Dirty Coke Float Gift Basket

Dirty Coke Float Gift Basket_GG

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareSmiles #CollectiveBias I've always believed in the quote "it takes a village to raise a child."  I can't imagine raising my little people without the support, love and advice from my circle of trusted friends and family.  I have been blessed with an amazing "village" that helps keep me afloat.  So this summer I'm saying "thank you" with a Dirty Coke Float Gift Basket and sharing lots … [Read more...]

Chocolate Avocado Truffles

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I love chocolate.  I love avocados.  But, I would have NEVER thought to pair those two ingredients to make a rich, decedent dessert that is not only delicious but healthier for you too!  You absolutely have to make these Chocolate Avocado Truffles, they are SO good! My kids school recently hosted a Healthy Recipe Video Challenge and of course my daughter wanted to enter because she wanted to defend her winning title from last year.  You may remember that she created a fun breakfast recipe … [Read more...]

Naked Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting

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When there is a celebration there should be cake!  This time of year always brings lots of reasons to celebrate.  No matter what you are celebrating from graduation parties, teacher appreciation celebrations, birthday parties to Mother's Day this Naked Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting will be a star. I know this time of year can be crazy busy and running to the grocery store to pick up a store bought cake even seems daunting with your packed schedule, but I'm going to show you how … [Read more...]

Mini Rainbow Fruit Cookie Pizza

Mini Rainbow Fruit Pizza

This week my kids are on Spring Break and while I really wish we were on a cruise and enjoying warmer weather, we stayed on the home front and we're trying to keep ourselves entertained.  My kids love baking cookies and with St. Patrick's Day right around the corner we decided to get creative with a Mini Rainbow Fruit Cookie Pizza! My kids love fruit, but we were inspired to make the fun Rainbow Fruit Cookie Pizza after a trip to our local grocery store, Market Street, and their new Kids Free … [Read more...]

Conversation Heart Parfaits

Conversation Heart Parfait

This dessert is definitely something to talk about!  That's right these Conversation Heart Parfaits are easy to make, just in time for a sweet Valentine's Day treat everyone in your family will love. Did you know that these sweet little confections were first invented in 1866 and have been one of the best selling candies for Valentine's Day ever since?  Even if you aren't a big fan of these little candies I bet you can recall digging through a box trying to find the perfect saying to … [Read more...]

Berry Sweet Valentine Printable and Gift Idea

Basket of Strawberry Oreo Truffles

Valentine's Day is almost here and if you are looking for an easy and delicious gift idea then I've got you covered with our Berry Sweet Valentine Printable and Gift Idea. My sister told me she needed a gift idea for her schools secret valentine exchange and so I started thinking about what I would like to receive to help me get through the day with a classroom full of 5 and 6 year olds and only one thing came to mind...chocolate!  I picked up a bunch of red berry baskets on clearance at … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches

Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwich by Giggles Galore

Baking is a a big part of the holidays for our family.  As a kid it was like Christmas couldn't officially arrive until we had baked dozens of cookies in the kitchen with festive Christmas music playing in the background.  Thanks to Nestle Toll House for sponsoring today's post and inspiring me to create these delicious Gingerbread Cinnamon Cookie Sandwiches with Nestlé Toll House Rolled & Ready Cookie Dough Sheets! While I love baking I'm not a big fan of the mess that usually gets made. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Caramel Puff Pastry Bites

Chocolate Caramel Puff Pastry Bites_Giggle Galore

Do you have big plans for the holidays?  I love entertaining friends and family during this time of year and have several events including our annual Favorite Things Party, Christmas Eve dinner and our New Year's Eve party to plan for.  Fortunately, I have a "go-to" solution for making creative and delicious dishes that will transform the ordinary into EXTRAORDINARY!  Thanks to today's sponsor, Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry, I'm going to share my entertaining secret and these delicious recipe for … [Read more...]

Monster Brownie Sandwich Cookies

Monster Brownie Sandwich Cookies

This creative recipe is part of a sponsored post brought to you by Imperial Sugar, however as always all ideas and opinions are 100% my own. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home and I would have to agree.  I have so many memories of spending time in the kitchen helping my mom make dinner and standing on a stool licking the beaters and baking cookies.  It's been a while since I've baked treats with my kids so I decided to fix that with these Monster Brownie Sandwich Cookies. I love … [Read more...]

12 Must Try Summer Desserts

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This post was sponsored by Foodie.com. While I was compensated to create a Summer Dessert Collection, all opinions are my own. Check out Desserts of Summer by Mariah Leeson at Foodie.com Before summer dwindles away cool off with one of these 12 must try Summer Desserts.  From tart and sweet to creamy and cool these refreshing desserts will help you beat the summer heat and satisfy your sweet tooth.  And just in case your mouth isn't all ready watering from these delicious treats … [Read more...]