cookies, dessert

Oatmeal Coconut Cookies

Oatmeal Coconut Cookies Coconut and oatmeal is one of my favorite cookie combos! Also moist and soft and delicious.    Oatmeal Coconut Cookies ingredients 2 cups brown sugar 2 cups sugar 2 cups shortening 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon almond extract 4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoon salt 4 cups old fashion rolled oats 2 cups coconut   instructions In a bowl or mixer add the sugars and shortening and mix together.  Then add the eggs, vanilla, and almonds extract and mix together. Add the flour, baking powder, baking soda and …

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Puerto Vallarta with Children

Traveling to Mexico with children Taking children into Mexico can make some people nervous. I am here to give you confidence in planning an amazing vacation with your family.  As a foodie I prefer to stay at resorts that have amazing food. That is why I decided to stay at the Vidanta resort. We have stayed at Vidanta Cancun once and this is our second time visiting Vidanta Puerto Vallarta. One of the benefits to staying at the Vidanta resort is that when you arrive at the airport you can arrange transportation right to the resort. We had our own …

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Your FREE Weekly Dinner Menu!

Your FREE Weekly Dinner Menu! Creating delicious and easy meals for your family is easy once you have a plan! Every single week, I share my family’s weekly meal plan with all of my subscribers in my monthly meal planning subscription! You’re in for a treat this week because I am sharing a sample meal plan filled with my most requested recipes! Download Your Free Meal Plan Here! Every weekly meal plan comes with 6 dinner recipes, a brunch recipe, and a dessert! I include a comprehensive shopping list that is (almost!) guaranteed to save you money at the store …

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My Travel Essentials!

My Travel Essentials Is anyone else just ready to jump on a plane to go anywhere, like actually anywhere? I have been daydreaming about traveling again just to use these travel essentials I love! I’m on my way to a girls trip in Hawaii after months of planning! My family LOVEs to travel and we take several trips every single year. It is such a fun way for us to bond and spend time together as a family. They have become some of our favorite memories! Traveling so frequently has helped me narrow down the essentials for any trip and …

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Magic Cookie Bars

Magic Cookie Bars Layered cookie bars are the ultimate dessert bar, in my opinion. They are absolutely delicious!   Magic Cookie Bars instructions 1/2 cup margarine or butter 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs 14 oz eagle brand milk 6 oz chocolate chips 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes 1 cup chopped nuts instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a 13×9 inch pan melt the butter or margarine in the oven. Then remove from oven. Sprinkle the graham cracker crumbs on top. Then pour the sweetened condensed milk on top. Then the coconut Then the chocolate chips Press down …

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Best Salad Dressing Recipes

Best Salad Dressing Recipes Homemade dressing is so much better than store bought! Check out this list of salad dressings that only take a few ingredients to make. I promise they will make your salads extra yummy! Every salad is different and in my opinion, the dressing ties it all together! Sometimes I am in the mood for a creamy dressing and other times I like a nice vinaigrette. These recipes have it all and will fit to any salad you want to make! They are also all super quick and easy to make it is perfect when you need …

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Best Cancun Resort for Children

Best Cancun Resort for Children Looking for the best resort to travel with your children to in Cancun Mexico? I have got it for you! Vidanta is an amazing resort with hundreds of acres of property to explore.  I have 4 kids ranging from 12 to 5 years old. We have taken our children to visit Vidanta Cancun twice. We rarely visit a resort out of the country twice but we did here.  My children all loved this resort so much and so when we were booking another trip to Cancun I knew that they would be disappointed if we …