15 Baby Shower Ideas

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There aren't many things more exciting than a baby shower. There are so many creative and genius ideas out there on how to make your baby shower both beautiful and one of a kind. Today I've gathered together 15 of those amazing ideas to share with you. Enjoy! Cookies and Milk Shots. I love this adorable idea for a cookies and milk themed baby shower from It's Written On … [Read more...]

10 Great Recipes To Take To A Pot Luck

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Summer is here and that means picnics and pot lucks and lots of great get-togethers. Today I'm rounding up 10 great recipes to take to a pot luck. Have a look and find something new to make!   Macaroni Salad. This Macaroni Salad from The Pioneer Woman claims to be the best and it sure looks like the best to me. Deviled Eggs Who doesn't love a good Deviled … [Read more...]

Salted Pretzel Caramel Brownies

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Sweet, salty and chocolate-y are an amazing combination. That's why I love these Salted Pretzel Caramel Brownies. They are super easy to make and satisfies all your salty and sweet needs. You can make your own homemade brownies, but when I'm in a hurry, I use the box. You can make your own homemade caramel, but again, when I'm in a hurry (which is 95% of the time) I use a jar. … [Read more...]

Mango Coconut Chicken Nuggets

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How about adding a tropical spin to your kids chicken nuggets? I have never met a kid that doesn't love chicken nuggets. They are a great source of protein and easy to make a win-win for everyone!  Why not add a tropical spin and add mango and coconut to the breading?! I added dehydrated mangos and unsweetened coconut to the breading and I instantly transformed these nuggets … [Read more...]

10 Cold Treats To Make This Summer

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! And not just ice cream, but cold treats in general. Nothing says summer like cold treats to beat the heat! That's why today I've rounded up 10 cold treats for you to make this summer! Enjoy!   Homemade Ice Cream. The girls at A Beautiful Mess have some of the best recipes I've ever made- and this amazing recipe … [Read more...]

10 Easy Summer Dessert Ideas

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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 Sisters Stuff. Soft Lemonade Sugar Cookies. My … [Read more...]

Monster Cookies

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Monster Cookies aren't new but they are delicious. It's a peanut butter and oatmeal based cookie chock full of M&Ms and chocolate chunks. What's not good about that, right? I make my monster cookies a little different than others. It's just a different combination of ingredients and while some people don't use flour in their Monster Cookies, I do. I also put just a bit of … [Read more...]

The Importance Of Going Big On Your Child’s Birthday

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I have always loved birthdays. Maybe it's because my parents always made a big deal of them. Cake, presents, making it a point to stop what we were doing at the exact moment that I was born, having friends over, you name it. That has just always stuck with me. My son has only celebrated two birthdays so far but I have gone big on both of them. Birthdays are a BIG DEAL! Not just … [Read more...]

10 Great Vegetarian Recipes For Summer

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Fact: I am a vegetarian. I used to be a really horrible vegetarian and only eat bread and cheese, but now that I've been living this lifestyle for over 10 years, I have discovered that there are so many amazing recipes out there for us vegetarians. I now eat a wide range of very healthy vegetarian meals and today I wanted to share 10 that I thought would be perfect for … [Read more...]

Butterfinger Fudge Cookie Bars

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Butterfingers rank up with with one of the best candy bars in the world! It's peanut buttery, chocolatey and crunchy all at the same time. They are good in ice cream, cookies, blondies, cakes or even right out of the wrapper. Here is one of my current favorite ways to eat Butterfingers - in a cookie bar. Yep, peanut butter cookie base, topped with a delicious fudge and loaded … [Read more...]

Glazed Donut Muffins

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Ever have those mornings where you can't decide donut or muffin? Let's say you are standing in Dunkin Donuts and they have delicious glazed donuts and scrumptious muffins just staring you down. What do you do? If you're me, you have both. You don't settle for just one, instead you whip up a batch of Glazed Donut Muffins in your kitchen. These Glazed Donut Muffins are … [Read more...]

Double Strawberry Fudge Ice Cream Pops

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We are dead center of the summer now and it's getting hot outside. When it's hot, I like to limit the amount of time that I have the oven on. Ice cream treats and other no bake desserts are top of my list for yummy things to make for my family and friends. One of my favorite things to make in the summer are ice cream pops. These are so great because it's one of those desserts … [Read more...]

How to Make Hot Fudge

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Sure, you can just buy a jar of hot fudge at the store, but what fun is that? Sometimes it's just better to make things from scratch. It tastes better and you know exactly what is it in. That's why today I'm showing you how to make homemade hot fudge yourself. It really is very simple and it tastes amazing. Plus, you can pick whatever kind of chocolate you are partial to. I'm … [Read more...]

10 Great Breakfast For Dinner Ideas

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Today I've rounded up 10 great breakfast for dinner ideas for you. My family is big on breakfast. In fact, we love to eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner sometimes. I love all the sweet breakfast treats like pancakes and French toast as well as all the eggs and potatoes and other goodies that come along with breakfast. So cheers to eating breakfast for dinner! We all should … [Read more...]

Berries, Berries Everywhere … 12 Berry Recipes You’ll Love

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As soon as the berry stand opens a few miles from our home we begin our summer of berry lovin'. First strawberries, then raspberries and marionberries and finally closing out the berry season with blueberries and blackberries. All so delicious! And, truly perfect for every meal - breakfast, midday meals, hearty dinners and of course, dessert! Here's a round up of some of the … [Read more...]