No Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites

no bake energy bites

These No Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites are packed with old fashioned oats, peanut butter and flax seeds. Packed with protein and fiber this easy no-bake snack will help you feel fuller for longer. Food disappears in our house quicker than I ever expected but I guess that’s what happens when you have two active […]

Rainbow Waffles

rainbow waffle recipe

These rainbow waffles are a magically delicious way to start off your day. Who knew Belgian waffles could cause so much excitement. These brightly colored waffles are perfect for Sunday brunch, sleepovers, or for St. Patrick’s Day breakfast. The kids will agree, these Rainbow waffles are fantastic! Prepare waffle batter (homemade or box). Mix into […]

Beluga Whale Pizza Inspired by Disney’s “Finding Dory”

Finding Dory Sandwich

When it comes to meal and snack time for the kids, I enjoy spending a few extra minutes in the kitchen to make their food fun. The expressions on their faces when they spot a cool sandwich or snack inside their lunchbox is priceless.  This past week I was inspired by Disney’s new movie ” Finding Dory” to make whale […]

Orange Scream Halloween Ice Cream Treats

halloween ice cream treat

Without taking the cold weather into consideration, I really do enjoy fall. The leaves changing color, apple picking, Halloween, and sweet treats! Pretty soon we’ll be busy getting into the Halloween season by picking out costumes, decorating the house, carving pumpkins, and making fun Halloween recipes. The TruMoo Orange Scream flavored milk is a fun treat […]

School Lunch Ideas | Bento Lunch Box

bento lunch ideas

I have been using these Easy Lunchboxes to bring sandwich lunches to the park for the past couple of years, but now with J heading off to 1st grade they have been perfect for school lunches.  While most of the children in his class purchase hot lunch, we made the decision to pack our own […]

Fun Shark Inspired Kids Desserts

shark snacks cool whip

Looking for a quick and easy Shark Week snack? Look no further! It’s hard to believe that the summer is already over with the warm weather we’ve been having this week. The days have been getting hectic with the boys heading back to school and with the activities starting back up. Now that J is […]

Playmaker Playdate with Claritin + Dirt Cup With Gummy Worms Recipe

dirt cups

As a member of the Children’s Claritin Mom Crew, I receive product samples and promotional items to share and use as I see fit. No monetary compensation has taken place and any opinions expressed by me are honest and reflect my actual experience. We recently moved into the perfect neighborhood with children the same age […]

Despicable Me Cupcakes

despicable me cupcakes

A couple months ago while I was browsing through Facebook, Jacob spotted these Despicable Me cupcakes and has been asking me to make the Minions ever since. No one in our family has ever seen Despicable Me, but after all of the commercials and toys at McDonalds, Jacob & Ty definitely know who they are. […]

Gummy Worm Octopus Cupcakes

gummy worm octopus cupcake

These Gummy Worm Octopus Cupcakes are sure to make a splash at any summer picnic or outing! The other day when the kids and I were trying to think of a fun dessert to make, Jonathan remembered the Gummy Worm Octopus Cupcakes that we had spotted in Parents Magazine a few weeks earlier. With a […]

Monstrous Fun With Monsters University Jell-O Snacks

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To help celebrate the release of Monsters University in theaters tomorrow June 21st, the boys and I decided to make Monsters Inc Jell-O Jigglers. We made Mike Wazowski Jell-O and also single serve cups filled with blue and purple Jell-O just like the colors of Sully. Monsters University Jell-o Jigglers: Print Monsters University Jello Jigglers […]

Fruit Palm Tree | How To Get Kids To Eat Fruit

Fruit Palm Tree

Luckily I have never had trouble getting the boys to eat fruit, they love fruit and will usually prefer it over most snacks any day, veggies on the other hand…that’s another story. Although the boys do love their fruit and will eat it any way I serve it I try to think of new ideas […]