S’mores Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels

S'mores Rice Krispies Treats Pinwheels

If you haven't figured it out yet, I am a huge s'mores lover.  Love, love, love them!  And I love that there are so many s'more recipes out there that are more than just the traditional graham cracker, chocolate and marshmallow.  And this one?  Yep, delicious!  It's like a s'more on steroids because it also adds in the deliciousness of a rice krispie treat (and who doesn't love those?!?!)  I think this is so much better looking than "regular" s'mores. First we made our rice krispie … [Continue reading...]

“Read My Lips” Valentine Gift Idea

Read My Lips Valentine's Day Gift Idea with Free Printable

We are on a Valentine making roll in my house.  Between my kid's classmates and teachers and my co-workers, that's a lot of Valentines!  And, of course, we can't just make a ton of one thing.  That would be boring.  So we've been making a plethora of different gifts to give to people we care about.  Like this one... Cute, right? I found this great free printable over on Thirty Handmade Days.  I do love free printables!  I printed them out on heavy card stock and attached them to celo … [Continue reading...]

Cream Cheese Filled Brownies for Valentine’s Day

Heart Shaped Brownies Filled with Cream Cheese Frosting and Covered in Ganache for Valentine's Day

 Sometimes it’s the simplest things that taste the best – like brownies and cream cheese frosting.  Nothing fancy there, but oh, so delicous! I wanted to make a fun (and fancy looking) dessert for a friend of mine.  To make a very long story short (and who wants to read long stories???) she won a […]

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“You’re the Balm” EOS Valentine’s Day Gift Idea

You're the Balm EOS Valentine Guft Idea with Free Printable

See.  I told you we loved lip balm.  And because we do, we assume every one else does.  (See how we work?)  So when we saw this idea and free printable over on The Cards We Drew, of course I was going to use it.  It’s adorable! The Super Hero theme is perfect for us […]

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Valentine’s Day Spritz Cookies

Valentine's Day Spritz Cookies

Sometimes you just need something simple and cute.  You know, no frills, no 20 ingredient recipe, just good.  Well, this is it.  These spritz cookies are simple and taste wonderful.  We made Chocolate Dipped Spritz Cookies also.  Again… delicious. It didn’t occur to me that the sprinkles I used are actually Easter sprinkles.  Can you […]

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EOS Valentine’s Day Gift Idea

EOS Panda Valentine's Day Gift Idea with Free Printable

My daughter and I have decided we love anything EOS (or lip balm).  We gave out some cute lip balm gifts at Christmas time.  Now it’s almost Valentine’s Day and we couldn’t miss the opportunity to find a few EOS printables out on the web and give them as gifts to teachers. Thank you to […]

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22 Classroom Valentine Ideas for Kids {and Free Printables}

Fun Airhead Valentine Gift Idea with Free Printable

Store bought Valentine’s cards or homemade?  I think that’s the first question you have to ask yourself.  The second question?  How fun are all of these ideas?!?!  Oh wait, that’s not a question, that’s a statement.  Because, come on, these are some great ideas you and your kids can make for their classmates. Thanks to […]

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“Extra” Special Valentine’s

EXTRA Special Valentine's Day Gift Idea with Printable

Do you buy the little boxes of Valentine’s cards for your kids to give to their class or do you make your own?  I, personally, don’t like the little store bought ones.  They are pretty cheezy and let’s face it, kids don’t really care about the little cards, they like the candy or little gift […]

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Zebra Bundt Cake {Secret Recipe Club}

Zebra Bundt Cake

It’s hard to believe I’ve been a part of the Secret Recipe Club for 3 1/2 years.  Holy smokes!  Where has the time gone?!?!  My first official Secret Recipe Club post was back in August, 2011, where I posted Mt. Bachelor Bars.  It’s been so much fun discovering new blogs and recipes.  Over the years […]

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The Best Baked Donuts Ever

Baked Donuts with Chocolate or Maple Glaze - TO DIE FOR

Donuts are my kryptonite.  Seriously.  I absolutely love them.  Typically I shy away from making them because a baked donut?  That’s like saying low fat dessert.  Something doesn’t quite roll off my tongue with those.  But my kids had friends over for a sleep over and I wanted to make something fun for them.  Yowza!  […]

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