Thanksgiving Entertaining

Thanksgiving Entertaining

Thanksgiving is all centered around family and food so obviously it is one of my favorite holidays to celebrate! Being a foodie myself no matter how big the crowd is I think there should always be certain dishes served. And lets be honest Thanksgiving leftovers are the best! Today over on the Krusteaz Website I am sharing all about my Favorite Thanksgiving Entertaining Ideas along with my go to recipes! So head on over and check it out! 

Graveyard Halloween Scotcheroos

Graveyard Halloween Scotcheroos

Halloween is just 1 week away and the past week I have been whipping up some fun Halloween treats for my family and these graveyards were an after school treat last week. When I received a package from Peanut Butter & Co. to try out some of their new products immediately I thought of scotcheroos. A family favorite!  I have never made them with almond and cashew butter so I really wanted to give them a try! And then I wanted to top them with some hazelnut spread and boy were they amazing! I can’t wait for you to give them …

Mother’s Day Favorites

Mother’s Day Favorites

Mother’s Day is coming up and I couldn’t help but compile a few of my favorite things or actually my favorite things that remind me of my mom. There are two things that will always remind me of my mom. Her love for cooking and her love for writing letters and notes to others.  So I started browsing the amazing Mother’s Day lookbook that Minted.com put together found so many that I loved for myself and then the perfect one for my mom caught my eye! Her entire house is black and white with little touches of gold. She is …

Easter Cookies

Easter Cookies Perfect for beginners looking to make a delicious dessert for Easter Sunday! These Easter cookies are so fun and easy to make for the whole family!   Last year I went to a fun cookie decorating class at Petite Party Studio and learned a few tricks with making sugar cookies and decorating them. Ever since then I have been hooked on decorating cookies. Unfortunately it is one of those things that I like to do when my kids aren’t around. Most of my cooking I do with music going and my kids running wild around me. Decorating sugar …

Florentine Crepe Cups

Florentine Crepe Cups

Easter is only a few days away and my family always does a special brunch. I always like to do something more special than the normal pancakes, waffles, french toast or breakfast casserole. This brunch recipe is defiantly top notch and takes brunch up a step!  I love savory breakfast items and these have always been a favorite of mine! Add yummy Honeysuckle White Italian turkey sausage  and these things are unreal!  Honeysuckle White is my go-to turkey company because the price is great for an amazing product. I want to be able to feed my family a great product that …

Tie Dye Easter Cupcakes

One of my kids favorite things to do for Easter is dye Easter eggs. It is an absolute hot mess but they love it so it pretty much is a free for all! Some things I just have to let go and let them do it. Carving pumpkins, gingerbread houses, and easter eggs are those free for all messy activities. I thought that there was nothing more fitting then tie dye cupcakes for a treat while dying eggs. This recipe uses simple ingredients but are super fun! Make a a box of white cake mix according to the directions on …

10 Easy St. Patricks Day Treats

10 Easy St. Patricks Day Treats

I feel like St. Patricks Day is one of the funnest holidays to celebrate with my kids! My boys love food dyed green and of course my daughter loves everything rainbow! For the past few years I have celebrated the night of St. Patricks Day with a fun Breakfast for Dinner with green waffles, green eggs, green bacon, and then a fruit rainbow and each place setting gets a rainbow cupcake, sugar cookie, and other fun things! I always try to just enjoy the moment with my children instead of taking pictures of everything. So the quality of pictures isn’t …

Strawberry Shortcake Mini Stacks

Valentines Day is right around the corner. And what is better than breakfast in bed!!!? I don’t think anything! I can’t wait to wake up my husband and my kids with breakfast in bed with these fun Strawberry Shortcake Mini Pancake stacks! I got these fun Valentines picks from Petite Party Studio. Their store front is close to my house and every holiday I go and purchase fun decor! I made these mini stacks using Krusteaz pancake mix and this month they are offering a coupon for $.50 off any pancake or waffle mix! So head on over here to …

Homemade Apple Cider

Homemade Apple Cider

I was sent this recipe from a water company and made it and it was beyond amazing! We are normally not huge apple cider people but I could drink this daily! That is how amazing it was! I received my Christmas cards from Minted.com and listened to Christmas music while sipping on these apple cider and it was honestly a perfect moment! Plus the smell of this stuff cooking is amazing! My house smelled good all day long!  HOMEMADE APPLE CIDER INGREDIENTS: ·         12 medium apples, assorted types ·         2 oranges ·         4 cinnamon sticks ·         1 whole nutmeg ·         1 Tbsp. whole cloves ·         1 tsp. whole …

Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Reindeer

Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Reindeer

These cute reindeer were simple and fun to make and another addition to the photoshoot from a few weeks back. What you do is melt down chocolate break pretzel in half to create antlers. Stick a marshmallow on a stick and dip the marshmallows in chocolate and attach the pretzels. Lay down on parchment paper to dry. Add white sprinkles for the eyes and a red nose!  Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Reindeer Marshmallows Sticks Chocolate Melts Mini Pretzels White Sprinkles Red Dot Sprinkles Melt down chocolate break pretzel in half to create antlers. Stick a marshmallow on a stick and dip …