St. Patrick’s Day Desserts! It *is* easy being green.
If you’re not ready to color tonight’s dinner green, save the emerald edibles for dessert! Here are a few ideas for some lucky post-mealtime treats.... Read More
Rainbow Cake in a jar. Clever little leprechauns.
Here’s a fun, decorative treat for your little leprechauns this St. Patrick’s Day. Give them away to friends or keep them yourselves! Rainbow Cake in... Read More
Festive edibles! St. Patrick’s Day snacks and treats your kids will love.
St. Patrick’s Day is coming so it’s time to get your fill of green food. Go ahead, everybody’s doing it. Leprechaun Bait This is the... Read More
Mix-it-up with these super easy “dump-and-run” Halloween Treats!
#1 Harvest Hash Chex Mix Treats This looks easy, fun and a great way to sneak in a few whole grains and nuts? Kids are... Read More
Five spoooooky Halloween treats. Eat them if you dare!
It’s Halloween season already and you know what that means. Time to scour Pinterest and try making really adorable snacks that, when executed, look absolutely... Read More
Serve up seasonal fright and delight with these snacks. So easy, it’s spooky!
Looking to strike a balance of humor and gore in your family friendly Halloween efforts? Look no further. This is high impact, low effort, with... Read More
Pumpkin, caramel, hazelnut, oh my! Make your own flavored coffee creamers!
Want to enjoy one of those delicious coffee shop concoctions while knowing exactly what’s going in your coffee? Check out these DIY flavored coffee creamers... Read More
Caramel Apple Cider Crock Pot Recipe. Yah, that just happened.
Just like they make at Starbucks, only you’re saving yourself $3.50. Score. Ingredients Serves 4 4 cups apple cider 3 tablespoons caramel syrup (the ice... Read More
One Pot Clambake. It’s summertime without the mess!
Ready for a summer clambake without having to “bake” at all? Get ready for this seasonal favorite and all you need is a big ‘ol... Read More
How to hard boil the *perfect* egg.
Are you ready to color your Easter eggs? It’s always a good idea to use hard boiled eggs unless you’re ready to clean up a... Read More
Slow Cooker Tikka Masala that even the kids will like. And if they don’t, more for you.
Sometimes my kids say, “Hey mom, why don’t we try some new foods for dinner– something ethnic, maybe?” (never). But that doesn’t stop me from... Read More
Delicious Salsa Chicken crockpot recipe. Three ingredients. Done.
Here’s another dinner recipe that’s so easy and delicious, it’s just SILLY. My mother gave me this recipe and we now eat it constantly. It’s... Read More
Tried. Loved. Cauliflower “Fried Rice” recipe. Even the kids ate it!
When January blew in (along with a few extra pounds), I decided squeezing myself into my jeans any longer really sucked and it was time... Read More
Homemade Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Sandwiches. Eat your heart out!
What says Valentine’s Day better than cookie ice cream sandwiches? Actually, I don’t think the two have anything to do with each other, but I’ll... Read More
Nothing says “I love you” like Heart-shaped Valentine’s Day Treats.
Valentine’s Day is around the corner and I’m in the mood to get totally corny on my kids with this festive food. A quick look... Read More
My favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Seriously yummy.
Thanksgiving is around the corner and everyone is beginning to salivate like Pavlov’s Dogs because they know they’re about to dig into that one special,... Read More
This Veggie Platter will be a *Hoot* at your family feast!
Veggie platters are a staple at any Thanksgiving feast. Here is a fun way to display this appetizer tray. Maybe it will even entice the... Read More
Chicken Pot Pie Soup recipe. Just try to stop eating it.
Ready for a soup that will stick to your bones? Here’s a delicious, hearty soup that’s insanely easy to make and everyone in the family... Read More
Mix it up! Six new recipes for Roasted Pumpkin Seeds!
I really love roasted pumpkin seeds but after decades of eating them with oil and salt, I’m looking to mix things up a bit. Check... Read More
“Homemade” Chicken Soup: From the pot to your mouth in 15 minutes.
I love homemade chicken soup, but the thought of making “homemade” chicken broth sends me running for the hills. This soup is an adaptation of... Read More
Tried it? 5 crazy but delish lobster dishes from restaurants around Maine!
Perusing my latest issue of All Recipes magazine, I came across an article dedicated to Maine and lobster. Did you know that more than 80... Read More
Did someone say Casserole? Try out this simple & tasty Mac-n-Cheese recipe.
Macaroni and Cheese has been a favorite of kids (and grown-ups) for generations. Try out this super simple and delicious recipe that’s sure to please... Read More
DIY Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. Made at home for 40¢ a cup!
From the minute the first leaf turns orange, people start going bonkers with the impending arrival of Pumpkin Spice (well, everything). Starbucks has managed to... Read More
PEEPS S’Mores Easter Treats. Yes, please!
This wins my personal prize for cutest Easter treats EVAH! No campfire necessary! This recipe and photos are courtesy of CincyShopper.com. Check them out, they... Read More
Pizza Dough Desserts: Twist up some Yummy Hot Pretzels!
Looking for some delicious, indoor fun? Try your hand at making sweet soft pretzels. Super easy to make with store-bought pizza dough and it’s a... Read More
Taste Test: Which store-bought pancake mixes are the best?
I just received a coupon for Krusteaz, and it got me thinking…pancakes. Delicious, light and fluffy homemade (and by that I mean, made-at-home-out-of-the-box) flap jacks.... Read More
Beyond the turkey sandwich. New recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers!
After you’ve had your fill of turkey sandwiches, there are still plenty of options for all those Thanksgiving leftovers! Extra crudite makes for excellent salad... Read More
Rice Krispie Turkey Legs: Make these and be the coolest person at Thanksgiving!
Do you know what my new Thanksgiving obsession is? Rice Krispie Turkey Legs. They look ADORABLE, the are TASTY and they are unexpectedly easy to... Read More
Rat Bites! Super easy, affordable and fun Halloween treat!
My ever-inventive mother spied this super-cute, edible Halloween craft from a family magazine and had it all ready for the grandkids’ visit last Friday night.... Read More
My favorite cool weather crockpot recipe. Beef Stew. So easy, you’ll freak.
Take a big breath and blow the dust of the ol’ crock pot. It’s cool weather cooking time! I was given this Beef Stew recipe from a... Read More