How to Make Halloween Pizza Mummies

mummies

No matter what store you go into these days, October is all about Halloween! Pumpkins, scarecrows, costumes, witches, candy corn, ghosts: the kids love it all! Yep, all month long we get to talk about creepy things, pumpkin crafts, candy projects and how to come up with the best costume ever! Today, I’m showing you… Read More

How to Make Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts (VIDEO)

Marshmallow Candy Corn Ghosts

Looking for a fun craft and snack to make with the kids? We have your Halloween snack idea right here and the kids will LOVE it! These Halloween Candy Corn Marshmallow Ghosts are so easy to make that the kids can help, and you’ll tackle snack time at the same time. The best thing about… Read More

How to Make Halloween Chocolate Candy Bowls (VIDEO)

Video thumbnail for youtube video How to Make Halloween Chocolate Candy Bowls (VIDEO) - Baby Gizmo

  Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year and it is right around the corner! What’s not fun about tons of Halloween candy, costumes, trick-or-treating, spooky decorations?! My kids will tell you there is nothing more fun! Today, I thought I’d take a break from the holiday toy videos and baby gear coverage to… Read More

Chocolate Lasagna

chocolatelasagna

This is the week that I’ve been looking forward to and dreading all summer. It’s time for the kids to go back to school! Now, let me be clear that they NEED to go back. My 2nd and 4th grader have been getting crazy lately because their normal routine is all out of whack. They… Read More

S’More Cups

Smore Cups

Mondays are hard. You are recovering from weekend fun but yet are still so far from Friday. What better time to make s’mores!? Not just any s’mores but these amazing, easy-to-make S’mores Cups! I don’t know what it is but summer just means s’mores need to be made in any form whether you have a… Read More

How to Make Rice Krispie Pops (VIDEO)

Krispy Pops

  Happy How-To Monday, everyone! Today, we have our Lil’ Baby Gizmo Testers showing you how to make a quick, easy and yummy treat for the family. This is one of their favorite snacks after school and to take to parties. This past weekend was the perfect opportunity to whip up a batch for our… Read More

Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

This is what is happening on the food blog – SkinnyNotSkinny.com – today! These are the BEST cookies I’ve made in a while, so you must go quickly! Go. Get the recipe to these Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Swirl Cookies and make them. Today. As in now. You won’t be sorry. GET THE RECIPE… Read More

Spider Infested Halloween Cookies

Halloween Cookies

This is what is happening on our food blog, SkinnyNotSkinny, today. Remember: Halloween time rolls around and things that are creepy become cool. Things that are gross become chic. Things that are disgusting become normal. RECIPE –> Spider Infested Halloween Cookies  

Halloween Funfetti Pudding Cookies

Halloween Cookies

Don’t miss another fabulous recipe! Follow Skinny Not Skinny on Facebook (our food blog!) for yummy recipes everyday! The first day of Autumn was just last Sunday but it seems like overnight everything started looking like Halloween. Leaves are changing, costumes are filling the stores, and pumpkins are everywhere. I have to admit – I… Read More

Maple Nut Cookies with Maple Icing

Maples Cookies

Don’t miss another fabulous recipe! Follow Skinny Not Skinny on Facebook (our food blog!) for yummy recipes everyday! When I was browsing my mother-in-law’s old cookbooks a few weeks ago during a visit (yes, actual cookbooks and not Pinterest!), I came across what I thought would be a perfect fall snack. For some reason, maple… Read More

Halloween Oreo Chocolate Cookie Bars

Halloween Oreos

Don’t miss another fabulous recipe! Follow Skinny Not Skinny on Facebook (our food blog!) for yummy recipes everyday! This past weekend I was assigned the task of bringing a dessert to our neighbor’s house for our weekly Sunday football get-together. The only request that I received (besides that it had to be fabulous!) was that… Read More

Apple Pie Sticks

Apple Pie Sticks

I love apple pie. It’s one of those desserts that I don’t really have all that often though because my husband hates hot fruit. Not only does he hate hot fruit but he hates “pie”. Yep, all pie. He can’t really pinpoint it but he just says that he doesn’t like pie. Any pie. Well,… Read More

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

Peanut Butter Bars

I was at the grocery store the other day and my kids were a little disappointed that their favorite Nutter Butter cookies were all sold out. My first thought was “How can Walmart be sold out of Nutter Butters? Aren’t they supposed to have EVERYTHING?!?” After that shock wore off in like 0.3 seconds, I… Read More

Trail Mix Granola Bars

Trail Mix Granola Bars

In an attempt to mix things up in the lunch boxes for back-to-school, I decided to make my own granola bars. Sure, I could just buy a box and make it easy-peasy but I’m trying to keep things a little healthier around my house when I can (and when I’m not making desserts!). Plus, I… Read More

Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Ice Cream Dessert

Peanut Butter Dessert

Ice cream desserts are a huge hit in my house in the summer. They are refreshing and delicious and my family is always begging for me to make a new one. The Fox Treat and the Drumstick ice cream desserts that I created this summer have been very popular but it’s time for a new… Read More

Chocolate Chip Toffee Bars

Heath Bars

Father’s Day weekend is another holiday that expectations are high for me to produce something fabulous in the kitchen. While some years I go with a new dessert, most of the time I stick to an old favorite. Dads are creatures of habit and they usually know what they like. Father’s Day isn’t a time… Read More

Drumstick Brownie Ice Cream Dessert

Drumstick Brownie Dessert

Since the summer is under way, my kids have been obsessed with Drumsticks. Every time we are at the grocery store, they beg me to pick up a box. Problem is that Drumsticks are expensive. There are only 4 in a box (unless you get the big 8 cone box) and it costs about $4.… Read More

DIY Fruit Roll Ups – (AKA Fruit Leather)

Fruit leather

Growing up, Fruit Roll Ups were a staple in my house. With five kids, my mom used it as a go-to snack. It was easy, cheap, and hey, it had the word “fruit” in it. That makes it healthy, right? Well, not so fast. Those delicious peeled snacks may have fruit but how much sugar… Read More

S’Mores Dip = Coolest Mom on the Block

Smores Dip

It’s summer and the kids are home now. All the time. In my face. All. Day. Long. Not only do I have to think of things for them to do but I also have to have snacks ready at a moment’s notice. Maybe it is all the running around outside but it seems like they… Read More

Three Berry Crisp

Berry Crisp

This weekend was Memorial Day which meant we headed out of town to hang with family. You know what that means – BAKING! Since I arrived at my dad’s house with delicious homemade cookies in hand, I wanted to make something different while I was there. I wanted to make something light, summery and possibly… Read More