Mini Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Raspberry Ganache

AD - This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury™. The opinions and text are all mine.   Love is in the air and the sweetest holiday is just around the corner.  This Valentine's Day show your sweetheart how much you love them with decadent mini chocolate cakes with chocolate raspberry ganache.  These mini cakes are a sweet finish to a romantic Valentine's dinner and you'll love how easy they are to whip up, just in time to celebrate with your loved ones! We used to … [Read more...]

Rocket Ship Cake Push Pops

Ad - This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury. The opinions and text are all mine. One of the things I love about the summer is that I get to spend quality time with my kid reading, swimming, crafting and baking.  Being a teacher's daughter, I especially love when we can incorporate a little learning into our summertime fun.  Recently my kids have been obsessed with space and learning about the galaxy, planets and space exploration. When I discovered that … [Read more...]

Galactic Space Cupcakes

Did you know that 12 people have walked on the surface of the moon?  Me either, but recently my kids have been obsessed with checking out books and watching shows about space.  I've learned quite a bit about space this summer, including that there is even an annual holiday, Space Exploration Day on July 20th, that commemorates the anniversary of the first manned mission to the Moon.  If there is a holiday to be celebrated you can guarantee that I'll find a way to make it fun and … [Read more...]

25 Carrot Themed Recipes and Crafts for Easter

Easter is just a month away, and I am so excited. I love Easter and all of the traditions that go with it, like Easter egg hunt parties, new Easter outfits for church, and confetti egg!  There are so many ways to celebrate Easter, and many of us like to gather with our loved ones, feast on delicious food, have egg hunts with the kids, and just be together. Inspired by the Easter bunny himself, and his favorite food I have rounded up 25 Carrot Themed Recipes and Crafts for Easter.  … [Read more...]

Love is in the Air Valentine’s Day Party

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, hearts are all a flutter and love is in the air!  With Valentine's Day just around the corner I thought it would be fun to create a whimsical Love is in the Air Valentine's Day Party for my kids and their friends. The idea for this party came to me after I made these adorable Hot Air Balloon Valentine's Day Boxes.  I loved how cute that craft turned out, I thought it would make a darling party for my kids and their friends too. When it comes to … [Read more...]

DIY Fortune Cupcakes

Instead of the typical spooky Halloween party entertain your friends this year with a magical dinner party full of good fortune and fun. We planned and hosted a fun Magical Fortune Teller Halloween Dinner Party. Guest were invited to a magical night under the stars and enjoyed good food, great company and a fun treats. We all want to know what the future holds, so why not give your guest a glimpse into the future with delicious DIY Fortune Cupcakes. This fate tempting tradition dates back to … [Read more...]

Cupcake Wars Birthday Party

My girls recently discovered Cupcake Wars on Netflix and they have been obsessed with watching and recreating this popular show.  Every time they have friends over they beg to make cupcakes so they can practice their baking skills.  It was no surprise when both her and a friend requested a Cupcake Wars Birthday Party. Frosting, sprinkles and cupcakes galore, you're invited to battle for the cupcake crown at this creative Cupcake Wars themed birthday party. I've teamed up with Oriental Trading … [Read more...]

Lemonade for Livy Lemonade Stand

Summer just isn't complete without a visit to a lemonade stand. An ice cold glass of lemonade is the perfect way to beat the summer heat, but we all know that it's the cute kids selling the lemonade that make it so sweet. Show me a lemonade stand with cute kiddos and I will stop every. single. time. Not only are summer lemonade stands adorable, they are also a great way to teach kids about so many important life skills and lessons. We have had many lemonade stands over the years and I love … [Read more...]

25 Easter Dessert Ideas

Easter is one of my favorite holidays to spend time with my family and friends, remembering the true meaning of the day and watching the kids' excitement. It also means lots of delicious foods, especially all the sweets! I have picked out 25 Easter Dessert Ideas that are prepared to amaze even the pickiest eaters.25 Easter Dessert Ideas Sugar cookies are always a great idea to have, especially with a kiss in the center.Easter Blossom Sugar Cookies Funfetti makes these blondies more … [Read more...]

17 Fun Halloween Treats

Pumpkins, ghosts, witches, oh my! There is no limit to what you can be for Halloween- just as there are LOTS of fun Halloween Treats that you can make for parties, classrooms, favors, or just because!  Surprise your guests, students, and kids with these spooky treats that they are sure to love.  It is also a great way to get your kids in the kitchen with you creating memories.  And yummy treats, at that! Make a monster cake that is the centerpiece of the dessert table, complete with monster … [Read more...]