10 Blueberry Recipes for National Blueberry Month

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It's National Blueberry Month! Blueberries are my favorite fruit, and when they are in season, I just can't get enough. With toddler twins at home, we have blueberries in our fridge at all times. They are such an easy finger food for my girls and a fabulous snack for me. But sometimes I want more than just a handful of these delicious little treats. Sometimes mom needs a goodie … [Read more...]

10 Unique Popsicle Recipes

Unique Popsicle Recipes

I don't love hot weather, but I do love cold foods, especially popsicles. The sweltering summer months may not be my cup of tea, but they do give me an excuse to reach for a popsicle morning, noon, and night. If you're making your own, you can turn almost any meal or snack into a popsicle, and even find recipes to fit almost any diet! Check out these 10 unique popsicle recipes … [Read more...]

25 Fabulous Summer Fruit Dessert Recipes

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I love going to the Farmers' Market in the summer and tasting all the delicious summer fruits. Peaches, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, cherries, raspberries, and figs. So many delectable scents, textures, and tastes. Of course, I can't wait to turn them all into amazing summer fruit desserts for every potluck, barbeque, and family dinner. Here are 25 fabulous summer … [Read more...]

10 Must Make S’mores Recipes

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I'm sort of a s'mores addict. Pretty much anywhere we go, if there is the opportunity to make s'mores, I'm on it. Any restaurant that has a s'mores inspired dish is a must-try. If I could have marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers every single day of my life, I would. It's definitely on my "if you could take anything to a dessert island" list because, DUH, … [Read more...]

The Incredible Butter Pecan Cinnamon Roll Pizza

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Who said pizzas have to be savory? This incredible butter pecan cinnamon roll pizza is perfect for sharing with family and friends! Or... Just make your favorite cup of tea or coffee and eat it alone. Whatever you do, enjoy every moment of its goodness.IngredientsOne 16oz plain ready made pizza doughButtered Pecans
1 tablespoon of butter 1 cup of … [Read more...]

Simple Summer Strawberry Cake

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Here in the Pacific Northwest the school year is wrapping up and berries are in full swing! In fact, from what I hear at the local farm stands, strawberries are on the verge of ending their season a bit early and before we know it, raspberries will be on their way! And yes, if you're reading my mind, this recipe could also be done with raspberries or blueberries or blackberries … [Read more...]

How to Make a 4th of July Fruit Hat

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This is a sponsored post.4th of July is right around the corner and we have a great party centerpiece for you today! If you are hosting a BBQ or 4th of July party, this Uncle Sam Fruit Hat will be a hit with both kids and adults.This is another great Marzetti® brand creation. If you missed our first three DIY produce projects, you can see them here, here, and … [Read more...]

S’mores Waffle Bites Recipe

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Summer break is three days away for us but that doesn't mean we couldn't start the s'mores early. The Junior Gizmo kids whipped up some amazing s'mores this past weekend but these had a twist. Instead of graham crackers, these were made with my 5 year old's favorite breakfast item in the world - Mini Eggo Waffles! The S'mores Waffle Bites are so easy to make that the kids can … [Read more...]

My Favorite Dessert – Pistachio Hello Dollies

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If you clicked on this recipe, I'm super happy! You're going to love and adore it! It's the perfect dessert for picnics, birthdays or just because afternoons.I know it takes some guts to take a chance on a dessert called "Hello Dollies." It's an odd name, and no, I have no idea where it came from. Well, other than the fact that this is what my grandma called them. I think … [Read more...]

Vanilla Wafer Chocolate Banana Bites Recipe

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Heading into summer means that I'm going to want to turn on the oven less and less as the weather heats up. Charlotte gets quite hot in the summer so I'll be looking for delicious cold snacks and desserts to keep things chill but yummy. One of my favorite summer desserts is chocolate covered bananas. I make a batch of bite-sizes treats and keep them in the freezer for those … [Read more...]

Roasted Coconut Cinnamon Apples

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For years I collected those "5 Ingredients Or Less" type of recipes. Simple speaks to me. I love these recipes because they're easy, less expensive and almost always, quite delicious! That's why I'm sharing my recipe for roasted coconut cinnamon apples today. It is a big hit around here - the perfect breakfast side, afternoon snack or when topped with a dollop of whipped cream, … [Read more...]

Dunkable Fudge Brownie Sticks

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Mmmm....brownies! There is nothing better than a soft, fudgy brownie melting in your mouth. Unless it is made into a dunkable stick that is covered in dark chocolate!We were went out to dinner with the kids recently at one of our stomping grounds, Red Robin, when we spied a new dessert on the menu called Fruffles. Immediately, I was smitten with the idea of sinfully rich … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Oscar Party Planning List

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So you wanna throw an Oscar Party? Well, you've come to the right place! Whether it's decor, appetizers, desserts, games, or printables you are looking for, we've got you covered with our Ultimate Oscar Party Planning List. DecorBlack, gold and white is always a classy combo for your Oscar Soiree. Try spray painting glass bottles with gold paint for a … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Desserts

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It's that time of year again, friends! No, I'm not talking about tax season- I'm talking Valentine's Day!As I mentioned before, I tend to think of this 'holiday' as unnecessary and extravagant. That said, I love food and I especially love dessert. And because my husband also loves dessert, I find it extra romantic to whip up a delicious dessert for us to split (once the … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Brown Sugar Pound Cake Recipe

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During the holidays with my family, at some point I decided that I had made enough cookies for the time being. I know, blasphemy! There can never be too many cookies, right?!?Well, I wanted to switch it up and make a cake but nothing like a birthday cake. I wasn't looking for a light summer cake like my Strawberry Cake either. This was the Christmas holidays after all, so … [Read more...]