21 Fun & Easy Easter Treats for Kids

21 Fun & Easy Easter Treats for Kids

Are you looking for an Easter treat for a party, brunch buffet table, or your kids’ Easter basket? Do it want it to be something that’s not only delicious, but also has a bit of a fun, cute quality to it? Well, you’re in luck! 

13 Fun & Easy Easter Cookie Recipes

13 Fun & Easy Easter Cookie Recipes

Whether you’re heading to an Easter egg hunt, spring classroom party at your kids’ school, or just a casual get-together with friends or family, a plate or bin of cookies is always a nice addition. While I’m a friend to all desserts, I’m especially partial 

One Pan Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

One Pan Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Do you have any dinner recipes that are your “go-to” — that when you can be bothered with figuring out dinner, you think, “Oh heck, I’ll just make _________ again. I don’t even need the recipe; I’ve got it memorized.” Well, get ready to add 

Taco Pizza Recipe

Taco Pizza Recipe

Once, a few years ago, I decided to simply our life by making tacos for dinner every Tuesday. But guess what? We got really, really tired of tacos after a few months. (Well, I got really tired of it. I’m not sure the kids ever 

23 Valentine’s Day Desserts for Kids

23 Valentine’s Day Desserts for Kids

Looking for a homemade sweet treat your family can enjoy this Valentine’s Day? Whether you’re making something together with your kids or you signed up to bring something to school for a classroom party, you’re sure to find something easy and delicious among these 23 

Creamed Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Creamed Spinach Stuffed Chicken

In case you’re unaware, I’ll let you in on a little secret: Everything with cream cheese is good. This is true whether you’re talking about desserts, pasta sauce, pancakes … or this Creamed Spinach Stuffed Chicken. This stuffed chicken recipe is super easy to make 

19 Best Sour Cream & Pasta Dinner Recipes

19 Best Sour Cream & Pasta Dinner Recipes

I don’t know about you, but pasta is my ultimate comfort food. There’s nothing like sitting on the couch in your favorite “loungewear” with a big old bowl of some kind of noodles in one hand and a fork in the other, about to watch 

27 Easy Stuffed Cookie Recipes

27 Easy Stuffed Cookie Recipes

What’s even better than biting into a delicious cookie? How about biting into a cookie and discovering something sweet, creamy, gooey, or crunchy inside — that’s different but has a flavor and texture that goes perfectly with the rest of the cookie? Below are 27 

What to Serve with Corn on the Cob: 53 Dinner Ideas

What to Serve with Corn on the Cob: 53 Dinner Ideas

Summer is finally here and you know what that means – it’s time to chow down on some sweet and juicy corn on the cob. I always get a kick out of going to the grocery store and seeing a bunch of people crowded around 

18 Easy Dinner Ideas Using Leftover Chili

18 Easy Dinner Ideas Using Leftover Chili

I’m sure that you know how smart it is to made a huge batch of something when you cook. After doubling a recipe is much easier and much less work than cooking the same meal twice. The problem with leftovers is that … sometimes they 

41 Easy Smoked Sausage Dinner Ideas

41 Easy Smoked Sausage Dinner Ideas

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner recipe that’s sure to satisfy, smoked sausage is a great ingredient to work with. Not only is it flavorful and versatile, but it’s also easy to cook and can be used in a variety of dishes. 

Easy Desserts with 3 Ingredients (Chocolate, Strawberry, & More!)

Easy Desserts with 3 Ingredients (Chocolate, Strawberry, & More!)

Are you a chocolate lover looking for quick and easy dessert recipes that won’t break the bank or require a lot of time in the kitchen? Look no further! We’ve got you covered with a collection of delicious chocolate desserts made with only 3 simple 

Dinner Ideas with Mashed Potatoes: 71 Easy and Delicious Pairings

Dinner Ideas with Mashed Potatoes: 71 Easy and Delicious Pairings

When it comes to preparing a delicious and satisfying meal, choosing the right side dish can make all the difference. One of our go-to choices is mashed potatoes because they’re not only creamy and comforting, but they also pair well with various main dishes. (Plus 

6 Delicious Recipes using Cream of Mushroom Soup and Pasta

6 Delicious Recipes using Cream of Mushroom Soup and Pasta

I don’t know about you, but when I think “comfort food,” I immediately think pasta. Give me a nice, wide bowl of some sort of noodles, and I’m set. Cooking with cream of mushroom soup and pasta is a super easy (no pun intended) way 

41 Birthday Breakfast Ideas Kids Will Love

41 Birthday Breakfast Ideas Kids Will Love

Birthdays are a special day (no matter how old we are!) As a parent, you want to make your child’s special and memorable right from the start … but you also don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. One really simple yet creative breakfast 

The 8 Best Healthy Substitutes for Beans in Chili

The 8 Best Healthy Substitutes for Beans in Chili

Last summer I took a Spanish class in Costa Rica, and during one class the teacher called on me and asked me to name something we disliked. It was such a broad question that I fumbled for a moment, and then shrugged and said, “No 

Can You Freeze Cooked Spaghetti and Meatballs?

Can You Freeze Cooked Spaghetti and Meatballs?

