Rice Krispies Football Treats

Our family LOVES Rice Krispies Treats! We make them for almost every holiday or season in different colors, shapes, and sizes. I love that they are a fun treat that our entire family can make together!  As a mom, I also love that they are a fat-free snack, easy to make, and super delicious. Yes, […]

Pirate Ship Birthday Cake

We recently celebrated Little Brother’s 3rd birthday Pirate Style! Little Brother announced he wanted a pirate birthday party with a pirate ship cake a few months before his birthday. My first thought was… how in the world would I be able to make a pirate ship birthday cake!? I love making cakes (for our kids […]

Christmas Wreath Cake

You may have seen one of our favorite Christmas Cookies- Christmas Wreath Cookies that I’ve shared previously. Last Christmas I made so many batches for Christmas parties and friends, that I admit I was rather tired of forming the wreaths when Christmas Day arrived. My husband was adamant that we HAD to have Christmas Wreath Cookies for […]

Chocolate Peppermint Pudding Cookies

By now, you may have realized we have a real love for pudding cookies! It’s amazing to me how a box of pudding can create the most moist and chewy cookies EVER! If you haven’t tried it yet, it’s a must! For our second day of advent this year our little ‘task’ was to make […]

Christmas Wreath Cookies {A Family Favorite}

Christmas Wreath Cookies are one of those beloved holiday cookies that are gone before you can even make a second batch! Yes, they are THAT good! Growing up my mom and I always loved rice krispie treats, then I married into a family who introduced me to these fantastic Christmas Wreath Cookies that were a […]

Thanksgiving Rolls with a Surprise

Looking for a fun way to include the whole family in giving thanks this Thanksgiving? Try adding a little surprise of: fun, thankfulness, and laughs to your Thanksgiving dinner table! Thanksgiving Rolls with a Surprise are a great way to get everyone talking, sharing, and laughing together at dinner.  Ingredients: Package of Jumbo Crescent Rolls […]

Grand Opening & $50 Pampered Chef Giftcard Giveaway!

This weekend is the Grand Opening of My Pampered Chef Online Store on Cheerios and Lattes! I admit that I have a little bit of an obsession with kitchen gadgets! There is something about a new tool in the kitchen that gets me all excited and inspired to make something new! For these reasons, I […]

Werther’s Original® Caramels Baking Bash {& Caramel Recipe Collection}

Last weekend I hosted a Werther’s Original® Caramels Baking Bash at our home. Werther’s Original®  sent us several bags of their new baking caramels for us to try out on a few favorite fall recipes! I invited a few of our neighbors over on a Sunday afternoon while our little kids were napping to bake […]

Chocolate Turtle Cake Roll

I love to try my hand at new baking ideas! I have created all types of ‘roll recipes’ for dinner but never a dessert. I choose this recipe from Dorothy at Crazy for Crust for my Werther’s Original® Caramel Baking Bash because it looked absolutely delicious and I thought it would be fun to ‘master’ […]


The word on the street is that Carmelitas are pretty much the most amazing dessert bar EVER! That’s a pretty strong statement to make to a dessert lover, so ever since hearing this I have been looking for a great reason to bake a batch in which the boys and I wouldn’t be the only […]