Handmade Gifts Under $25

Calling all DIY lovers! And those of you who are trying to save a little bit of cash by making Handmade Gifts Under $25! Handmade gifts come from the heart and show how much you treasure the ones you are giving gift too. Some of these ideas may only take half an hour, or less and we think anyone would be thrilled to get one of these amazing gifts. Do something out of the ordinary.. learn how to arm knit! And make a cute infinity wreath in someone's favorite color!Arm Knit Infinity Scarf Do … [Read more...]

Smart Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift

Today I have a really cute and easy teacher appreciation gift to share with you, and it includes FREE printables.  Treat your teachers and show them how much you appreciate everything they do with our Smart Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6th and we want to make sure our teachers are showered with lots of notes, gifts and treats to show them just how special and extraordinary they are.  Our school has a theme for each day of the week and one of the days is … [Read more...]

Chocolate Spider Cookies

It's funny how something that totally creeps me out in real life can be one of my favorite Halloween decorations and now treats.  These creepy crawly Chocolate Spider Cookies won't scare you, chance are they'll make you smile!  These cute spiders are the perfect Halloween treat for parties, teacher gifts or just because. I don't think there is a holiday that goes by that I don't spend time with my kids in the kitchen.  It's one of those things that not only gives you the opportunity to make … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches with Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream

Summer may officially be over, but that doesn't mean you can't still enjoy a delicious and cool treat.  That's right these Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches with Apple Cinnamon Ice Cream are bursting with fall flavors and giving us a reason to hang on to one of our favorite parts of summer just a little bit longer. These tempting treats take advantage of deliciously warm fall flavors for an irresistible dessert the whole family will love.  Plus, this is a great recipe for your kids to get in the … [Read more...]

Mini Rainbow Fruit Cookie 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...]

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...]

Smart Cookie Teacher Gifts

School is just around the corner for us and my daughter will soon be meeting her kindergarten teacher at "Meet the Teacher" night.  She is so excited to find out who she will have as a teacher and to meet new friends from her class. I come from a family of educators so I know that simple and thoughtful tokens of appreciation can brighten a teacher's day and let's face it they definitely deserve it for all they do!  I wanted to make some small teacher gifts that we could take with us to "Meet … [Read more...]