Travel, Treats, Tips, & Traditions

Desserts

Strawberry Hill Povitica – Enjoy the holidays and spread the love with this giveaway!

chocolate povitica

During the holidays we all want to serve something special to our loved ones.  We’ve found a new holiday tradition that is as unique as it is sweet. Holidays are…

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Easy Two Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins : You are welcome.

pumpkin-pie-muffins-easy

Pumpkin Muffin recipe. Brace yourself.  It’s Fall, or as I like to call it; ‘put pumpkin in everything‘ season.  I love Pumpkin.  One of our favorite recipes that I honestly make…

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The Best DIY Firetruck Cake – so easy!

diy easy firetruck cake

I have always wanted to have a ‘wow factor’ cake for birthday parties.  We never really had the budget for a professional cake, and I didn’t trust my own abilities. …

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Design tips for a Small Bathroom

Design tips for a small bathroom is a sponsored partnership with Bed Bath and Beyond. We recently added on a small powder room to our house.  We have five people…

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BB8 Cupcakes, Star Wars The Force Awakens

So we made some easy BB8 cupcakes for our son’s Star Wars birthday…. sort of.  I suppose I should say we attempted some DIY BB8 cupcakes.  We really tried.  I…

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Rainbow Unicorn Party Punch

So my littlest went through about five hundred different themes for her birthday party – Dora, Princess, Frozen (She decided against Frozen because “Grandma’s birfday is right after my birfday…

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Healthier Shamrock Shake Copy Cat Recipe

So I admit it, our kids LOVE Shamrock Shakes.  I used to be a big fan of Shamrock Shakes from McDonald’s myself but they are too sweet for me now,…

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Easy Whiskey Cupcakes Recipe

My friend Rabecca is here today to share her Easy Whiskey Cupcakes Recipe. Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! It gets better you guys; she made Baileys frosting….. from…

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Leftover Valentine’s Day Candy Treats

Valentines Day Treats

I don’t know if you are anything like me, but I kinda hate holidays where kids come home with a bunch of candy.  I love Valentine’s Day, but all the…

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Easy Peanut Butter Cheesecake & Graham Cracker Houses

Fun fact – In college my husband used to bake and sell cheesecake during the holidays for extra money.  My husband is not a trained chef or baker, but he…

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Star Wars Cupcakes : Easy Recipe

Star Wars cupcakes

So this month my son turned eight.  Let’s sit back for just one second and try to figure out how eight got here so fast….. I just can’t. Anyway, we…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Ice Cream Recipe : Veggies Don’t Bite!

I am ridiculously excited to introduce Sophia from Veggies Don’t Bite to share her vegan ice cream recipe with us.  Our family is not vegan but I am always looking…

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DIY Pumpkin Iced Latte : With REAL Pumpkin!

diy pumpkin iced latte

DIY Pumpkin Iced Latte. So I am sure many of you have seen that ‘what’s in a pumpkin spiced latte’ image floating around the internet.  I am not quite as…

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Winnie the Pooh Party : Pretty Cute If I do Say So Myself!

winnie the pooh birthday party

This past weekend we celebrated our Little Miss C turning Three with a Winnie The Pooh Themed Birthday Party!  If you are planning a Winnie the Pooh themed birthday party…

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Healthy Party Snack Ideas

pretzel Crisps

We are always on the hunt for healthy party snack ideas and healthier on the go options.  As a mom that is trying to balance being healthy along with being…

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Sugar Bowl Bakery : Mother’s Day Tea

Are you hosting a Mother’s Day Tea?  I have a quick suggestion for a lovely addition to your menu!  We were recently introduced to Sugar Bowl Bakery desserts and we…

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Three fun things to do with Peeps!

top peeps recipies

Peeps are a sweet Easter tradition in our house.   Peeps taste the same as ever, but there are SO many different types of Peeps!  Chick and Bunny Peeps come in…

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Better for you Root Beer Float

better-for-you-root-beer-float

I am always looking to make traditional recipes a little bit better for our family.  We like to eat healthy and clean as much as possible, but that doesn’t mean…

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Easy Disney Frozen Inspired Cupcakes

frozen cupcakes

My daughter LOVES Frozen (I mean, who doesn’t?!)  and she really wanted some Frozen inspired goodies at her #DisneySide birthday party.  I was sad to see our Party City was…

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Tillamook Ice Cream! Yum!

Tillamook

Last night we had a fun little holiday treat!  It is fun to surprise the kids from time to time  with ‘for no real reason’ special treat.  We don’t have…

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