Miami Vice Mocktail Popsicles

The best miami vice mocktail popsicles! Half strawberry daiquiri half pina colada! These are tropical, lava flow popsicles that everyone can enjoy since they are non-alcoholic. I LOVE shooting popsicles! Yes, they can be very messy, melt within minutes,...

No Bake S’mores Cheesecake Cups

No bake s’mores cheesecake made in a muffin pan to make s’mores dessert cheesecake cups! Why another s’more recipe?! (Is that even a real question??) Because you guys love, love, love s’more recipes.

Out of the Kitchen May 2018

WE’RE BACK WITH ANOTHER OUT OF THE KITCHEN POST – HERE’S WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO FOR THE MONTH OF MAY! Our backyard faces a forest, which is protected by the city. We had a huge tree fall down...

Watermelon Cake Roll

This summer watermelon cake roll would be so fun to include at a watermelon themed food party! So continues my love for all things watermelon ???? If you’re interested in more cute watermelon themed desserts, check out our watermelon...

Watermelon Marshmallow Slices

A fun no bake summer watermelon themed dessert – watermelon marshmallow slices! Who loves watermelon? THIS GIRL ???? I buy a watermelon each week during the summer, which is a lot of watermelon to eat by myself because Ryan...

Mixed Berry Galette

Summer berry pie recipe with an EASY all butter crust. This mixed berry galette is pie’s nontraditional little sister! I fell in love with this pie the summer of 2014. Why I haven’t made it every summer since I...

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One Year

I spent the morning grocery shopping, trying out a new recipe, and doing lots of dishes. There are still more dishes to do, but I could feel that I needed to sit down and write. Do you ever have...

Reese’s Magic Bars

Reese’s brownies with sweetened condensed milk – an easy party dessert known as Reese’s Magic Bars! Oh, friends! I think you will really like these reese’s bars. Whoever came up with the idea of pouring sweetened condensed milk on...

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon cookies rolled in sugar – a citrus summer cookie! I spent a whole week baking lemon cookies. The first batch failed miserably. The cookies were paper thin and see through!! The batches got better as I made small...

Baked Vanilla Donuts

This is hands down our favorite baked vanilla donut recipe! With options for chocolate or white chocolate glaze, we love adding lots of sprinkles! Donuts are my jam. I don’t think it was until I found out I had...