American Flag Cake

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What better cake for 4th of July celebrations than this amazing flag cake?

A simple white cake, with a (patriotic) surprise inside! This cake by Erin McDowell at Food52 is an adaptation of a simple white cake (or rather 5 … Read More...

Snow Cone Cupcakes

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A snow cone you can put out and not worry about it melting on you. These would be wonderful for any patriotic celebration. They show how to guarantee a stripe look to the cupcake. I haven’t tried it, so I … Read More...

Red, White and Blue Cupcakes

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Wow! Am I the only person that needs to stop time for one day! It’s hard to believe that Memorial Day is next weekend! For us, it is the official kick off of the barbecue season! Everyone gets excited to … Read More...

Lemon Sour Cream Pound Cake

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I would be a happy camper, if someone made this for me! I love lemon and pound cake! I’ll have to give this recipe a try and eat it with strawberries and whip cream! A different take on strawberry shortcake! … Read More...

Rose Cookie Pops

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This has been one crazy week, but can’t forget Mom on Sunday, here is a last minute idea for Mother’s Day or you could even give your graduate a bouquet of rose cookies instead of real ones. Make the cookies … Read More...

Mother’s Day Cookie Card

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Do you have letter cookie cutters you forgot about? Get them out and bake mom some cookie love. Let her know you love her, that she is beautiful or how grateful you are to have her. This idea would be … Read More...

Dandelion and Lemon Biscuits

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Dandelions means so many different things to different people. For kids, they are the flowers that you bring to mom or turn into bracelets and crowns. They turn into wishes as it begins to seed. Some adults like to eat … Read More...

22 Desserts for Mom

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Earlier today, I gave ideas for meals the kids can cook and maybe make for mom on Mother’s Day. Here are some desserts that can be made and served afterwards. Plus, healthier and lighter, so mom can enjoy them and … Read More...

Double Cheese and Bacon Egg Biscuits

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Lately, I’ve been all about breakfast for dinner. I can eat a bigger breakfast for dinner, but these would work for a quick breakfast in the morning too. Maybe you are planning a brunch for Mother’s Day? These would make … Read More...

Nutella-Banana Muffin

Nutella-Banana Muffins
I’m not a big breakfast kind of girl, so this muffin would be acceptable as breakfast on Mother’s Day. This would be a great breakfast during the week or even a snack after school. I could even see eating them … Read More...

Churro Cupcakes

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Since the weather has been so cold, it’s really hard to believe that it will be the first of May next week. I’m getting into the spirit of Cinco de Mayo early, because I need to think warm weather, sandy … Read More...

S’mores Pie

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Time for outdoor sports again and that means team dinners. I think I will have to make two of these for the first team dinner. One for the kids and one for us adults. Great dessert for potlucks or barbecues. … Read More...

Ladybug Cake Pops

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The cutest little bugs around! You won’t hear me say that about spiders! Here is another cake pop design that you can make for any spring or garden party. Maybe even make it for Mother’s Day and add it to … Read More...

10 Delicious Brownie Recipes

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Having one of those days that you just need a really good chocolate fix?  This post gives you 10 different options for a variety of ways to put a twist on the usual brownie recipe.  Give one (or all) of … Read More...

Earth Day Cake Pops

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Cake pops, satisfaction in one bite without the guilt. Well at least in my opinion. Since I’m not a big cake person, the one bite is all I need for my sweet tooth. These cute cake pops, of mother earth … Read More...

Rainforest Cookies

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Here is another recipe that can be made with the kids, while they learn the importance of protecting and appreciating our environment we currently live in. These cookies have ingredients that you are able to find in the rainforest. The … Read More...

Earth Day Cupcakes

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If you prefer cupcakes over cookies, here is a cute recipe to make with the kids. It has a cute surprise heart to show our love for Mother Earth. This is one of those easy surprise cakes, because you cut … Read More...

Earth Day Cookies

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Here are some cookies to make for a party at school or just to celebrate at home on Earth Day. We do a lot of recycling in our household and it amazes me that there are still many communities and … Read More...

Butterfly Fruit Pizza

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Although we have more snow coming, it has been nice to see the robins come out in full force the past few days. Eventually, we might be able to see green grass, flowers and butterflies among the birds. If you … Read More...