5 Festive Christmas Treats

5 Festive Christmas Treats

Let me be honest, one of my favorite parts of December are the festive Christmas treats and sweets. Some of my family’s deepest traditions include certain foods, or the experience of making them together. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve passed these traditions on to my kids, too. While we have our favorites, we are always […]

Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party

Caterpillar Fruit Kabobs

*So, this post is, um, a year late. As I have started to plan the next birthday party, I realized I never got around to sharing this one! Oops! Better late than never, right?!?! I find it almost humorous that I chose a Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Party theme for Asher’s first birthday considering that […]

Pirate Birthday Party: Treasure Chest Cake

Treasure Chest Cake

I can’t claim this idea from Family Fun, but I can point you to the video tutorial! A few thoughts: Making this cake was slightly frustrating….but then again, it could’ve just been me. My cake was a little too crumbly and caused me issues when I tried to frost it. Possibly humidity and summer heat?  […]

Pirate Birthday Party: “Shark-Infested Water” Jello Treats

Shark-Infested Water Jello Treat

What’s a Pirate Birthday Party without a little danger & suspense? How about some “Shark-infested Waters” on the high seas?! The “Shark-Infested Water” Jello Treats are super easy to make! This was one of Jonah’s favorite parts of his party…probably because he helped make them! You will need: Blue Jello (This treat takes two steps, […]

Bake Me A Memory…

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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 […]

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 […]

Tutorial: Marshmallow Pops

Gather your ingredients: Marshmallows Candy Melts/Dipping Chocolate Lollipop Sticks (found in the cake decorating & candy making section in your local craft store or Walmart) Your favorite sprinkles or sugar sprinkles Don’t forget to grab your little “helper”… Melt the candy melts/chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds at a time. Stir and reheat for […]