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...]

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

smores waffle

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...]

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...]

On the Go Snacks Kids Love

Snack Grab Bags

Thanks to Horizon for sponsoring this post. It's a fact. Your hungry kids will whine a whole lot more than normal. As a mom, I just can't fit all that extra whining in our busy schedule. I have to be one step ahead at all times to make sure to stop them in their tracks before the very first "I'm hungry" starts.This is super important during the hours between when that … [Read more...]

Dunkable Fudge Brownie Sticks

Brownie Sticks

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...]

Review: Wild Friends Nut Butter

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Long before Wild Friends Nut Butters debuted on Shark Tank, I was a fan of their nut butters. Especially this one. Wild Friends began as Wild Squirrel, a simple peanut butter experiment between two college friends in Oregon that has boomed into a wonderful business. They've got talent, a delicious product and a business model that is inspirational. If you've seen Wild Friends … [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...]

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 these ghosts is that they don't taste like candy corn AT ALL! Woot! Woot! (I hate candy … [Read more...]

How to Make Halloween Chocolate Candy Bowls (VIDEO)

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 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 show you a really fun and easy DIY Halloween … [Read more...]

Chocolate Lasagna

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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 are ready to go back and I'm ready for them to go back. So, that is the part I've been looking forward … [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 campfire or not.If you want to know how to make these delicious S'more Cups, hop … [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 going away party with our IL neighbors. They are sad that we are moving but I … [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 HERE    … [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   … [Read more...]