Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheerios™ Bars & “Buy a Box, Give a Box” with Cheerios™

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiveABox #CollectiveBias When I was in college, I worked at a summer camp as a camp counselor. Some of my best memories are of those summers–hiking, ropes courses, and Ms. Marilyn. I really don’t know how long Ms. Marilyn had […]

Sundae Fundae Back-to-School Party

Our Kid-Planned Ice Cream Sundae Party was so much fun! Letting the boys take ownership of the party planning was a great lesson in responsibility as they chose ice cream toppings, made invitations, and even helped set up for the party. I loved watching them make decisions and compromises with each other. But most of […]

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone and I sure hope you give this Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Cake a try! #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias Last week I was reminded of the birthday cake my mom made for my surprise 16th birthday MANY years ago. The cake was […]

Candy Shark Jello Snacks

Every time Shark Week rolls around, I think about the birth of our oldest son. As we snuggled our new baby boy in the hospital, we enjoyed all the cable channels we didn’t have at our house. After flipping through all the available channels, Mr. Happy Brown House would settle on watching Shark Week–he couldn’t […]

4 Delicious Summer Berry Recipes

I love summer! I’m pretty sure you’ve figured that out now as often as I say it. Nothing can beat fresh fruits and veggies straight from the garden. Since we don’t have room for a garden of our own, we make it a habit to visit the farmer’s market by our house on Saturday mornings. […]

5 Deliciously Simple Tasty Recipes

I love simple recipes. I mean, who doesn’t? Summer demands simple. Or maybe it’s me that demands simple recipes during summer. Either way, you’ll be sure to find something new to try in these 5 Deliciously Simple Tasty Recipes that were linked up in last week’s Good Tips Tuesday. These recipes would be perfect for […]

Bake Me A Memory…

To me, Christmas just isn’t complete without doing my traditional baking and candy making. It started way back when I was a little girl. Our small kitchen would be full of melted chocolate, laughter, and my sister belting out Christmas tunes. It was glorious! (Ok, maybe not the incessant singing…but for nostalgia’s sake we’ll go […]

Butterfinger Cake Recipe & Tutorial

Butterfinger Cake is one of my favorite cakes. It’s one of those cakes that people will swoon over everywhere you go. I keep all the ingredients on hand so that I can whip one up when needed. It’s really easy! If you don’t like Butterfingers you can substitute your favorite candy bar for the topping. […]

New York Cheesecake Tutorial

I made this cheesecake on New Year’s Eve in honor of my sister that lives in New York….where you can get the best cheesecake ever! I love this recipe! It is seriously one of those recipes that make your eyes roll back when you take a bite. (I’m now making myself hungry as I write […]

Poor Man’s Turtles Tutorial

I have a few goodies I like to make every Christmas. One of these is “Poor Man’s Turtles” My friend Dee taught me how to make these and since she doesn’t blog, I’m sharing it with you. These are super quick to make and are always a hit at gatherings! This recipe is perfect for […]