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Scrap Paper Easter Egg Cards

If you’re looking for a cute and easy Easter Project to do with the kiddos, give this a try. These would be great to mail to loved ones this week! Being that I have a room full of supplies from past (and failed) crafting attempts, we actually had everything we needed on hand to make ... Read More

St Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Bites

St Patrick’s Day is just about a week away.. Here’s a tasty treat you can try with your little Leprechauns! What You’ll Need: Pretzels (twists or squares) White Chocolate Melting Wafers Rolos Green M&M’s Sprinkles (optional) What You’ll Do: Preheat oven to 200 degrees Top pretzel with 1 Rolo Bake for 3-4 Minutes, just log ... Read More

Easy DIY Valentine Ideas!

If you’re looking to do something a little more than just the store bought Valentine Cards, but is still super simple, try one of these ideas you can do on the cheap and pretty quick! Handmade Valentine’s Day Cards Supplies needed: plain white prepackaged cards and envelopes – available at craft stores red or pink ... Read More

Recipe: Best Valentine Sugar Cookies, Ever!

If you’re looking for an amazing sugar cookie recipe, look no further! You can make these cookies as thick or as thin as you want- and if you want to smack some serious frosting on that thing, go for it! The great thing about these cookies is you can make them for any holiday, St. ... Read More

Girl in white coat holding a red mug of hot cocoa with marshmallows

Hot Chocolate Recipes

December 13th is National Cocoa Day… Celebrate with one of these yummy recipes! Nutella Hot Cocoa Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon of Nutella for ‘each cup’ of milk (whole milk tastes best) Whipped cream or Marshmallows Optional: Sprinkle of Cinnamon’ Directions: 1. Heat milk in sauce pan or microwave. When hot—stir/whisk in the Nutella until all is ... Read More

Slice of Bourbon Buttermilk Pie

Recipe: Bourbon Buttermilk Pie

As I was searching the interwebs looking for something new and different to add to my Thanksgiving menu, I came across this recipe for Bourbon Buttermilk Pie… I’m a sucker for anything that calls for bourbon, if you are too, let’s both try this for our dessert table! Ingredients:   1 unbaked 9-inch pie crust, ... Read More

Bowl of pumpkin Pie dip with ginger snaps

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Dip

If you’re looking for a way to mix things up this Thanksgiving, but want to keep with the tradition of Pumpkin Pie… Try it in a dip! Ingredients: 1 package cream cheese, softened 2 c powdered sugar 1 (15 oz) can pumpkin pie filling 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground ginger Instructions: Beat the ... Read More

Pumpkin cookies with cream cheese icing, fall colored sprinkles on a white plate

Recipe: Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing

It finally feels like fall outside! So, if you haven’t introduced all the pumpkin flavored things into your routine by now, here’s the perfect thing to help you get started! Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Icing Yield: 24 Cookies Ingredients: For the Cookies 1 cup butter flavored shortening 1 cup unsalted butter; softened 2 cups ... Read More

Mason Jar-O-Lantern

We love Halloween decorations and we love a cute DIY project.. Here’s one that’s super easy and inexpensive to add to your seasonal decor’ Because we craft a fair amount in this house, we had the acrylic paints and brushes on hand, we hit the thrift stores for some different size mason jars (.49 cents ... Read More

Apples slices with peanut butter and raisins

After School Snacks Made Easy

Do your kids barge through the door in the afternoons starving like ravenous wolves looking for their first meal in a week? Mine sure do. If they aren’t looking for a pre homework snack, they’re rummaging for something quick before heading out again for training or practice. Here are a few easy after school snack ... Read More