Food and Recipes

Easy Chocolate Banana Black-Bottom Bars

Easy Chocolate Banana Black-Bottom Bars

“Why do I buy bananas?” Jerry says in an episode of Seinfeld, as he dumps a huge bunch of black bananas into the trash. “They’re good for, like, a day.” I feel his pain. I love bananas, but there’s only good for such a small […]

Italian Wedding Soup Recipe with Spinach [Easy and Healthy!]

Italian Wedding Soup Recipe with Spinach [Easy and Healthy!]

I absolutely love making dinner in the crockpot. It makes the house smell nice all day, it’s easy to prepare in the morning or even the night before, and it’s fantastic to come home to dinner all ready to eat! Unfortunately, I’ve found that crockpot […]

Chicken, Broccoli, Cheese, & Rice Casserole Recipe

Chicken, Broccoli, Cheese, & Rice Casserole Recipe

Over a decade ago my mother in-law bought me the Better Homes and Gardens America’s Best-Loved Community Recipes cookbook. It’s honestly the best cookbook I’ve ever owned. Every single recipe we’ve ever tried in it has been a favorite, from the blueberry buckle to the […]

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. […]

Dole Whip: Floats, Disney World Locations, and How To Make it at Home

Dole Whip: Floats, Disney World Locations, and How To Make it at Home

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 […]

11 Easy Slow Cooker Chili Recipes

11 Easy Slow Cooker Chili Recipes

Chili is such a crowd pleaser at my house. It makes the house smell good, and the kids like it because they can “dress it up” any way they like by adding gobs of shredded cheese, hot sauce, rice, etc. They like having that feeling […]

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 […]

How to Host an Amazing Chili Cook-Off (with printables!)

How to Host an Amazing Chili Cook-Off (with printables!)

Chili cook-offs are a great way to get together with neighbors, church members, or co-workers. It’s fun, easy, and inexpensive. And who doesn’t love chili? Since my post about Jamie Deen’s award-winning chili recipe is by far the most popular post on this website, I […]