Snowman Cups

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Today, I am playing Santa Claus. My elves are my two daughters, who are helping me make these adorable snowman pudding cups. This is a wonderful recipe to make with kids, for three reasons. First, it’s really easy to make. You don’t have to use the oven, or even the stove. All you have to […]

Easy and Fun Christmas Food Ideas

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30+ ways to make them smile! Happy holidays everyone!  I know that this time of year is CRAAAAZY for most of us, and making fun lunches for your kiddos is probably #582 on your priority list.  Soooooo, for my lunchbox post this week, I thought it would be helpful to show you some quick, easy and SUPER […]

Easy Holiday Appetizer Idea

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A simple and satisfying appetizer you can make in minutes! The holidays are here and we all know that Holidays=Parties. And what’s a MUST-HAVE at parties? Appetizers! But let’s face it, some of those beautiful bitesyou see on Pinterest (<—are you following me?)are time-consuming, and the ingredients can get expensive. You need atrusted standbyappetizer that […]

Holiday Ranch Cheese Ball

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What’s better than a cheese ball? A cheese snowman, that’s what! So, as you all know, I’m a major fan of cheese balls. They’re the perfect party appetizer: easy to make, easy to serve, and always a crowd-pleaser for young and old alike. Best of all, the basic cheese ball is an incredibly versatile recipe […]

Fun Halloween Donuts

Spooky Fun Halloween Donuts - - - Fun for Halloween Breakfast or Dessert!

Some more spooky fun Halloween food coming your way! This weekend, my daughters and I decided to make a batch of Halloween Bark to share with friends. While waiting for the bark to dry, we decided to look through the Scholastic Magazine that was sent home from school with the girls. We found some spooky […]

Fun Halloween Pizza Ideas

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Surprise those hungry ghouls and goblins with these fun Halloween pizza ideas! Around here, Fridays are pizza night. I’m preeeeetty sure that there might be a couple other families out there that do the same thing. Well……since Halloween falls on a Friday this year, I thought it would be neat to come up with some fun Halloween […]

Fun Halloween Food Spider Egg Donuts

Fun Halloween Food Spider Egg Donuts - Halloween Appetizer -

The itsy bitsy spider…. Don’t worry, I haven’t completely flipped my lid.  No, I’m not serving my children baby spiders…but it sure does look like it! You can use this fun Halloween Food idea for a sweet appetizer at a party, or a frightful breakfast your kids will love. And talk about easy! All you […]

4th of July Breakfast

4th of July Breakfast --

A perfect start to the 4th of July!    Wouldn’t it be fun to wake up on the 4th to a delicious and healthy 4th of July Breakfast like this?   I saw this idea last year on Back to Her Roots and knew my family would just love this fun breakfast toast.  And talk […]

Cute Sandwich Idea for Summer

Cute Sandwich Idea

  He might just be too cute to eat!        It’s officially summer time! Woohoo! And guess what? Betty Crocker has put together a must have guide for summer entertaining!     Betty’s Guide to Summer has got your summer covered from popsicle ideas, how to pack the perfect cooler, refreshing drinks, and […]

Easter Egg Quesadilla

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  A fun Easter snack the whole family will love!    Here is a fun and easy Easter meal you can make for the little ones.  Better yet, have your little ones help decorate their own Easter Egg Quesadilla with their favorite Mexican toppers.  For this round, we used a plain cheese quesadilla (so vegetarian daddy […]

Fun and Easy Christmas Lunch Idea

Fun and Easy Christmas Lunch ----

  Give the gift of lunch…   Happy Holidays! This is  the last holiday lunch I will be packing up this year.  Whoop Whoop! Even though today is probably one of your last lunch packing days before the holiday break, I wanted to share this Fun and Easy Christmas Lunch idea with you.   To make […]

Holiday Lunchbox Ideas

Holiday Lunchbox Ideas --

  Spreading holiday cheer, one lunchbox at a time!       Am I the only one in SHOCK that December is almost halfway over. Holy smokes!  I really do enjoy lunch packing during the holiday season. There are so many fun food sprinkles, picks and cookie cutters out there that make it a cinch […]

Halloween Bark – Fun Halloween Food

Halloween Bark - Fun Halloween Food for kids! --

The season of tricks and TREATS is upon us! PS….. this only takes minutes to make. This Halloween Bark has become an October family tradition. Each year my girls  get super excited to make what they refer to as,  Spooky Food! This fun Halloween food is such a great recipe for the kiddos to help […]

Fun Food for Kids Fruit Leather Fortune Cookies

Fruit Leather Fortune Cookies - Fun food for kids

   I have a secret message for you…     As a kid, the best part of getting Chinese food was the fortune cookie. What other food has a secret message waiting for you inside? I saw this cute idea on SheKnows earlier this year and couldn’t wait to make them for my girls’  lunchbox. […]

Ice Cream Cone Cookies

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Yesterday was the first day of Spring.  Funny story about that. The day before, I was complaining to the girls about how cold I was.   Big D said:  “Don’t worry Mom, our teacher said tomorrow (Wednesday) is the first day of Spring. That means it is going to be warm tomorrow! And you know […]

How To Make a Santa Hat Pizza

Super fun food!

Let’s change a boring pepperoni pizza into a MAGICAL meal! Happy December everyone! I do love this time of year We had a lot of festive Christmas activities going on this weekend…one being this FUN Santa Hat Pizza! (thank you Makes the Best of Everything for the idea.) These mini Santa hats were SO easy to […]

Lunch Box Ideas: My Song Birds


 Send a song to school for lunch!       My girls are always running around singing fun songs. I lovingly call them MY song birds. I thought it would awesome to make them a Song Bird lunch…..just to let them know how much I enjoy all of their beautiful songs   Packed in this […]

Spooky Halloween Spiders


This spooky craft is fun to make AND eat!   This fun craft turns a plan old sucker into a Spooky Halloween Spider treat.  I can’t wait to put these in the goody bags this year! Thank you to Sunny Side Up for the great idea! Here is what you need – black pipe cleaners (4 per […]

The Perfect Fall Cheese Ball

All your guest are gonna love this one!

This is no ordinary cheese ball.  This is the cheese ball that will get your friends asking:  How did you do that? As soon as September rolled in, I couldn’t wait to get into the Fall mode. I LOVE Fall, LOVE Halloween and LOVE Thanksgiving. So, I couldn’t wait to share this fun Fall Appetizer […]

Back to School THANK YOU Cookies!

      Well…..I,…uh… I mean Big D survived her first week of Kindergarten. She shines everyday I pick her up from school. I was so excited that school is off to such a great start, that I felt like baking! As a thank you to Big D’s Kindergarten teach, I made some super soft, […]