Patriotic Skewers for Fourth of July

4th of july skewers

Food “on a stick” has become a favorite of my children, it doesn’t matter if its fruit, chicken, steak, or zucchini. If it’s on a stick…they’ll eat it. We often make BBQ skewers and fruit skewers for cookouts, play dates and summer parties, so for the 4th of July I decided to made patriotic skewers with […]

Fun and Easy Easter Bunny Dirt Cups

Peeps Easter Dirt Cups

 Made from layers of Oreo cookies and pudding and topped with a PEEPS Bunny, jelly beans, and edible grass, these Easter Bunny Dirt Cups are sure to be a hit with the kids. Dirt cups have been a long time favorite in our family, not just with the kids, but the adults as well. We make […]

Easy Easter Bunny Cake

Easy Easter Bunny Cake

When I think about my childhood and Easter, I always remember that big white Bunny cake that was always the centerpiece of the dessert table as soon as you walked into my grandparents house. As we entered our teenage years my mother stopped making it, but this past year I started the tradition with my […]

10 Halloween Food Ideas

Easy Halloween Recipes Party

Although summer is by far my favorite season, fall trails along in second place. While I’m not a fan of the cooler weather, I enjoy watching the leaves change, apple picking, and of course baking for all of the Halloween parties. Halloween Bundt Cake: Ingredients: Duncan Hines Limited Edition Autumn Velvets cake mix. 4 eggs, […]

Reeces Pieces Two Tone Halloween Cupcakes

Halloween Cupcakes

Whether we’re traveling, grocery shopping, or eating out, I am always looking for the greatest deals and ways to stretch a buck. I tend to go overboard baking for the holidays so I am always trying to spot the best deals, the more ingredients I can purchase within our budget, the more goodies I can […]

Christmas Pinwheel Sugar Cookies

sugar cookie pinwheel cookies

This post is part of the SPLENDA® 365 SWEET SWAPS™ Blogger Program by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC and The Motherhood, who sent me products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are my own, and I hope you enjoy them. This past Thanksgiving I did good limiting myself on how many […]

Christmas Tree Cupcakes Recipe


With December in full swing, the kids and I have been busy decorating the house for Christmas and making delicious treats. This Christmas Tree Cupcakes recipe made with sugar cones was a huge hit last Christmas and we plan to make them again this year.   5.0 from 2 reviews Print Christmas Tree Cupcakes   […]