I don’t know about you, but spaghetti and meatballs is one of my family’s favorite meals. And I always make more than I need. After all, making one double (or triple!) batch of anything is a lot less work than making one bunch twice. So 

15 Easy Recipes Using Leftover Spaghetti Noodles

15 Easy Recipes Using Leftover Spaghetti Noodles

As I’m sure you already know, one of the secrets to cooking is to always make extras. Doubling a recipe gives you double the meals without doubling the work. And if you’re really smart (and to be honest, I’m usually not), you’ll always make double 

Best Wines to Pair with Spaghetti Bolognese Meat Sauce

Best Wines to Pair with Spaghetti Bolognese Meat Sauce

There are two basic ways a blogger can choose a topic for an article: Find something you really like and have a lot of experience with, and share your expertise with others Find something that you know nothing about, do some research on, and then 

43 Delicious Side Dishes to Serve with Spaghetti

43 Delicious Side Dishes to Serve with Spaghetti

Since this easy spaghetti recipe is one of my most popular posts, I thought I’d follow it up with a post of the best sides to serve with spaghetti. These 43 recipes includes various salads, roasted and steamed veggies, soft pretzels (great for dipping in 

How to Make Mickey and Minnie Mouse Cake Pops (Easy & Homemade!)

How to Make Mickey and Minnie Mouse Cake Pops (Easy & Homemade!)

If you’re looking for fun activities to countdown the days til your family’s Disney World trip, then eating “Mickey Mouse food” is a great choice. Even if you’re not planning a Disney trip anytime soon … go ahead and make some Disney treats anyway! It’s 

Easy Crockpot Spaghetti Recipe — With Uncooked Noodles!

Easy Crockpot Spaghetti Recipe — With Uncooked Noodles!

Can you put raw pasta in a slow cooker? You sure can. This recipe for crockpot spaghetti is probably my husband’s favorite dinner, and it’s super-easy. What makes this recipe unique and pretty cool is that you put the uncooked noodles straight into the crockpot. 

What is a Dole Whip at Disney World and where to find one (2023)

What is a Dole Whip at Disney World and where to find one (2023)

Whether you’ve been to Disney World or not, you’ve heard people speak of the “Dole Whip,” often with a touch of love and longing in their voice. In this post we’ll cover some important facts about the Dole Whip, all the places where you can 

Mickey and Minnie Mouse Cupcake Ideas, Patterns, and Toppers

Mickey and Minnie Mouse Cupcake Ideas, Patterns, and Toppers

What’s even better than cake and cupcakes? How about Disney cake and cupcakes? Whether you’re planning a mouse-themed birthday party for one of your kids, getting in the mood for your family’s next Disney World Trip, or just want a fun activity to do with 

The Best Waffle Makers with Removable Plates

The Best Waffle Makers with Removable Plates

It started a few weeks ago I went out to breakfast with my oldest two kids and ordered a Belgian waffle with strawberries (and a Toffee Crunch Latte). It was good. Like, really good. And I couldn’t help thinking, “We need to get a good 

Mickey Mouse Waffle Maker Reviews

Mickey Mouse Waffle Maker Reviews

  If you’ve ever eaten at Chef Mickey’s at the Contemporary Resort, Crystal Palace in the Magic Kingdom, or Tusker House at Disney World, you probably know how fun Mickey Mouse waffles can be. But unfortunately, most of us don’t live at Disney World, so 

Mickey Mouse Grilled Cheese Sandwich Makers and Cutters

Mickey Mouse Grilled Cheese Sandwich Makers and Cutters

Part of the fun of going to Disney World is the anticipation. Whenever we have a Disney trip planned, our family spends months preparing for it by watching videos, reading restaurant reviews, and buying unique things that we need for the trip. One way to 

Minnie Mouse Waffle Maker Review

Minnie Mouse Waffle Maker Review

A Minnie Mouse waffle maker is an easy and fairly inexpensive kitchen tool that can help create endless fun family breakfasts. Whether you’re building anticipation for a future Disney trip, wanting to preserve fond memories of a past trip, or simply love Minnie, this waffle 

Nutter Butter Reindeer Cookies With Pretzel Antlers

Nutter Butter Reindeer Cookies With Pretzel Antlers

Our church has a Christmas cookie sale every year in early December. People sign up to bring several dozen cookies and all the proceeds from the sale go to MUST Ministries, an organization that provides things like groceries, hot meals, emergency shelter, and clothing to 

West African Peanut Stew with Sweet Potatoes (Slow Cooker Recipe)

West African Peanut Stew with Sweet Potatoes (Slow Cooker Recipe)

This recipe for African Peanut Stew has such a bizarre combination of ingredients that it feels like someone closed their eyes and started randomly grabbing things out of the fridge and pantry. Apple juice with tomatoes and … peanut butter?? But however weird it may 

The Secret to Perfect Belgian Waffles

The Secret to Perfect Belgian Waffles

My husband Rob, who has always really loved the Belgian Waffles at La Quinta, bought a waffle maker a couple weeks ago. Unfortunately, he was not pleased with the waffles — he said they were tasteless and bland, and not nearly as good as La 

Review of the Aroma 8-cup Digital Rice Cooker with Delay Timer

Review of the Aroma 8-cup Digital Rice Cooker with Delay Timer

[This was originally written when I was researching which rice cooker to buy. After doing some preliminary research, the Aroma appealed to the most, so I drilled down and did the following research on it, then decided to purchase it. You can scroll down to