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...]

Double Chocolate Mousse Parfaits

This post is being sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The holidays are coming, and so are all the family dinners, cocktail parties, and holiday shindigs. I love this time of year and all the opportunities to entertain and mingle with our friends and family. And, let's be honest who can resist all the yummy treats that start to show up this time of year! Speaking of treats, these delicious double chocolate mousse parfaits definitely need to be a part of … [Read more...]

Easy Entertaining: Fall Coffee Bar

I'm always looking for a reason to hang out with friends and catch up.  The older I get I find that spending time with close girlfriends is essential for my sanity & my soul.  Now that fall is here, and the kids are in school, I thought it would be fun to host a few girlfriends over and catch up over coffee.  I set up a simple Fall Coffee Bar and invited friends over so we could take a break from the hustle and the bustle that comes with this time of year. I'm excited … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift Card Holder

My life has been so fast and furious lately that Mother's Day just snuck up on me. Under the circumstances I thought it was best to go the gift card route, but I wanted the mothers in my life to feel special and gift cards can seem so impersonal. My solution was to let the container carry the message of love and appreciation. If you are looking for a great last minute gift idea for Mother's Day you are going to love this handmade Mother's Day gift card holder. Using my Cricut Explore Air 2 … [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...]

Leftover Halloween Candy Recipes

Every year, it never fails, the kids come home with overflowing bags of candy on Halloween night! Even if we don't stay out trick-or-treating long, they still end up with so much candy. Or I end up buying lots of candy on sale after Halloween. Instead of sneaking candies out of the kids' trick or treat bags this year, have them hop into the kitchen with you and create some extraordinary treats with the extra Halloween candy. These Leftover Halloween Candy Recipes are out of this world delicious! … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

It's my favorite time of year once again- autumn is in the air and the season of harvests, festivals and spectacular changes are upon us.  I think I love this season so much because it embraces my need for change.  While most people avoid change at all cost, I crave the need to mix things up.  Autumn is all about change. Change in temperature, change in clothing, a change in the colors of leaves and a change in my morning routine.  As the weather gets cooler it's a time where I take a moment to … [Read more...]

The Creative Collection Link Party

Welcome to the Creative Collection Link Party! Let's check out some favorites from last week's party: Reeses Cheesecake | Simply Stacie DIY Wood Caddy | Lolly Jane   Roasted Chicken with Orange Glaze | Art from my Table How to Grow a Pineapple | Delineate Your Dwelling An InLinkz Link-up … [Read more...]

Mocha Coffee Milkshake

Are you a chocolate lover?  Or is coffee what perks you up?  Why pick sides when you can enjoy both?!? This Mocha Coffee Milkshake is a dream come true for coffee and chocolate lovers. Rich, full-bodied coffee and smooth vanilla ice cream meet Cafe Mocha Coffee-mate for an over-the-top decadent indulgence.  Topped with fluffy whipped cream and drizzled with rich chocolate syrup this Mocha Coffee Milkshake is designed to help you achieve your daily dose of decadence. We all lead busy lives. … [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...]