Red, White, & Blue Cupcake Cones

Looking for a red, white, and blue dessert for your 4th of July party?  Learn how to make these patriotic no-mess cupcake cones that are sure to cause a spark at your next celebration. My mother made something very similar years ago for my birthday and they were a huge hit. I was reminded of […]

3 Fun & Easy Halloween Foods For Your Next Party

Celebrate in style with these easy Halloween foods that will be the hit of your party. Thank-you Smucker’s Uncrustables for sponsoring today’s post. As we near the end of October, you’ve probably started to get invites to Halloween parties; school parties, work parties, friend parties…you may also be hosting your own. Every year I look […]

Spooky Monster Cookies + $50 Candy Giveaway

There’s three things about October that I love – fall foliage, apple picking and Halloween. I can certainly do without the cold weather and freezing temps that we are already receiving at night. I’m always looking forward to an excuse to bake so this past week I surprised the neighborhood kids all with a few […]

Patriotic Skewers for Fourth of July

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

 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

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

10 Halloween Recipes

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

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

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 3 reviews Christmas Tree Cupcakes   Print […]

Halloween Bundt Cake Recipe

Last year the Fircracker Red, White, and Blue Bundt cake was a huge hit for the 4th of July, so with Halloween right around the corner we were inspired by the Duncan Hines Limited Edition Autumn Velvets cake mix ‪ to make a Halloween bundt cake.  The new Autumn Velvets cake mix is just one of the […]

Red, White & Blue Dessert Cups

Looking for a quick and easy red, white, and blue recipe to make for that annual Labor Day cook-out? Try these simple dessert cups made with angel food cake, fruit, whipped cream and patriotic sprinkles. If time allows you can make the angel food cake yourself or pick one up at your local grocery store/bakery. […]