Rocket Ship Cake Push Pops

Ad - This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury. The opinions and text are all mine. One of the things I love about the summer is that I get to spend quality time with my kid reading, swimming, crafting and baking.  Being a teacher's daughter, I especially love when we can incorporate a little learning into our summertime fun.  Recently my kids have been obsessed with space and learning about the galaxy, planets and space exploration. When I discovered that … [Read more...]

Galactic Space Cupcakes

Did you know that 12 people have walked on the surface of the moon?  Me either, but recently my kids have been obsessed with checking out books and watching shows about space.  I've learned quite a bit about space this summer, including that there is even an annual holiday, Space Exploration Day on July 20th, that commemorates the anniversary of the first manned mission to the Moon.  If there is a holiday to be celebrated you can guarantee that I'll find a way to make it fun and … [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...]

Cupcake Wars Birthday Party

My girls recently discovered Cupcake Wars on Netflix and they have been obsessed with watching and recreating this popular show.  Every time they have friends over they beg to make cupcakes so they can practice their baking skills.  It was no surprise when both her and a friend requested a Cupcake Wars Birthday Party. Frosting, sprinkles and cupcakes galore, you're invited to battle for the cupcake crown at this creative Cupcake Wars themed birthday party. I've teamed up with Oriental Trading … [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...]

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...]

Chocolate Avocado Truffles

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...]

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...]