Blueberry Streusel Twist

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It's late at night as I type this and, friends, I'm drooling just thinking of these divine little treat. Blueberry Streusel Twists are a must have this fall. Well, if I'm being perfectly honest they're a must for winter, spring and summer too. A sweet brunch item or a dessert everyone will rave about, whenever you whip these up, happiness will ensue! INGREDIENTS For … [Read more...]

8 Thanksgiving Desserts

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Let's talk Thanksgiving food: the turkey, the stuffing, the cranberry dressing, that's all fine and dandy, but the dessert is where it's really at! Cookies, pies, and all things pumpkin, we've rounded up eight delicious desserts for you to try this Thanksgiving! Chocolate Pecan Pie From Joy Of Baking. Easily transform your favorite pecan pie into chocolate pecan … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Crafts

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What better way to get the little ones excited about Thanksgiving than by doing some fun crafts together?! Some can serve as décor, some will make great place settings at your table, but the best ones you can all eat together! ;)     Rice Krispie Turkeys- Alegoo Kids will love constructing turkeys out of Rice Krispie treats and … [Read more...]

Everything Autumn Soup

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Soup is for me what mac 'n cheese is for my kids - ultimate comfort. If my husband would allow I'd fix soup every evening during the fall and winter months. It just feels like the perfectly cozy meal I need to cap off the cool days. If you're a soup lover like me, you're always trying new recipes. A hint of that and an extra dash of that can turn a plain soup into something … [Read more...]

Fall Vegetables: Recipes and Facts

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There’s something about fall that makes me hungry. Maybe as I’m starting to throw some chunky sweaters on, I’m getting ready to indulge in my favorite comfort foods.  Hey, these chunky sweaters hide my muffin top, so I can get away with it, right? ;) To balance out the richer foods that magically appear at our dinner table, I like to also provide a hefty serving of … [Read more...]

Stuffed Cabbage Soup Recipe

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In cooler weather I LOVE making anything in my crock pot. It becomes my best friend. I make all sorts of soups, stews, and chili. One of my absolute favorite dishes that my mom makes is stuffed cabbage. Mmm...cabbage, meat, rice, onions and a bit of salt…it must be the Polish in me. Well last year my mom stopped by, and instead of making stuffed cabbage (because seriously-it … [Read more...]

Leftover Canned Pumpkin Recipes

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I have a question.  Why does every recipe I pin lately only call for a ½ cup of pumpkin? Or, I guess the bigger question- why can I not buy a smaller can of pumpkin? I’m quick to write off a recipe that calls for an ingredient I don’t use often.  Call me stubborn, but I don’t know what to do with half of a container of buttermilk- so I will search for a recipe that doesn’t … [Read more...]

Tips On Getting Your Kids To Eat Fruits And Vegetables

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For some, getting your kids to eat their fruits and vegetables can prove to be extremely difficult. Some kids may love them, but some may hate them. While my little guy loves fruit, vegetables are another story. I've had to be sneaky and creative when it comes to giving him his daily dose of leafy greens. As some of you may be in the same boat, we're sharing some great tips on … [Read more...]

Great Fall Drinks You Can Make At Home

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Fall is officially here! I love my morning run to Starbucks but sometimes, on a cold fall day, I would rather stay in my pajamas and make my own drink in the comfort of my home. So we've rounded up some great fall drinks that you can easily make yourself! Pumpkin Spiced Latte From Betty Crocker- Nothing says fall quite like a pumpkin spiced latte. Crock Pot Caramel … [Read more...]

5 Delicious No-Cook Baby Food Recipes

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GUEST AUTHOR: HARRIET FOSTER There are going to be times when you are in a rush and simply do not have the luxury of preparing your baby a time consuming homemade meal.  In these situations many mother resort to torturing their baby with that foul tasting bottled or canned baby food purchased from the local grocery. Did you know that there are a plethora of different baby … [Read more...]

Crockpot Tortellini Sausage Soup (VIDEO)

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Autumn is in full swing which means that your slow cooker has probably made an appearance or two in your kitchen lately. With the weather turning cooler, a slow cooker (or as many people just call it a "Crockpot") is the perfect dinner appliance because it allows you to prepare dinner in the morning before the after school rush gets crazy and you can make some pretty awesome … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix

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When it comes to pumpkin seeds you have two choices ... 1) you can follow a grand tutorial like this and make your own or 2) you can be a touch lazy like me and grab a bag of pre-roasted pumpkin seeds at Trader Joe's and call it good. Either way, once you've got pumpkin seeds in hand, you're ready to blend up this fall-rific trail mix! Pumpkin Seed Trail … [Read more...]

Halloween Desserts

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Taking a break from the costumes, we are now bringing you some delicious Halloween desserts! Sure, kids want the candy, but what about some fun and festive party desserts? They will love these too! Witch Cupcakes From Parents. Kids will love helping you make these witch cupcakes almost as much as they'll love eating them! And using a cone as a hat? Smart … [Read more...]

How to Make Halloween Pizza Mummies

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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 how to whip up a scary-non-scary snack for the kids! In all … [Read more...]

Chicken Tortellini Soup

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The best thing about adding a new person to the family is the wealth of recipes they bring. Right? Okay, okay ... maybe not the best thing, but definitely a perk! It' a blessing to get a peek at another family's favorites, new comfort food, exciting ingredients and always, lots of love. I got the thumb's up to share this amazing chicken tortellini soup and it's like … [Read more...]