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 

23 Unicorn Birthday Party Food Ideas (Desserts & Snacks)

23 Unicorn Birthday Party Food Ideas (Desserts & Snacks)

Planning a unicorn-themed party? Girls will love these 23 sweet treats that will be a hit at any sleepover. From the super sweet (Cool Whip and colorful sprinkles sandwiches between graham crackers) to somehow healthy (strawberry banana smoothies, rainbow fruit platter) to breakfast food (rainbow 

11 Gluten-Free Waffle Recipes Made From Scratch

11 Gluten-Free Waffle Recipes Made From Scratch

Craving the fluffy-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside, slightly sweet taste of waffles — but can’t (or don’t want to) eat gluten? No worries. These 11 waffle recipes are delicious, easy, and completely gluten-free. Pancake & Cupcake Batter DispenserTovolo Mini Silicone Easy-Grip Waffle Tongs         You 

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 

Cute and Easy Animal Cupcakes

Cute and Easy Animal Cupcakes

When my girls were little, we spent a lot of time in the kitchen. Sometimes the girls would sit on the counter and help me make dinner (mostly handing me things and pouring in stuff), and other times we would make “fun food,” like peanut 

Easy Dinosaur Footprint Fossil Cookies

Easy Dinosaur Footprint Fossil Cookies

Got a dinosaur lover in your house? They’ll have a blast making their favorite dinos stomp around to create these yummy cookies. And eating them is pretty fun too. If you want to be a little extra creative, you could make “muddy” footprints by adding 

8 DIY Unicorn Cake & Cupcake Ideas for Birthday Parties

8 DIY Unicorn Cake & Cupcake Ideas for Birthday Parties

Planning a unicorn-themed birthday party? Well, all birthday parties need cake … or cupcakes. Or both. Here are 8 ideas for homemade unicorn cakes and cupcakes. While they all look amazing, many of them are more easy to make than they appear. Several involve using 

23 Easy Dessert Recipes for Kids to Make by Themselves

23 Easy Dessert Recipes for Kids to Make by Themselves

Dessert. Is there anything it can’t do? Think about it for a moment: Dessert makes people happy. Dessert brings friends and family together. Creating dessert can be an art project. Baking teaches math and science. Making dessert together is a great way to bond with 

8 Easy Dinner Recipes Kids Can Make

8 Easy Dinner Recipes Kids Can Make

Some of my very favorite moments have been time spent in the kitchen with my children. From when my oldest daughter would sit on the kitchen counter and hand me the items to make a stew while her baby sister to a nap, to when 

35 Easy Rice Krispie Treat Recipes That Kids Can Make

35 Easy Rice Krispie Treat Recipes That Kids Can Make

Does anyone remember that commercial where the mom made Rice Krispie Treats, then tossed a little bit of flour on her face and brought the treats to her family while trying to looks as haggard and tired as possible? The idea was that “your family 

17 Animal Themed Desserts & Party Food Ideas

17 Animal Themed Desserts & Party Food Ideas

When my kids were younger, we had lots of fun in the kitchen together. Sometimes they would just be my assistant and hand me things while I was making dinner. But the best times were when was we made “decorative food.” Here are 17 animal-themed 

6 Homemade Belgian Waffle Recipes (Fluffy and Delicious!)

6 Homemade Belgian Waffle Recipes (Fluffy and Delicious!)

Is there anything else quite like a homemade Belgian waffle? Crisp and golden on the outside … light and fluffy on the inside … it’s huge pockets filled with your favorite toppings. It makes me hungry just thinking about it. In this post you’ll learn 

Waffles Recipes with Fruit: Bananas, Berries, and Applesauce

Waffles Recipes with Fruit: Bananas, Berries, and Applesauce

I recently decided that fruit is one of my favorite foods. Not just because I enjoy eating it by myself, but more because of the fact that I think it majorly enhances almost any food: I love apples or dried fruit in salads. I like 

7 Delicious Chocolate Waffle Recipes Made From Scratch

7 Delicious Chocolate Waffle Recipes Made From Scratch

Chocolate for breakfast? Sure — if it’s one of these yummy chocolate waffle recipes! What Do You Eat with Chocolate Waffles? Basically, anything you want! Here are some topping ideas to get you started. You can easily mix and match a few of these. Butter 

Jamie Deen’s Award-Winning Chili Recipe with Beer

Jamie Deen’s Award-Winning Chili Recipe with Beer

Rachael recently attended a huge church teen event that had a Chili Cook-Off, and she informed me that not only did I need to make chili more often, but I needed to try making different kinds of chili. Fair enough. I’d been making the same 

9 Disney World Copycat Recipes You Will Love

9 Disney World Copycat Recipes You Will Love

Have you ever eaten at a restaurant in Disney World and thought to yourself, “This is sooo good … I wish I didn’t have to wait til our next Disney trip to be able to eat it again”? It turns out that you may not 

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 

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 

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