A Family Favorite Breakfast: Monkey Bread Recipe


There are a few recipes that I have really strong memories of. The ones that I made with my mom or grandmother, and had me and my siblings running to the kitchen begging to help with the next step. Those are the recipes that I really treasure now as a mom and that I love making them with my kids. Monkey Bread was always a special treat and my favorite breakfast as a young girl. We usually made … [Read more...]

Peach and Blueberry Oat Crisp Recipe { Plus, Gift Card Giveaway!}


I recently brought the kids for one of our annual blueberry picking trips. In total, we picked 12.5 pounds. I froze many of them but kept a big bowl's worth aside to make some fresh baked goodies. Blueberries are one of my favorites and you really can't beat fresh picked. I recently stumbled upon this Peach and Blueberry Oat Crisp Recipe recipe when Arnold® bread asked me to partner up. I knew … [Read more...]

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream In A Bag Recipe & Curious Chef Giveaway


My kids and I have been living it up this summer! I love having them both home all day and planning fun things for us to do. After a long morning of playing outside in the sun, we love to come inside and have frozen treats to cool off. Our favorite treat is Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream in a bag. It only takes about 15 minutes to make and my kids can help with every step of it. Homemade Vanilla … [Read more...]

Tic Toc Croc Pirate Crocodile Cupcakes!


My favorite part of Sawyer's pirate birthday party last March were his Tic Toc Croc Pirate Crocodile Cupcakes that were a last minute thought that came together effortlessly. In the past, I've made some pretty elaborate cakes like my Mickey Mouse birthday cake but this year I had really spent some time on other projects and it became the night before the party and I still had nothing. I had seen a … [Read more...]

Banana Chip Pudding Pops Recipe!


I love frozen treats of all kinds but banana flavored ones especially! Pudding Pops are always a favorite and they are super easy to make! My kids love them and you can make them just pudding or fill with your favorites. Our favorite and made most is our banana chop pops! Ingredients Needed: 1 box of banana pudding Milk (as needed in pkg directions) 2-3 Slightly over ripe … [Read more...]

Cherry Cheesecake Brownies


"I was asked to participate in the #Pyrex100 campaign, sponsored by Pyrex®, a World Kitchen brand. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own." Have you ever made a recipe and fell in love with the first bite? No? That's because you haven't tried these. These Cherry Cheesecake Brownies are amazing. They are the perfect dessert to make and tag along to a party or picnic. From this … [Read more...]

Quick and Simple Bunny Cake! Perfect For A Bunny Birthday or Easter!


Halli turned two years old last weekend! I swear each year seems to go by faster and my kids are suddenly a year older. One of my family's birthday traditions is that I make my kid's birthday cakes, like this years bunny cake. I make old school cut up cakes just like I had when I was a kid. Nothing fancy, just yummy cake, and regular delicious frosting. I really look forward to making their cakes. … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Pecan Shortbread Recipe


Disclosure: This post is part of the SPLENDA® 365 SWEET SWAPS™ Blogger Program by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC and The Motherhood, who sent me products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are my own, and I hope you enjoy them. I love this time of year. Dieting is pointless because, well, I love desserts like Peanut Butter Pecan Shortbread. It seems everywhere … [Read more...]

Easy Eggnog Milkshake Recipe


I love eggnog. It's so good. It's also not the best drink health wise so when I enjoy it my philosophy is just enjoy it to the fullest when you do. The kids are in full holiday spirit with me and I wanted to surprise them after school the other day with a fun holiday inspired drink! Since I recently got a new Blendtec I've been looking for any excuse to use it. I thought milkshakes would be a … [Read more...]