Candy Corn Punch

Candy Corn Punch - Fun Layered Halloween Punch

Now that it's October I'm ready to get into the Halloween spirit.  I just can't in September.  It's too early.  Heck, in September I'm still holding on to summer.  But now?  Yep, ready. We made this fun layered drink for the Fourth of July and my kids loved it.  It's easy and a fun thing to serve when neighbor kids are over.  (Plus, they will think you're the coolest and they'll have no idea how you did this.)  This is what you'll need: I saw this over on High Heels & Grills and … [Continue reading...]

Pierogie Casserole {Secret Recipe Club}

Pierogie Casserole Stuffed with Cheese Filled Pierogies, Veggies and Cheese

Something's wrong with me.  Seriously, seriously wrong.  Ever since returning from our summer long adventure in Peru my sweet tooth has been, well, gone.  I still crave a little something sweet every once in awhile but not like before we left.  What the heck?  Should I go see a doctor about it?  I probably should.  I want my sweet tooth back! So this month for my Secret Recipe Club assignment I was assigned A Taste of Madness.  Cathleen is the woman behind the blog and I'm amazed at how … [Continue reading...]

Free Printable Lunch Box Notes for Kids

Free Printable Lunch Box Notes for Kids

We are on a lunch box note roll at my house.  My daughter loves them and I love putting a little something extra in her lunch box.  We’ve made quite a few over the years, holiday notes, jokes and even Minion lunch box notes.  To see all of the ones we’ve created just go over […]

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Homemade Hawaiian Sweet Rolls (Bread Machine)

Copycat Hawaiian Sweet Rolls Recipe - Bread Machine

After making our other Hawaiian Sweet Bread recipe, we’re on a hunt for the perfect Hawaiian Sweet Bread recipe.  I love the deliciousness of those darn rolls and could eat about 6 of them in a single sitting. This recipe is definitely an easy one.  You just add the ingredients listed in order and turn […]

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Mom’s Banana Bread

Mom's Banana Bread - The Best Recipe Ever

How do you keep bananas from going brown so quickly?  I hate when I buy a bunch at the store and literally three days later they look like this. What do you do with them besides make Banana Bread? I haven’t made banana bread in years so I figured that’s what I would do with […]

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Give Your Kids Some Lunchbox Love (and a Giveaway)

Lunchbox Love Lunch box Notes

It’s been forever since we’ve had a giveaway so I’m super excited to bring you this one.  Not just because it’s a giveaway (BTW, I love giveaways!) but because it’s a super cool giveaway! Lunchbox Love sent me a half year supply of lunchbox notes (volumes 81 – 88) to try out.  A half of a […]

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Slow Cooker Beef Tips and Gravy

Slow Cooker Beef Tips and Gravy (Crock Pot)

Now that my kids are back to school and I’m back to work I dread dinner time.  We get home, we do homework and then I realize it’s time to eat.  Ugh.  I forgot about dinner.  So this year I’ve decided I’m going to do a lot more slow cooker/crock pot cooking.  I forget about […]

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More Minions Lunch Box Notes {Free Printable}

Minion Lunch Box Notes - Free Printable - second set

Did you see our first Minion Lunch Box Notes post?  They were such a huge hit with my daughter and all her friends that we had to make some more.  I love hearing her comments when she gets home about what her and her friends thought.  If I add a joke note to her lunch […]

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Hawaiian Sweet Bread

Hawaiian Sweet Bread Copycat Recipe

My kids and I love Hawaiian Sweet Bread.  And when I say love, I mean we are totally obsessed with it.  I remember eating it years ago in Hawaii with Guava jam.  It was so delicious I’ve been hooked ever since.  And apparently I’ve passed that obsession on to my kids. Because we can sit […]

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You’ve Been Mugged – Back to School Fun with Free Printables

You've Been Mugged - Fun Work Gift Idea with Free Printables

The school year has started.  Were you ready to send your kids back?  I’m sure parents are all screaming “YES!!!!”  But educators?  Not so much.  Well, I was ready to send my kids back to school, but I was not so ready to return to work.  I like my summers.  Strike that.  I love my summers! […]

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