Red, White, & Blue Cupcake Cones

Cupcake in a cone

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 […]

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 […]

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

stuffed Zucchini recipe

As a child I never realized how convenient having a garden in our back yard was or how much work it was for my parents. Their garden was at least 35 x 20, and was filled with tomatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, pumpkins, and beans.   My favorite part was always the strawberries, and the bread & butter […]

Frozen Yogurt Bites

how to make frozen yogurt bites

These frozen yogurt bites put a slight twist on one of my childhood favorites. They’re simple, healthy, and are the perfect snack to help cool down on a warm summer day. Year after year I would look forward to summers at my family’s lakehouse, not only did I get to spend day after day swimming […]

S’mores Belgian Waffles – Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

how to make s'mores waffles recipe

Satisfy your S’mores craving anytime with these S’mores Belgian Waffles. This post is brought to you in partnership with The Motherhood. A few weeks back I made the mistake of picking up marshmallows, graham crackers and chocolate while I was at the grocery store with the kids. I didn’t have any immediate plans with them […]

Crock Pot Mongolian Beef

mongolian beef recipe

The past month I took way too many trips to the grocery store and spent more time going up and down the isles than I needed to. More trips to the grocery store means more money spent since I can never just run in for “one” thing, that one ingredient turns into a cart full. […]

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 […]

3 Fun & Easy Halloween Foods For Your Next Party

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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 […]

Crockpot Freezer Meals

crock-pot-freezer-meals

With a newborn in the house and both boys playing soccer and hockey, homemade dinners have been put on the back burner. We’ve been eating out way too much the past couple of weeks so I decided to make another round of crockpot freezer meals. I was obsessed the crockpot freezer meals I made last […]

Spooky Monster Cookies + $50 Candy Giveaway

halloween-monster-cookie-recipe

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 […]

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cheesecake

Blueberry Cheesecake

Summer by far is my favorite season of them all, not only do I get to spend it by the lake with the kids, but it also the prime time for berry picking. No matter how many we pick or buy they never seem to last long in our house between the kids and the adults. […]

Chocolate Belgian Waffles

chocolate belgium waffles

If you have been following on Instagram, you may have noticed my contributor Rachel attended a press trip on behalf of American Heritage Chocolate and Historic Philadelphia, where she was able to experience the history of Philadelphia. The trip included the Tippler’s Tour, Independence After Hours tour, as well as a visit to Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the Betsy Ross house where she […]