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Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

I’m sure you’ve seen these floating around on Pinterest, or even tried them yourself. It’s a spin on the classic peanut butter blossoms that are always a Christmas cookie staple. Mine are a little different than the usual peanut butter cookie cup, I found that […]

Peppermint Cookie Cups

Peppermint Cookie Cups

Nothing screams the holidays quite like the flavor of peppermint. The mere mention of a peppermint mocha latte or candy canes is immediately nostalgic with this time of year. An undeniable combination is peppermint and chocolate. For these cookie cups I used a chocolate cookie […]

Mashed Potato Pizza

Mashed Potato Pizza

Time to talk about Leftovers Day! This is  a little creation my family calls Mashed Potato Pizza. This leftover dinner only uses 3 ingredients not leftover from Thanksgiving dinner and is my favorite way to use left over mashed potatoes. Everyone can customize their own […]

Cone-Acopias

Cone-Acopias

These are what my kids have for Thanksgiving breakfast every year. They check off all the boxes for a holiday breakfast, cute, delicious and on theme. Let’s be honest, most of us parents are very busy cooking, or getting ready to travel for Thanksgiving dinner […]

Movie Night Snack Necklace

Movie Night Snack Necklace

My kids love these! We’ve been making these for years for movie nights or special occasions when we go to the drive in for movies. Not only is it a yummy snack, but also a learning activity in one! Just so you know, I’ve linked […]

Pumpkin Sloppy Joes

Pumpkin Sloppy Joes

I decided to challenge myself this fall by coming up with more savory pumpkin dishes. As a lover of all things pumpkin and pumpkin spice, I was excited to dive into this. Sloppy joes were a favorite meal of mine as a child and I […]

Halloween Eats

Halloween Eats

HAPPY OCTOBER! I love fall, it’s been my favorite season since I was a small child. I even ended up having my first born in October, so my favorite month became even more special. Now we can’t talk about October without talking about Halloween. I […]

Rainbow Crunch Cupcakes

Rainbow Crunch Cupcakes

My daughter just had the rainbow unicorn birthday party of her dreams. My youngest daughter is the most interested in cooking of any of my children. I always say she likes to challenge me culinary-wise, and especially on her birthday. These little cupcakes were a […]

Caramel Apple Bites

Caramel Apple Bites

I’m sure you’ve seen these or something similar to them floating around online. I myself saw these on Pinterest many years ago and decided to give them a try. What a hit they were at a play date for my daughter. An activity and a […]

Turkey Apple Wrap

Turkey Apple Wrap

Another lunch box staple of mine, that I make for both the kids and myself. By putting the apple into the wrap it keeps it from browning and gives a really different texture to a traditional wrap. I have a daughter who is not a […]