20 Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Ever on the hunt for new homemade ice cream recipes? Chocolate and vanilla gets a little boring around here, so I am often searching the web to find new flavors my family can try. Since I've gathered up quite a list of refreshing ice cream recipes, I thought I would share them all with my readers! No matter if you are wanting fruity or chocolate, this list of 20 homemade ice cream recipes … [Read more...]

Easy Snack for Kids: Peanut Butter Banana Rollup

Peanut Butter Banana Rollup

We are all about easy snacks for kids in this house. I have enough on my "plate" (pun intended) with 3 meals, housework, blogging, and playing with my little ones. Snack time should ALWAYS be simple, in my book! With Sawyer being quite the picky eater, I have to take the foods he likes and get creative with them. Because he loves peanut butter and a banana is usually edible to him, these Peanut … [Read more...]

Patriotic Puppy Chow

Patriotic Puppy Chow #Dessert #Recipe #July4th

Raise your hand if you like classic Puppy Chow as much as I do! The combination of sweet and crunchy is usually perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth. Since July 4th will be here in less than a month, I thought a patriotic dessert would be perfect. This Patriotic Puppy Chow would be perfect for Americana parties or barbecues. It makes the perfect finger food for those wanting something … [Read more...]

Flip Flop Cookies

Flip Flop Cookies

With the summer upon us, it's flip flip season! Seriously, I would wear nothing but flip flops every day -- all year round, if it didn't get so chilly in the winter. Today, as I slid on my favorite pair, I started thinking about summer desserts and treats. It's also fun to have themed goodies in the house, right?! That's why I think these Flip Flop Cookies are so cute! They would be great for a … [Read more...]

15 Patriotic Desserts

15 Patriotic Desserts #FlagDay #MemorialDay #4thofJuly

Patriotic desserts are a great way to show off your American spirit. With so many holidays resonating from our American heritage, there are always reasons to celebrate with food. Independence day usually involves BBQs and fireworks. Memorial and Labor Days around here were often spent camping down at the lake when I was younger. These events call for Patriotic desserts that will satisfy the … [Read more...]

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MilkSplash Orange Dream Cream Taste Test

Though I have a very picky child, milk has not been a struggle. Sawyer has enjoyed drinking milk with breakfast and at snack time since we made the switch after his first birthday. With his refusal to eat most fruits and veggies, I take comfort knowing that he's getting something good out of the milk he drinks each day. Still, I am sure plain white milk can get a little boring. I admit I … [Read more...]

Italian Chicken Braid


I first wrote this recipe earlier this year to enter into a cooking contest, but of course, like most things, I forgot and it's just been sitting here in my notes on my computer. I finally decided to dig it up and try it out, and let me tell you, it was awesome! You dump everything together and put it in the middle of the dough, wrap it up and pop it in the oven. That's it! It's delicious and … [Read more...]