Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury™. The opinions and text are all mine. For me, the summer is all about creating special memories with my family.  Some of my favorite summer memories include baking with my mom and lemonade stands!  Nothing is quite as quintessential as an adorable lemonade stand, sticky fingers and sweet smiles.  I’m combining my favorite summer memories and making an extraordinary summer treat with my kids.  These strawberry lemonade … [Read more...]

Summer with SONIC® Cherry Limeade Slushed Pops

This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Things are heating up and before you know it the weather is going to be down right HOT!  As much as I don't love the scorching Texas heat, I do love carefree summer days.  Summer sunshine and slower paced schedules have a way of bringing out my inner free spirit.  And, so do the new SONIC® Cherry Limeade Slushed Pops At our house summer is also a season for traditions, trips to Sonic Drive-In, dips in the pool and … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar

Summer is in full swing here and we are filling our social calendar with lots of pool parties, backyard BBQ's and outdoor concerts. While the summer is heating up we are cooling down with a fun and refreshing DIY Patriotic Italian Soda Bar!  This red, white and blue drink station is perfect for all your summer celebrations and I'm sharing all the details for this Italian Soda Bar over on the Chinet® brand blog.   Guest young and old will enjoy sipping on their own delicious … [Read more...]

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...]

Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Pillsbury. All content, photos and opinions are 100% my own. Blossoms are blooming on trees, the weather is warming up and parties are being planned. Spring is nature's way of saying "let's party!" and I for one can't wait for Easter Egg Hunts, brunch and backyard BBQs.  Before you head off to your springtime celebrations you are definitely going to want to make these Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls. Warm flaky crescent rolls are filled with a cream … [Read more...]

Strawberry Watermelon Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

The other day we packed a picnic and headed outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather we've been having lately.  The perfect picnic has simple, delicious food and drinks that travel well.  This Strawberry Watermelon Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette is one of my favorite summer salads and absolutely perfect to take with you on a picnic or to a backyard BBQ. While it isn't quite summer yet, watermelons have started popping up at the grocery store.  My kids beg me to get one every time we are … [Read more...]

Here’s The Scoop Ice Cream Gift Basket

It's National Ice Cream Month and we thought we would celebrate by sharing our favorite treat with our friends and neighbors.  Because who doesn't love getting surprise gifts and who doesn't love ice cream?!?  This month turn an ordinary day into an extraordinary and delicious one with our super fun and easy Here's The Scoop Ice Cream Gift Basket. This sweet gift basket includes everything you're friends will need to celebrate National Ice Cream month.  Your friends will just … [Read more...]

DIY Ice Cream Cone Wrappers

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!  Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month?  And what better way then to celebrate all month long enjoying lazy summer afternoons and our favorite cool treat.  Summer just isn't complete without an ice cream social so today I'm sharing one of our favorite ideas to make those ordinary ice cream cones EXTRAORDINARY with these easy DIY Ice Cream Cone Wrappers. These easy DIY ice cream cone wrappers make it easy to customize ice cream … [Read more...]

Watermelon Blueberry and Coconut Salad

Hi Giggles Galore Readers! It is Rachel from R & R Workshop and I'm back with a yummy Watermelon Blueberry and Coconut Salad recipe to share with you today. It's summer and that means Watermelon season is here. :) We buy a watermelon at least once a week and love eating it with our meals or as a snack. I wanted to find a yummy combination to change it up a bit and I had accidentally bought a ton of shredded coconut. I had this for breakfast one morning and loved it! I … [Read more...]

Dipped Sprinkled Cones + Dairy Free Ice Cream

Do you love ice cream?  We do too! We can't wait for summer, carefree afternoons and cooling off with one of our favorite treats.  Today I'm sharing how to make easy dipped sprinkled cones perfect for ice cream socials and hot summer afternoons.  I'm so excited to have partnered with Blue Bunny Ice Cream to share some fun ways to enjoy this summertime treat. While everyone in my family LOVES ice cream it's not always easy to enjoy this sweet treat.  That's because my oldest daughter is … [Read more...]