Monster Eyes Deviled Eggs Recipe

Monster Eyes Deviled Eggs   Halloween is on its way and people are already starting to plan their holiday parties and activities. How about adding a spooky Monsters’ Eyeball to the menu? This delicious, healthy and simple snack is the perfect Halloween side dish. Your guests are sure to love the look of this creative and playful snack almost as much as they enjoy eating it. Ingredients: 1 dozen eggs (hardboiled) 2 whole … [Read more...]

Creepy Apple Monster Mouths Recipe

  Creepy Apple Monster Mouths Recipe Making a healthy treat that is fun and holiday themed is never easier than in the fall. These Apple Monster Mouths would be perfect for an after school snack or even a fall party. INGREDIENTS 1 Apple 1/4 cup Peanut Butter Yogurt Covered Raisins OR Almond Slivers OR Mini Marshmallows Red Food Coloring   DIRECTIONS Add 8 drops of food coloring to peanut butter and mix well to make it more … [Read more...]

Spiderweb Pizza Snacks Recipe

Spiderweb Pizza Snacks Recipe   My kids always come home from school hungry. Since it's almost October, I thought it would be fun to share a little after school snack we like to make. You can also think of this on a bigger scale with a full sized pizza and several spiders. The kids love to make them and they are creepy fun to eat! INGREDIENTS Pizza Sauce Round Crackers, Sandwich Slim Buns and/or Pita Breads String Mozzarella … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Cup Blondies Recipe

Peanut Butter Cup Blondies Recipe My favorite cookie of all time are chocolate chip bar cookies. It's like a nice meld of cookies and cake. I am also a sucker for anything peanut butter cup. Put peanut butter cups and cookies together... pure bliss. You will need: 1 cup Peanut Butter 1/4 cup Butter softened 1/2 cup Brown Sugar 1/4 cup Sugar 1 egg 2 tbsp Milk 1 tsp Vanilla 1 cup Flour 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1/8 tsp Salt 10 oz … [Read more...]

The Making of the Cinderella Cake | Buttercream Transfer Method

The Making of the Cinderella Cake | Buttercream Transfer Method McKenna's birthday was drawing near and I had planned on just having a low key family birthday. I honestly didn't think she would care if we had a "theme" for her birthday so I was going to pick. I very much enjoy picking the theme while I can, usually something simple and easy. I had a hard time getting excited and motivated to make her last cake and so I was a little worried I … [Read more...]

How To Remove Washed and Dried On Stickers From Clothes

How To Remove Stickers From Clothes It never fails. My kids will be wearing a brand new shirt and decide they need to adorn it with a sticker... and forget to take it off before throwing it in the hamper. I used to check every single piece of clothing (including pockets), but with six people in the house that is just not feasible time wise anymore. I’ve asked and reminded the children many times but sometimes they forget. Emma went with me to … [Read more...]

What We Tried : Loaded Veggie Nachos (Vegetarian) Recipe

I have always loved nachos of any variety, but when we became vegetarians our nachos became pretty boring (cheese & chips with maybe some boca). I pull recipes from magazines and put them in a binder. I had a recipe for nachos, but it called to put them on baked corn tortillas. I ran across another recipe that I liked part of also… so this week I took the best of both recipes and made my own. Loaded Veggie Nachos bag of tortilla … [Read more...]

No Churn Mint Chip Ice Cream Recipe

No Churn Mint Chip Ice Cream Recipe Our family loves just about anything mint, and we don't need a special occasion to ask for it. BUT, with St. Patrick's Day just around the corner we thought a little mint ice cream might be a fun green treat. This is super simple to make and you do NOT need an ice cream churn. INGREDIENTS 2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream 14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips 1 tsp Mint … [Read more...]

Traveling With Young Kids | Homemade Activity Book Idea

Traveling With Young Kids | Homemade Activity Book Idea During one of our family road trips, my oldest daughter and I tossed around ideas to keep Emma (5 1/2 at the time) and Ethan (4 at the time) entertained for nearly 5 hours in the car (each way). Kaytlin thought up a fun way to keep the kids entertained while still containing the mess so we didn’t have to dig for crayons or stickers between the seats and it went over so well I thought I'd … [Read more...]

No Churn Oreo Ice Cream Recipe

No Churn Oreo Ice Cream Recipe   We're adding to our series of  "no churn ice cream" recipes with Oreo Ice Cream today! Are you excited? I sure am! INGREDIENTS 2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream 14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk 12 oz Oreos 1 tsp Vanilla Crush 2/3 of cookies in food processor. Crumble remainder by hand to get variety of size pieces. In a large bowl, whisk, heavy cream and vanilla on high speed until soft peaks … [Read more...]