The cool fall weather brings movie night back to our house. It is one of our favorite family things to do when the weather turns cold and the days get shorter. Snuggling up together with a good movie and our favorite movies means good memories and sweet treats to share. Movie night is never complete without popcorn of some kind. Here is an extra special popcorn treat that is as fun to make as it is to eat! Microwave Caramel corn is a fun project to do with the kids and an extra special movie night treat!
A mother is a mother 100% of the time, no matter how many kids they have, no matter how many jobs they work, no matter how many irons they have in the fire. Finding a moment of peace in the chaos is always a challenge, but it is also an important task. Every mom can enjoy some much needed peace of mind on occasion. Want to know how this stay at home mom gets her mini vacation daily without leaving her house? How she keeps her sanity when her days are going full speed with crazy, silly, messy, busy, unrelenting fun with her kids? There are a few things that I keep in my fridge which allow me a moment of peace in each crazy day, without having to leave the house!
As a stay at home Mom I shop for, prepare, serve, and clean up three meals a day. Getting my kids to eat a balanced, healthy meal is important to me. From the very beginning I have done my best to teach my children healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. Nothing is more frustrating than cooking a meal and then scraping it off of the kid’s plates into the garbage can. We have all done it. Here are some great ways to make meal time fun so your kids get the nutrition that they need. From my experience, the most effective manner of getting the kids to eat is by making mealtime fun! From cutting things into fun shapes to making faces out of packed lunches I am always coming up with new ways to make meal time silly, fun, and playful. Here are some fun ways to make meal time fun!
So, I’m sure you have seen these adorable ice cream cone cupcakes out there before. They are pictured on cake mix boxes, and make cupcakes extra special. Some years ago I tried making these on a few occasions, and was terribly disappointed at their final appearance. Of course, they never looked as pretty as the ones on the cake mix packaging. When my little girl told me that she wanted to take these to school as her birthday treat, I was determined to make them a success. Not only did they turn out yummy, but I made two different versions that were as sweet and adorable as my newly turned 4 year old princess! This post will give you lots of great tips on how I made these from preparing, baking, decorating, storing, and even transporting 2 dozen ice cream cone cupcakes!
I love finding new ways to make Valentines Day special for my kids. Each meal on February 14th leaves me with an opportunity to make them something special that feeds their souls and shows them my love too. On special occasions I usually don’t mind feeding their sweet tooth as well. Here is a simple way to start your kid’s valentines day off on a sweet note! Little bite sized and jelly filled sugar doughnuts are a special treat for the kids and simple to make using canned biscuits cut into heart shapes. All you will need is strawberry jam, a roll of refrigerated biscuits, white sugar, and oil to make these for an extra special breakfast this Valentines Day.
Here is a simple fudge recipe that your kids will adore! In just a few easy steps with a few common ingredients you have a chocolaty treat that is fit for any special occasion! These Brazilian Brigadeiros are fun and easy to make with the kiddos and are totally tempting all covered in colorful sprinkles. They are very common in Brazil at kid’s parties and festivities that involve children. Try these covered in heart shaped sprinkles for a Valentines Day treat, or anytime you need a kid friendly dessert! They are as fun to make as they are to eat! make them for a special snack time treat at school or party to celebrate just about anything.
These simple lemon gumdrop cookies are easy to make and are a staple in our house, especially during the holidays. They are not a particularly festive holiday cookie, but my family loves them so we make them as a special treat throughout the year and during the holidays too. Everyone loves their light lemony flavor and they are perfect to make and share. A boxed lemon cake mix and a few other simple ingredients are all you need to make a batch that the whole family will love. Even though my mouth won’t be meeting any of these cookies in the next few weeks, I hope yours do, because you will love them.
Is there anything better than fresh from the oven warm bread slathered in a deliciously sweet cinnamon infused butter? I think not. If you have ever been to Texas Roadhouse and raved over their amazing complimentary rolls with the sinful cinnamon butter you know they are irresistible. Here are two recipes so you can enjoy them at home.
Do you or someone you know love Mountain Dew? Like the kind of person who may have it pumping through their veins at any given point during the day? If so, this simple cake is a must try! Adding a can of Dew to a boxed lemon cake mix and topping it with a glaze infused with the lemony soda makes this cake irresistible to anyone, especially a Mountain Dew connoisseur!
Summertime means ripe perfect strawberries in our neck of the woods. This is a great summertime dessert that anyone can make and that everyone will love. Here is a quick and ultra tasty summer time dessert that the entire family will not be able to resist. Strawberry dessert kabobs will be a hit after a summer cookout or party. They take minutes to put together and are fresh, fun, and really good too.