Strawberry Love Monster Valentines Day Recipe

Strawberry Love Monster Valentines Day Recipe Strawberries and chocolate are always a safe gift for Valentines Day. Why not make them a little fun and even slightly goofy while sharing your sentiments? These cute Strawberry Love Monsters would make a great treat for the kids or even a silly gift for the hubby. You need: strawberries paper straws melting chocolate (I used Godiva) candy eyes (ours were purchased from … [Read more...]

Chocolate Covered Strawberries | Directions for Valentines Day

Chocolate and strawberries are synonymous with romance... the two together are a symphony of flavor. Unfortunately, they can sometimes be incredibly expensive to buy. I have found a quick (and delicious) way to make them that won’t break the bank. Chocolate Covered Strawberries Directions for Valentines Day You will need: Strawberries Chocolate Chips (semisweet or dark, your choice) Cupcake Papers possibly cooking … [Read more...]

25 Valentines Day Party Ideas

25 Valentines Day Party Ideas Valentines Day parties have always been one of my favorite celebrations at school and at home. The one particular day it is socially acceptable to be mushy and lovey with the ones you love... in public (lol). We’ve compiled a list of 25 activities/crafts, food and décor ideas for you to start building your party around! We hope you find something that sparks some fun into your … [Read more...]

25 Valentines Day Crafts and Gifts

25 Valentines Day Crafts and Gifts Our family was slow about putting the Christmas decorations away this year. I think maybe because it is still so snowy and frigid out, it still feels like Christmas. So in honor of putting away the tree, we’ve put together 25 fun Valentines Day crafts and gifts for you to create with your littles while trapped inside under this Polar Vortex. If you happen to dive in a create one (or two, or three) we'd love … [Read more...]

Red Hot Popcorn Recipe

Red Hot Popcorn Recipe Our family has had a addiction to cinnamon popcorn for years now. Mine started when my Dad would get tins of Topsy's popcorn delivered to the house for Christmas. It so incredibly delicious, but can get expensive when purchasing for six. This red hot popcorn recipe helps meet the craving without breaking the bank... plus you can use those adorable heart red hots for Valentine’s Day! Print 5.0 from 11 reviews … [Read more...]

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love Elf on the Shelf has become on the biggest internet sensations this century. Parents near and far have brought these magical creatures into their home to wreck havoc during the night and bring order during the day. I’m assuming you’ve jumped on the Elf on the Shelf bandwagon, but has your idea pool run dry? Have no fear! We’ve searched the web to find 25 Elf on the Shelf ideas that your … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter Recipe

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Butter Fall is finally here... which means that I inevitably start craving everything pumpkin!  This quick and easy recipe can be tossed in the slow cooker and used on your morning toast, bisquits and everywhere you want to add a touch of pumpkin yumminess. You will need: 30 oz Pumpkin Puree ⅔ cup Apple Juice 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 tbsp Cinnamon 1 tsp Nutmeg 1 tsp Ginger ½ tsp Cloves ¼ tsp … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Lookalike Cupcakes

Pumpkin Lookalike Cupcakes This post brought to you by Samsung Home. All opinions are my own. Once upon a time my extended family used to call me “Susie Homemaker”. As a stay at home mom to only one child (and the fact that I was a young pup at only 21) I had boundless ideas and energy. I would sew costumes for my daughter, crochet baskets out of fabric scrap, and the oven always seem to be on. In fact, my husband’s work would call me at least … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball Recipe

  Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball Recipe Fall is full of opportunities for social gatherings. From Fall celebrations and Halloween parties to Thanksgiving gatherings... anything pumpkin (shaped) is a winner. This particular recipe has a fun appeal with a grown up taste. Sometimes you just don't want another sweet goodie... crackers and cheese are always a great adult combo winner! INGREDIENTS 8 oz softened Cream Cheese 2 cup Shredded Cheddar … [Read more...]

Oreo Peppermint Bark Recipe

Oreo Peppermint Bark Recipe It's insane, but the minute Thanksgiving hits I start to crave peppermint. Yes, pumpkin still sounds good... but peppermint makes me drool. The kids and I love to treat ourselves to peppermint bark every December. When I saw this version with Oreos, I knew they would be a hit. INGREDIENTS 20 Starlight Mints or 10 small Candy Canes 12 Oreos 8 oz Chocolate Chips 8 oz White Chocolate Chips   The … [Read more...]