Milk and Cookie Shots

Milk and Cookie Shots

When I think about New Years Eve recipes I wish it was some glamorous thing! But as a mom of 4 young kids New Years Eve is more about banging pots and pans, blow horns, family friendly food, and trying to make it until the ball drops! So when asked to create a New Years Eve recipe these cookie and milk shot glasses came in mind! These can be filled with all kinds of stuff and are fun for the entire family! My kids (and a few neighbor kids) went crazy over these! Milk and Cookie Shots  1 box Krusteaz …

Mermaids & Pirates Birthday Party

Mermaids & Pirates Birthday Party

My daughter turned 4 a few weeks ago! She could not wait for her birthday and had a huge part in the say of the theme of her party. One day she told me that she wanted a mermaid party so of course I started planning! She wanted to be part of every.single.thing! She sat with me as we prepared everything! We began talking about how she wanted to invite 10 boys to her party. So that is when we decided to do the mermaid pirate themed party! Of course we leaned more to the mermaid side for the colors …

Mermaid and Pirate Party Food and Activities

Mermaid and Pirate Party Food and Activities

The mermaid and pirate party decorations are in the post prior! Now onto the party activities and the food! My daughter really wanted a princess bounce house castles! I decided to cave and give my 4 year old whatever she wanted! And of course what kid doesn’t love going to a party with a bounce house and slide! It fit perfectly in our backyard and I ordered it from Bounce It Up Party Rentals! If you are in Arizona definitely give them a try! I was very pleased with their service and everything worked perfectly! The number to call is 480-254-2561. …

The Ultimate Star Wars Birthday Party

The Ultimate Star Wars Birthday Party

Star Wars Lovers Beware This is the ultimate Star Wars Party for any Star Wars loving girl or boy! Invitations A few months back my 5 year old came to me ready to plan his birthday. I am starting to think that he may like birthday parties as much as I do. So the starting of the Star Wars birthday party started! I think that the best way to start a party off right is by sending out the right invitation! I spent hours researching different invitations. I found the perfect one especially for this age group! These invitations are …

The Best Nerf War Party Ideas

The Best Nerf War Party Ideas

Nerf War Party We had one epic Nerf War Party for my son.Do you want to learn how to build a nerf war party? Here is 10 ideas for you… Parties are one of my very favorite things to do! After they are over my husband always looks exhausted; which is super funny to me since most of the time he just shows up! I think he gets exhausted just looking around at all the party “stuff” and watching me run around like a crazy person getting everything ready. The day that I threw this party for my son’s 8th …

Cotton Candy Mocktail

Cotton Candy Mocktail

Cotton candy, cotton candy, cotton candy where do I begin! Lets just say that my kids squealed with joy when I opened the package with this fun cotton candy machine. We have made a few batches of cotton candy since we got the machine but one of the times we whipped up some fun mocktails! My kids were gobbling them down! Who knew how trending cotton candy drinks were! All I know is that they were sure fun to make and my kids loved watching the cotton candy slowly disappear! First up we whipped up a batch of cotton candy. …

Easter Bunny Sugar Cookies

Easter Bunny Sugar Cookies

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 cookies I like to do in the quiet with no kids running wild around me. Maybe its a little therapeutic for me. Either way I love it!  These bunny …

Tie Dye Easter Cupcakes

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 …

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 …

Donut Snowmen

Donut Snowmen

How to make Donut Snowmen Are you looking for a way to make the homemade Donut snowman craft. Here is a easy donut snowman recipe for you to make with your family to craft together during Christmas Time. Sometimes during the holidays life get so busy and you forget to slow down and spend some time with your children. I will admit that I literally have to schedule time to bake and do fun activities with my kids during the holiday months when I am baking orders 8 hours a day 6 days a week. Our family always does gingerbread …