Orange Fruit Cups

Several years ago I hosted a Citrus Dinner Party for my mom and a group of her teacher friends.  One of the most popular details of that party were these Orange Sherbet Orange Cups.  Everyone seemed to love that I used the actual oranges to serve the sherbet, so I decided to do the same thing for our Orange You Glad It's Summer party. But, instead of sherbet I made these healthy Orange Fruit Cups. I am a big fan of turning the ordinary into extraordinary, it's the little details … [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...]

Kids Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Thanksgiving isn’t just for the adults! There are so many Kids Thanksgiving Table Ideas, from tablescapes to crafts! Having the kids help you in the kitchen with cute treats, making centerpieces, and decorating the table is a great way to teach them all about giving Thanks and being blessed. I know I definitely feel blessed when I spend quality time with the kids, and it helps you keep your sanity on Thanksgiving Day. I shared this really cute Whoo’s Thankful Kids’ Thanksgiving Table several … [Read more...]

25 No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

October is all about pumpkins galore! From fall to Halloween, we love seeing how pumpkins are decorated and displayed. Add some spirit to your Halloween pumpkins with some of these 25 No Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas! Get creative when it comes to decorating them. The imagination is amazing- It’s so much fun to come up with cute and spooky ideas that allow you to skip the carving. It really does not matter if you use real pumpkins or faux ones. All these ideas can be used on either. Dip … [Read more...]

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

Orange you glad it's Friday?!?  I know I am. This week our kids headed back to school and it's been a whirlwind of emotions, activity and adjustments.  Let's face it, the first week of school can be a little hard for everyone so today we are celebrating with homemade cinnamon rolls with orange cream cheese icing. We are all excited to have a routine again, but it does take some time to adjust to all of the changes.  So while we work on getting back on track for those early mornings, packing … [Read more...]

Free Printables for Fall and Halloween!

Is it Fall weather where you live yet?  It is almost October and there's a slight chill in the air.  State fairs are rolling into town- which usually means cooler weather comes soon after!  I thought I would gather up some of the free printables for Fall and for Halloween too so that you could start preparing for decorating and maybe even a party!  Whether your decoration style is whimsical and classic or spooky and colorful, there's something for everyone! Celebrate Fall with some candy … [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...]

Citrus Dinner Party

My mom recently asked me to help her with a dinner party for her co-workers.  They are school teachers and the end of the year has been a bit hectic and a few staff changes prompted them to get together for a relaxing evening surrounded by friends.  I used the beautiful backyard with a stunning Koi pond as my inspiration and decided on a simple, yet elegant citrus theme for this outdoor citrus dinner party. The dessert table was simple and featured orange creamsicle cupcakes, orange … [Read more...]

Orange Sherbet Orange Cups

I recently helped my mom with a citrus dinner party for some of her coworkers and friends.  They were having a potluck style dinner and my mom asked me to come up with a few simple desserts.  Since I ended up going with a citrus theme for the party I decided to tie the desserts into the theme with these orange sherbet orange cups. This dessert was simple, but the presentation makes a statement and added a little bit of unexpected whimsy to the party.  All you need are some oranges (I used … [Read more...]