usual, I find myself planning an event for the kiddos and I was scrambling to come up with a fun treat idea that they could make AND eat. This is a fun treat idea that also could serve as an activity for the kids. It takes very few ingredients, no baking (other than heating/melting the chocolate in the microwave), the ... Continue Reading...


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Hamburger Cookies Recipe

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My son's birthday is April Fools' Day ... which REALLY steps up the creativity needed for the birthday snacks that we bring to school.  I saw this idea for these hamburger cookies in magazine and we have tweaked and perfected them over the years,  and this year, we added the sugar cookie fries for a fun touch. AND I also ... Continue Reading...


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20 Delicious Easter Desserts

Delicious Easter Desserts

  Easter desserts are some of my favorite.  Such yummy candy! Who can resist a Peep or Cadbury Egg?  If you'd like to try a new sweet treat with your family I've rounded up my favorite goodies for you! 20 Delicious Easter Desserts   Carrots Patch Cookies - The Nerd's Wife Triple Lemon Cake - Life Love ... Continue Reading...


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Chocolate Chip Cookies with HALF the Butter!

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Who knew!!?? This isn't so much of a recipe, but more of an "oops!" that actually worked in my favor. *Which doesn't happen very often! I made chocolate chip cookies last night using the same recipe that I always use, the one on the back of the Toll House chocolate chip bag. The recipe calls for 2 sticks of butter, ... Continue Reading...


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Colorful Jell-O Cookies Recipe

Colorful Jell-O Cookies Recipe

Jell-o cookies are a big hit around here, and they are so bright and colorful that they add a fun touch to any event. They have a real zingy taste to them, especially depending on what flavor of Jell-o that you select. This recipe is SO easy, and my hubby and kids LOVE them! Ingredients: 3/4 cup of butter ... Continue Reading...


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