Grinch Munch Popcorn

Traditions play a big part in our holiday celebrations. Every year we look forward to the arrival of our elf, decorating gingerbread houses, and serving others with our 12 Days of Service Project and watching our favorite holiday movies. It's these little things that help make the holiday feel truly magical. The holiday season would not be complete for our family without our annual How the Grinch Stole Christmas movie night. This year we are making the Imperial Sugar recipe for Grinch Munch … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Pecans in Pumpkin Jars

November is all about giving thanks for the many blessings we have in our lives.  We try hard to keep a thankful journal all year long so we can always count our blessings, but during this time of the year I'm particularly diligent in talking about and modeling gratitude with my children.  We have so many people in our lives to be thankful for and one of the ways we show them how much we appreciate them is with simple acts of kindness or gifts.  These Pumpkin Spice Pecans in Pumpkin Jars are the … [Read more...]

Vampire Blood White Hot Chocolate

When you are a kid Halloween is such a magical time. You get to dress up and turn your dream of being a superhero or princess into a reality for one magical night, and there are treats galore.  As a mom I love indulging my kids grand ideas for their costumes and creating extraordinary memories with special spooky treats just for fun.  These Vampire Blood White Hot Chocolate treats are the perfect way to warm your bones after a chilly night of trick-or-treating. The kids will love sipping on … [Read more...]

Cookie Cutter Ornament Place Cards

Christmas is just around the corner and we are trying to squeeze in a few last minute holiday traditions.  I think that is my favorite thing about this time of year. I love all the family traditions, old and new, that help make the holidays extraordinary!  Over the years it's become a tradition to host a Gingerbread House Decorating party, but this year we decided to switch things up and decorate gingerbread cookies instead.  I found this fun idea for Cookie Cutter Ornament Place Cards on … [Read more...]

Turkey Treat Box with Pumpkin Spice Snack

I love Thanksgiving because it marks the start of the holiday season, which is often a busy but very memorable time of the year.  We have so much to be thankful for and I love that this beautiful holiday gives us time to truly reflect on all those blessings.  This year take the kids table from ordinary to extraordinary with a Turkey Treat Box filled with Pumpkin Spice Snack. This is one of those simple and fun recipes your kids can help make and as an added bonus they can decorate the turkey … [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...]

Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub

If you are anything like me all you want for Mother's Day is a vacation...or to sleep in and maybe even enjoy a day of pampering! I'm dreaming of a tropical vacation where I'm laying on the beach reading a book; listening to the sound of the waves crashing while a warm tropical breeze blows, gently swaying my hammock from side to side.  While my dream vacation will have to remain just that, a dream I've teamed up with Imperial Sugar to share this amazing Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub, which is like … [Read more...]

Valentine Marshmallow Necklace

Do you remember making cereal necklaces as a kid?  Or did you always beg your mom to buy you one of those candy necklaces at the store? Then I bet you and your kids will absolutely love making a Valentine Marshmallow Necklace!  This is a sweet little something to keep, or give away to your special Valentine, and of course anything you can make, wear, and eat for a snack later on is a winner in my book! My kids loved being able to create their own one of a kind Valentine Marshmallow Necklace … [Read more...]

Reindeer Ho Ho Treats

Create magical Christmas memories and squeals of delight with these adorable Reindeer Ho Ho Treats! I'm super excited to share this adorable and easy holiday treat with you, but before we get to the tutorial I want to make sure you stick around for our Home for the Holidays Christmas Blog Round Robin, keep reading for all the fun details! Surprise your kids with a special after school treat or have them join you in the kitchen to make these edible reindeers.  This edible art projects is a … [Read more...]

Indian Corn Cookies

The other day while I was preparing for my Kids Thanksgiving Table TV segment on The Broadcast I came across this recipe on the Imperial Sugar Kids Kitchen website.  I knew I wanted to have an interactive activity that the kids could do and enjoy on Thanksgiving while the adults are busy getting the big meal ready. These Indian Corn Cookies looked easy and my kids agreed that they sounded yummy too!  A was talking about the idea with a friend of ours and mentioned that we were headed home to … [Read more...]