Delicious Cookie Recipes!


It’s cold, it’s the holidays, no-one’s dieting for another week, so just grab your kids and loved ones, and let’s start baking! Because who doesn’t love cookies? Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cookies- Joy Of Baking. Please tell me you’ve all tried some kind of version of these cookies before?! Mini Reese’s peanut butter cups pushed… Read More

Our New Summer Fave – Lollipop Cookies!

lollipop cookies

My kids love to help me in the kitchen. Is that a good thing? I guess but I am always torn between “This is so fun!” and “This is so annoying!” My goals are usually to keep them entertained for a short while, to end up with something yummy that makes us all happy, and… Read More

10 Easy Summer Dessert Ideas

Summer Desserts

Today I’ve gathered up 10 delicious and easy summer dessert ideas. Make them and love them.   Oatmeal Cream Pies. These delicious oatmeal cream pies from Cookies And Cups are bound to be a huge hit with kids! Orange Creamsicle Cookies. An amazing spin off of the orange dream bars in cookie form by Six… Read More

10 Summer Cheesecakes


I come from a family of cheesecake enthusiasts. We love it. So I had the best time gathering this list of 10 delicious summer cheesecakes for you all today. I can’t wait to make each and everyone this summer! One each week? I think so. Triple Berry Cheesecake. This refreshing cheesecake from The Lily Pad… Read More

The Best Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies in the World

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’ve been on a cookie baking craze lately. Last week, I started with the Best, Most Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies, and this week it’s all about the peanut butter cookie. These aren’t your typical peanut butter cookie that you throw together and criss cross the top with a fork. No these are special. These are… Read More

Recipe: Peanut Butter Brownies With Pretzels And Sea Salt


I’m doing my good deed of the year by sharing this downright heavenly recipe with you all today. This may just be the best thing I’ve ever made. When my husband tried them, I swear to you his eyes rolled back in his head and he almost fainted. They are THAT good. I made these… Read More

Toddler-Appropriate Chores

Toddler Chores

My toddler twins just love to “help” with household chores. Since they are not even 2 yet, allowing them to assist me usually makes the tasks take longer than if I did them myself. But the pride I see in their eyes after they’ve been “big helpers” is priceless, and I’d like to think I’m… Read More

Recipe: Old Fashioned Snicker Doodles


I make cookies often because my husband eats cookies often. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up with him and his cookie habits. I’m sure it will only get worse as my son gets older. I have always loved snicker doodles but sadly I don’t make them as often as I should. This is a fabulous… Read More

Recipe: World’s Best Brownies


I bake almost every single day so I think it’s safe to say that I have tried my fair share of different brownie recipes. This recipe that I am going to share with you today is by far the best and I have dubbed it the World’s Best Brownie Recipe because that’s exactly what it… Read More

Recipe: Valentines Day Cupcakes


Today I wanted to share my recipe for beautiful and fun Valentine’s Day cupcakes with you all. These are delicious red velvet cupcakes with pink vanilla frosting. I got into the spirit of love by decorating them with red sugar, heart sprinkles, and large conversation hearts. These would be fun to make for your children’s… Read More

How to Make Chocolate Filled Strawberries

Chocolate Strawberries

If you are looking for something yummy to make your sweetie (or your kids!) this Valentine’s Day, you might want to consider this twist on the standard Chocolate Covered Strawberries. This recipe takes the chocolate from the outside and puts it in the inside making for a spin on one of our favorite treats. To… Read More

Christmas Funfetti Cupcakes


I think it’s mandatory that all children love funfetti cake. My husband must be a kid at heart because funfetti is still his favorite “flavor” of cake. I decided to take a homemade funfetti cupcake recipe and turn them into super cute cupcakes appropriate for Christmas. These are really easy to make and your children… Read More

Recipe: Christmas Candy Cane Kiss Cookies

Today I’m sharing my recipe for Christmas Candy Cane Kiss Cookies. Try saying that five times fast. Every year around Christmas I take a week to bake all kinds of delicious treats for my family, friends, and neighbors. This year I decided to make some extra festive sugar cookies complete with a delicious peppermint candy… Read More

Holiday Chex Mix – Gluten Free Snack


I just love all the holiday baking right now. Seriously, I could bake yummy treats all day long if I had the time and had more people to gobble them all up. While I’ve been making some sinfully delicious treats lately, I know many households have one or more gluten-free member. Many times gluten-free means… Read More

Recipe: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies


Everyone talks about pumpkin chocolate chip cookies but I’ve never tried them before. To be honest, they never sounded that appealing to me. Since I was getting pretty curious about this recipe and because no one else in my family had ever tried them before, I decided to do a test run before Thanksgiving to… Read More

Oreo Truffle Snowballs

Oreo Truffle Snowballs

I’m a huge fan of Oreo Truffles (aka Balls from Heaven!). They have been my #1 go-to dessert for the past few holiday seasons. This year I wanted to start the season with something different. As I was trying to think of kid-friendly holiday snack ideas, I figured why not mix up one of my… Read More

S’mores Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

smores stuffed cookie bars

While I’m sad that summer is ending, I’m pretty darn happy that the kids have gone back to school. Before we really get into the swing of school activities, we took a quick trip to visit family over Labor Day weekend as one last summer fling. As I’ve told you guys before, there are a… Read More

7 Creative Ideas for Fourth of July Cupcakes


I love cupcakes. I love that they’re fun and sweet and topped with icing and little enough to make me think that I’m actually doing something kind of good for my hips and thighs. I think cupcakes are good for any day of the week, but are best on holidays. One of my favorite holidays… Read More