Birthday Cake 3 Ways

Birthday cake is sooo last year! Lol – just kidding! But, sometimes I do like to mix it up and ditch the traditional birthday cake for something a little new and innovative. Here are three of my favorite treats to substitute for birthday cake! Cupcake Ice Cream Cones (recipe and photo from The Creative Mom)   […]

Healthy Desserts!

I feel like all I ever want to eat is dessert. Chocolate cake, cookie dough ice cream, cherry pie! YUM! I’m getting hungry just thinking about it. All of these desserts are ok to eat – occasionally. But, it’s important to have balance in what you eat. So, I have found some great, HEALTHY recipes […]

Summer Treats!

There’s nothing better than relaxing outside on a hot day, munching on delicious summer treats. Here are a few of my favorites and how to make them. See-Through Popsicles Recipe and photo from Ingredients: Blueberries Lemonade Popsicle Mold (like this one) Popsicle Sticks (If your mold doesn’t come with them) Directions: Pour a small […]

Fruit Infused Water

Water is such an important part of our daily nutrition, so it’s important to drink as much of it as possible. While it’s not the tastiest beverage, I have discovered a new way to pump it up and make it as delicious as a smoothie! To make fruit infused water, all you have to do […]

Dish Out Dinner Sides

Hey, Foodies! When it comes to dinner, the main course is always the easiest part to come up with—then comes dessert and even festive drinks. But what about side dishes? Sometimes there are just too many to choose from, so here is a list of ten holiday side dishes, along with three awesome websites for […]

Chill Out with Chili

Cold weather, warm snuggly clothes, fireplaces, sports games, and Saturday movies all deserve the perfect snack, and who doesn’t love chili? Chili’s warm and savory flavor makes it the perfect snack for a cold day! Check out this delicious recipe from Erica Graves! –          1 lb lean ground beef/turkey –          2 tbsp olive oil –          […]

Eye-Popping Party Snacks

Are your intestines squeezing on emptiness?  Is your stomach squishing and growling? Well, perhaps these creepy treats from All Recipes will fill your tummy! Spooky Witches’ Fingers 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon […]

Sweet Treats!

These recipes should take care of your weekend sweet tooth! Quench your thirst with delicious Apple Cider, fill your tummy with classic S’mores over a bonfire, or enjoy Bridget’s baked Apple Pumpkin Cake. Have a couple of the classics or challenge yourself by baking with friends this weekend! Warm Apple Cider This one is simple—choose […]

DoubleTree Cookies

I’m not exaggerating when I tell you that I love the DoubleTree hotel’s cookies. My excitement always builds when I’m at the front desk and I see these delicious cookies make their way to the warming drawer. Warm cookies at check-in? Other hotels really should learn this technique. It’s estimated that they give away about […]

Apple Squares

OMG! I just made some fantastic apple squares! The recipe takes only about ten minutes for prepping and about forty minutes for cooking. When I cut the dessert, I made sixteen squares, but it really depends on how small—or big—you cut them. Anyway, you need only a few simple supplies and ingredients, and the squares […]